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Commentary on tourism, conservation and development in Thailand

Reading our previous articles, one's hope for cultural preservation erodes as fast as the coastlines in Thailand. The speed and nature of rapid urbanization, economic development, political indifference, inadequate policies and other issues pose a serious threat to the future of vernacular heritage. But as...

The uniqueness and heritage of Bangkok's Chinatown and its uncertain future.  Usually we think of San Francisco, New York or Vancouver when we think about the great Chinatowns of the world but lets bring Bangkok’s Chinatown into awareness and why it matters, at least for Thailand....

Thailand's official Thai Heritage Conservation Day that nobody knows about We wish that heritage preservation in Thailand would have a better starting position given that we have an official day dedicated to the preservation of our cultural heritage. The official Thai Heritage Conservation Day coincides with...

Definition possible? The question of what is heritage calls for soul searching with the risk of clashing ideologies and values. In the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, few people may care to answer the question of what is heritage but the question has significant ramifications for...

Sometime curiosity takes you to discoveries that lead to great stories. One such story is that of the Innspire Bangkok, a beautiful, old and once abandoned house in a forgotten corner of Bangkok...