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.
After 44 years in operation, city officials shut down Khon Kaen City’s central bus station on 1 December. Local vendors and many commuters are dissatisfied with the new bus station’s location outside the city.
The Isaan Record26/12/2017
Apichatpong Weerasethakul talks about the role of Khon Kaen City in his films, political issues in Isaan, and his current project in Colombia.