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  1. 1. news | 21 Jan 2015

    NACC: Former speakers breached charter

    By Aekarach Sattaburuth

    » The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has focused on technical issues in its bid to sway lawmakers to impeach the former heads of the two houses of parliament.

  2. 2. news | 09 Jan 2015

    Mancini, Ronaldo sway Inter switch for Podolski

    By AFP

    » MILAN - Roberto Mancini's powers of persuasion and some tidbits of advice from Brazilian icon Ronaldo swayed Lukas Podolski in his decision to join Inter Milan on loan from Arsenal, the German World Cup winner said ...

  3. 3. learning | 25 Mar 2011

    Earthquake: too close for comfort

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Last night’s earthquake did not occur in some far distant land. It was close enough to sway high-rise Bangkok buildings, causing panic among some city residents. (Updated)

  4. 4. learning | 13 Jan 2014

    Political comedy show that attacks both sides?

    About politics & entertainment

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Jow Kow Tuen (Inside Shallow News), a comedy show with serious messages covering cultural, social & political issues with educated research & sharpened, no-holds-barred opinions.

  5. 5. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Balloons to drop 'Interview' on N.Korea

    By AP

    » A South Korean activist said on Wednesday that he will launch balloons carrying DVDs of Sony's "The Interview" into North Korea to try to break down a personality cult built around dictator Kim Jong Un.

  6. 6. news | 27 Dec 2014

    N.Korea comedy 'scandalous'

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia has slammed the United States over a raunchy comedy featuring a fictional plot to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, saying Pyongyang's anger was understandable.

  7. 7. news | 17 Dec 2014

    Huge crowds mourn Kim Jong-Il on third death anniversary

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - North Korean television showed tens of thousands of mourners bowing before a huge statue of Kim Jong-Il, as the regime marked the third anniversary of the former dictator's death on Wednesday.

  8. 8. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Moscow metro's Wi-Fi revolution as city gets wired

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin built Moscow's spectacularly beautiful metro as an example to the world, a symbol of "radiant Communist future".

  9. 9. learning | 05 Aug 2014

    Tropico 5 game banned in Thailand (videos)

    About technology, entertainment & politics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Gamers play role of "El Presidente", president of tropical island who seized power, must draft constitution and manage country, with options of intimidating media, ruling as iron-fisted dictator or cheating at elections ...

  10. 10. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Kerry to meet Hollande as Belgium holds anti-terror operation

    By AFP

    » PARIS - US Secretary of State John Kerry was to meet with French President Francois Hollande Friday, hours after police in neighbouring Belgium launched an anti-terrorist raid that left two suspects dead and raised fresh...

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