SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Siti Sarah, 27, is a history teacher in a local school on Mondays to Fridays. On a recent Saturday, however, she was a student again. In a classroom with about 15 other people, with a colourful, illustrated workbook in front of her, she recited simple Thai phrases aloud to her teacher. And, at one point, she and her classmates grooved to Maa Thammai, a catchy pop song performed by Thai heartthrob Bird Thongchai.

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