December 4, 2013
With the violence in Thailand on pause for the country’s largest national holiday – King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday – a UBC expert is available for commentary on the political crisis and holiday celebrations by the global Thai community on Dec. 5.
June 30, 2011
A UBC student’s call to help a university in Cambodia resulted in a flood of donations from departments all over campus, via the university’s new reuse-it! program. The second-hand items were enough to fill a container, which is now on a ship bound for Southeast Asia.
July 20, 2010
The University of British Columbia’s Institute for Asian Research presents a panel discussion on political turbulence in Thailand featuring Nelson Rand, a Canadian journalist and UBC alumnus based in Bangkok who was shot while covering the Red Shirt protests earlier this summer.