RIT : Tekkatho Moe War

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War) is a distinguished poet, writer, editor and publisher. Saya wrote for newspapers, magazines and journals. Saya has compiled and published some collections of his works. Saya’s mentor was Daung Nwe Swe (Laureate Poet). Saya […]

Libraries

Trivia (11) : Libraries by Hla Min Rangoon University Central Library Chief Librarians include “K” (BBS U Khin Zaw) “Zawgyi” (U Thein Han) U Thaw Kaung There were also libraries for some faculties While I was still a high school student, my uncle Saya U Than Lwin (Eric, […]

Economists

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 […]

Mathematics

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 […]

UTC

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 […]

History

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 […]