At what point is Thai democracy no longer democracy?
Once you put on a mask, like those of classical Thai khon dramas, they can become difficult to remove. You then may end up having...
Public mourning has become a competitive sport for some who, intentionally or not, have made it more difficult to impress.
The irony of the debate on banning Bangkok’s street food was that it took foreigners – mostly Western media – to point out how unique and vibrant street food here was before the military regime backpedaled a tad.
Walking through Thonglor in the heat of the day is a dreary experience, one few people have to endure as they drive by in cars, taxis or on motorcycle taxis.
It is impossible to overlook the growing influence of China in Thailand. Durian prices have surged in recent years due to soaring Chinese demand. Chinese...
Despite statistics suggesting that over 93 per cent of Thais are Buddhist, some are feeling threatened and even convinced by a conspiracy.
Sexy girls, drugs and a gruesome murder – a potent cocktail for tabloid media. The murder of 22-year-old Warissara Klinjui, whose dismembered body was cut in two and found last month on May 25, was the stuff of a horror movie.
Sometimes, I wish that understanding and describing a society like Thailand could be simpler, without complexity, tension and contradictions. Like a coin with just one side.
Some landscapes paint a more graphic depiction of poverty than others. Such is the case in Bangkok.