Scholar Athletes

Video Broadcast : #103 November 27, 2020 Rangoon University Soccer Saya Nyein (Coach) Many RU Selected also played for Burma U Than Win Captain Director, SPED (Sports and Physical Education Department) U Chan Tha Captain, Prome Hall Also RUBC Captain and Gold Collegian Nay Win Won Best Player […]

Encyclopedia (1)

Video Broadcast : #August 31, 2020 Early Days Pear’s CyclopediaWe used Pear’s soap in our younger days Swel Sone KyanCompiled by Burma Translation Society Encyclopedia BritannicaRelatively expensive to have a complete setTook several years to have a new version. Updates are provided annually. Present WikipediaAvailable in several languages. […]

Apples

Video Broadcast : #September 2, 2020 Adam and Eve Forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden Some translators probably named it as Apple (since it is common) Adam’s ApplePresent in both men and womenSignificantly larger in men Sir Isaac Newton Anecdote Apple falling on Newton’s head lead to […]

Medical Pioneers

Video Broadcast : #September 6, 2020 “Who’s who in Health and Medicine in Myanmar?” by Dr. Mya Tu and Daw Khin Thet Hta “Pioneers of Medicine in Myanmar” by Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint “A Tribute to Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw-Myint” Present for 70th birthday by former colleagues […]

Schools

Video Broadcast : #September 9, 2020 Formal Education Learning Spaces Learning Environment Language of instruction English Vernacular Anglo-Vernacular Miscellaneous Curriculum and Syllabus Examination Yangon Heritage Society St. Paul’s High School St. John’s Diocesan Methodist English High School Myoma (National School) … Extracurricular activities Sports Soccer Tennis Basketball Hiking […]

Physics

Video Broadcast :September 27, 2020 During our school days Basics taught as General Science(up to 7th standard) High School Final (9th standard)Yupa Beda (Physics text by Dr. Maung Maung Kha and U San Tha Aung)Chu Pu Thein (SPHS) had highest score in Physics. Due to rule changes, he […]

Swimming

Video Broadcast :October 26, 2020 Background Inya LakeRU Swimming PoolAmyotha Ye Ku Kan Swimming ClubsPrivate Pool Styles Free Style (most use Front Crawl)Back StrokesBreast StrokeButterfly Stroke Earlier races 100m, 200m (for all styles)400m, 800m, 1500m (for Free Style)4 x 100 m Free Style Relay4 x 200 m Free […]

Kha

Dr. Maung Maung Kha Fondly known as “Saya Kha“ Completed his doctorate in Meteorological Physics from the UK. Worked briefly at the Directorate of Meteorology Transferred to the Department of Physics at the University of Rangoon. Early native Professor of Physics at the University of Rangoon Served as […]

Names : T (1)

Part One of Names starting with T THA U Tha Aung (M78)Spouse : Daw Kinsa Maw-NaingThey hosted RIT reunions in CanadaWorked with Canadian NGOs in Myanmar Tha Beinda U Tha Din (RUBC Captain) U Tha Din (RUBC Gold)Daughter : Joe Phyu U Tha Din (Political Science, Saya) Dr. […]

Names : M

Bogyoke Maung Aye Dr. Maung Di (GBNF)Deputy Minister of EducationRector, RASUBrother : U Aung Sein U Maung Gyi (Ledi Pandita, Writer)Prominent dhamma lecturer before he left the order U Maung Gyi (Customs Appraiser)had a Private Library with books on Palmistry and ESPChildren : U Thein Lwin (GBNF), U […]