Saya Gyi U Hla Tin (penname Hla Tha Mein), a regular contributor of this home page, passed away yesterday (12th Jan 2000).
Famous pianist U Hla Htut passed away on 5th January 2000. Thingyanza has predicted that some famous artistes will pass away this year.
They ask astrologers for advice on how they should avert on impending misfortune and to bring about what they desire.
Thingyaza is a bulletin of prediction by famous astrologers for a new year.
Nowadays, lottery is in vogue in Myanmar. Prizes are presented monthly. One lottery ticket costs K 50. A 24-ticket book costs K 1400. Sixty percent of sales are presented prizes. If you win prizes for the whole book, you will get K 21.2 million. 10 million prizes come out on the first day of opening. The opening ceremony is held on the third of every month. It continues till 9th. There is some Myanmar who tries their luck in the Singapore Lottery in Yangon.
Scientists have estimated that Myanmar has got over the cold wave. But it is rather hot in Myanmar now. On 5th January, maximum temperature is 34 degree Celsius and minimum temperature is 18 degree Celsius. A little cold in early morning and late evening. It is advisable to bring long sleeve shirts or warm clothes.
There were tumultuous crowds on the eve of last New Year. Roads were blocked in well-known places. The people celebrate every year. There were fashion-shows till mid night at Bogyoke Market. Count down light boards ware erected at hotels.
There were some drunkards on the road as previous years. But ordinary people remain uncharged. It seemed that they were enjoying their selves welcoming New Year. Temperature is steady now. Myanmar has passed coldest time. It is a little cold in early mornings and late evening. So you should wear warm clothes.
Yangon is rather cold now. Minimum temperature is 10° C. Most put an warm clothes. On 26th December, the minimum temperatures are 10.5°C in Yangon, 8.3°C in Bago, 8°C in Mandalay, 8.5°C in Manywa, 1°C in Pyin Oo Lwin and 8.2°C in Bagan.