Thaksin’s Red Birthday Bash

Thaksin’s Red Birthday Bash

KHON KAEN – Though July 26 does not mark a Thai festival or a royal birthday or even a Buddhist holy day, the city’s largest…

07/27/2011

Protest Village Celebrates Second Anniversary

CHAIYAPHUM – The sound of mor lam music, traditional to Northeast Thailand, filled the air last Saturday evening as Khon San villagers and friends gathered to celebrate the second anniversary of the founding of Baw Kaew village. In the past two years, Baw Kaew villagers have developed their community, seen success in their battle for a legal land lease, and established sustainable agricultural practices, all amidst a eucalyptus plantation owned by the Forest Industry Organization…

07/20/2011

Off the Radar, Red Villages Wait

Off the Radar, Red Villages Wait

KHON KAEN – As the Election Commission continues to delay its endorsement of Pheu Thai’s prime ministerial candidate Yingluck Shinawatra, Red Shirts in Khon Kaen…

07/16/2011

Land Dispute Lands Eleven in Jail

Land Dispute Lands Eleven in Jail

CHAIYAPHUM – Eleven men and women from Khon San district were placed under arrest this past Friday morning for trespassing on disputed land in the Khon San Forest Preserve. At…

07/07/2011

Election Day in Khon Kaen

Election Day in Khon Kaen

This election day, The Isaan Record visited polling sites around Khon Kaen. The following is a collection of photographs of the day’s events. 0

07/03/2011
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