Informal Settlements in Chiang Mai

Note:┬áNotice the prevalence of Buddhist Temples in Chiang Mai. The temple ground is one of the largest homes to squatter communities; seconded only to the State’s land (Treasury Department, Fine Art Department, State Railway Authority, and Port Authority). This, indeed, Read More

Enters the Agitator

A Strange Story of Land Reform (December 2009) Prayong Doklumyai went up to a high podium. He adjusted his microphone, and asked a crowd of squatters: “Why are you landless?” There were murmurs in the crowd. “If you ask a Read More