At Thailand’s largest electronic waste dump, the trade in discarded appliances and gadgetry is profiting some at the expense of the surrounding communities’ health and environment.
In this final part of our Isaan folk tale series we present two stories featuring important cultural aspects of the Northeast: the rocket festival and the string-tying ceremony.
The Isaan Record21/04/2016
Our Isaan folk tales series today takes you to Chaiyaphum and Kalasin for two tales of magical swans and sacred caves. Story 9: The Hunter and the Golden Swan IN THE PROVINCE OF CHAIYAPHUM THERE IS A BEAUTIFUL, LITTLE POND. It is near the mountains and it is filled with water all of the time. […]
The Isaan Record24/03/2016
On February 13, a local environmental group that opposes gas exploration sites in Khon Kaen and Kalasin provinces convened activists to protest ongoing gas drilling operations, which villagers believe make them sick.