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Pathein

(pətēn`, –tān`) or

Bassein

(bəsēn`, –sān`), 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. The town is a rice-milling and export center, known for its umbrella-painting industry. Teak and bamboo are also handled. The British established a fort at Pathein in 1852. It was occupied by the Japanese during World War II.
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The accused San Min Aung submitted this application on medical grounds claiming he was suffering from ischemic, fatty liver and pile diseases and was taking treatment at Pathein hospital for these diseases.
The office of Myanmar's president said in a statement that the riots occurred in seven prisons in the towns of Kalay, Hpa-an, Shwebo, Myitgyina, Dawei, Tharyawaddy and Pathein on Wednesday and Thursday.
A further somewhat crudely carved image (50 cm) found twenty years ago was donated by a monk from Pathein to the Hpaya Gyi Museum in 2014 (see Figure 10b); it also depicts Vishnu, his two consorts and a garuda at the base, the two upper arms holding a disc and a fly whisk.
Ma Mee Mee, a well-known 88 Generation activist, and a three-time political prisoner died on Monday night in a car collision while traveling back to Rangoon from Pathein.
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The word compassion is from the Latin patiri and the Greek pathein, meaning "to suffer, undergo or experience." So compassion means to endure something with another person or to enter as equals into the pain of others just like Florence Nightingale, Mahatma Gandhi, Dalai Lama, Mother Theresa, Pope John Paul II.
Another MP U Win Myint from Pathein constituency became secretary of the committee, said Lower House Speaker U Shwe Mann during the 4th session of the House in Nay Pyi Taw.
The BCP also staged rallies against Rangoon in areas controlled by it such as Bago (Pegu), Tharrawaddy and Pathein (Bassein), and distributed leaflets and posted notices in Rangoon, Myaung Mya and Taikkyi.
Most of them are women and children," said an official in Pathein, the provincial capital.
Y bien: la frase del Sofista que otorga realidad real (ontos einai) a todo aquello que sea susceptible de actuar o de padecer (247e) relativiza toda posible "separacion": lo individual-sensible es realmente real, ya que no solo actua o padece, sino que, ademas, al ser copia de un modelo, fue objeto de una elaboracion, mientras que el modelo es, a su vez, realmente real porque actuo como agente en esta elaboracion, y, al ser conocido (pseudoinnovacion del Sofista, ya que las Formas desde siempre fueron "conocidas": participio pasivo del verbo "conocer"), el modelo pathein.
PATHEIN: Myanmar's junta held a referendum on a new constitution yesterday, despite warnings that more people would die unless it focussed on delivering emergency aid for survivors of last week's cyclone.In surreal scenes, voting booths were erected close to makeshift camps for the homeless, and the country's military regime continued to hold up tonnes of urgent relief supplies at the airport.