By The Isaan Record When the mobile cabinet meeting rolls into Udon Thani on February 21, Withoon Kamonlnaruemet, the president of the Khon Kaen branch of the Federation of Thai Industries, is prepared to woo cabinet members with a presentation. Mr. Withoon and a committee headed by Khon Kaen Governor Sombat Triwatsuwan plan to request...
By Saksith Saiyasombut Note: The views expressed here are solely those of the author and not of Asian Correspondent and of the other Siam Voices authors 2011 is history and looking back on Thailand this past year, it has been yet another eventful year that brought some answers, but many more questions to the wide-spread problems that continues to plague the...
The Thai floods and the geographics of perception – Part 1: No water in the Bangkok you’re thinking of!By Saksith Saiyasombut & Siam Voices Tue, Nov 22, 2011 6:00PM UTC 6 Comments
By Saksith Saiyasombut Thailand is currently suffering the what has been often billed as the worst floods “in decades”. And looking at the immense inundated areas, the not yet foreseeable damage and the human suffering with millions of people being affected by this force of nature, it surely is a sobering sight. Even though the...
By Lillian Suwanrumpha As rumours filter in regarding the possibility of 400 Rangsit locals descending upon the “Big Bag” barrier with destruction in mind, many beyond the great divide attempt to carry on with life as normal – if ‘normal’ could in any way be applied to navigating one’s neighbourhood in up to two metres...
By Lillian Suwanrumpha In the midst of Thailand’s worst flooding in over 50 years, last week the cabinet announced an official holiday from Octobe 27-31 for those in 21 flood-hit provinces. Many took the opportunity to escape to unscathed areas in the country or abroad to cope with the crisis, leaving the centre of Bangkok...
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