Isaan train travellers can get comfortable

Train travel on the routes from Nong Khai and Ubon Ratchathani to the capital will likely be more comfortable as the State Railway of Thailand introduces new cars to refresh its outdated passenger system.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Isaan, yet again, rejects an undemocratic constitution charter

In the 2007, a clear majority in the Northeast rejected the military-backed draft constitution. This year around, voters in the region again voted down a draft constitution but by a smaller margin. What was the motivation behind the expression of dissent in the 2007 referendum, and why did that dissent become less pronounced in this month’s referendum?

Voices from Isaan: two years under military rule

This week marks the second anniversary of Thailand’s latest coup d’état on May 22, 2014. The Isaan Record talked to people in Khon Kaen city and surrounding districts about two years of military rule.

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