Month: September 2019

Pioneers

Founders of Khit San Sar Pay Theikpan Maung Wa (ICS U Sein Tin) Zawgyi (U Thein Han) Minthuwun (U Wun) There were the early students at the then newly established “Burmese Department” at the University of Rangoon (per request of Sayagyi U Pe Maung Tin, Pali and Burmese […]

SDYF(2)

Post : 2013 Introduction (added in 2019) The idea of Swel Daw Yeik Foundation (SDYF) was proposed by Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War) to his former students (mostly who were RIT Ah Nu Pyinnya Shins) before, during and after SPZP-2012. SDYF was established in 2013 with […]

Min Oo

Matriculation in 1963 SPHS had five students in the Top Five (led by Khin Maung U and Min Oo), seven students in the Top Ten, and ten students in the Top Twenty. They all received Collegiate Scholarships with a monthly stipend of 75 Kyats (net 60 Kyats after […]

QWERTY

Update : March 5, 2020 Mechanical Typewriter Sholes invented the mechanical typewriter. In order to prevent two keys stuck after hitting them rapidly, he designed the QWERTY layout. Touch Typing Business schools and companies trained “touch typing” with the QWERTY keyboards. E is the most frequently used vowel […]

Flood Relief

It is sad to note that Myanmar experienced several disasters over the years. They include Cyclone Nargis where the higher authorities not only withheld the timely warnings, but also tried to prevent — to a large measure — the relief support (from national and international organizations) Drought Flooding […]

Priests and Sayadaws

Update : October 13, 2021 Former Classmates Father Edwin David (SPHS, GBNF) served as Priest of the St. Mary’s Cathedral. Father Bernard Taylor (SPHS) served as a Missionary in some Asian countries (e.g. Phillipines).Resettled in Upper Burma. Ashin Ukkamsa (Aung Chaw, Victor, SPHS63, C69) became monk after retirement. […]

Some events

Sayagyi Dr. Tin Aung (Physics) had to replace his Pacemaker. The Physics alumni in Northern California donated $300. Saya U Tin Maung Nyunt (M60) had an operation to replace one heart valve and to repair another valve. Pray for a speedy recovery. During my visit to Yangon, my […]