The Thai Association of Washington has launched the Baan Yen School, offering informal, education classes for the community. Classes ranging from Restaurant 101 to flower arranging and Thai culture are
By Pailin Wedel The Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Floodwaters from Thailand’s flood-ravaged central heartland pushed farther into Bangkok on Monday, Nov. 7, as residents of long-submerged provinces north of the capital started to rebuild their lives.
Flooding in Thailand since July has resulted in the death of more than 300 people and has caused billions of dollars worth of damage. About 61 of the country’s 77 provinces (including Bangkok) have been affected so far. More than eight million people have been impacted.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Every Sunday, Supakit (Duke) Bhuphaibool goes to Thai temple for Thai language classes. There is only one non-Thai person in attendance. But, few Thai Americans attend temple to reconnect with their culture. One Sunday a monk at the temple inquired whether Bhuphaibool is Thai.