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  1. 91. news | 12 Dec 2014

    Switzerland targets corruption in sports with 'FIFA bill'

    By AFP

    » Swiss deputies on Friday passed a law making it easier to bring corruption charges against the leaders of international sporting bodies such as FIFA which have faced years of sleaze allegations.

  2. 92. news | 10 Dec 2014

    US sportsmen find breathing room to voice opinions

    By AFP

    » LOS ANGELES - Against a backdrop of anger over killings of black suspects by white police officers, NBA star LeBron James and other US athletes are making their opinions known in an arena sometimes hostile to activism.

  3. 93. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Prayut making push to raise rubber prices

    By Patsara Jikkham

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday he has tried his best to convince businesses and cooperatives to buy rubber at higher prices, but that the government still can’t afford farmers’ demands for subsidies....

  4. 94. opinion | 08 Dec 2014

    How to talk about social choice

    democracy

    Newspaper section: News

    » Human beings have always lived in groups, and their individual lives have invariably depended on group decisions. But the challenges of group choice can be daunting, particularly given the divergent interests and concern...

  5. 95. news | 03 Dec 2014

    Pacific states say tuna talks making slow progress

    By AFP

    » APIA (SAMOA) - Pacific island states expressed frustration Wednesday at a lack of progress in talks aimed at protecting the region's valuable tuna resources, accusing powerful faraway fishing nations of stalling on ...

  6. 96. news | 03 Dec 2014

    Is Mona Lisa Chinese?

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - An Italian historian's theory that Mona Lisa might be a Chinese slave and Leonardo da Vinci's mother -- making the 15th-century polymath half-Chinese -- sent online commentators into a frenzy Wednesda

  7. 97. opinion | 03 Dec 2014

    A problem of attitude

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: News

    » In one important way, China is facing the same problem with protesters in Hong Kong as it faces among nations along the edge of the South China Sea. The problem is entirely of Beijing's making. In both these widely ...

  8. 98. learning | 18 Nov 2014

    Dangers of the common drug Paracetemol

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » People take the drug for everything from headaches, fevers, cramps, allergies & even hangovers, but few understand the safety rules for making sure paracetemol doesn't really hurt you.

  9. 99. learning | 24 Oct 2014

    Guava: Foreign but not forbidden

    About fruit

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Guava or "Farang" in Thai was imported into Thailand 300 years ago. Guava absorbs smells, stops nosebleeds, is handy for making slingshots & grows from bird droppings: Farang Khee Nok.

  10. 100. learning | 18 Sep 2014

    All eyes on Scotland

    Scottish independence vote

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Today, Scotland’s four million voters are going to the polls to answer “yes’ or “no” to the question: Should Scotland be an independent country? Here is your chance to follow a history-making event and learn some English...

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