[Moved from the ‘To the Courts’ post] I just saw Chang Noi’s recent column “Such a Strange Election”, in which he has an interesting observation: The most striking difference is […]
No matter where you stand on nuclear power, take a look at pictures of ‘Chernobyl’s Legacy’ by Paul Fusco (via Antipixel). In a word, they are heartbreaking. Let us remember.
The King’s speech, as covered by BangkokPundit and fringer.org, has certainly broken the stalemate that has settled on the political scene since Mr Thaksin’s quasi-resignation. Aside from resolutely rejecting any […]
The Thai Royal Institute has a surprisingly fun website – at least if you call etymology an engaging pursuit. Some highlights from my poking around: The term “โป๊” doesn’t exactly […]
Quite a few other guys out there are doing it, so I thought I’d list out the goodies I bagged at the Bangkok International Book Fair.
Prachatai had another refreshingly non-political story the other day, centering on the popularity of Thai soap operas in the minority Shan community in Myanmar. A study by Amporn Jirattikorn called […]
With the leave of absence of Thaksin Shinawatra from the post of caretaker prime minister, things have calmed down a bit. Time for a little political humour 🙂 As I […]