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An award winning Thai author who fled Thailand in 2014 has passed away in France due to health reasons, according to his daughter. The author, Wat Wallayangkoon, wrote the novel Transitor Love Story, which was adapted into a film in 2001. The story is about a rural man who dreams of becoming a singer. Wat won a prestigious Thai award in 2007. Wat became well known in 1976 when Thailand was in the middle of a political uprising. After the infamous Thammasat Massacre, when police and Right Wing groups killed at least 46 activists and students, Wat fled Bangkok and hid […]

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