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Oriental Studies at Rangoon University Per request of Sayagyi U Pe Maung Tin (Pali and Burmese Scholar), the Burmese Department was formed as a Sub-department of the Department of Oriental Studies (Ah Shay Taing Pyinnya). Burmese Department at Rangoon University A few years later, a separate Department was […]


The list is not exhaustive. Saya U Aung Hla is an early native Professor of Mathematics at the University of Rangoon. He wrote musical notes for Burmese songs. His spouse Daw May Than is a distinguished vocalist. His son U Mya Than played the Lead Guitar on several […]


The list is not exhaustive. Saya Dr. Maung Maung Kha completed his doctorate in Meteorological Physics from the UK. He worked briefly at the Directorate of Meteorology before transferring to the Darpartment of Physics at the University of Rangoon. Saya is an early native Professor of Physics at […]


The list is not exhaustive. Saya U Po Tha is an early native Professor of Chemistry. He served as an Interim Dean at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Rangoon. He is an uncle of Saya U Aung Khin (Retired Professor of Mechanical Engineering). Saya U Aung Khin […]


There were several daily newspapers in Burmese (e.g. Kyemon, Myanmar Ah Lin, Mahn Daing, Botathaung) and English (e.g. The Nation). There were also a few evening newspapers. After the Coup D’etat in March 2, 1962, the Revolutionary Council and the Government took complete control of the news media […]


Publications Guardian : daily newspaper in English Guardian Magazine (published monthly) Editors Guardian U Sein Win was an early journalist Daw Khin Swe Hla (Assistant Editor, moved to WPD) U Soe Myint (Chief Editor) U Khin Maung Zaw (KMZ, EC76) wrote : The late Chief Editor of Guardian […]