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Southern Thailand Hit by the Worst Haze from Indonesia: Reading Practice 5 (news)

Southern Thailand was hit Thursday by the most severe haze ever from forest fires in Indonesia, forcing all schools in a province to close and disrupting flights in a popular tourist area, officials said. The haze that has shrouded parts of Malaysia and Singapore for nearly two months… Read More »

The Deadly Stampede, 717 People Killed: Reading Practice 3 (news)

More than 2 million Muslims from around the world are in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj, a pilgrimage that all Muslims who have the financial and physical ability must make at some point in their lives. Many save for decades to make the journey. And the millions of… Read More »

What You Will Be Driving in 2016: Reading Practice 2 (news)

The world’s largest auto show opened its doors in Frankfurt this week. With dozens of debuts and concept cars launched, the 66th IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) Frankfurt Motor Show was a chance for car makers from around the globe to unveil their plans for next year and beyond. Frankfurt… Read More »

Indonesian Haze: Reading Practice 1 (news)

Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia are choking under a thick haze of smog caused by the annual burning of land for the production of pulp, paper and palm oil on the island of Sumatra, in western Indonesia and Borneo. The smog has become so bad the Indonesian government has… Read More »

News

What is news? News is information about an event that has happened recently. The information is reported in newspaper, magazine, television news program, radio news program, or news websites. The event which is reported has to be worth reporting, or newsworthy. An event is considered newsworthy if it… Read More »