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.
Readers in Isaan share their stories of how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their lives.
The Isaan Record14/04/2020
Business owners in Khon Kaen City worry about their livelihoods as the COVID-19 outbreak is disrupting the local economy.
The Isaan Record26/03/2020
Social distancing and travel bans won’t save Thailand from a devastating outbreak of COVID-19. What is needed is rigorous early testing, contact tracing and isolation of new cases, writes Anthony C. Kuster.
It may be too late to save Thailand from a severe outbreak of COVID-19 but the experience of other countries in Asia provides some valuable lessons, writes Anthony Kuster. The government should offer free testing without conditions, report new infections immediately and make public the recent travel details of infected people.