The severity of floods in the Northeast might be avoidable argues Chainarong Sretthachau, a Mahasarakham University lecturer and environmental activist.
‘Pop Aye’ director Kirsten Tan explores themes of nostalgia and the urban-rural divide in Thailand in her award-winning debut feature.
The Isaan Record26/07/2017
An international summit in Si Sa Ket brings together local communities and participants from around the world to develop innovative projects.
The Isaan Record20/07/2017
A giant peace symbol rises on a wide field of grass between the calm shores of Ubol Ratana Reservoir and the rolling hills of Nam Phong National Park in Khon Kaen Province. Praijit “Dear” Srimuang-on, a thirty-year-old Khon Kaen native, and his team are preparing the grounds for tomorrow’s “E-San Music Festival” that is expected […]
The Isaan Record27/01/2017
On the 40th anniversary of the massacre at Thammasat University on October 6, 1976, four contemporary witnesses from the Northeast recall their memories of that day and the ensuing consequences.
The Isaan Record07/10/2016
Former National Human Rights Commissioner Dr. Niran Pitakwatchara talks about the human rights situation in the Northeast, lèse-majesté law, and the new constitution.
The Isaan Record26/09/2016
How pieces of ancient pottery from a village in northeast Thailand challenged prevailing ideas of the prehistory of Southeast Asia, how it fell prey to international smuggling, and what’s being done to return the smuggled items to Thailand.
In this interview, James Mitchell talks about his new book, which traces the evolution of the Thai music genre luk thung from its working class origins to becoming Thailand’s most popular music.
The Isaan Record30/10/2015
KHON KAEN – The Law and Human Rights for Society Group, better known as “Dao Din,” is a student activist group that recently has been widely praised and criticized for involvement in anti-junta student protests. Critics have raised questions about the reasons behind the group’s symbolic activities against the coup, the group’s alleged backers, and […]