Category: Notes

Time flies

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Ministry of Education Minister Colonel Hla Han was the “Pyinnyar Ye Tar Wun Khan” (later renamed Minister of Education). He succeeded Commodore Than Pe (RUBC founding member, Captain and then President), who was the first Revolutionary Council member to pass away. […]


For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) It seems like only yesterday when Computer Science, Technology and Applications were introduced to Burma/Myanmar. Saya Chit (Dr. Chit Swe) founded Universities Computer Center (UCC) with the help of Saya U Soe Paing, Saya U Myo Min and Saya U Ko […]


Updated on February 27, 2019 (1) The list of GBNF for 69ers now has 82 entries. One 69er said, “In five years, most of our classmates will be gone”. (2) Lost two classmates (one from primary school, and one from high school). U Myint Sein (Bobby) became unconscious […]

Old Pay Scales

For archive (Updated on January 26, 2019) CLA stands for “Cost of Living Allowance” Pay Scale SS — Starting Salary AI — Annual Increment MS — Maximum Salary (aka Bar Sone) Tutor (for non-Science Departments) Pay scale : 200 – 10 – 300 With CLA, starting pay is […]

Kind words

For archive (Updated on February 13, 2019) U San Lin (“Maung Lu Pay”, M87) wrote : Wonderful job. It’s best 1000 trivia I ever read. Thanks Sayar. Best Regards, San Lin Saya Dr Myo Khin (C70) wrote : Dear Ko Hla Min, Your endless selfless towards the RIT […]


For archive (Updated on January 27, 2019) “Thar ah chit. Myee ah hnit” goes an old saying. I did not know much about the world when I was young. The modern day kids — whether they are born in Myanmar, USA, or else where — seem to be […]

Milestone [2]

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) My question Many years ago, I asked a journalist how he could write weekly columns. He replied, “As long as you have family, friends and colleagues, you can find some thing to write even daily.” Their questions “How do you find […]

Milestone [1]

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) I had planned to complete 100 Trivia before the end of June, 2018. June is a somewhat special month for our family. June is remembered for my first permanent job my wedding the birth of my first son my son’s wedding […]