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  1. 91. learning | 24 Feb 2014

    No coup now, situation complicated

    About politics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Army chief calls for talks, coup could just increase violence because "many sides do not understand and oppose the army."

  2. 92. learning | 07 Jan 2014

    Coup fears increase

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Troop and equipment movements, the upcoming Bangkok shutdown and even an astrologer's observation, are increasing government fears of a coup.

  3. 93. learning | 01 Nov 2013

    (Sat. Update) Amnesty protests continue

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » After 19 hours of often acrimonious debate, the House of Representatives passed the third and final reading of the Phue Thai party's controversial amnesty bill. Meanwhile, groups opposing the amnesty increase the pr...

  4. 94. learning | 30 Oct 2013

    Bitcoin: Big surprise profits

    About money

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Three years ago he bought some bitcoins, forgot about them, then reading about increase in value found they're worth $690,000 now so bought apartment. article about them

  5. 95. learning | 28 Aug 2013

    What's new in business news: August 28, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Stocks continue to fall as foreign investors pull money out, alcohol tax increase & ecocar oversupply looming.

  6. 96. learning | 08 Jul 2013

    Dengue fever: Sharp increase

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Last week 5,276 cases & 6 deaths with North hard hit. Stagnant water breeding grounds targeted in public health effort.

  7. 97. learning | 29 Jan 2013

    State hospitals: Big price jump

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » After staying the same since 2004, state hospitals increase fees next month. More than 50% rise for brain & heart disease diagnosis fees.

  8. 98. learning | 02 Jan 2013

    Get ready for traffic jams & long commutes

    About cars & transportation

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Railway construction & 1.3 million new cars from govt program will increase traffic for many years to come before railways are finished.

  9. 99. learning | 19 Dec 2012

    Debt & Poverty: Trapped by loan sharks

    About banking

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Poor borrowers forced to sign blank contracts so loan sharks can increase size of loan & interest rate to as high as 1,095% per year (3% per day).

  10. 100. learning | 26 Nov 2012

    Fewer babies = later retirement?

    About changing society & work

    By Jon Fernquest

    » In Japan with less young people to support the old & a society built around work retirement age increase welcomed but in Europe met with protests.

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