Just sharing a link on Facebook put Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, or “Pai Dao Din”, in prison for more than 870 days. Today, though out of jail, he yet endures an imprisoned freedom. He says imprisonment completely changed his views, especially on the Thai judicial process.
Coming out of sleepy Sakon Nakhon, Junlaholaan is a genre-bending band that seems to be striking a chord with a rapidly growing number of listeners in Isaan and beyond.
The Isaan Record12/10/2019
Representatives of Mitr Phol Group and the Office of Cane and Sugar Board talk about sugarcane in the Northeast and their role in the region’s sugar scheme.
The Isaan Record27/09/2019
Thanom Chapakdee, the curator behind last year’s alternative art festival “Khonkaen Manifesto”, talks about his plan to shake up Thailand’s art scene with a new center that will officially open in Khon Kaen city next year.
The Isaan Record06/07/2019
A conversation with the people behind a new study by the Asia Foundation on inequality in the Northeast.
The Isaan Record12/06/2019
Thailand’s first transgender parliamentarian Tanwarin Sukkhapisit talks about the road to gender equality as the country might become Southeast Asia’s first country to legalize same-sex marriage after Taiwan became Asia’s first this month.
The Isaan Record23/05/2019
Apinan Chanoopala, director of the Office of the Election Commission in Khon Kaen Province on free and fair elections, democratic culture and decentralization of power in Thailand.
The Isaan Record06/03/2019
First-time candidate Saratsanun Unnopporn might be a new face for voters, but she is not new to politics. In this interview, the 30-year-old talks about her motivation to become a politician.
The Isaan Record04/03/2019
“Change takes time and patience,” says Natthapong Pipatchaisiri, a young businessman from Udon Thani and political newcomer, about Future Forward Party’s ambitious political platform.