Month: April 2019


Updated on April 30, 2019 Thant, Thant Shin and Thant Sin mean Clean or Pure. AFPFL split into Thant Shin (led by U Nu and Thakin Tin) and Ti Mye (led by U Ba Swe and U Kyaw Nyein). The split also resulted in the Ein Saunt Ah […]


Updated on April 29, 2019 Saya U Myo Min Saya U Myo Min served as Professor of English at Rangoon University and later as Professor of English at the Institute of Education. He is a co-founder of the “Khit San Sar Pay” along with Theikpan Maung Wa (ICS […]


Updated on April 28, 2019 Starting with Khin U Khin taught English at RIT. He was a good Scrabble player. He had dictionaries for Scrabble on his desk. He moved to Taiwan. U Khin Maung (M) taught Machine Design. U Khin Maung (National Planning) is the father of […]


Updated on April 28, 2019 Statistics was offered as an Option by the Economics Department, Rangoon University. Statistics became a separate Department under the Faculty of Social Science. Statistics later became a Department of the Institute of Economics. Saya Dr. Sundaram was the first Professor and Head of […]

Men on the Moon

Updated on April 27, 2019 Space race The Soviet Union was ahead of the United States of America in the space race. Yuri Gagarin was the first cosmonaut to orbit the earth. USA would take some time to design and implement Mercury project (for an astronaut) Gemini project […]


Updated on April 27, 2019 Upekkha is a Pali term. Upekkha is rendered as Neutral [Feeling]. Uppekha is also translated as Equanimity. Upekkha is one of the four Bhamaso Taya. The others are Metta, Karuna and Mudita. In a loose usage in Burmese, “Upekkha Shu” means “ignore”. It […]