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  1. 1. learning | 27 Feb 2015

    Major canal cleanup to begin

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » City Hall is to begin cleaning up nine major Bangkok canals, relocating thousands of households in the process. The first will be Khlong Lat Phrao where a new boat service is planned

  2. 2. learning | 27 Feb 2015

    'Jihadi John' identified

    International news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » "Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State group militant apparently responsible for beheading a series of Western hostages, was named on Thursday as Kuwaiti-born London computer programmer Mohammed Emwazi.

  3. 3. learning | 26 Feb 2015

    Taxi driver's fight with passenger caught on video

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » What do you think? Does this Bangkok taxi driver deserve some kind of punishment? If yes, what kind of punishment? A fine? A temporary suspension from driving? A permanent suspension?

  4. 4. learning | 26 Feb 2015

    Madonna falls.....and gets back up

    Really easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Madonna taught a lesson to younger performers yesterday. No matter what happens, the show must go on. It must continue.

  5. 5. learning | 25 Feb 2015

    Photo caption English

    Learning English from photo captions

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » You can learn a lot of English from looking at news photos and reading their captions. Here is an example.

  6. 6. learning | 25 Feb 2015

    Bangkok's temporary floating market (UPDATED)

    Bangkok attractions

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Talad Nam Festival at Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem near Government House runs until this Sunday. The floating market is not exactly authentic or cheap, but it is popular nonetheless, especially the 20-minute barge crui...

  7. 7. learning | 24 Feb 2015

    Oscars: Lady Gaga's "Sound of Music" proves she can really sing

    Oscars 2015

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Lady Gaga performed a flawless medley of hits from "The Sound of Music" at yesterday's Academy Awards and then was joined by Julie Andrews on stage for the 50th anniversary of the musical, probably the all-time favo...

  8. 8. learning | 23 Feb 2015

    Dr "Boom"

    Celebrity news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pannada "Boom" Wongphudee is a former Miss Thailand, an actress, a TV personality, a model and, as of yesterday, she has added a another title to her resume: Doctor of Business Administation. Oh yes, another famous celeb...

  9. 9. learning | 23 Feb 2015

    Thaksin seen in Myanmar

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » There has been an apparent sighting of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Myanmar, a merit-making trip he said.

  10. 10. learning | 21 Feb 2015

    Chinese tourists can be victims too

    Tourism news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Chinese tourists can be victims too, facing problems ranging from aggressive taxi drivers to scheming tour guides. In the latest incident, 33 tourists were abandoned by their guide in Pattaya.

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