Voices from Isaan: the constitution drafting

People in Khon Kaen express their hopes and worries about the drafting of the country’s new constitution. [gss ids=”2455,2456,2457,2458″ carousel=”fx=carousel”] KHON KAEN – The drafting of Thailand’s twentieth constitution is entering its last stage. According to Chairman Borwornsak Uwanno, the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) will submit the final draft to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) […]

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The Isaan Record

March 6, 2015

Voices from Isaan: the impeachment of Yingluck Shinawatra

People in Khon Kaen voice their opinions on the impeachment of former prime minister and Pheu Thai party leader Yingluck Shinawatra. [gss ids=”2435,2436,2437,2438,2439,2440,2441,2442″ carousel=”fx=carousel”] KHON KAEN – Last friday, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), a body hand-picked by the military government, voted with an overwhelming majority to retroactively impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over […]

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The Isaan Record

January 27, 2015

The master plan: solving deforestation or yet another strategy to remove and evict people?

The NCPO claims to be reclaiming forest land from investors, but the poor continue to suffer. Junta policy introduced under martial law destroys livelihoods of thousands of forest inhabitants. GUEST CONTRIBUTION by Paul Sullivan and Wilder Nicholson The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has set out to end a long-standing history of land […]

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The Isaan Record

January 8, 2015
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