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Education, health fees among key concerns

China to legislate on preschool education China will push for legislation on preschool education to provide a legal guarantee for the operation and management of such institutions, Vice-minister of Education Tian Xuejun said on Nov 30. Tian made the remarks at a news conference organized by the State Council Information Office regarding a child abuse…

Hundreds of job seekers crossing border into Sai Yok

published : 26 Oct 2021 at 10:08 Some of the 260 Myanmar nationals caught in Kanchanaburi’s Sai Yok district after crossing the border illegally on Monday. (Photo: Piyarat Chongcharoen) KANCHANABURI: The arrest of another 71 Myanmar nationals who illegally crossed into Sai Yok district on Monday raised the number caught in one day in the…

Asean summit begins without Myanmar, junta leader snubbed

published : 26 Oct 2021 at 09:45 Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing’s exclusion was an unprecedented snub by Asean. BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei: Southeast Asian leaders began an Asean summit on Tuesday but Myanmar refused to send a representative after being angered by the bloc’s decision to exclude the country’s junta chief.The virtual gathering…

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