Family of Firsts

For archive (Updated on February 15, 2019) Four Generations (with five persons) all stood First in Burma in the Matriculation Examination. U Hoke Sein : Compiler of the Pali-English-Burmese Dictionary U Saw Hlaing (Son) Dr. Cherry Hlaing (Grand daughter) : Tekkatho Lu Ye Chun Great Grandson and Great […]

Pianists

For archive (Updated on February 15, 2019) The list is not exhaustive. From the early days Gita Lu Lin Maung Ko Ko Sandaya Chit Swe Sandaya Hla Htut Sandaya Sein Thaung Others Sandaya Tin Win Hlaing Sandaya Kun Maung Sandaya Kun Zaw Hla Moe Sayas and Alumni Saya […]

Ba Nyunt

For archive (Updated on February 25, 2019) Saya U Ba Nyunt (EE58) did his graduate studies in the USA. He transferred from RIT to BOC/MOC. Saya “Chit Dhukkha” U Ba Nyunt served as Professor of History. He was an accomplished vocalist. Academy Win Oo (movie star, writer, singer) […]

Ba Thaung

For archive (Updated on February 25, 2019) Thakhin Ba Thaung was a founding member of “Dobama Asiayone”. He is credited for the slogan, “Thakin Myo Hei Dobama”. Bogyi Ba Thaung (“Maung Thuta’) compiled the works of Burmese Sarsodaws for his Master’s thesis. Later, as Bohmu Ba Thaung, he […]

Ba Aye

For archive (Updated on February 16, 2019) U Ba Aye and his friends owned a Shop (that sold sports goods). He is the father of Sayama Daw Khin Swe Aye (Emily), U Khin Maung Aye and U Tin Maung Aye. He provided a Tennis Court for his children. […]

Guinness

For archive (Updated on February 16, 2019) Guinness is known for its beer. Guinness published the “Guinness Book of World Records“. The idea was proposed by the McWhorter twins. One perished in an IRA bombing. The book expanded in size with the editions. There is a TV show […]

Washington

For archive (Updated on February 16, 2019) George Washington is the first President of the USA. He refused to be a Life Term President. Martha Washington is the USA’s first “First Lady”. George Washington Carver is an early and prominent Black Scientist, Educator and Inventor. He found or […]

Arithmetic

For archive (Updated on February 16, 2019) Early days  Arithmetic ( written as ‘rithmetic) was part of the 3-R Campaign. Arithmetic was known as Thinchar Tit (Part One of the Mathematics examination). One text in English was by Workman. It was adapted and/or translated by U Pann Yi […]