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  1. 1. multimedia | 19 Jan 2015

    American crime roundup for week ending January 17

    » A mother faces a murder charge for allegedly setting her newborn on fire, the body of a 3-year-old boy is found stuffed in a freezer, and an Ohio man is arrested for an alleged plot to attack the U.S. Capitol. - REUTERS

  2. 2. multimedia | 29 Dec 2014

    Monkey rescue, Siberian Huskies in Cairo this week's animal stars

    » From a monkey rescuing a monkey in India, to a dog show in Cairo featuring Siberian huskies -- it may take a German snowstorm to cool them all off in this week's animal roundup. Gavino Garay reports. - REUTERS

  3. 3. multimedia | 23 Dec 2014

    American crime roundup for week ending Dec 20

    » A son allegedly dismembers his parents, a man shows up at his neighbor's with an arrow in his back, and the body of an abducted child is found. - REUTERS

  4. 4. lifestyle | 19 Dec 2014

    Baking up French treats

    sweeT treat

    By Parisa Pichitmarn, Newspaper section: Life

    » What rice is to Thai people, bread is to the French. In fact, the word bread in French, pain, is a very powerful word deeply rooted in their culture. Even copain, or mate in French, stems from having a person to share yo...

  5. 5. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Abbott's 'shirtfront' is Australia's word of the year

    By AFP

    » "Shirtfront", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to challenge Russia's Vladimir Putin, was Wednesday picked as the National Dictionary Centre's word of the year, beating "ma

  6. 6. learning | 27 Jul 2014

    You be the news reader: speculation

    Focus on pronunciation

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The word "speculation" has been used heavily in talking about former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's trip abroad. Learn to pronounce it as a single word and in a sentence.

  7. 7. learning | 19 Nov 2013

    Selfie: Word of the year

    About English

    By Jon Fernquest

    » "Selfie" defined as "photo of yourself taken with mobile phone", selected by Oxford Dictionaries as word of the year.

  8. 8. learning | 16 Nov 2010

    Vocabulary-and-reader relationship


    By Timothy Cornwall, PHD, DTM, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Much of the difficulty experienced in learning a new word comes from the relationship between that word and the person trying to learn it.

  9. 9. opinion | 28 Jan 2015

    Spreading the good word

    By Patcharawalai Sanyanusin, Newspaper section: Life

    » 'Revenge" is a world I hear frequently in nearly every Chinese martial arts movie. I don't remember how many I watched when I was young, but it was enough to make me learn the famous phrase "nee khaen tong cham...

  10. 10. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Business Air's fate uncertain

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook

    » The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) insists it will have the last word on whether Business Air will fly again, despite a court ruling in favour of the financially strapped carrier.

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