Isaan train travellers can get comfortable

Train travel on the routes from Nong Khai and Ubon Ratchathani to the capital will likely be more comfortable as the State Railway of Thailand introduces new cars to refresh its outdated passenger system.

Signs for the times in Isaan

Dozens of multilingual signs (Thai, Isaan and English) have been installed across Khon Kaen province in the past months through the Isaan Culture Maintenance and Revitalization Programme.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Isaan, yet again, rejects an undemocratic constitution charter

In the 2007, a clear majority in the Northeast rejected the military-backed draft constitution. This year around, voters in the region again voted down a draft constitution but by a smaller margin. What was the motivation behind the expression of dissent in the 2007 referendum, and why did that dissent become less pronounced in this month’s referendum?

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