When Thai women who live abroad with their foreign husbands face problems, to whom do they turn for help? The “Thai Daughter-in-Law and Farang Son-in-Law Clinic” was set up by the government to provide such services. But there’s one problem: hardly anyone has used it.
A subdistrict in Udon Thani has become home to hundreds of Isaan-foreign couples, both legacy of the Vietnam War and a result of the efforts of a local matchmaker.
South Asians of diverse backgrounds are making unique impacts on the city’s cultural landscape and changing local perceptions through daily interactions.
The Isaan Record23/06/2019
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