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Poy Sang Long

There are experiences in this life that makes me wonder a while later if they really happened. The Poy Sang Long Ceremony, celebrated by the Shan, or Tai Yai people of Myanmar and Northern Thailand is such an experience. Every … Continue reading

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Quiet but not peaceful

Bangkok is very quiet these days. It’s as if the city is trying to understand what happened, and how it can live with this for the future. And what will the future be anyway? This is a nation that is … Continue reading

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Truth Today?

So, the prime minister gave them an offer, met them halfway and compromised: New elections in November, which is six months from now. And the leaders of Thai Rouge kept on thinking about this offer all day yesterday, and in … Continue reading

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Still here

They call themselves the National United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship. Other people call them Red Shirts. They are the Thai Rouge, using all kinds of undemocratic means, including killing, throwing bombs, storming a hospital, occupying a large portion of … Continue reading

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Racing in Thailand

Since most people seem to have visited Thailand a zillion times already, there might not be much that haven’t been discovered by the endless hordes of tourists who visit this country every year. But there are. Lots. And that is … Continue reading

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Thai Rouge

These are interesting times, so I’d better take some notes to be able to remember for the future… what it looked like from here. The reds are occupying Bangkok, or at least parts of it, I’m in infamous Pattaya and … Continue reading

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