MAWK representatives were also present to receive a donation from HDK organizers.
MAWK aims to raise money for children with life-threatening medical conditions in Korea.
This period was described by "Ong", a male trader from Mawk Mai:
From my home in Mawk Mai, I travelled north to Mong Nai, then continued to Nam Chang, Mong Pon and Hopong, before eventually reaching Taunggyi.
She has to pay the transportation costs incurred when travelling between her home in Mawk Mai and the Thai border, and the truck fares incurred when travelling between the Thai border and Mae Hong Son town.
One trader who uses her network is sixty-five-year-old "Pa Saeng" (Auntie Saeng) from Mawk Mai.
And it seems easy to predict that Thein Sein, Tin Aung Myint Oo and Sai Mawk
Kham, all USDP members, will ultimately be selected as the three vice-presidents.
ANIMALS, INSECTS AND BIRDS: cleck 'to hatch', cleg 'a gadfly, horse-fly', cloe 'to claw', gait 'a boar, hog', gimmer 'a kind of a ewe', ginners 'the gills of a fish', hagworm 'an adder or viper', inmeat 'the internal parts or viscera of an animal which are used for food', lop 'a flea', maw 'a gull', mawk
'a maggot', rawn/rown 'the roe of a fish', skite 'to void excrement', steg 'a gander', tyke 'a dog, a mongrel', waithing 'fishing', yure 'an udder';
In the 1960s, when Durrenberger first walked into Mawk Tsam Pe, the village consisted of about 120 houses.
"About fifty years ago, fields were owned by the whole village," said one older villager in Mawk Tsam Pe in 1967.
"More and more people grow dry rice, as there are fewer wet fields per person," commented the headman of the village in Mawk Tsam Pe in 1967.
At one o'clock Mawk
slips out of the office with his backpack over one shoulder, weighed down with books, and descends to the lobby of the Canned Fruit Plaza.