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General newsThaksin call-in the highlight of red rally
20 May 2013 : Thaksin Shinawatra had everyone's attention as he made a video call to his red-shirt supporters gathered at Ratchaprasong to commemorate the violent crackdown ending their 2010 protest.
General newsChai explains "evil woman" Facebook posting
19 May 2013 : An excerpt from a long interview with political cartoonist Chai Rachawat who is being sued by the prime minister for a Facebook comment calling her an evil woman.
20 May 2013 : Interest rates lower in other countries, so Thai banks borrow there in dollars causing baht to rise in value making Thai exports less competitive.
17 May 2013 : No embryos destroyed so no ethical problems, from same person so no transplant rejection. Cure for spinal injuries, blindness & other diseases draw nearer.
About love & marriage
17 May 2013 : Running successful internet dating & matchmaking business much more difficult than it seems. Dating expert Mrs. Kulchulee reveals her secrets.
17 May 2013 : Major sportsman/international celebrity David Beckham has made it official that this year is his last year as an active football player. (Includes video in which he announces his retirement.)
About law enforcement
16 May 2013 : Working to support his 3-year old son & finishing university, police mistake jails for 2 years, can't get job with criminal record.
Learning Thai from Post Today
16 May 2013 : Save this column because next year's story is likely to be very similar. Much of the vocabulary will be the same for sure.
16 May 2013 : More than 560 inmates, most of them on death row, have been unshackled at the high-security Bang Khwang Central Prison in Nonthaburi.
15 May 2013 : Community elders say these small schools go back 60-70 years. To survive communities coming together to share teachers.
15 May 2013 : Costing over 2 trillion baht, high-speed rail unlikely to win customers from cheap & fast airlines. Sightseeing & some cargo, main use for trains.
15 May 2013 : Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi is not backing down in the face of criticism of his planned portrayal of King Mangrai at the Chiang Mai water summit.