Khon Kaen Reds Out on Bail

Khon Kaen Reds Out on Bail

KHON KAEN – Three Red Shirt prisoners were released on bail from Khon Kaen Central Prison yesterday evening, a little over one week since four…

08/27/2011

Train in the Distance: Nong Waeng and the Future of Railside Slums

YouTube Version KHON KAEN – On January 5, 2011, Mr. Rangsan Khachen was reading his morning newspaper when he spotted his community’s name. Nong Waeng, his home of ten years, he read, could soon be transformed into a train station on a high-speed railway from northeastern Nong Khai, on the border of Laos, down to southern Padang Besar which borders Malaysia. Though a new government has been elected since high-speed rail talks began last autumn,…

08/22/2011
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