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Hall of Fame

  • In 2017, I was listed in the “Hall of Fame” of Toastmasters International District 101.
  • J oined District 4 (an early District) of Toastmasters International.
    It grew too big and was reorganized as District 4 and
    District 101 (for clubs that are mostly located near Highway 101).
  • Won the DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) award.
  • Won the “Triple Crown” for completing three awards between May and November of 2017.
Hall of Fame 1
Hall of Fame 2
Hall of Fame 3


  • Visited Halin (inhabited by the Pyu) near Shwe Bo.
  • Halin was declared as UN Heritage Site.
  • Not easy to go to Halin by the supposedly “short cut route
    (especially with ongoing repairs to the narrow road .
  • The Museum provided pamphlets with
    Pyu alphabet
    Halin Pyu Stone Inscription

Hell-Hound At Large

  • Bogyoke Aung San (Editor of Oway Magazine) was expelled for not disclosing
    the author of the satirical article “The Hell-Hound At Large”.
  • The authorities knew that Oway U Mya was the author, but they wanted
    to take action against Bogyoke Aung San.
Hell Hound At Large


  • The History of Myanmar Engineering Education book was published in 2012.
  • Saya U Aung Hla Tun (National Literary Award Winner) was the Lead Author of the Project.
    Saya and his team members are seen in the Group Photo below.
  • The early supporters of the Project include
    Saya U Ba Than (Retired Professor of Mechanical Engineering),
    Saya U Soe Paing (My mentor at RIT and UCC) and
    Saya U Thaw Kaung (Retired Chief Librarian of Universities’ Central Library).
  • U Ohn Khine (M70) and I compiled the CD Supplement for the Book.
  • Saya U Soe Paing and U Ohn Khine translated Section One and summarized Section Two of the Book.

Htee Yein

  • In 1970, RIT took part in the “Entertainment Program” for the
    Rangoon University Shwe YaDu (Golden Jubilee).
  • Htee Yein was a hit at the Shwe YaDu Celebrations.
  • Swel Daw Yeik Ah Nyeint was also a feature.
  • The terms “Swel Daw” and “Swel Daw Yeik” became known as synonyms
    for RIT in general and the Engineering Institutions in Burma in particular.
Htee 1
Htee 2
Htee 3

Htay Aung (M69)

  • Won most of the Free Style Swimming events (100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m and Cross Lake) at RIT and the All Institute Competitions.
  • Served as Secretary of the RIT Swimming Association.
  • Represented Burma in Water Polo at the 1969 SEAP Games.
  • Spouse : Ma Than Than (Burma Champion Sprinter)
  • Regular attendee at RIT 69er Monthly Breakfast Gatherings at Taw Win Hnin Si (Royal Rose) Restaurant.
  • Aging (notably hard of hearing) has caught up with the former Swimming Champion.
Htay Aung 1
Htay Aung 2
Htay Aung 3

Htin Aung, Dr.

  • Dr. Htin Aung (C69) retired as Professor of Civil Engineering from YIT / YTU.
  • Represented RIT in Chinlon.
  • Good Badminton and Soccer player.
  • Note : There are several Dr. Htin Aung starting with the first native Rector of Rangoon University, and a twin brother (both Physics Ph.D’s).
Htin Aung 1
Htin Aung 2

Htin Lin

  • Pen name of U Thein Maung.
  • National Literary Award Winner
  • Taught English at a Tuition Class co-founded by Saya U Khin Maung Latt.
  • Eldest son : Soe Myint (GBNF) graduated with Triple Maths, but chose journalism as his career.
    He was Chief Editor of the Guardian (at the time I was writing poems and Computer articles).
  • Younger sons : Soe Win (EC70, UCC, PTC), Kyaw Zaw (EC72, High School Luyechun, DCA, GBNF) and Khin Zaw (UCC).
  • His great grand son (son of U Khin Maung Zaw and Dr. Daw Khin Khin Latt) is named Htin Lin.
Htin Lin
  • Hazel
  • Highlights : 1954 – 56
  • Hiking
  • Hla Min

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