Yu (Name) *

  • Saya U Yu Khin, father of Dr. Richard Yu Khin (Economist, Gold Medalist in SEAP Games Yachting), served as Registrar of the University of Rangoon. He was Burma Badminton Champion for Doubles. He also served as Chair of the RU Sports Council. Sayamagyi Dr. Daw Phay was a family Physician of my aunt and my mum.
  • U Yu Khin (CSO) attended UCC courses. He was a programmer for the Population Census Data Processing done at UCC.
  • Saya U Yu Htay studied in the UK and taught Chemistry at the University of Rangoon.
  • U Yu Swan (M67) is a Don Min expert. His name cost him promotions and foreign trips. He and his spouse Sayama Daw Tin Tin Myint (Emma, ChE70) hosted “Pon Chan Chan” gatherings in Singapore.
  • Yu Wadi was a Magazine in our younger days.
  • Yu Za Na (Yuzana) is a flower. It is also the Burmese name of Carlton Cinema (owned by Saya U Tin Htut’s parents).
  • Ar Yu is a son of Director Thadu and Myat Mon.
  • Daw Gyn Yu (ChE72) and Saya U Aung Myaing (Okkpho Maung Yin Maung, ChE72) extended their hospitality to RIT sayas, sayamas and alumni visiting Bangkok (especially for medical check up and treatment).
  • Khin Hnin Yu is a two-time winner of National Literary Award.
  • Khin Yu May (actor, vocalist) is a two-time winner of Academy Award.
  • Khin Yu Swe is not famous as her sister Khin Yu May.
  • Ko Yu (Maung Ko Yu) is a prominent lawyer. Grapevine says that the then Number One asked “Is Maung Ko Yu still there?” during a visit to Rangoon University. Maung Ko Yu lost his teaching job. He is the brother of Daw Thein Saing and Col. Tan Yu Saing.
  • May Yu was a present from the British Navy to the Burmese Navy.
  • May Yu is an academy award winning actress. Her sister Thuzar (spouse of U Tun Aung (Jeffrey, EC68)) took two forms to attend the first ever training program by the “Yoke Shin Kaung Si” (Movie Council). The rest is history.
  • Min Yu Way (U Win Maung) is an author and editor. He founded Ngwe Tar Yi magazine. In my primary school, I received a translation of “Aesop Fables” by Min Yu Way and Ngwe Tar Yi as a prize in primary school.
  • Mon Yu (Harry Tin Htut, M69) is an author. He loves singing and staying fit with different forms of exercises (e.g. Tai Chi).
  • U San Yu is a Boyoke turned President of the BSPP Government.
  • San Yu Hlaing, daughter of U Tin Hlaing (an early Mechanical engineer at Burma Railways), studied Computer Science at UCC.
  • Tan Yu Beng (Yu Beng, Benny Tan, M70) is a founding member of RIT Alumni International and a core organizer for SPZP-2000 held in San Francisco. He is a multiple Golden Sponsor for the SPZPs and a core sponsor for the Acariya Pu Zaw Pwe & Gathering of the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65 along with U Thaung Sein (Steeve aky, EC70).
  • Tan Yu Saing was a Colonel and a member of the Revolutionary Council. Grapevine says that his name cost him his job. He is the brother of Daw Thein Saing and U Ko Yu.
  • Tan Yu Sein (Yu Sein, Selwyn Tan) is the elder brother of Benny and a classmate of Jeffrey at MEHS. He is an accomplished vocalist.
  • U Tin Yu is a movie Director and Owner. His mother Daw Khin Myint is a sister of A1 U Tin Nwe, U Nyi Pu, U Maung Maung Soe (Tin Pe) and A1 U Tin Maung. His children : Zelma Yu (spouse of Thamankyar Than Win, T70), Zaw Min Yu and Zin Thi Yu.
Yu Beng (Benny Tan) beside Steeve Kay’s picture

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