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What would locals like others know about Thailand? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
Locked In – Why Thailand Buys Electricity from Laos
Trang: the Thai city obsessed with breakfast – BBC
An Onslaught of Tourists Is Stressing Out Thailand – Bloomberg
Weaving a community together
Remember the King in all our complexities
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37651953
Thai referendum: Military-written constitution approved – BBC
Beyond the Lines – Interview with American travel writer – Joe Cummings
Thailand confirms new 6-month visas for tourists
how_a_thai_trash_heap_became_the_scene_of_a_philanthropic_turf
Thailand’s Sex Trafficking Figures Suspect?
http://inside.org.au/the-seismic-shifts-behind-the-coup-in-thailand
Is Thailand safe for tourists?
Thailand coup: tourists must abide by curfew – Telegraph
14 Ways of Looking at Thailand’s Military Coup
Thai-coup-d’etat 101
Saving face and promoting tourist safety in south east Asia
Thai Beer Loses Esteem After Heiress’s Remarks – NYT
Thailand Tourism Devastated by Political Unrest

Videos

Thailand’s tuk-tuks forgotten as pandemic continues to hit tourism

Thai Massage
Unesco heritage: Traditional Thai massage added to ‘cultural heritage’ list – BBC

Festivals
April 13-15 Thai New Year – Songkran – coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia.

Food
https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-drink/article/3007657/history-pad-thai-how-stir-fried-noodle-dish-was-invented-thai

Recommended listening
Stopover Bangkok is an acoustic journey and a reflection of that almost ritualistic break in the long haul flight between Australia and Europe. But this feature is about far more than the experience of a couple of days in an exotic and unfamiliar city. It is above all about displacement and transition, about letting go and about paying attention to the moment in which we find ourselves.

Mystery of the Thai monarchy – For the first time in modern history Thailand has no King. The successor to the Thai throne, Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has decided to wait twelve months before his coronation for time to mourn his father.

Flickr
Thailand Images
Thailand Upcountry: Rural Thailand
People of Thailand

Tourism Portals
Tourism Thailand
Amazing Thailand News

Stories from Thailand
Storehouse
Tai Roob Dai Mai

Facebook
Fair Tourism In Kayan Villages

Twitter
@joecummings
@MichaelBKK
@Andaman_Disco

Elsewhere on the Web
Current local time in Bangkok
Thailand – Travelfish
Elephants painting

News
bangkokpost.com
Thai PBS World

Beer
Singha
nytimes.com
@Singha_Beer

National Park Service
portal.dnp.go.th

Similan Islands National Park
https://skift.com/2016/05/17/thailand-closes-tourist-island-to-protect-its-ecosystem

Khao Yai National Park – The ‘Big Mountain’
http://chm.aseanbiodiversity.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=110

Indigenous Cultures
http://wheresidewalksend.com/thai-hill-tribes-debate
http://www.aippnet.org/index.php/research-and-communication-development/1445-aipp-shows-solidarity-to-indigenous-peoples-in-thailand-on-world-indigenous-peoples-day-and-supports-for-the-establishment-of-the-indigenous-peoples-council-of-thailand
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peopling_of_Thailand
http://thaifreedomhouse.org/about-us/hill-tribes-indigenous-people/

Tourism
Thai Ecotourism and Adventure Travel AssociationReport (PDF)
Thailand Community Based Tourism Institute (CBT-I)

Chiang Mai
Markets
Chiangmai news
Chiang Mai Municipality
Governor of Chiang Mai
Ganesh Museum, Chiang Mai
https://oldchiangmai.com
Chiang Mai – Wikipedia

Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand
wfft.org
@EdwinWiek

Embedded Tweets

So much better than flying. No overly loud, incessant, repetitive inane announcements, no xray queues, no long taxi rides, no pcr tests

Cave Rescue (2018)
Out of the dark – 4 Corners
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44791998

Bingo
Auspicious – Elephants – King – Siam – Sriracha sauceThailand

Wikipedia
Thailand
Thai curry

Planeta.com

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