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Myanmar Holds Historic Peace Talks with Ethnic Armies

. . YANGON – Peace talks in Myanmar aimed at ending more than half a century of conflict between Myanmar’s army and an array of armed ethnic rebel groups are due to start in the capital, Naypyitaw, on Wednesday. The talks are the first formal peace negotiations since Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Researchers in Hungary Study Suggests Dogs Know What You’re Saying

. . BUDAPEST – Scientists in Hungary have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man’s best friend really does understand some of what we’re saying. Researchers in Hungary scanned the brains of dogs as they were listening to their trainer speaking to determine which parts of the brain they were […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Typhoon Lionrock Hits Northern Japan

TOKYO – Typhoon Lionrock slammed into northern Japan on Tuesday evening, threatening to bring floods to an area still recovering from the 2011 tsunami. Typhoon Lionrock made landfall near the city of Ofunato, about 500 kilometers (310 miles) northeast of Tokyo. It’s the first time a typhoon has made landfall in the northern region since […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

European Union Slaps Apple with €13Billion Tax Bill

. . BRUSSELS – The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus interest. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Tuesday: “Member states cannot give tax benefits to selected […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Jen’s Weekly English Tip – Used To and Would

Used To and Would USED TO and WOULD are used to describe events, situations or actions that happened in the past, but don’t happen anymore. USED TO and WOULD are used to describe events, situations or actions that happened in the past, but… However, there are very significant difference between USED TO and WOULD. WOULD […]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in English Mentors Tips,Learning | Read More »

Thai Immigration Nab’s Seven Foreigners on the Run

. . BANGKOK – Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn Prousoontorn, head of the Immigration Police Bureau (IPB) paraded seven foreign nationals allegedly involved in transnational crime and on the run in Thailand were arrested over the past week in front of the Thai media. Speaking during a police press briefing at the Immigration Police Bureau (IPB) […]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Two Villagers Dead after Eating Grilled Toad in Nan Province, Thailand

NAN – Two elderly men have died and a third fell sick after eating grilled toad meat, while two children became ill after eating a chicken cooked beside it, in Thung Chang district of Nan Province on Sunday night. Public health officials of Thung Chang district went to a house in Pradu village on Monday […]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

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