Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Communities

Becoming Thai Chinese

Wai In Sarah LamThailand - 17.22 min

About 700 years ago, a group of Chinese left their hometown and migrated to Thailand. They successfully assimilated into Thai society and acted as a bridge between ancient China and Thailand. Today, Thailand has the highest Overseas Chinese population in the world. Many of them still follow the traditional culture of their Chinese ancestors. How do they think about their identity, their history and their future in the face of the influence of local culture and globalisation?

Wai In Sarah Lam

She is born and raised in Hong Kong, lived in the UK and Thailand. Currently in Hong Kong working in the media industry to chase her dream as a filmmaker.