IN THE NEWS

 

A selection of articles on U Thant House, mentions and news footage from U Thant House activities.

2019

ဗုိလ္ခ်ဳပ္ေအာင္ဆန္းနဲ႔ ဦးသန္႔အေၾကာင္းပါလာတဲ့ Grade 3 သင္ရိုးသစ္

The Irrawaddy - Burmese Edition, May 27 2019

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1699869043647965

U Thant House offers special exhibit and lessons

Myanmar Times, February 15 2019

https://www.mmtimes.com/news/u-thant-house-offers-special-exhibit-and-lessons.html?fbclid=IwAR1gFMwHNqqnmdWChCUW3tFLI5Gd5aOgvfmCWkZwlZAp_31GzyVhAoUhiDE

ဦးသန႔္၏ (၁၁၀)ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ေမြးေန႔ ေအာက္ေမ့ဖြယ္ အထိမ္းအမွတ္ အခမ္းအနားကိုရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕ရွိဦးသန႔္ေနအိမ္တြင္ က်င္းပ

Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV), January 28, 2019

https://www.mrtvmyanmar.com/mm/news-36254?fbclid=IwAR0jWcZayEjwU5Y1QNYiNAx2vEd3SFcuth9-S7ar6NTeo-RSiEUf1Hx4UjQ

ကုလသမဂၢ အတြင္းဝန္ခ်ဳပ္ေဟာင္း ဦးသန႔္ရဲ႕ စာေရးဆရာဘဝ

BBC Myanmar, January 21 2019

https://www.bbc.com/burmese/in-depth-46827370?ocid=socialflow_facebook&fbclid=IwAR25uOAd9tlY09ayn61wJlmcyi7Uy97YvTWRBp5j_QURf95N3gTkepFFdkU

 

 

 

2018

China-Myanmar Economic Corridor Seminar

Myanmar International Radio, May 28, 2018

http://www.miradio.com.mm/news/china-myanmar-economic-corridor-seminar

New documentary shines light on life and legacy of U Thant

Myanmar Times, January 30, 2018

https://www.mmtimes.com/news/new-documentary-shines-light-life-and-legacy-u-thant.html

 

ကုလသမဂၢ အေထြေထြအတြင္းေရးမွဴးခ်ဳပ္ေဟာင္း ဦးသန္႔ ၏ ၁၀၉ ႏွစ္ျပည့္ ေမြးေန႔ 

Mizzima, January 28, 2018

https://www.facebook.com/MizzimaDaily/photos/a.1829479683753595.1073748750.216265185075061/1829479800420250/?type=3

 

 

ဦးသန္႔၏ ၁၀၉ ႏွစ္ျပည့္ေမြးေန႔ ေအာက္ေမ့ဖြယ္ေဟာေျပာပြဲ က်င္းပ

DVB, January 28, 2018

http://burmese.dvb.no/archives/250707

 

Commemoration of the late UN Secretary-General U Thant’s 109th birthday

Irrawaddy, January 29, 2018

https://www.facebook.com/theirrawaddy/posts/1903730016338513

 

ဦးသန္ ့(၁၀၉)ႏွစ္ျပည့္ေမြးေန႔အထိမ္းအမွတ္ ေအာက္ေမ့ဖြယ္အထိမ္းအမွတ္ေဟာေျပာပြဲက်င္းပ 

Skynet, January 29, 2018

https://www.facebook.com/skynetcnb/videos/1914614842186386/

 

 

Recalling Former UN Sect-Gen’s Legacy and Development

Irrawaddy, January 19 2018

https://www.irrawaddy.com/in-person/recalling-former-un-sect-gens-legacy-development.html

 

 

U Thant’s house opens to public

Eleven, January 23, 2018

http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/13244

 

U Thant House opens for his birthday

7 Day TV, January 23, 2018

http://burmeseclassic.mobi/play_fnews.php?id=5325


2017


President U Htin Kyaw visits U Thant Museum
January 22, 2017

www.president-office.gov.mm/en/?q=briefing- room/news/2017/01/23/id-7183


U Thant remembered in celebration
Myanmar Times, January 24, 2017

https://www.mmtimes.com/lifestyle/24669-u- thant-remembered- in-celebration.html


For the next long weekend, choose Yangon!
Hindustan Times, July 1, 2017

http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch/for-the- next-long- weekend-choose- yangon/story-
iGiCrVMsrJOTfHivzcxTEO.html


15 Museums in Southeast Asia worth visiting in your lifetime
Marie France Asia, May 26, 2017

http://www.mariefranceasia.com/travel/now-or- never/destinations/15-museums- southeast-asia-
253680.html#item=1


U Thant House
Lonely Planet, 2017

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/myanmar-burma/yangon/attractions/u- thant-house/a/poi-
sig/1543125/357104


2016


Bringing Home the King
Frontier Myanmar, December 16 2016
 
https://frontiermyanmar.net/en/bringing-home- the-king 


Amitav Ghosh delivers lecture at U Thant House
Ministry of Information, January 25, 2016

www.moi.gov.mm/moi:eng/?q=news/25/01/2016/id-6303


The Original Museums of Yangon: U Thant’s House
Myanmore, July 4, 2016

https://www.myanmore.com/yangon/2016/07/the-original- museums-of- yangon/


One day in Yangon, and Shwedagon Pagoda is a must
Myanmar Times, November 18, 2016

https://www.mmtimes.com/special-features/229- travel-2016/23776- one-day- in-yangon- and-shwedagon-
pagoda-is- a-must.html


At Home with History
Myanmar Times, January 8, 2016

https://www.mmtimes.com/lifestyle/18404-at- home-with- history.html


2015


Walking around U Thant’s former house in Yangon

Coconuts, December 22, 2015
https://coconuts.co/yangon/features/walking-around- u-thants- former-house- yangon/


New Life to Old Buildings with Renovations
Myanmar Times, August 14, 2015

https://www.mmtimes.com/business/property-news/16007- new-life- to-old- building-with- renovations.html


U Thant’s Life – 3-day exhibition
MRTV English Channel, February 27, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY7TOINbq70


Former UNSG U Thant's Museum Opens in Yangon
RFA Burmese, February 27, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5GPWb-qrLI


2014


39 Years Later, Family Remembers Late UN Chief U Thant, Refurnishing His Great Role
Kamayut Media, October 26, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flJadyO65dk


“One World” Peace Pillar at U Thant Museum
RFA Burmese, April 07, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_1JVym-itQ


A peace monument is built at U Thant house in Yangon
MRTV, April 5, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BlEtPpb4no


Remembering a man of Peace: The daughter of former UN Secretary General U Thant turns the old
family home into a museum

The Nation, March 24, 2014

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/life/Remembering-a- man-of- peace-30229790.html


One World: Vision of 3rd UNSG U Thant
MITV, February 3, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCv-qD_7JRI


2013


At U Thant’s Rangoon Home, an Exhibit to Inspire
Irrawaddy News, December 23, 2013

https://www.irrawaddy.com/multimedia-burma/photo- essay/u-thants- rangoon-home- exhibit-inspire.html


International Students Visit U Thant's Museum for Peace Day in Rangoon
Kamayut Media, September 20, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13jgoq97seM


A museum entirely dedicated to share U Thant's life and works is now under renovation
MRTV Webportal, August 10, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMGxXEWycY0


U Thant House opens for photo exhibition
Myanmar Times, April 22, 2013

https://www.mmtimes.com/lifestyle/6492-u- thant-house- opens-for- photo-exhibition.html

U Thant’s home opens as a museum
Mizzima News, April 8, 2013.

http://archive-1.mizzima.com/culture/life/9196- u-thant- s-home- opens-as- a-museum


Myanmar Needs to Understand of U Thant's Efforts for Democratic Transition
Kamayut Media, April 07, 2013
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2WRKf0EEGc 


U Thant Home to Turn Museum in March, Renovation Underway
Kamayut Media, February 16, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38gRprx5FYA


U Thant Memorial Museum
RFA, January 28, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_yqAJaJr8A