Barred from returning to the US, photographer Chris Beale found himself in Khon Kaen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a look into what the city looked like during the shutdown.
Muslims in the Northeast of Thailand are experiencing a very different Ramadan as the coronavirus outbreak upended their rituals and forced male followers to become religious leaders for their families.
It’s been over one month since the country was put under a curfew. All except a select few essential occupations are forbidden from venturing outside between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus causing COVID-19. The Isaan Record went out at night to record the atmosphere of an almost abandoned Khon Kaen city.
The Isaan Record05/09/2020
Dr. Yutthana Pongsom, a physician who is familiar with emerging infectious diseases, looks at the timeline for the development of a vaccine against COVID-19.
Among widespread fear of COVID-19, transgender people often become victims of two-fold discrimination, intolerance and social exclusion. Here’s the experience of a young transgender person from rural Isaan.
The Isaan Record04/18/2020
Readers in Isaan share their stories of how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their lives.
The Isaan Record04/14/2020
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt life in Thailand, foreigners in Isaan may be wondering whether their immigration status will be put in jeopardy. The Isaan Record has reached out to each of the Immigration Bureau’s 18 offices in Isaan to confirm their opening hours and services available.
The Isaan Record03/27/2020
Two people with elevated temperatures at Khon Kaen University initially tested negative for COVID-19 yesterday after returning from a trip to South Korea.