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  1. 1281. learning | 08 Dec 2010

    Thai-US Free Trade Agreements and lifesaving drugs

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Trade opportunities that Thailand might gain from a Free Trade Agreement with the US have to be weighed against increased cost of life-saving drugs which might well become less accessible.

  2. 1282. learning | 07 Dec 2010

    Thaksin invite creates a stir

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » News that former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been invited to the US for a talk on human rights is creating a big reaction here in Thailand.

  3. 1283. learning | 05 Dec 2010

    A Prince becomes a King

    Mainly for Kids

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Prince Bhumibol never expected to become King. That was supposed to be the job of his beloved older brother who actually did become the King of Thailand when he was only a young boy of ten.

  4. 1284. learning | 03 Dec 2010

    International forgery gangmembers arrested

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » DSI says members of a transnational passport forgery gang with links to terrorist groups have been arrested here in Thailand.

  5. 1285. learning | 02 Dec 2010

    A tribe of the Thai-Burma borderlands

    About Thailand

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The Padaung (or "Long Necked Karens") are well-known from their ubiquitous photos. Less well-known is the mountainous area on Thailand's border where they come from.

  6. 1286. learning | 01 Dec 2010

    Reinvigorating vocational education

    About work

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Skilled manual workers are essential to quality worksmanship is in several industries. Vocational insititutions are failing to attract and prepare students for these roles in Thailand's economy.

  7. 1287. learning | 30 Nov 2010

    Disease threat to rice crop

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » As if drought, flooding and insect infestations were not enough, Thailand's rice crop is now threatened by the risk of a fungus spreading and wiping out crops.

  8. 1288. learning | 25 Nov 2010

    Champions again

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Thailand’s men’s and women’s sepak takraw teams are still on top of the world but neither had an easy time of it at the 16th Asian Games.

  9. 1289. learning | 22 Nov 2010

    New tourism markets of Russia and India

    About tourism

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thailand's hotel industry hasn't been the same since the global economic crisis struck in 2008. Discounts to win long-term customers in the new tourism markets of Russia, India, China and the Middle East may be...

  10. 1290. learning | 22 Nov 2010

    Community policing

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thailand's police force is a national police force, so integrating police work with more local community needs and winning cooperation requires special strategies.

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