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Sabai! Sabai!

I close my eyes
Stay still and silent
and suddenly realize
I am in Thailand.

Random memories
Flash through my mind
As I’m trying to concentrate… 193 more words


Filipino human rights group brings case of detained Thai poet to UN body

The Manila-based free expression advocacy group Center for International Law asked the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Wednesday to press the Thai Royal Government to free a Thai poet and blogger being tried by a military tribunal for writing articles that allegedly insulted King Bhumibol Aduljadej. 723 more words

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Three Nights in Bangkok

With apologies to Murray Head, I’m not so sure about this place. In order to not cause an international incident I can only describe Bangkok as chaos. 719 more words


Salty Sweet

My first language was Thai, simply the result of absorbing what I heard at home as the first child of Thai immigrants in Omaha, Nebraska. The world I lived in then as a toddler was small and safe and full of language. 228 more words


Morpho and W-Locate partner to bring location-based services to AIS Thailand

Morpho (Safran), a global leader in identity and security solutions, has signed a partnership with location-based services (LBS) specialist W-Locate to embed geo-location technology in its SIM cards. 445 more words


Thailand: Land of Smiles, Part 3 - Bangkok Blues

Arriving at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport, you’ll notice an unusual design element – the airport’s architects have included intermittent arches in the abstracted shape of the Ram Thai Crown from Thai traditional dance.  1,087 more words