Carol Isoux

Carol Isoux

Carol Isoux worked as a journalist in Paris and Shanghai before settling in Bangkok during the street unrest of 2010. She is covering South East Asian events for both French and international press.

Latest from Carol Isoux

Are Philippine children’s deaths linked to dengue vaccine?

A mix of corporate greed and corruption is being blamed for a series of deaths linked to pharmaceutical giant Sanofi’s Dengvaxia vaccine, a mess that has shaken people’s trust in the country’s free immunisation programme, leading to a surge in measles cases.

A mix of corporate greed and corruption is being blamed for a series of deaths linked to pharmaceutical giant Sanofi’s Dengvaxia vaccine, a mess that has shaken people’s trust in the country’s free immunisation programme, leading to a surge in measles cases.

22 Apr 2019 - 11:05AM
Backstage at Yangon’s festival of banned films, from Billy Wilder to Battleship Potemkin

Censorship of the visual arts remains strict in Myanmar, but at a recent international film festival, audiences enjoyed the novelty of watching movies that had been denied a showing elsewhere in the world 

Censorship of the visual arts remains strict in Myanmar, but at a recent international film festival, audiences enjoyed the novelty of watching movies that had been denied a showing elsewhere in the world 

24 Nov 2017 - 3:44PM
Who is getting the Chinese vote in the French presidential election

As the presidential election looms in France, the country’s Chinese community is coming together to make its voice heard. So who will they be rooting for on Sunday?

As the presidential election looms in France, the country’s Chinese community is coming together to make its voice heard. So who will they be rooting for on Sunday?

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Is Thailand serious about curbing trade in tigers?

Three months after the famous Tiger Temple was shut down, the fate of the big cats seized is uncertain. Meanwhile, anti-trafficking groups suspect legal zoos and illegal farms continue to feed trade in the beasts, dead or alive

Three months after the famous Tiger Temple was shut down, the fate of the big cats seized is uncertain. Meanwhile, anti-trafficking groups suspect legal zoos and illegal farms continue to feed trade in the beasts, dead or alive

10 Sep 2016 - 3:27PM
Thai TV anchor turned monk fights for women's right to be ordained

In Thailand, where women are forbidden from being ordained, a former TV anchor turned 'bhikkhuni' is shaking up the old guard. Carol Isoux reports. Pictures by Dario Pignatelli.

In Thailand, where women are forbidden from being ordained, a former TV anchor turned 'bhikkhuni' is shaking up the old guard. Carol Isoux reports. Pictures by Dario Pignatelli.

9 May 2015 - 10:13PM