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  1. 21. learning | 18 Nov 2011

    Blue boat blues

    First-hand flood story

    » A long-time Thailand resident tells her story of trying to hold out against the floods in the Lat Prao area. In the end, the floods won. (The audio is is done by the writer. It's British English, a nice change from ...

  2. 22. learning | 17 Nov 2011

    Flood-related vocabulary: focus on pronunciation

    Pronunciation

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It seems that floods have been in the news continuously for the past year. We’ve learned a lot of the vocabulary used to describe floods. Now let’s learn how to pronounce it.

  3. 23. learning | 17 Nov 2011

    Thaksin pardon, not floods, dominate news

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » For the first time in many weeks, politics overtook the floods in front page interest as a rumoured royal pardon for former PM Thaksin Shinawatra provoked an angry reaction.

  4. 24. learning | 10 Nov 2011

    Floods: Unpaid foreign workers

    About labour

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Lost jobs when floods hit, may never get back wages employers kept. Lack of labour rights made them cheaper for some employers.

  5. 25. learning | 09 Nov 2011

    Floods: Escape to tent cities near homes

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Flood refugees find high ground near their homes to protect them from burglars and wait out floods.

  6. 26. learning | 08 Nov 2011

    Floods: Samut Sakhon factories next?

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Home to Thailand's seafood industry with 5,000 factories & 500,000 workers, floods expected this week for one month.

  7. 27. learning | 10 Oct 2011

    Flood damage costs rise

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Floods hit Ayutthaya with 7% of Thailand's economy & 15% of manufacturing output. Floods in Bangkok could add 50 billion baht of damage or more.

  8. 28. learning | 29 Sep 2011

    Safe from floods: Farm animals in the mountains

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Betagro & other agribusinesses raise livestock strategically in the highlands to escape from certain floods in the lowlands.

  9. 29. learning | 16 Sep 2011

    Floods: farmers angry, crocodiles happy

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Rice farmers are unhappy with the government's flood management actions while efforts are underway in Pattaya to recapture crocodiles that escaped during the floods there.

  10. 30. learning | 07 Sep 2011

    Floods: race against time

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is determined to prevent a new wave of floods flowing from the North reaching lower central provinces and Bangkok.

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