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  1. 1. learning | 07 Jan 2013

    No more English classes?

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A hand-held universal translator could make conversations with speakers of other languages much easier. Don't throw away your English language materials just yet, however.

  2. 2. learning | 02 Aug 2011

    Universal healthcare, a viable business?

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Overcrowding and severe health conditions pose difficulties for private hospitals in the universal healthcare provider business.

  3. 3. learning | 30 Nov 2010

    Preserving language diversity

    UNESCO

    By Daniel Calderbank, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » The power of language to save and improve lives was a key theme at a recent Bangkok conference on language, education and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  4. 4. learning | 23 Dec 2014

    Zico's English gets a little help

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Despite what a lecturer at Suranaree Technology University says, Kiatisak Senamuang's English is clearly good enough for short interviews without the need for a translator. But he could use some help. Here it is.

  5. 5. learning | 12 Oct 2014

    Koh Tao murders: Confessions have not been retracted, say police. (Updated Sund...

    Koh Tao murders

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » (Latest) Did the two Myanmar suspects confess to the murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao or didn't they? Pol Maj Gen Praween Pongsirin insists they did. So does the translator who allegedly heard them (interv...

  6. 6. learning | 20 Jul 2014

    Learning Thai: A listening challenge

    Learning Thai

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » This interesting example of spoken Thai is a bit of a challenge for learners and for the translator.

  7. 7. opinion | 24 Dec 2014

    Tsunami taught us valuable lesson in preparedness 

    southeast asia

    Newspaper section: News

    » There is debate among language scholars on the two Chinese language characters for the word crisis; one represents danger and the other possibility or opportunity. This has led to the often quoted cliché that "in every c...

  8. 8. learning | 19 Oct 2014

    Learning Thai: Protest in Milan

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The protests in Milan against Gen Prayuth weren't very big but they did get attention from both the Thai- and English-language press. Here is a Thai language example.

  9. 9. learning | 09 Aug 2014

    Learn Thai: Surrogacy warning

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Thailand's poorly controlled surrogacy "industry" has been big news in both the Thai- and English-language media this week. Here is an excerpt from a Thai-language report with an English translation. (Audio included

  10. 10. learning | 30 Jul 2014

    Myanmar student top handwriter

    EDUCATION

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » The 12-year-old son of Myanmar migrant labourers has topped all Thai students to win the Thai language handwriting competition for primary school level announced Tuesday to mark National Thai Language Day.

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