The conventional view of Thai-Western relationships is older Western men meeting their future partner, often a single mother, at a tourist venue, getting married, and then moving to the man’s home country or settling down in Thailand. But online dating apps also see a new phenomenon emerging: younger Thai women connecting up with younger Westerners. Guest contributor Kate Santaliz takes a look.
Molam artist Patipan Luecha performs the protest song “March to oust dictatorship” at a student protest at Khon Kaen University in February.[VIDEO]
The Isaan Record06/04/2020
Amid calls for snap elections and the drafting of a new constitution, protesters gathered at Khon Kaen University (KKU) on Saturday evening. It was the second time that students and members of the public came out to protest following the dissolution of a major opposition party last month.
The Isaan Record16/03/2020
Khon Kaen youth are taking to social media to lambast former Future Forward Party MP Thitinan Saengnak for switching allegiances from the opposition to the government. Party officials remind Thitinan that his votes came from the appeal of party policies.
The Isaan Record25/02/2020
Two people with elevated temperatures at Khon Kaen University initially tested negative for COVID-19 yesterday after returning from a trip to South Korea.
The Isaan Record24/02/2020
A popular street vendor at Khon Kaen University tells her story about changing careers from an unfulfilled office worker in Bangkok to an accomplished business owner.
The Isaan Record14/12/2017
Art historian Dr. Bonnie Brereton talks about Buddhist murals as a “democratic vision of society,” and a growing recognition of the shared culture in a region stretching from central Isaan to Laos.
Khon Kaen University authorities approved a human rights event after deeming it “too sensitive” the year before. The event was organized by a student group and Amnesty International Thailand.
The Isaan Record05/10/2017
Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) launched its first regional office in the Northeast amid continuing concerns about the human rights situation in the country.