Columnnist

Paskorn Jumlongrach

Founder and reporter of www.transbordernews.in.th

Paskorn Jumlongrach is founder and reporter of www.transbordernews.in.th

Paskorn Jumlongrach
16 Nov 2019

'Billy' shines light on plight of Karens

The brutal murder of Karen rights activist Porlajee "Billy" Rakchongcharoen is a major blemish not only on the Kaeng Krachan forest conservation process but also Thailand's bureaucracy.

16 Nov 2019 4
'Billy' shines light on plight of Karens
15 Feb 2019

Needs of the Moken

The state earned praise for its immediate response to the devastating fire that ripped through a Moken village, but it must respond to pleas for rebuilding.

15 Feb 2019 1
Needs of the Moken
28 Apr 2018

Bringing back the halcyon days of old on Koh Samui

Lush coconut trees have long been the symbol of Koh Samui, the country's second-largest island and a famous tourist spot in the southern region. Unfortunately, a vast area of coconut plantations on the island have become plagued with black-headed worm disease which some locals liken to chronic problems that the tourist paradise has experienced.

28 Apr 2018 2
18 Dec 2017

Dawei's dilemma

Residents of Dawei seem to be in a double bind about development and which kind of progress they must choose: tourism or industry?

18 Dec 2017 1
Dawei's dilemma
12 Sep 2017

Forgotten crisis

A major shift has occurred by donors and agencies that has caused cuts in food supplies at camps for displaced persons along the Thai-Myanmar border.

12 Sep 2017