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Some Updates

Update : April 22, 2020

1953

Dr. Kyaw Win
  • Dr. Kyaw Win matriculated from TTC Practicing School.
    Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint and Dr. Ye Myint wrote memories of Dr. Kyaw Win.
    Dr. TOKM also posted Dr. Kyaw Win’s entry from Dr. Mya Tu’s Magnum Opus (Who’s who in the Medical and Health Field in Burma)
  • U Tin Htut matriculated from St. Paul’s High School.
    Taught Industrial Management at RIT
    Past Captain and Gold of RUBC
    Co-founder, BASES
    Organizer, SPZP-2000
    Financial Controller, 2015 Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles

1965

Three students from St. Paul’s High School scored the Top Three positions in the Matriculation.

First in Burma : Bernard Khaw
Second : Winston Sein Maung (GBNF)
Third : Freddie San Shwe (Paing Soe)

The batch would be the last “True Old Paulians”.

Some students who attended SPHS matriculated from No. (6) Botathaung State High School. They would be “Hybrid Old Paulians”.

Triage

The term means “sort into three groups”.

For example, patients were classified as “Serious / Critical”, “Somewhat serious” and “Not serious [yet]” before allocating limited resources (e.g. medical staff and equipment) to the patients.

Software engineers may also classify bugs as “High severity and/or priority”, “Medium severity and/or priority” and “Low severity and/or priority” before fixing them for a specified release.

Centennial

The first Burmese movie was screened in 1920.

The 1920 Rangoon University Act was enforced on December 1, 1920.

The First Rangoon University Students Strike took place a few days later. The Myanmar Date is celebrated as “Ah Myotha Aung Pwe Nay”. The Strike resulted in the establishment of National Schools and Ah Myotha College, It also forced amendments to the RU Act.

Sayagyi U Ba Toke is a Phwa Bet Taw of Rangoon University and the first RU Students Strike.

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