New dinosaur makes nine from Thailand’s Northeast

Fossil bones found by farmers digging a new pond in northeast Thailand have been identified as a new species of dinosaur – the ninth dinosaur species found in this part of Thailand and the sixth found nowhere else on earth.

Khon Kaen green market celebrates one-year anniversary

Khon Kaen Green Market might appear just like any ordinary market in the Northeast but it is of a different kind. The market, which celebrates its first anniversary on December 18, strives to sell only chemical-free products, creating healthy and safe options for the city’s people.

Rising political movement in the Northeast defies military rule

Today, about 80 activists, academics, and villagers from the Northeast and Bangkok pushed the boundaries of the military government’s restrictions on political gatherings by attending a political seminar in Khon Kaen City, despite efforts by the authorities to block the event.

Sakon Nakhon court jails villagers for forest encroachment

The ongoing clash between the government’s forest reclamation policy and community land rights in the Northeast came to a head on October 21st. At the provincial court in Sakon Nakhon Province, nine villagers from Jatrabiab village received their sentences for encroaching on protected forests.

False front rings familiar in the northeast

Last Sunday, the military government’s hand-picked National Reform Council (NRC) voted down the blueprint for Thailand’s new political system in a process that the military itself had initiated.

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