New research shows that women landowners were vital to the economy and society of 19th century Bangkok—in many cases cultivating their land more effectively than men. Historical court records also show how women in Siam defended their land rights in court, fighting and winning cases to secure their property.
A recent study revealed that 57% of the Thai population gambles. 2.4% of those who gambled this year were aged between 15 and 18 years old.
As condominiums spring up across the skyline, many young professionals are enjoying the perks of convenient, modern, and relatively affordable housing options. But what happens to established neighbourhoods when land is bought for development?