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General newsChai explains "evil woman" Facebook posting
19 May 2013 : An excerpt from a long interview with political cartoonist Chai Rachawat who is being sued by the prime minister for a Facebook comment calling her an evil woman.
About medicine Research breakthrough: Stem cells from human skin cells
17 May 2013 : No embryos destroyed so no ethical problems, from same person so no transplant rejection. Cure for spinal injuries, blindness & other diseases draw nearer.
Teaching with HEART
10 Aug 2010 : I am constantly confronted by parents who ask the question, "Which is the best school in Bangkok?" My answer has always been, "There is no such thing as the best school, not anywhere in the world." Instead, I urge parents to ask a more reflective question, "Is my child getting the best learning experiences at home and at school?"
10 Aug 2010 : Recently, alumni of St Xavier's College, Calcutta (SXCC), India, gathered at its first international convention in Bangkok on the occasion of the college's 150th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of St Xavier's College (Calcutta) Alumni Association (SXCCAA) ("the alumni association").
THE WRITE Stuff!
10 Aug 2010 : What are articles? Articles are similar to adjectives, and, like adjectives, articles modify nouns. English has three articles: "the" and "a/an". "The" is used to refer to specific or particular nouns; "a" and "an" are used to modify non-specific or non-particular nouns.
THE CHINGCHOK Hunter
10 Aug 2010 : Earth wasn't always as it is today. I don't mean as a result of human activities like deforestation, city building and strip mining that have dramatically altered its surface and environment.
08 Aug 2010 : Oh God, not another one. On a ranking of things Thailand desperately needs right now, where would "an extra province" be? Surely somewhere down in the 900s, wedged between "pay rise for politicians" (#946) and "more Cambodian child beggars outside police booths" (#948).
03 Aug 2010 : A shortfall of 15,000 teachers of mechanical studies is threatening attempts to reform the country's education system.
01 Aug 2010 : 'Hey you're that farang who teaches English, right?" The voice comes from just to my right and it kind of startles me. I turn around to see a Thai woman of indeterminate age, though no more than 60 and hopefully not less than 45. One hand is on her hip and the other is clutching a mop. Her hair is tied back in a bun and she has a weather-beaten look, as if working with a mop is more palatable than anything she's ever done in a rice paddy.
28 Jul 2010 : The cabinet on Wednesday approved a budget of 130 million baht to repair Mahidol Witthayanusorn School which was set ablaze by a Mathayom 5 (Grade 11) boy student on June 6, Deputy Education Minister Narisara Chawaltanpipat said.
27 Jul 2010 : Recently, the "World Cup 2010 Behind Bars" football competition among prison inmates was held at Klong Prem Central Pri-son. To arrive at the playing field, it is necessary to pass through a series of four imposing security gates. The event, modelled on the Fifa (Fe'de'ration Internationale de Football Association) World Cup, is also held once every four years.
27 Jul 2010 : Students constantly provide feedback, both subtly and overtly, on how they view class. While sometimes there are unrelated reasons for the measures used to gather feedback, keeping a close eye on a number of factors helps to maintain student numbers, increase student motivation and, of course, lead to more students acquiring more language and skills over the duration of a course.