HM : English

Updated : May 28, 2019 U Myo Min Saya U Myo Min served as Professor of English at Rangoon University and later as Professor of English at the Institute of Education. He is a co-founder of the “Khit San Sar Pay” along with Theikpan Maung Wa (ICS U […]

HM : Encyclopedia

Updated : June 17, 2019 Early Encyclopedias “Chamber’s Cyclopaedia” was one of the earliest encyclopedias. It covered 40+ subjects. In our younger days, we had “Pear’s Soap” and “Pear’s Cyclopaedia”. The company was probably building its brand name by supporting the publication of an encyclopedia. Encyclopedia Britannica My […]

HM : Categories

Updated : June 17, 2019 The Categories are not exhaustive. Articles Some articles were published in RIT Alumni International Newsletter BAPS Newsletter Dhammananda Newsletter Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung Swel Daw Yeik Magazine Some posts are written especially for the web site to commemorate (a) the Twentieth […]

Schools : Methodist

Updated : June 17, 2019 Methodist was founded as a “revival” movement of the Church of England. Methodist became a Protestant Denomination, and spread world wide. Burma had three kinds of Methodist Churches and schools. English Methodist Burmese Methodist Chinese Methodist MEHS stands for Methodist English High School. […]

Schools : TTC

Updated : June 17, 2019 Names TTC stands for Teachers’ Training College. In the early days, TTC had its own curriculum, which was different from those used in the [mostly all] English schools, [mostly all Burmese] Vernacular schools, and [mixed] Anglo-Vernacular Schools. TTC had a Practicing School. Some […]

SPHS : Sayas

Updated : June 18, 2019 Brother Directors The De La Salle Schools (including St. Paul’s in Rangoon, St. Peter’s in Manadalay, St. Albert’s in Maymyo, St. Patrick’s in Moulmein) had Directors and Sub-Directors. I studied at SPHS from Std IV D to Std. X A. Brother Hubert was […]


Updated : January 26, 2019 Before the advent of DVDs and Video Streaming, one has to rely on the Silver Screen. In our younger days, there were fifteen (or so) cinemas in Rangoon. They include President (Thamada) Palladium (Pa Pa Win) Globe (Gon) Royal (Taw Win) Carlton (Yuzana) […]