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  1. 51. learning | 20 Jan 2014

    Thailand's Olympic skier

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The BBC is reporting this morning that it appears that Thai skier Vanessa Vanakorn, better known as Vanessa Mae, has qualified for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

  2. 52. learning | 24 Sep 2013

    Sasin Chalermlarp: 10 lessons

    People in the news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Well-known environmental activist Sasin Chalermlarp tells our Life section about his recently-completed 388km walk to protest against the Mae Wong Dam and what he learned from the experience.

  3. 53. learning | 05 Jul 2013

    Old boat attracts worshippers – and lottery addicts

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The recovery of a old wooden boat from the Mae Klong River has attracted many residents in Muang district to worship it every day, some in the hope of winning money on the lottery.

  4. 54. learning | 02 Jul 2013

    Rice smuggling to get high Thai prices

    About agriculture & crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 25 tonnes of Myanmar rice hidden under cassava waste caught at Mae Sot checkpoint.

  5. 55. learning | 10 Apr 2013

    New 'Mae Nak' packs cinemas

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pee Mak Phra Kanong has become so popular that acquiring decent seats for the show at cinemas in Bangkok is almost impossible without booking hours ahead.

  6. 56. learning | 22 Jan 2013

    International Trade: Connecting Thailand & Myanmar

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » A special manufacturing & duty free area in Mae Sot (border trade of 30 billion baht last year) to make business connections with the new Myanmar.

  7. 57. learning | 11 Aug 2012

    A little bit of Myanmar without leaving Thailand

    About travel

    By Jon Fernquest

    » If you can't afford to fly to another country for your vacation this year, the border town of Mae Sot offers a glimpse of Myanmar at a fraction of the price.

  8. 58. learning | 23 Apr 2012

    Another proposed dam, another controversy

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Royal Irrigation Department is pressing ahead with the Mae Wong dam project, but opposition from environmentalists is also likely to be strong.

  9. 59. learning | 19 Aug 2011

    Slow travel to far away places

    About tourism

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Remote areas in Nan, Loei and Mae Hong Son, as well as green hotels targeted at the now retiring "baby boom" generation.

  10. 60. learning | 18 Jan 2011

    Away from home

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Mae Mali and her young offspring Thong Daeng are frequent visitors to the Toscana Valley resort near Khao Yai National Park.

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