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April 5, 2017

Qingming Festival or Tomb-Sweeping Day in Thailand

Where whole families take the time to remember, those that they have lost and to remember, what they still have     When: 4 or 5th April each year Where: Across Thailand The Qingming or Ching Ming Festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English, is a traditional Chinese festival, held on the first day[…]

February 13, 2017

Kuy People of Thailand the elephant hunters of Southeast Asia

Kuy People of Thailand the elephant hunters of Southeast Asia     The Kuy are an indigenous ethnic group of Southeast Asia, their native lands roughly straddle the boarders of Laos, Cambodia and Thailand, their numbers in the latter (2006) were put at 400,000, the majority, live in the Isan provinces of Surin, Buriram, Srisaket and Ubon Ratchathani. 50,000 Kuy[…]

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