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Thai students poor in math, science

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Dec 11 – Thai students fare poorly in mathematics and science  mainly due to the teaching method of rote learning rather than by comprehension and analysis, according to a…
PATTANI, Dec 11 - Police said a male teacher and a female school principal were gunned down inside a school in this southern border province in the latest—and most intrusive--fatal…
BANGKOK, Dec 11 – Sixty per cent of Thai people are aware of the government’s move to amend the constitution but 90 per cent admit to not having any knowledge…

Red Shirts told to avoid DSI Thursday

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Dec 11 – Deputy Commerce Minister and Red Shirt co-leader Nattawut Saikua today called on pro-government activists to refrain from rallying at the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) Thursday…
BANGKOK, Dec 10 – Thai politicians have been branded as the most corrupt people in the country, followed by civil servants, according to a Suan Dusit University poll.    
BANGKOK, Dec 10 – Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will press on with its investigation on alleged irregularities in the government’s rice pledging scheme despite the ruling Pheu Thai Party’s…
CHIANG MAI, Dec 9 – The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation department in the North set up an adhoc centre to handle possible impacts from the cold spell in four northern…

Cold spell hits Thailand's North

Monday, 10 December 2012 By MCOT
CHIANG RAI, Dec 9--- Hundreds of thousands of northern residents have been affected by the cold weather prevailing over the region while Chiang Mai’s disaster prevention office planned to ask…
NARATHIWAT, Dec 9 - The Southern Border Provinces Administration Centre plans to encourage graduates to work as teachers in their own community to allay fears of teacher attacks in the…
The Government is attaching great importance to promoting gender equality, as part of its campaign to increase the public’s awareness of the ASEAN Community.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia has called on the Thai government to adopt clean energy in generating power on major islands in light of a three-day electricity disruption…
BANGKOK, Dec 8 – China has reaffirmed its determination to invest in a high-speed rail system in Thailand as clearly stated in an earlier memorandum of understanding (MoU). 
BANGKOK, 7 December 2012 - Deputy Prime Minister Police Captain Chalerm Yubamrung has affirmed yesterday that Thailand is not a country of terrorism after it was ranked eighth in the…
BANGKOK, Dec 7 – Thai and Cambodian labour officials will facilitate the re-employment in Thailand of more than 160,000 Cambodian workers who will possibly be deported to their home country…
PATTANI, Dec 7 – Insurgents are presumed responsible for the theft of weapons from a defence volunteer outpost in this southern border province.