FCCT STATEMENT ON CANCELLATION OF MYANMAR PROGRAMME
The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand is deeply disappointed by the decision of the Thai authorities to shut down a planned discussion about a hard-hitting report by the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar released last month.
UPDATED INFORMATION- Press Conference for Asia-Based Press on the Publication of the Full Report of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar and Presentation to the Human Rights Council
3pm, Wednesday September 19, 2018
The Press Conference for Asia-Based Press on the Publication of the Full Report of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar and Presentation to the Human Rights Council will be lived streamed at webtv.un.org
The Press Conference begins at 10AM Central European Summer Time.
The FCCT will be live streaming the event at the FCCT Clubhouse beginning at 3PM Bangkok time.
The FCCT prides itself for being one of Thailand's most respected venues for holding open debates about current events. We usually hold panel discussions on Wednesday nights at 7pm. The entry fee for non-members is 450 baht.
Plastic - the useful killer in our midst- a panel discussion
7pm, Wednesday September 19, 2018
Plastic has helped change the way we all live for the better in many respects, but its careless disposal and widespread mismanagement has also produced one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time.
Queer Taiwan a Discussion- Featuring Jennifer Lu
7pm, Monday September 24, 2018
In May 2019, Taiwan could potentially be the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. There are major societal forces on both sides of the question on whether same sex marriage should be legalized, and LGBTQ equality should be the norm in Taiwan.
Private screening of 6 Weeks to Mother's Day for FCCT members and their guests. No media coverage.
7pm, October 1, 2018
Education, love, and empowerment at a remarkable school in the jungle of Thailand
6 Weeks to Mother's Day is set in Thailand's first democratic school located in a remote jungle region of the country.
Kachin: The Forgotten War - Photo Exhibition Extended through September
Photo Exhibition by Hkun Lat
Hkun Lat is a freelance documentary photographer from Myanmar based in Bangkok who was a stringer with AP Images. He works on his own projects and on assignments for international news agencies and other organizations, including WWF, UNHCR, FAO, and UNOCHA. His interest in photography ignited in 2011 after the civil war resumed in his homeland, Kachin state.
We record most of our events and put it up on Youtube two weeks after the event. If you would like to purchase a DVD of the event, please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We provide grants of 15,000 baht every two months to documentary photographers and photojournalists to go towards printing for the FCCT exhibition. We give priority to photographers who live and work in Asia and Asia-focused topics that are under-covered. To apply for these grants please send a 150 word summary of the project, a short bio of the photographer and a dropbox of at least 15 selects from the project with captions to email@example.com.
The FCCT pub quiz happens every third Thursday of the month (unless announced otherwise). Test your mettle against the best of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand. Prizes include bottles of wine.
Our restaurant offers both Thai and Western fare created by Chef Moo. We have weekly food and drinks specials highlighting Thailand's freshest ingredients from the market that week.
From our Western Menu
Fettuccine with a creamy smoked salmon sauce
Grilled beef patty with lettuce, tomato and onion on a bun, and chunky fries
Grilled chicken breast on a bed of lettuce, onions and tomatoes