This week I would like to provide something related to the spooky Halloween event. It is about the legendary supernatural elements; “Nang Nak” or “Thai Ghost Wife” which is a very well known folk/ghost tale in Thailand. The popular legend tells that the story took place around mid 18th century. The story begins as [...]
The theme of this week is the national holiday event. For my country, Songkran Festival or Thai New Year festival is one of the coolest events in Thailand. It starts from April 13 and lasts between 3 and 10 days, depending on where you are in Thailand.
Hi! I’m Akkadet from Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand. I
am now first-year student at Atkinson School of Management which I hope
that I would gain more knowledge in real-world business and thus focus on
my career path.
My interests are swimming, Thai Boxing, traveling and novel reading.
I hope that my participation in Willamette World [...]
Hello and welcome back everyone to Salem,
even though most of you would still rather be at home playing video games and eating chips with salsa (my favorite). I hope you all had a fantastic break. As the price of airline ticket to Thailand is extremely costly, I did not go home. Instead, I decided to [...]
Widespread Terrorism in South of Thailand
Terrorism has successfully captured media attention since 9/11. Most of media coverage on terrorism have primarily focused on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Muslim extremist movement in the Middle-Eastern countries. Terrorism is, in fact, also widespread in South-East Asian countries as well. The Bombing of Bali, the [...]
Continously since the outbreak was first located in South Korea last December, H5N1, also known as the ‘Bird flu’ or ‘Avian Flu’ virus, has consistently spread throughout Asia. The virus hits Thailand big time! It has panicked the Thais greatly, a good many of our people stop eating chicken completely. And since the frozen chicken [...]
My name is Aekaraj Guruvanich, however, I figured that it would be much easier to have people called me by my nickname which is “Raju.” As an exchange student from Thailand on campus, in Kappa Sigma to be exact, I must say that I am certainly having a memorable time here at Willamette.
I have found [...]