20 Dec 2013 : The Election Commission yesterday warned that proceeding with the upcoming general election may fuel further unrest, and urged the government and protesters to reach a compromise.
20 Dec 2013 : Chitpas Bhirombhakdi, the "Singha heiress", has won her much attention for her political activities, not all of it positive. In the latest incident, four petrol bombs were hurled into her family’s compound.
02 Nov 2010 : After 15 years of absence, "Coke Music Awards" (CMA) has returned with nearly 6,000 young applicants, who posted around 1,500 clips on the internet in the preliminary selection. Thai music gurus said the contest uncovers a considerable number of highly qualified young musicians. At the same time, they urged student-artists to establish their own unique styles to stay firmly in the industry.
02 Nov 2010 : Part of the problem is the lack of respect that vocational education receives around the world.
02 Nov 2010 : Early experiences form the foundation for healthy, intelligent and meaningful social interactions in life. All children have the right to be raised in a family and to have access to quality health care, good nutrition, education, play, and protection from harm, abuse and discrimination.
02 Nov 2010 : When I am teaching a class that extends over a number of months, perhaps with a break in the middle, I like to ask the students to undertake an extensive reading assignment.
02 Nov 2010 : A woman in front of me has her eyes and mouth wide open as if she has just seen a ghost. "What caused that reaction?" I thought. In a second, my jaw drops and I, too, have an astonished expression.
Teaching with HEART
02 Nov 2010 : A sincere individual values himself, takes the tasks assigned seriously and seeks ways to execute his or her responsibilities with utmost diligence and perfection.
02 Nov 2010 : To the dismay of teachers everywhere, the cellphone has infiltrated classrooms around the world. As an EFL teacher in the Language Institute at Bangkok University, I see many students with a Blackberry cellphone, iPhone, or other brand of smartphone. Admonishing or politely asking the students not to use their cellphones in class has little or no effect.
THE CHINGCHOK Hunter
02 Nov 2010 : Imagine that you are living in the countryside, away from pollution. You drink the finest spring water and eat only organic meals. You never smoke or drink alcohol. You are fit and healthy and exercise daily. You would imagine that you are destined for a healthy, happy, long life, and you probably are, unless you have a killer lurking in your genes.
02 Nov 2010 : The expression "kind of" literally means "type of" or "variety of", but because there are a few ways to use "kind of", it might cause confusion. The good news is that using "kind of" can be distinguished in three easy and comprehensible ways:
01 Nov 2010 : Possible economic damage due to climate change and flooding in the future was the subject of an important report issued last week.
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