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Remember, Remember, the Sixth of October

October 5, 2011 by


Written by Chayanin Wipusanawan As students of Bangkok’s Thammasat University, the 6th of October is the date we learn, from the first day in this school, as our ‘day of infamy’. To the general public, the date is usually remembered as one of the ‘bloody days’ of modern Thailand, alongside 14 October (1973) and May […]

Love, Not Yet: Film on teen pregnancies

September 12, 2011 by


Written by Chayanin Wipusanawan Back in July, Love, Not Yet tried to make itself an online phenomenon. It did succeed, to some extent. Its Facebook fan page is titled ‘page samphan’, pronounced similarly to the Thai word for sexual intercourse, and the first two teasers tried very hard to become controversial, featuring the sex-related stuff […]

Cambodian-Thai Exchange Program (CTEP) 2011

September 9, 2011 by


Initiative of Change Association, Cambodia in collaboration with Thai Volunteer Service, Thailand invites Thai youths interested in growing, love, peace and friendship with Cambodian youths, age 18-35 to participate in the Cambodia – Thailand Exchange Program (CTEP): Let’s Live and Learn Together during 7-13 November 2011 in Sihanouk Ville, Cambodia. This youth camp aims to […]

Moslem in Chiang Mai, Adapt in Harmony

August 25, 2011 by


Story and video – Fann Sim, Khun Nayheak, Hanh Nguyen, Afiif Ardani The delicious and sweet smell of the rotee canai, a Moslem Indian traditional food, with egg and honey spread around the Charoen Prathet Rd. Charoen Prathet Rd, Chiang Mai, a Moslem area in the Buddhist dominated city.

Lanna Drumming: A Tradition Continued

August 24, 2011 by


Story and video – Belda Kosasih, Netting Jaruwan Supolrai, Jan Aldwin Toralde Cutin, Ngeoum Phally, Le Hoa Chap, kong and klong resound all over the ancient wooden bungalow. Their beats are in tune with the little artist’s skillful dancing steps. The two colorful tasseled sticks are rolling around his hands.  His face is serious, much […]

Wai Khru Dance

August 23, 2011 by


Story and video – Haris Wiranata Muhammad, Fabian Mark Peter, Marie Piscano A man kneels at the center bowing down as if in prayer. He slowly lifts his body up and moves to a rhythm while arching his back and raising his thighs up and down. He then lifts his arms in the air and […]

Giving Back for Coffee

August 23, 2011 by


Story and video – Clara Wong, Jesse Pizarro, Sun Chhorvy, Pham Thuy Ngan On first impression, Lee Ayu Chuepa, 26, looks like any new generation upper-middle class Thai: easy-demeanoured, stylishly influenced by Western culture (Converse sneakers, ‘Born to be Wild’ T-shirt, floppy Beatles-style hair) and speaking English with a lilting Thai accent. Lee is also […]