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Life and Law in Thailand, Police Inspections – What should you do?

– There are many stories about bad police planting evidence or fake police trying to misrepresent themselves to shake down an innocent person. What should you do if a person claiming to be a police officer comes up to you and wants to inspect your person or belongings? The primary duty of the police is […]

March 14th, 2018 | Posted in Learning,Thai Legal | Read More »

Online Business Opportunities in Thailand for Foreigners

– Foreigners may believe that they have limited business opportunities in Thailand to take advantage of. However, it may be possible for those who are from outside the country to start a business or take advantage of their skills to make a profit. Let’s take a closer look at some ways that entrepreneurs can start […]

March 9th, 2018 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

Thai Prime Minister Orders a “Reduction of Students Homework”

– BANGKOK – Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has called on the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) for a reduction of students’ homework load. Obec secretary-general Boonrux Yodpheth said on Wednesday that teachers who were in charge classes should plan together as to how to evaluate their students homework. Boonrux also emphasized that home […]

January 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

Thailand’s Education Standards a Subject of Concern

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s education standard has been a subject of concern among authorities for some time. Over the past few years, the performance of Thai students has been less than impressive, even worrying. According to the recent Program for International Students Assessment (Pisa) in 2015, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan continued […]

December 17th, 2017 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

United Nations Reports Children at Risk as Internet Exposure Rises

  – CHIANG RAI – Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies as more children get exposed to the internet. With digital technologies such as cell phones, computers, tablets and games having become ubiquitous and at least one in three internet users being a child, this […]

December 13th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Lifestyles | Read More »

Editor of Bangkok Post Says, Thailand Must Pass English Test

– BANGKOK – It would not come as a surprise to anybody that the latest English proficiency index showed that Thailand’s standing remained close to where it was a year ago. Thailand was ranked 53rd out of 80 non-native English-speaking countries and territories in the EF English Proficiency Index 2017. This was a slight improvement […]

November 12th, 2017 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

Unesco Report Says Thai Education System Failing it’s Student

– BANGKOK – The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) latest report says accountability in the Thai education system needs to be improved and substantial challenges remain to improve the standards across all age groups. Unesco released its 2017/2018 Global Education Monitoring Report (GEMR) Tuesday, which highlighted the responsibility of governments to provide […]

October 25th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Regional News | Read More »

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