Bassein


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Bassein:

see PatheinPathein
or Bassein
, town (1983 pop. 144,092), capital of Ayeyarwady region, S Myanmar, on the Pathein River. Lying at the western edge of the Ayeyarwady delta, Pathein is accessible to large vessels; it is also the terminus of a branch of the main railroad line.
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Bassein

a city in Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy delta: a port on the Bassein River (the westernmost distributary of the Irrawaddy). Pop.: 231 000 (2005 est.)
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It has also decided to reconstruct Bassein and Satellite field's infrastructure because existing facilities are about 25 years old and exhausted their normal design life, it said.
By April, 1939, riots had spread to Bassein, Pyapon, Pegu, Lower Chindwin, Shwebo and Myaungmya.
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Soon more Christian schools appeared in other parts of India: at Bassein (Vasi, 1546), Cochin (1549), Punnakayil (1567), Madurai (1595).
The leak was encountered at 0315 hours GMT at the Mumbai Uran Trunk oil pipeline, around two kilometres from the Bassein oil and gas field off the western coast, about 80 km from the Mumbai coast.
Similarly, China assisted Myanmar in building a naval base on Hynggyi Island at the mouth of Bassein River on the Indian Ocean.
The platform rests on the sea-bed located in the Bassein Gas field approximately 80 km north-west of Mumbai.
And in the 16th century also 60 reis appears from the papers of Gerson da Cunha to have been the equivalent of the silver tanga of Goa and Bassein, though all the equations that he gives suggest that the rei may have been more valuable then.
The memoir of Sir Herbert Thirkell White, who later became lieutenant-governor of Burma, mentions that when he first came to Burma in 1878 "one of the odd jobs which fell to my lot in my first year was to consult the elders of Bassein on the opium question.