In first election since the coup in 2014, Isaan voters widely rejected military rule and handed Pheu Thai Party a strong mandate.
After almost five years of banned political activity under military rule, Pheu Thai Party still commands a loyal following in the Northeast. At a rally on March 1, long-time supporters and members of the Red Shirt movement gathered to show their support for the party.
The Isaan Record08/03/2019
A local protest group in Ban Phai District in Khon Kaen Province opposes a sugarcane factory and power plant project planned in the area.
The Isaan Record02/03/2019
For the first time since the 2014 military overthrow of the government they had helped to vote into power, followers of the United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), or the Red Shirts, gathered to call for democracy and show support for the Pheu Chat Party.
The Isaan Record12/02/2019
About 40 protesters, many of them first-time voters, chanted pro-elections slogans, waved placards, and performed political songs in a protest to demand no further delay of the national elections in Khon Kaen on Wednesday.
The Isaan Record18/01/2019
Khon Kaen is laying out plans for an urban garden project close to the city’s green market
The Isaan Record24/12/2018
A group connected to the Wetland Association of Rasi Salai plans to set up an organic agriculture network and a new green market in Sisaket’s provincial capital.
The Isaan Record07/12/2018
At the 9th Annual Isaan Human Rights Festival communities from across the region, activists, scholars, and students met with foreign missions from five countries.
The Isaan Record24/11/2018
Migration has been grabbing global news for years. But the rising migration trend of Isaan women to western countries in the past 15 years has gone largely unnoticed.