109) As we have seen earlier, as in other Indian Ocean cities such as Bombay, the catalytic effect of missionary printing in Moulmein
and Rangoon had since the 1870s led a range of non-Christian print entrepreneurs to adapt the new technology to their own purposes.
Edith Piness, Moulmein
to Mandalay (Unpublished thesis, 1977), 19.
was the place where Orwell's mother was born and her family--the Limouzins--had lived.
Despite the development of a few cities--Rangoon (with four million people), Mandalay (800,000), and Moulmein
(300,000)--about 70 percent of Burma's population still lives in small, rural towns and villages.
On March 6, 50 KNU rebels with heavy weapons attacked a military outpost at Wekalay, a village 120 kilometers from the southern province of Moulmein
, killing three Myanmar soldiers and burning road construction equipment.
As everybody has noticed, there is no part of Burma from which the "dawn comes up like thunder out of China `crost the bay"--certainly not Moulmein
, which is on the east coast of the Martaban Gulf.
I was 19 years old and a student at Moulmein
University in Burma when the student democratic uprising happened in September 1988.
In 1834 Judson married the widow Sarah Boardman and moved permanently to Moulmein
Tan, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Moulmein
Road, Singapore 1130
As Eric Blair describes his job as District Officer in Moulmein
in Southern Burma in the early 1920s, he was "both policeman and magistrate, interrogator and judge, for nearly one hundred thousand Burmese, Indians, and Chinese, and a few hundred Europeans" (p.
For example, a high-quality asphalt road suddenly appears between Moulmein
and Thanbyuzayat, and on to Tavoy Is it cynical to conclude, as some have done, that this and other engineering ventures are there more for emergency use by the army rather than to spur rural economic development?
Chee, TB Control Unit, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 144 Moulmein
Rd, Singapore 308089; email: cynthia_chee@ttsh.