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  1. 1. learning | 10 Jun 2014

    Monks in Rural Thailand

    Special feature

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Lee Craker is a professional photographer who moved to rural Thailand several years ago. This has resulted in a remarkable photographic study of rural Thai monks.

  2. 2. learning | 04 Apr 2013

    Rural hospitals face doctor shortage

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Losing half the extra pay for heavy workloads at remote rural hospitals, doctors likely to move back to lighter workloads in city provincial hospitals.

  3. 3. learning | 23 May 2011

    Rural doctor shortage getting worse

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Newly graduated doctors willingly pay fine to avoid three-year rural internship in state hospitals.

  4. 4. learning | 30 Jun 2011

    Rural doctor challenges Phue Thai

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Phue Thai is confident of winning in nine Chiang Mai constituencies, but a popular rural doctor stands a good chance of denying them a tenth.

  5. 5. learning | 17 Jun 2011

    Father of rural healthcare

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » As Dr. Sem Pringpuangkaew turns 100, a review of his life reveals a history of rural medicine in Thailand during the 20th century.

  6. 6. learning | 15 Dec 2010

    Viability of small schools in Thailand

    About education

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Rural Thais have been moving their children to larger schools with higher educational standards which are also less expensive to run for the last 20 years. Is it time to merge some rural schools in remote areas?

  7. 7. learning | 10 Nov 2014

    Doctors cleared in organ harvesting scam

    About healthcare & crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thai surgeons didn't know kidney donor was linked to cross-border organ trafficking. Document given to doctors stamped with fake logo of Cambodian embassy.

  8. 8. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Northern farmers banned from burning excess crops

    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » Chiang Mai: The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to reduce haze clouds in the rural north by establishing no-burning zones for 60 days in nine provinces.

  9. 9. news | 24 Jan 2015

    Govt sets up centre for rural complaints

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    By Patsara Jikkham, Newspaper section: News

    » The government is setting up a new central committee to help people dissatisfied with their provinces' efforts to solve problems.

  10. 10. opinion | 13 Jan 2015

    Inconvenient truth of city living

    By Sasiwimon Boonruang, Newspaper section: Life

    » While many city dwellers admire rural life, an increasing number of the population from other provinces move to Bangkok every year. A rapid expansion of condominium projects, congested roads, paddy fields in suburbs and ...

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