Hmong News – Thailand

Hmong News – Thailand

Xiong reponds to social media attacks over her ethnicity

Mai Xiong is a Hmong American, which can include Chinese, but her parents were Laotian, fleeing Laos to a Thailand refugee camp after the Vietnam War.

Full story: https://www.macombdaily.com/2024/02/11/xiong-reponds-to-social-media-attacks-over-her-ethnicity/

Hmong activist in Thailand threatened for refusing to return to Vietnam

An ethnic Hmong preacher and human rights activist released on bail from a Bangkok detention center alleged that a Vietnamese official had threatened him when he refused to return to Vietnam, where he …

Full story: https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/thai/hmong-activist-faces-repatriation-to-vietnam-02062024153937.html

‘Formula Hmong Racing’ enthusiasts echo through the mountains in Chiang Mai-06

Competitors, spanning both professional and amateur categories, maneuvered their wooden carts down a 400-meter track, vying for cash prizes totaling nearly 10,000 Baht during the World Formula Hmong …

Full story: https://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/formula-hmong-racing-enthusiasts-echo-through-the-mountains-in-chiang-mai-06-451104

Enchanting Khao Kho

Articles, Bangkok, life, peace, story, town, travel /

After a six-hour drive from Bangkok to the mountainous town of Khao Kho, I had a moment of peace on the new Skywalk Phu Lerd Khao Kho as the midday Sun brightened our moods while winds cooled us.

Full story: https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/travel/2718094/enchanting-khao-kho

The Hmong of Thailand

Articles, blue, Hmong, review, story, Thailand /

There are three subgroups of Hmong living in Thailand. The Blue Hmong (Hmong Njua), The White Hmong (Hmong Daw) and Gua M’ba Hmong (Hmong Gua M’ba) who are actually a subgroup of the White Hmong and …

Full story: https://nepalitimes.com/review/the-hmong-of-thailand

Hmong villagers protest over ‘unlawful’ drug killing

PHETCHABUN: A large group of Hmong villagers on Thursday brought a coffin containing the body of a slain drug suspect on a truck into the compound of the city hall in a protest against his …

Full story: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/2714583/hmong-villagers-protest-over-unlawful-drug-killing

Protected areas in Thailand are at a higher risk of forest fires when located away from indigenous communities, research finds

Research from the University of Warwick has found that national parks and protected areas are at a higher risk of forest fires when located farther away from indigenous communities. Based on the …

Full story: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/1010413

Missionary Diary: a revolutionary message for Thai women

Linda and Jim McIntosh are serving God in Chiang Dao, Thailand, with OMF. We spent a long day recently at a Hmong church near Chiang Mai, leaving …

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Hmong family who recently arrived in Australia

There was a new Hmong Vietnamese family from Bangkok recently arrived in Australia (Sept 2023), but who helps this family and how did they resettled in Australia.

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Chef Yia Vang combines Hmong cooking and local ingredients in dinner at Mister Mao on Nov. 7

Chef Yia Vang was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and moved with his family to the U.S. when he was 5. They eventually settled in Minnesota, where his family was part of the large Hmong community …

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This Ontario Farmer Is Reconnecting With Hmong Culture

At Paper Kite Farm, Judy Ning is cultivating Asian veggies grown from precious seeds her mom carried from Laos and Thailand decades ago.

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Merced man found dead in canal leaves behind 8 children

Cheng was a Hmong refugee of war who immigrated to the United States in the early 1980s after living in a Ban Vinai refugee camp, in Thailand, his family stated. Prior to his family found refuge in …

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Raw vengeance, gadfly meets fate, neighbour from hell

Articles, Hmong, house, Thailand /
Chorapong Songyuth, 50, complained about noise from a neighbour’s house in Wang Chao district. The young Hmong reveller, Sila Saeyang, 25, and his mates, spoke to him rudely, and Chorapong responded …

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‘Ripe for abuse’: fears over new Thai refugee screening

In a church on the edge of Thai capital Bangkok, dozens of Vietnamese refugees sing at a joyful service, sharing a moment of respite from their lives in fear of arrest or deportation.Four Cambodian …

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New refugee screening system stirs fear among asylum seekers

Thailand is set to launch a new screening system aiming to differentiate refugees from illegal migrants; which could alter thousands of lives.

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Refugee screening ‘ripe for abuse’

Hmong women from Vietnam, many of them asylum seekers, take part in an embroidery workshop in Bangkok. On Sept 22 new vetting rules will come into force and Thai officials will start screening some …

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