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  1. 101. learning | 24 Apr 2012

    Growing rice with little water

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Heavy rains with floods, then no rain & farmers who can't grow crops, new kind of rice for this new reality in Thailand.

  2. 102. learning | 31 Mar 2012

    Pineapple growers block highway

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It was pineapples, not floods, that finally blocked the main route from Bangkok to the South as pineapple growers stepped up pressure on the government to raise prices for their produce.

  3. 103. learning | 16 Mar 2012

    Thai exports fall

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Floods & global economic slowdown push exports down (to EU -23.6%, to Japan -10.7%, to US -3.8%).

  4. 104. learning | 15 Mar 2012

    Best defence is no defence

    Easy English news

    » No floodwalls for Nonthaburi's Rattanathibet housing estate, as residents have decided to the only practical way to reduce their suffering is let future floods run through the community unimpeded.

  5. 105. learning | 12 Mar 2012

    From floods to drought

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thailand seesaws from too much water in Bangkok to too little in farming areas like Nan that need water for crops.

  6. 106. learning | 06 Mar 2012

    YAFF: Yet Another Floodwall Fight

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » During the floods some people tore down floodwalls, now some people are trying to prevent their construction.

  7. 107. learning | 28 Feb 2012

    Post-flood: Unemployment double whammy?

    About work

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt paid companies to not layoff workers during floods but this ends in April exactly when minimum wage jumps to 300 baht.

  8. 108. learning | 17 Feb 2012

    Flood unemployment

    About work

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Moving to Eastern Seaboard or Korat may be only choice for some Ayutthaya workers who lost jobs during floods. Over age 30 may mean no job anywhere for them.

  9. 109. learning | 09 Feb 2012

    Dry season flooding

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Villagers in the Sena district of Ayutthaya living along the Noi river are understandably angry. The dry season has arrived and so have the floods. That’s not supposed to happen.

  10. 110. learning | 02 Feb 2012

    Foreign Direct Investment: Charting the future

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Years of political conflict and recent floods may be cause of reduced foreign investment in Thai economy. Electronics at 25% is important sector to watch.

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