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  1. 671. learning | 03 Feb 2012

    Wan to the rescue?

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Facing problems with extortion, intimidation and unfair competition, Bangkok motorcycle taxi drivers are hoping for help from Wan Yubamrung, son of the deputy prime minister.

  2. 672. learning | 20 Jan 2012

    Hide the government debt? (like Greece)

    About finance

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Heed central bank & international financial markets warns outgoing Finance Minister Thirachai (former central banker & securities regulator).

  3. 673. learning | 20 Jan 2012

    Mission impossible? Getting Thai students to speak English

    Easy English News

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Before he left, outgoing Education Minister Woravat Au-apinyakul introduced a project that requires Thai students to speak English at least one day a week. How is it working?

  4. 674. learning | 18 Jan 2012

    Big changes ahead

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » New defence minister is likely to have much cooler relations with army chief and his subordinates.

  5. 675. learning | 17 Jan 2012

    Tony Blair teaches English to Thais

    About education

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thailand's 2012 English Speaking Year programme begins with former Prime Minister teaching class of eager Thai students.

  6. 676. learning | 11 Jan 2012

    Knocking down walls

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Education Minister Woravat Au-apinyakul joined with a group of Muslim protesters to knock down a symbolic wall of prejudice after a temple school imposed a ban on wearing the hijab, the Muslim headscarf.

  7. 677. learning | 05 Jan 2012

    Plans for a commuter-friendly Bangkok

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » For starters, the Transport Minister wants commuters to be able to use a single ticket for all Bangkok mass transit services by 2015, services which will be greatly extended by 2019.

  8. 678. learning | 27 Dec 2011

    Police chief stands firm, Chalerm walks out

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung usually gets what he wants, but apparently not when national police chief Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong is involved.

  9. 679. learning | 23 Dec 2011

    What is it? (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » If you live in an area that has recently been hit by artillery shells like Kantharalak district in Si Sa Ket, you are understandably a bit panicky when mysterious large objects start falling out of the sky. Latest: Defen...

  10. 680. learning | 22 Dec 2011

    Investment: Flood prevention & high-speed trains

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Former Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij explains how Chinese sovereign wealth funds & improved use of Thai savings could make these a reality.

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