Anthony Marcus Paul, 17 June 1937 - 14 July 2018, RIP
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand expresses its deepest condolences to the family and many colleagues and friends of Tony Paul, who has died in Brisbane of cancer.
Tony was based for many years in Bangkok, and had an unerring nose for stories.
The FCCT is now offering One Plain Tree and Cartel wines from South Australia on its bar menu
The FCCT bar menu now features craft beers and ciders
The FCCT Clubhouse will be closed on July 27th and 30th
The FCCT Clubhouse will be closed on the following upcoming dates:
Friday, July 27th in recognition of Asahna Bucha; and
Monday, July 30th in observance of the King's Birthday.
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.
Documentary: By the River (Sai Nam Tid Shoer)
7pm, Monday July 23, 2018
Amidst the tranquility of the deep woods, the habitants of Klity, in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, have always led a simple life.
They have fed on the fish populating the town's creek, but for some time now the river has been contaminated by a mineral processing factory.
Press Conference and Briefing on Human Rights & Democracy on the Eve of the Cambodian Election
10:30am, Tuesday July 24, 2018
With the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party dissolved and its leaders exiled or in jail, the independent media shuttered or sold out, and NGOs in disarray, Cambodian strongman PM Hun Sen is moving forward with a national election on July 29 that most observers believe will neither free nor fair.
Reporting Thailand's Great Cave Rescue Panel Discussion
7pm, Wednesday July 25, 2018
The disappearance, sudden discovery, and extraordinary rescue of twelve young Thai footballers and their coach hogged headlines like no other story since the Asian tsunami of 2004. Even a terrible ferry tragedy off Phuket, the World Cup, Wimbledon, and treacherous British and US politics could not distract attention from the events unfolding deep in a flooded cave in northern Thailand.
Kachin: The Forgotten War - Photo Exhibition Continuing Through July
Photo Exhibition by Hkun Lat
Continuing Through July
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