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Entertainment featureFUNNY GIRL: "Tukky"
25 May 2013 : Let's continue with our look at Thai entertainers who had a difficult road to the top. Today we'll find out how tiny (147cm) Sudarat "Tukky"(ตุ๊กกี้) Butrprom got her break.
Entertainment feature"Toon Bodyslam"
24 May 2013 : Last week, our Friday Guru magazine did a feature on top Thai entertainers who did not have an easy time becoming rich and famous. Let's begin with Atiwara "Toon Bodyslam" Kongmalai. More tomorrow
19 Sep 2010 : This week I must pause in my chronicle of Thai experiences to thank all my readers who sent in their personal Melting Moments this past week. Honestly, I am in awe of the response. When I send off my weekly column to my esteemed editor I sometimes forget that it's printed, read, and even responded to. I feel like Sally Fields receiving an Oscar for Places In The Heart.
18 Sep 2010 : Can you learn English from fashion stories? A lot. Here's proof.
Vocabulary by Topic
17 Sep 2010 : A short passage about transnational internet crime including a vocabulary list.
17 Sep 2010 : A few ideas at the end of the week, including an idea that you can try with developing stories.
17 Sep 2010 : Education and capital are the major impediments to income mobility in Thailand and some regions such as the northeast face significant barriers. Economist Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput uses research findings to explain why this is the case.
17 Sep 2010 : Unless the NTC wins its appeal against the Administrative Court's decision to stop the 3G auction, Thai consumers are likely to continue their wait for the technology.
Words in the news
17 Sep 2010 : (verb form: reconcile) the process of creating a new and friendly relationship again with someone you argued with or fought with การปรองดอง
Easy English news
17 Sep 2010 : The red-shirt movement is showing new signs of life as the fourth anniversary of the 2006 coup which ousted former PM Thaksin Shinawatra approaches.
17 Sep 2010 : BEIJING: Bangkok has bad traffic jams, but nothing like a gigantic traffic jam in China that has been going on for the past two weeks.
Suggestions for teachers and parents
16 Sep 2010 : We have added quite a bit of new material today and here are a few things that might interest you.