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SEA Junction

July 2018

Photo Exhibition “Life Stories of Khlong Toey” by Yoonki Kim

July 10 @ 11:00 am - July 22 @ 7:00 pm
1st Floor, BACC (in front of Art Café), 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Khlong Toey (meaning pandanous tree canal) is an urban district in Bangkok expressing the city profound socio-economic divides. Right in the heart of the capital and close to the main port, Khlong Toey hosts the city’s largest low-income community of about 100,000 people. Born in the 1950s on land owned by the Port Authority of Thailand out of a squatter settlement of migrant from the North and the North East of Thailand, it continues to expand as the need for…

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Premiere of Short Documentary Living Beyond “30 Baht” and Panel Discussion

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Thailand has achieved Universal Health Coverage (UHC) since 2002 with the “30 Baht Scheme” financed from taxation. This is a monumental achievement in public health and a big step in advancing towards a more equitable society by reducing catastrophic expenses that disproportionately affect the poor. Based on an independent assessment of the first 10 years of the 30 Baht scheme, empirical evidence suggests a pro-poor outcome. Impoverishment as measured by the additional number of non-poor households falling below poverty line…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

July 28 - July 29
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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GET A BOOK, SUPPORT SEA JUNCTION! Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book fair focusing on Southeast Asia. Three kinds of books are displayed: New books given in consignment from recognized publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Books from Thailand, ISEAS from Singapore and Yayasan Pustaka Obor from Indonesia. New and used books that are double to those of SEA Junction’s Library. They include books in Thai, English and Indonesian on various…

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