Why we should care that Isaan’s lakes are green
Harmful algal blooms are turning lakes across the Northeast green resulting in environmental and human health issues. Anthony C. Kuster proposes a cost-effective remedy to expedite lake restoration that has only recently come to Thailand.
Sulak Sivaraksa: Behind the audience with the King
Sulak Sivaraksa has been charged with royal defamation no less than six times. Speaking to The Isaan Record, he tells the story of his audience with King Rama X, and how it purportedly led to a military court dropping the most recent case against him. He also talks about the need for Thailand to allow its Isaan Lao to celebrate their culture and ethnicity.
How Isaan’s alternative energy future could shine bright
Northeast Thailand has the potential to become a solar power hub. But with high installation costs, the government should do more to promote the use of alternative energy.