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History Of Rangoon (Yangon) And The Shwedagon Pagoda

The origins and genesis of Rangoon, at the time of this writing since 26 years called Yangon, are a mixture of legend, mystery and proven historic reality. The Yangon of today is in a manner of speaking a completed puzzle the pieces of which come from different times, different political situations, different political and religious events and different places. These ‘pieces’ that were essential to Yangon’s coming to be in both legend and reality are the Mon Kingdom Suvannabhumi, the Mon King Okkalapa, the small fishing village Okkala (later Dagon), the holy Singuttara hill, relics of 4 Buddhas including those of the present Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, the merchant brothers Tapussa and Bhallika from Okkala, Taninganway Gyo Min, king of the celestials also called Thagyamin, Sularata, also called Sule nat (guardian spirit), the Mon queen Shinsawbu, the Burmese King Alaungpaya and several other successive Mon and Burmese kings of different eras, the Shwedagon Pagoda and, of course, most importantly the British.

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Dell is a computer corporation recognized for manufacturing computer systems through parts assemble. In 1983, Michael Dell saw an opportunity in using IBM compatible computers for a new assembly line that can be sold to local businesses. The idea as explained by Michael Dell, in an interview with Joan Magretta[1], is that in the early days of computers’ manufacturing, companies had to be able to produce every part of the system. As the industry matured, companies started to focus on single parts and to become specialized in creating items that can be assembled with other parts to prepare a computer. As a result, Dell understood that to have a competitive edge in the market, they needed to focus on activities that drive sales instead of putting capital in producing items that other manufactures are already creating.

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