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.

Thai has the highest percentage of second-language speakers among major languages

If Ethnologue says 67% of Thai speakers speak it as a second language, what language are those people speaking as their first language? And what does this mean for Thailand’s divided politics? GUEST EDITORIAL by Karl Victor The organization Ethnologue has a peculiar statistic in its 2015 report on Thailand. The Thai language comes in […]