24 June 2010

Training for troubled teens: A TV series on young offenders in Thailand

"After a Rainstorm", Phol is being chased by members of a rival school.© Photo courtesy of Dhamma Nawattakam Ltd.

Story by Sirinya Wattanasukchai

BANGKOK - Carrying a rucksack, Sopon Poonkhum - in casual outfit - is reluctant to walk down the path in the rising afternoon temperature toward the office building of Ban Kanchanaphisek Juvenile Training Centre. By his side is the counsellor whom he will have to spend many months with from now here at the training centre.