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  1. 101. learning | 24 Sep 2013

    New industrial park in Savannakhet Laos

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » After 2011 floods & 2012 minimum wage hike, more foreign companies build factories in nearby countries. Savannakhet, Laos on border attracting many of them.

  2. 102. learning | 17 Sep 2013

    What's new in business news: September 17, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » China rice contract for 1.2 million tonnes questioned, Malaysia to build anti-smuggling wall along Thai river border & SEC fines executives B1.6m for insider trading.

  3. 103. learning | 03 Sep 2013

    What's new in business news: September 3, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Water sports to replace drinking & drugs at Full Moon party, inflation falls before price hikes & immediate VAT refund to help small cross-border traders.

  4. 104. learning | 28 Aug 2013

    Opium fields: Army destroys

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Opium hidden as vegetable gardens difficult to see from air & new drug bases near Mae Sai & Mae Hong Son on Myanmar border.

  5. 105. learning | 29 May 2013

    Angry general

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » General Prayuth has angry words with the media after some commentators suggested that the army chief’s proposed border fence is really aimed at increasing the army’s budget.

  6. 106. learning | 28 Jan 2013

    Waste not

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Near the Cambodian border in Aranyaprathet, poor workers sort through massive amounts of rubbish and discarded items in a huge landfill authorities consider an environmental headache.

  7. 107. 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.

  8. 108. learning | 19 Dec 2012

    Winning the fight against malaria

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Malaria wonder drug cut malaria on Thai-Myanmar border by 90%. Stopping growing resistance to drug is goal of WHO & US-funded research project.

  9. 109. learning | 02 Nov 2012

    Excitement grows for Thaksin’s Tachilek visit

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Mr Thaksin may meet the president of the country when he visits Myanmar, but his supporters are far more interested in his visit to Tachilek, just a few steps across the border from Chiang Rai.

  10. 110. 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.

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