Ko Surin – Thailand's snorkeling capital
Mu Ko Surin National Park – Thailand’s snorkeling capital On 9th July 1981, the Surin islands in Phang Nga Province became the 29th National Park of Thailand. It is a set of pristine islands with no hotels or shopping, and features some of the clearest water found in the Kingdom. NBT Correspondent Joel Gershon took a trip to the islands to learn more and brings us this special report.
NBT WORLD interviews US Congresswoman Maxine Waters
NBT WORLD correspondent Joel Gershon visited Los Angeles not too long ago and met with the Thai Community Development Center that has been established there. While Khun Joel was there, the group was holding a press conference with noted American politician, Congresswoman Maxine Waters of California. He spoke to her about the issues she was raising at the event, as well as her feelings on Thai food. Here's the story.
Cambodian Living Arts preserving Khmer cultural and artisitic traditions
Cambodian Living Arts is an organization that aims to celebrate and support Khmer culture. NBT World correspondent Joel Gershon recently took a trip to Cambodia and met with Cambodian Living Arts staff members and filmed a show performed at the National Museum of Cambodia that the organization is helping to promote.
Comic Con comes to Bangkok
Comic Con -- short for comic convention -- has finally come to Bangkok! There were giant superhero and cartoons replicas, lots of merchandise, cool exhibits, cosplayers and lots of fans. Basically, it was loads of fun and NBT World correspondent Joel Gershon was there to cover it.
Recognizing the Education of Refugee Children on Myanmar Border
There are approximately 30,000 refugee children in Myanmar living in camps along the border in Thailand. But within the past few years, political changes in Myanmar have raised hopes that they may soon be able to return. Joel Gershon went to a recent press conference where this issue was discussed and he brings us this story