Monthly Archives: February 2013

Confucius

Confucius (551–479 BCE)  was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers competed successfully … Continue reading

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Thein Sein

Thein Sein was born in Ngapudaw Township on April 20th 1945. He is currently the President of Myanmar and the political leader of Naypyidaw Union Territory. Sein graduated from Defence Services Academy. His current occupation is politician. He now lives … Continue reading

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Sai Sai Kham Hlaing

Sai Sai Kham Hlaing , also Sai Sai Kham Leng; born 10 April 1979) is a well-known Burmese singer-songwriter, model, novelist, and actor of ethnic Shan descent. He is best known for his hip hop music. Sai Sai Kham Leng … Continue reading

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Htun Aeindra Bo

Htun Aeindra Bo, also Tun Eindra Bo; born 1 May 1966) is a three-time Myanmar Academy Award-winning actress and singer. The Mogok native began her film career in 1991, and has achieved fame and success as an actor and singer. … Continue reading

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U Nu

In this Burmese name, U is an honorific. For other people with the Burmese name Nu, see Nu (Burmese name). ——————————————————————— U Nu ,also Thakin Nu; 25 May 1907 – 14 February 1995) was a leading Burmese nationalist and political … Continue reading

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Ma Thida

Ma Thida (ca. 1966) is a Burmese surgeon, writer, human rights activist and former prisoner of conscience.  She has published under the pseudonym Suragamika which means “brave traveler”. In Myanmar, Thida is best known as a leading intellectual, whose books … Continue reading

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Saya Zawgyi

Zawgyi , 12 April 1907 – 26 September 1990), born in Pyapon, Irrawaddy Division, real name U Thein Han (ဦးသိန်းဟန်), was a distinguished and leading Burmese poet, author, literary historian, critic, scholar and academic. He was one of the leaders … Continue reading

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