Month: December 2020

Champions *

Athletics Myee Tun Naw was Burma and SEAP Champion for Marathon. The Mra brothers — Tun Mra (sprint), Kyaw Mra (hurdles) and Soe Mra (Pole Vault) — represented Burma in the 1st and 2nd SEAP Games. They won Gold Medals. Shigan Bum was Burma and SEAP Champion for […]

Mandalay *

Visits The first visit was see a friend who was teaching at the Agricultural Department in MASU before the department moved to Yezin. The second visit was to give a short course at the Geology Department at the request of Saya Dr. Maung Thein (mentor of Ko Soe […]

U Aung Khin (2)

Saya U Aung Khin’s visits to the Bay Area had tremendous impact. One visit resulted in the formation of BAPS (Burmese American Professional Society) — a merger of BEA (Burmese Engineers Association) and BASTS (Burmese American Science and Technology Society). Another visit resulted in a dinner meeting where […]

RIT English

(1) Saya Des Rodgers and Saya U Khin were Scrabble Champions at the tournaments held at Guardian premises and YMCA. Chambers Dictionary and Jones Pronouncing Dictionary were used to confirm/deny the word challenges. They were always present on Saya U Khin’s desk. Saya Des moved to UK and […]