Expert on Thailand’s crisis
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.
Dec 4, 2013
Recycling with a heart: UBC student's efforts help Cambodian university
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.
Jun 30, 2011
UBC panel on Thailand features journalist shot during unrest
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.
Jul 20, 2010