Month: April 2020

Dr. Mya Tu (GBNF)

Dr. Mya Tu founded BMRI (Burma Medical Research Institute). He and his spouse compiled Magnum Opus (“Who’s Who in the Medical Field in Burma”). He passed away in Australia. Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint read a brief biography of Dr. Mya Tu. Dr. Thein Htut (RUBC Gold, son […]

Census

Introduction In Colonial Burma, the administration compiled “Than Kaung Sar Yin” (literally meaning “list taken at midnight”). US Population Census The US Population Census Data is compiled every ten years as mandated by law, but the census data takers do not visit houses at midnight. The data is […]

U Tu Myint

Post from 2000 U Tu Myint, son of U Tu Maung and Daw Hla Myint, graduated with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 1966. He then obtained a Masters Degree from the same University in 1967, and joined RIT as an Instructor. He supervised […]

Holidays and Events

Some holidays have fixed date have relative dates are designated as Public holidays are religious January Jan 1 : New Year’s Day Jan 4 : Independence Day in Myanmar Martin Luther King’s Day in USThird Monday of January Occasionally : Lunar New Year February Feb 12 : Union […]

Failure

Most children are not afraid of failing. They ignore their failures and eventually learn to do new things ride a bike, swim and speak several languages Most adults are afraid of failing. They do not try to move outside their comfort zone. We read about “King Bruce and […]

Dream

Jules Verne Jules Verne was a dreamer. He dreamed of traveling to the Moon and back in a hot air balloon in a submarine 20000 leagues under the sea to the center of the earth around the world in 80 days (a remarkable feat for his time) He […]