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Jen’s English Tip’s – Mistakes with Prepositions

. Mistakes with Prepositions . Incorrect: He is going to home. Correct: He is going home. The preposition ‘to’ is not normally used with ‘home’. Incorrect: The children have been playing since two hours. Correct: The children have been playing for two hours. We use ‘for’ to indicate duration. ‘Since’ is used with the starting […]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in English Mentors Tips | Read More »

A Hint of China in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Amid the hilltops in northern Thailand, the steep green slopes of Doi Mae Salong are covered with tea, paddy and sprawling corn plantations. Breathtaking landscapes appear at every turn when winding through the area on a motorbike—sometimes at a slant of up to 70 degrees. In the town, it’s all […]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Opposition Grows on Prayut’s ‘Great Firewall’ for Thailand

. . BANGKOK -Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s junta is facing growing opposition over plans to introduce a single Internet gateway for the country in a bid to increase the government’s ability to monitor the web and block content. Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition against the proposal which has been dubbed the […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Man Hacks 5 Children to Death in Chiang Mai

. , CHIANG MAI – Asapa Seewua, 22,a  man with a history of mental illness hacked five young children to death and stabbed a pregnant woman in a knife rampage in northern Thailand, the police said on Monday (Sept 28). The mass murder took place on Sunday afternoon in a village in Chai Prakarn district […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

German Prosecutors turn up the Heat on Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn

. . FRANKFURT – Pressure mounted on Volkswagen Automotive Group on Monday as German prosecutors launched a criminal investigation of former Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn and other unnamed executives on suspicion of fraud in connection with an emissions cheating scandal that has rocked the car maker. Mr. Winterkorn stepped down as the CEO of Volkswagen […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

German Murder Victim’ Found Alive and well in Dusseldorf after 31 Years

 .  . DUESSELDORF – A German “murder” victim has been found alive and well in Dusseldorf more than 30 years after her disappearance. Petra Pazsitka’s 1984 disappearance triggered a massive police search when the then-24-year-old student in Braunschweig was reported missing after failing to show up at her brother’s birthday. Then aged 24, she had […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip’s – Let’s

. LET’S . Mary: It’s going to be sunny and warm this weekend. Let’s do something outside on Saturday. Bob: Sure. Let’s play tennis! I bought a new tennis racket last week, and I really want to try it out. Mary: I don’t really like tennis. Let’s play basketball instead. There’s a court by my […]

September 27th, 2015 | Posted in English Mentors Tips | Read More »

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