“Thank you everyone for your support, and those who come from around the world to help me,” 13-year-old Sompong Jaiwong said from his bed.
BANGKOK — Tune in to an hour-long Q&A with reporter Jintamas “Tao” Saksornchai and editor Todd Ruiz of Khaosod English about their time in Chiang Rai province covering the Luang Cave Rescue.
MUKDAHAN — By day, he’s a manager at Charoen Pokphand or CP. By night – or his free days – he is an intergalactic Predator.
PATHUM THANI — When your eyes are way too big for your stomach, sometimes everything comes back out the way it came in.
BANGKOK — Take a photo with Choco the fashionista bear in her bedroom. Tell Cony the bunny to stop running around you and go dance in a corner for your amusement. See Moon dressed as an astronaut on a mission to explore, well, the moon.
BANGKOK — Black headphones with fluorescent blue, red and green lights change colors and music genres with the press of a button – and the crowd goes wild.
NAKHON PATHOM — Officers trundle into a cabin on a temple’s grounds at the crack of dawn, guns mounted and flashlights shining. When no one responds to their knocks, they sledgehammer two doors and catch a monk sleeping under a mosquito net.
BANGKOK — In a suburb in northern Bangkok, a man lives alone. It’s a large house, and he has suddenly found himself in it after seven years in a prison teeming with criminals.
NAKHON PHANOM — Packed into pens and cages, they whimper behind rusty metal gates. Those who cannot fight for the meager food tossed to them – such as the tiny puppies being born amid the squalor – wait for death.
BANGKOK — Thais like to call their country the “Land of Smiles,” and the authorities sometimes go to great lengths to protect that image.