Myanmar’s Historical High School Awarded as Heritage Building

​ YANGON, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — The over a century-old Basic Education High School (BEHS) No.-1, Dagon in Myanmar’s former capital of Yangon has been awarded a blue plaque to be marked as an ever-memorial heritage building by the Yangon Heritage Trust, according to the education authorities Monday. The historical school is known as having […]

Rangoon School Bus System to Launch in June

RANGOON —Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) announced plans to introduce school buses for basic education schools in downtown Rangoon, in an effort to ease traffic in the commercial capital. School buses will serve 22 of 26 government-run schools in the downtown area, according to lawmaker U Kyaw Kyaw Tun representing Hlaing Constituency (1) in Rangoon […]

Study finds nearly all Yangon adults can read

Nearly every adult in Yangon Region can read, according to a recent survey organised by the regional education office. The finding that 99.89 percent of the adult residents in the commercial capital are literate was announced at the 50th International Literacy Ceremony, held at Basic Education High School 4 in Ahlone township on September 9. […]