Month: July 2022

Arithmetic *

Texts Rapid Mental Calculation Short cuts Abacus Some use abacus. There are several variations. (a) Most abacus has two sets of bead :Two beads (with a weight of 5)Five beads (with a weight of 1)(b) Some use less beads :One bead (with a weight of 5)Four beads (with […]

Samvega *

It is a Pali word meaning “Sense of urgency”. We’ve heard the term many times especially when we attended the last journey of our loved ones. We feel the pain even when the dearly departed are in their 80s. The pain grows when we learn that someone young […]

Myanmar *

Language There are two forms of Myanmar / Burmese language. Alphabet The Alphabet has 33 Eik Khaya (loosely rendered as letter or character). Grouping There are several groups (Wagga) of five letters. Linguists and phonologists refer to the groups as Basic Rules Byee and Thara Typewriter Keyboard When […]

Log *

RUBC Rangoon University Boat Club (RUBC) used to maintain logs. Every crew lists the boat used, time in & out, the name of the members, and message (e.g. leak). The Color Award Team meets after the Monsoon Regatta and Annual Regatta to consider candidates for Half Green and […]

March 5, 2011 *

Dear Sayas and Colleagues, Saya U Soe Paing scanned selected magazines from the University Central Library. Ko Thein Swe emailed a photo taken in 2010. He asked if people can recognize the names and faces in the photo. From Saya U Soe Paing (EE, UCC) I went to […]