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Hla Min (Lifelong Learner)

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

Sea Of Men

Updated : July 19, 2019 By Tekkatho Moe War (Saya U Moe Aung) Loosely rendered by Hla Min (1) When the Korean War erupted in 1950 with the USA and China as the main protagonists, I was a child [probably too young to comprehend the details], but the […]

U Soe Khaw

Updated : July 19, 2019 Part-time Lecturer Mining Engineering EDUCATION B.S., Mining Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A. 1950 Honors: Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. M.S., Mining Engineering, Missouri School of Mines, University of Missouri, Rolla, Missouri 1952. EXPERIENCE 1953 – 1964 Service with the Ministry […]


Updated : July 19, 2019 Saya Dr. Tha Hla Saya studied for his Ph.D. in Geology in UK about the same time as Dr. Maung Maung Kha (Meteorological Physics) and Dr. Hla Myint (Economics). He was the first native Professor at the Department of Geology. His students included […]


Updated : July 19, 2019 Archaeologists Archaeologists and their associated researchers (linguists, historians, …) help us learn the past. British The British archeologists unearthed the Buddhist sites in India. Stonehenge is believed to be the works of the Druids, but there are alternative theories. French The French archeologists […]


Updated : July 19, 2019 “Commerce” was offered as an Option by the Economics Department, Rangoon University. Commerce became a separate Department under the Faculty of Social Science. Commerce later became a Department of the Institute of Economics. Professor William Paw He was President of RUBC (Rangoon University […]

Point of view

Updated : July 19, 2019 According to my late beloved father, Dhamma-ka-hti-ka Sayagyi U Hla Thein mentioned the following anecdote: “Four people were looking at a Bsymbol on the table. The first one said, “It’s Ka Gyi” The second one said, “It’s Da Dwe.” The third one said, […]

Unsung heroes

Updated : July 19, 2019 Daw Pyone Pyone Oo and team interviewed selected sayas and sayamas for the “History of University Engineering Education in Burma/Myanmar”. U Htay Maung (M75) selected the Burmese fonts for use with the History project. He and his team transcribed Saya U Aung Hla […]


Updated : July 19, 2019 HMEE-2012 The project is also known as HMEE-2012 : History of Myanmar Engineering Education (for publication in time for SPZP-2012). Saya U Aung Hla Tun, winner of National Literary Award & former Chief Editor of RIT Annual Magazines, was the leader of the […]