The Culture Blog

Somtow: We protect the veneer of culture without diving deeper

As part of our podcast network, we interview influencers and intellectuals that shape Thai and Asian culture. Our first podcast featured writer and composer Somtow Sucharitkul and his thoughts on Thai Culture, his music and science fiction and society....

OPINION: Thailand’s government must not waver on its refugee policy

Thailand suffers from a mixed reputation when it comes to its protection of refugees and asylum seekers. While the country was once considered a safe haven for refugees fleeing armed conflict in Cambodia and Myanmar, in recent years, refugees...

Why we write

There comes a time when starting out on any venture where one has to justify the new course that has been taken. So indulge me for a second, dear reader, to explain why we at Thai Enquirer feel that there is...

Thailand’s gay community has a representation problem

‘Never Apologise’ is a series of guest columns by Pangina Heals focusing on LGBT issues and entertainment in Thailand.Coming out is difficult and different for everyone. There are a whole series of issues that factor in the timing, the...

Statement at the launch of Thai Enquirer

Thai Enquirer’s Editor-in-Chief Cod Satrusayang’s speech at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand on 8 January 2020.I sit before you today not as the editor of a news website, not as a journalist who has covered this region for...

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