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Updated : August 5, 2019

The Categories are not exhaustive.

Articles

Some articles were published in

  • RIT Alumni International Newsletter
  • BAPS Newsletter
  • Dhammananda Newsletter
  • Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung
  • Swel Daw Yeik Magazine
  • Some posts are written especially for the hlamin.com web site to commemorate
    (a) the Twentieth Anniversary of the establishment of “RIT Alumni International Newsletter”
    (b) Golden Jubilee of our graduation from RIT.

Books

  • Presents from the authors and publishers
  • Contributed to some books (e.g. Nine articles to “Encyoclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife”, One section of Saya U Aung Zaw’s second book)
  • Edited several books (e.g. Dhamma talks by Sayadaw U Silananda)

Doctors

  • Some doctors (e.g. Dr. Khin Maung U, Dr. Nyunt Wai) were my former classmates and schoolmates.
  • Some doctors (e.g. Dr. Mya Tu) are pioneers and head of their departments.

Fun

  • Funglish (Fun with English)
  • Tongue twisters (e.g. Pickpocket)
  • Definitions (e.g. Optimist, Pessimist, Realist)
  • Parodies (e.g. Take these chains)
  • Jokes (e.g. Einstein, Saya U Sein Win)

GBNF

GBNF stands for “Gone But Not Forgotten”.

Some lists are maintained by the classes :

  • Class of 69
  • Class of 70
  • Class of 71
  • Class of 72.

Some lists need to be updated :

  • RIT Sayas
  • RIT Alumni
  • RIT Spouses
  • UCC Sayas
  • UCC Alumni
  • UCC Spouses
  • SPHS Sayas
  • SPHS Alumni

History

  • HMEE-2012
  • HMEE-2018
  • Memories of UCC
  • Computer History Museum

Milestones

  • Twentieth Anniversary of “RIT Alumni International Newsletter”
  • Shwe YaDu in 2014
  • Golden Julibee of Graduation in December 2019

Names

  • Full names
  • Partial names
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes
  • Naming convention

Notes

  • Observations
  • Food for Thought
  • Trending topics
  • Awards (e.g. Distinguished Toastmaster)

Pioneers

  • Firsts in the History of Burma
  • Trailblazer Sayadaws
  • Guinness Book of World Records
  • Ripley’s Believe it or not

Poems

  • Burmese poems (e.g. Tekkatho Moe War)
  • Poems in English (e.g. published in Guardian, Working Peoples’ Daily, Forward)
  • Translation of Kabyars into English (e.g. “Shwe YaDu Lann”, “To the Shwe Duo”)

RIT

  • Generic term to represent my alma mater and all engineering schools that preceded it and succeeded it.
  • Faculty of Engineering, University of Rangoon
  • Burma Institute of Technology
  • Rangoon Institute of Technology
  • Yangon Institute of Technology
  • Yangon Technological University
  • TUs

Sayas

  • SPHS Sayas
  • RIT Sayas
  • UCC Sayas

Sayadaws

  • Brief Biography
  • Selected works

Schools

  • SPHS
  • MEHS
  • St. John’s Diocesan Boys High School
  • Myoma
  • PBRS

Some of them have been recognized by the Yangon Heritage Society.

SDYF

  • SDYF (Swel Daw Yeik Foundation) was founded in 2013 to provide help to the sayas and alumni of RIT (since there was no official Alumni Association at the time).
  • SDYF provides Health Care to eligible sayas and sayamas.

SPHS

  • St. Paul’s High School was founded by De La Salle Brothers.
  • The Brothers also founded (a) St. Patrick’s (b) St. Peter’s (c) St. Albert’s (d) St. Joseph’s (e) St. Columban’s (f) Twante De La Salle

Sports

  • Selected sports (e.g. soccer, rowing, swimming, track and field)
  • Burma selected
  • RIT Selected

SPZP

  • SPZP (Saya Pu Zaw Pwe) is a tradition that is unique to Burma/Myanmar
  • SPZP-2000 (US)
  • SPZP-2002 (Singapore)
  • SPZP-2004 (Yangon)
  • SPZP-2007 (Singapore)
  • SPZP-2010 (Singapore)
  • SPZP-2012 (Yangon)
  • SPZP-2016 (Yangon)

Terms and Concepts

  • Terms : A to Z
  • Concepts (e.g. Security)

UCC

  • Generic term to represent my alma mater and all Computer Science and Technology schools that succeeded it.
  • Universities’ Computer Center
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Institute of Computer Science and Technology
  • University of Computer Studies, Yangon

Visits

  • States in US
  • Canada
  • UK
  • Singapore
  • Myanmar

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