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    The Last Journey for the Man of Peace

      The Last Journey for the Man of Peace: A Daughter’s Remembrance   by Aye Aye Thant November 25, 2019 is the 45th anniversary of my father U Thant’s passing. I would like to take this opportunity to share my personal recollections of a fateful time: the events surrounding my father’s funeral, when student activists in Rangoon seized my father’s body to protest the military government’s refusal to give him a state funeral. My father, U Thant, passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, November 25, 1974 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, where he had...
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    Rangoon University

    Rangoon University by Richard Yu Khin Rangoon University Badminton team used to have badminton courts at Convocation Hall in the early 1950s. My father who was All-Burma Badminton Doubles Champion in the late 1920s made arrangements for students to use Convocation Hall after work hours – i.e. after 4.00pm. But students bunked classes and starting playing Badminton at Convocation Hall during office hours. So, permission to use Convocation Hall had to revoked. My father secured funds from an American Foundation to built Recreation Center where students could play badminton. But Prime Minister U Nu suspended all American economic aid due...
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    Ma Htin Mya Nwe’s 2018 High School Matriculation Examination Academic Achievement.

    D1MEHS Graduate, Ma Htin Mya Nwe’s 2018 High School Matriculation Examination Academic Achievement. Dagon1 Basic Education High School (Dagon1 B.E.H.S) / former MethodistEnglish High School (M,.E.H.S.),OR, D1MEHS:Thanks very much to our D1MEHS Alumni, Kenny Teoh, Cecil Wagstaff,John Chen, and, many Others, for our EXCELLENT D1MEHS Website,, where our D1MEHS Community, our Families, and, Friendscan Share, Communicate, and, ‘Keep-In-Touch’, with each other. PleaseRegister, Log-in, and, Participate, at 09/17/2019, I have been able to read that, Ma Htin Mya Nwe hasobtained 1st Position (with 553 Total Grade Points), in The Myanmar,Final, High School Matriculation Examination, held in June 2018. InADDITION, Ma...
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    Gathering in Australia

    MEHS Mates IN CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA-17SEP2019 MEHS Mates will always contact each other Whether neighbours ….and…where ? From Melbourne, Canberra, Indiana and again Canberra Which as you see are near and also really far Braving Long distance Travel – with No Fear or Care Yes, indeed ……from Here, There and Everywhere Apart, since our respective Graduations Has taken us all,  to Many Nations USA,  Australia  to name only two I could add many more BUT there are quite a few The  List would go on forever As The Tyrannies of Time and Distance could never conquer Ship Ahoy,  Ahoy, there Matey or Yo Ho Ho,  In sailing  parlane ..At My Canberra Yacht Club...
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    My Dear Little Sister by Cecil Wagstaff

    My Dear Little Sister How much we all still Miss HER   And yes, she will NOT grow Old, as we who are left Grow Old   We always remember and think of her From The Going Down of The Sun ……and in The Morning    May  Our Lord have Welcomed her and Grant Her Her well deserved Heavenly Peace and Blessing This is being sent to her last known Address A Helicopter, Shipboard, en route to Heaven   Watched lovingly by THE BROKEN HEARTED The Helicopter   ….and she, departed Her Journey Heaven Bound-  STARTED  The Passing at 26 August 2017, Sydney...
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    MY MYSTERIOUS MOTHER: BEAUTY QUEEN, REBEL LEADER, NATIONAL ICON CHARMAINE CRAIG ON THE AMAZING LIFE AND TIMES OF LOUISA BENSON CRAIG This article was posted by Charmaine Craig on Literary Hub. I do not speak Burmese, yet I understand from my late mother that pon is one of those Burmese words that are impossible to translate. “Power. Wisdom. Karma. Insight,” she once explained to me cryptically. “When your pon is elevated, you think on an elevated plane—very little about yourself, and always about others.” She hesitated. “Pon can also mean memory. You were born with too much of this type.”...
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    Follow your dreams by Cecil Wagstaff

    Follow your Dreams By Cecil Wagstaff (Australia) What does a derelict Tennis Court at the Corner of York & Sule Pagoda Roads, Rangoon, with an enormous mango tree growing next to it, in the 1950’s, later developed and a Cinema & Hotel development (The Thamada, Or The President) Cinema, the original 1937 Version of a movie of the James Hilton Book ‘Lost Horizon’ by Frank Capra, an extraordinary Teacher of Geography at the Methodist English High School or M.E.H.S., in Rangoon, a Teacher, Daw Lily Hein Tin,  who inspired two schoolboys whom she taught and instilled an immense appreciation of...
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    The Foundaions laid by Our Respected Principal Mrs. Doreen Logie’s by Cecil Wagstaff

    The Foundaions laid by Our Respected Principal Mrs. Doreen Logie’s  Another  True Story in The Life & Times of this Reprobate …………….only there was a break of several Years in between the related events: In the year 1975/77,  I was working with an  Airline at Bombay Airport A certain First Officer on one of our flights made an innocent mistake which led to some pretty serious consequences and could have required our Flight to be seriously delayed  The issue involved a breach of Customs Regulations, and could have also cost my Airline hundred of thousands of Dollars with passengers Costs,...
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    An Ode in Appreciation of Our Dear Ole ‘M.E.H.S. by Cecil Wagstaff

    An  Ode in Appreciation of Our Dear Ole ‘ M.E.H.S. A Debt We students can n’er Repay   Methodist English High School Yes, Indeed, we are “Proud of Thee” If it was not for M.E.H.S., where would any of us be?   A Rhetorical Question, perhaps? Yes, Us Blokes, Guys, Gals, Ladies & Chaps Would NOT be where we are,  WE would NOT have gone very far  So only thanks to the Education we received From our many Teachers who with and their help, achieve  And  we could make something of ourselves Pursuing our Youthful Ambitions on then on to Better...

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