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Hla Min (Lifelong Learner)

Life Long Learner, Educator, Distinguished Toastmaster, Writer, Editor, Expert in Computer Science and Technology


For archive (Updated on February 13, 2019) Distinguished Economists Burma produced several distinguished economists. They include the following. Professor Erza Solomon Chair, Department of Economics, Stanford University Author of “The Theory of Financial Management” Advisor for President Nixon Dr. Hla Myint  Ph.D in Economics from LSE (London School […]


For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Professors and Senior Sayas in Mathematics U Aung Hla U Aung Hla served as Professor of Mathematics, RU in the early days. His spouse (Daw May Than) was a well known singer. His son (U Mya Than) is an accomplished musician […]


For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) The Universities’ Training Corp (UTC) offers basic military training to sayas and students. During our days, UTC offers an incentive. With a UTC ID, one gets a discount for seeing movies, One pays 90 pyas for the K1.50 class. The equipment […]

RU Estate

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Rangoon University Estate included the following (with name changes and/or structural changes over the years). Rangoon College Judson College BOC College Convocation Hall Administrative Offices Housing for sayas Hostels for male and female students RUSU (Rangoon University Students’ Union) Sanatorium (Tekkatho […]


For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) During our school days we had to learn World History (Feudal system, Renaissance, …) and Burmese History (called “Yazawin”and renamed as “Thamaing”). Later, after hearing from the Thin sayas, Myin sayas, and Kyar sayas, I became interested in some aspects of […]

Changes in Education

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) The following are just examples. In the old system, Matriculation students can take Lower Burmese (for a restricted time) Optional Burmese Optional English Additional Mathematics One extra subject (as insurance) … In the old system, University students can switch from one […]

U Wun

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Saya U Wun (Minthuwun, GBNF) is a scholar and a distinguished poet. His mentor is Sayagyi U Pe Maung Tin, who successfully proposed to Rangoon University to establish the Burmese Department. Saya studied at RU and in UK. Saya served as […]

Cartoons and Comics

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Conventional wisdom Laughter is the best medicine It takes less nerves to smile than to frown A cartoon a day keeps the blues away Cartoons have no age boundaries … RIT Cartoon Box Started by Ko Myint Pe (M72) and team […]

RIT Sports

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) During our days, Saya U Yone Moe (GBNF) was the Rector of RIT. RIT Sports Committee The Commitee was chaired by Saya U Maung Maung Than (Tex, GBNF). The Committee would organize an Annual Dinner where Certificates were awarded to the […]