Lashio is the largest town in northern Shan State and a good 6 hours drive from Mandalay. The population is made up of mostly Shan, Chinese and Burmans.
Pyay was formerly known as Prome in the Bago Region and a good 6 hours drive from Yangon.
Together with my colleagues, we went to the boarding schools to meet the Grade 11 students before they take their matriculation in March next year. This is so that we can share various Singapore education pathway for their consideration.