March 2021

EDUCATION
As exams loom, the ‘COVID generation’ of Thai students fear for their futures

Worried that disruption from the latest COVID-19 outbreak will derail their futures, thousands of Mathayom 6 students are trying hard to have their university entrance exams postponed. #Courtpetitionsforexampostponement is trending on Twitter after six students submitted a plea to the Central Administrative Court with the help of Pheu Thai Party spokeswoman Asst Prof Arunee Kasayanond […]

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ASIAN AMERICAN NEWS
The real secret to Asian American success was not education

For those who doubt that racial resentment lingers in this nation, Asian Americans are a favorite talking point. The argument goes something like this: If “white privilege” is so oppressive — if the United States is so hostile toward its minorities — why do census figures show that Asian Americans out-earn everyone? In a 2014 editorial, conservative commentator Bill […]

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