Anti-mining activist Chutima Chuenhuaja tells her story of how she joined the “We Walk” campaign.
The announcement to shut down Khon Kaen City’s oldest bus terminal ends a six-year-long clash of interests between locals and city officials.
The Isaan Record12/23/2017
A popular street vendor at Khon Kaen University tells her story about changing careers from an unfulfilled office worker in Bangkok to an accomplished business owner.
The Isaan Record12/14/2017
For deaf people in Thailand, access to quality education is not a given. A residential schooling system provides opportunities for educational success, at a time where some children may be falling through the cracks. Two students at the Khon Kaen School for the Deaf share their stories.
The Isaan Record12/13/2017
Floodwaters have receded from two communities in Khon Kaen. Having lost their rice harvest this season, many farmers are awaiting compensation from the government, worried they will be unable to pay off their agricultural loans. As community members return to their daily lives, many are calling for better dam management.
The Isaan Record12/08/2017
Isaan’s former communists resist fading into oblivion and continue organizing annual commemoration events.
The Isaan Record12/06/2017
Cycle rickshaws have survived both Thailand’s rapid modernisation and a ban from the streets of Bangkok. But almost 150 years after making its first appearance, the three-wheeled vehicle is becoming a rare sight in the Northeast.
The Isaan Record12/01/2017
In 2012, thousands of locals in Amnat Charoen proudly participated in a walk to promote alternative agriculture, but five years later, many organic rice farmers are switching to sugarcane.
The Isaan Record11/17/2017
As mining companies are rushing to dig up one of the world’s largest potash deposits, local opposition is growing in the Northeast