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  1. 1. learning | 22 Dec 2012

    Why the world didn’t end yesterday. Nasa explains

    End of the World

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Of course the world didn’t end yesterday. Those who thought it would didn’t understand what the ancient Mayan calendar was all about. Nasa scientists explain in this four-minute video. (Includes transcript)

  2. 2. learning | 22 Nov 2012

    (Updated) End of the world grammar

    Grammar in the news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The world didn't end as predicted by Harold Camping and now news writers have started to use the past tense.

  3. 3. learning | 19 Dec 2014

    Direct vote for PM: Bad idea says Borwornsak

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The idea that people can directly elect their prime minister and cabinet sounds easy and efficient, but CDC chairman Borwornsak Uwanno gives five reasons why it isn't – and why it could lead to serious protests.

  4. 4. news | 16 Dec 2014

    Australia vows to unearth why 'sick' extremist was at large

    By AFP

    » Australia's government pledged Tuesday to determine why an Iranian-born Islamist with a history of extremism and violence was able to play out a "sick fantasy" by seizing hostages in a day-long siege.

  5. 5. learning | 02 Dec 2014

    Gold prices jump after falling with oil. Why? Updated)

    Gold and oil

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Oil is not the only commodity to see a steep fall in price recently. The price of gold has been falling too and analysts say the low oil price is one of the reasons. Latest: All of a sudden gold jumps in price again. Why...

  6. 6. learning | 01 Jun 2011

    Why so many?

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Phue Thai Party is asking the Election Commission why it is printing 53 million ballots when there are only 47 million eligible voters in the country.

  7. 7. learning | 15 Aug 2014

    iPhone 6: NBTC can't keep a secret

    iPhone news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It didn't take long for Internet users around the world to notice the announcement by the NBTC that it had approved distribution applications for two new Apple phone models, information that appears to confirm that ...

  8. 8. learning | 04 May 2012

    Painting fetches $119.9m at auction

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A price for a single painting that exceeds $100 million (3.7 billion baht) would scare most people away, but bidders in a New York auction didn't quit until a world record was set.

  9. 9. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Airport-taxi driver "didn't intend" to cheat passenger

    » The 61-year-old taxi driver captured on video doubling the starting fare said on Thursday he did not intend to cheat his Japanese passenger, claiming he did not realise what he had done because of fatigue.

  10. 10. lifestyle | 26 Jan 2015

    An honest lawyer


    By Bernard Trink, Newspaper section: Life

    » This reviewer doesn't know how good a lawyer John Grisham is. Certainly he's no Clarence Darrow, whose winning cases are still talked about a century later. But Darrow didn't pen courtroom dramas, while Gr...

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