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The body of one of the two missing Filipino tourists found

It is confirmed that a body, discovered this afternoon, is that of 43-year-old Noah Ibay. Mr. Ibay was one of the two Filipino tourists who went missing in heavy weather…

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(Photo) Deputy Justice Permanent Secretary Thawatchai Thaikhieu

Justice Ministry cannot advance money to compensate Praewa’s crash victims

The Justice Ministry cannot advance cash from the Justice Fund to parents of Ms. Praewa Thephasadin na Ayudhya to pay compensation to families of the elevated Don Muang tollway crash…

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Day 3 – Body of Thai fisherman found, search continues for two Filipino tourists

Authorities continue to search for two Filipino tourists, identified as Angelo Cortez, 29 and Noah Ibay, 43, who remain missing from Phuket’s Freedom Beach after swimming in stormy weather on…

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Water in several major reservoirs drops to critical levels

Water levels in several major reservoirs in Thailand have reached a critically low point due to the prolonged lack of rain, despite the onset of rainy season, said the Hydro…

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Blue Line from Hua Lampong to Bang Kae launched for three month trial run

Bangkok Expressway started a 3 month trial run of the extension of the Blue Line train service from Hua Lampong station to Bang Kae station on Thursday, according to the…

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Korea’s SBS withdraws controversial ‘Law of the Jungle’ and removes producer

In its official statement, SBS says it has decided to withdraw an episode of “Law of the Jungle, the Lost Island” from its streaming platform and to remove its producer….

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Thephasadin na Ayudhya clan offers condolences to families of crash victims

The Thephasadin na Ayudhya clan today (Thursday) offered condolences to the families of victims of a fatal road accident nine years ago and donated a 500,000 baht fund to be…

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Fishermen told to be more cautious operating in dugong feeding grounds

Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources will seek cooperation from fishermen in exercising greater caution when fishing in or near known dugong feeding grounds for the safety of the…

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Praewa’s mother assures the families of victims will be fully compensated

About nine years ago, Ms. Praewa, then aged 16 years and six month and without a driving license, rammed her car into the rear of a packed passenger van on…

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Updates – Rescue operation for missing Filipino tourists hindered by bad weather

Mr. Apichet Yim-on, head of the Kusoldharm Phuket Foundation rescue team, told Thai PBS World this morning that the rescue operation for the two missing Filipino tourists near Freedom Beach…

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TMD issues warning of heavy rain and thunderstorms resulting from ‘DANAS’

On Thursday morning, the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued the 7th warning about tropical storm DANAS since Tuesday, saying it is likely to move, from the Philippines’ Luzon, north and…

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Two Philippine tourists missing in Phuket seas

Rescue workers from Kusoldharm Phuket Foundation have been searching for two missing tourists from the Philippines, who were reported to have been swept into the sea by high waves near…

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‘Praewa’ road carnage victims advised to seek help from Justice Ministry

Victims of the infamous “Praewa 9 dead victims” road carnage case nine years ago have been urged to seek help from the Justice Ministry to enforce of the court’s compensation…

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Body recovered from Mae Klong as search continues after collapse of pavilion

After more than 17 hours of searching, rescue workers pulled a body from the collapsed pavilion submerged in the Mae Klong River in Thailand’s central province of Samut Songkram at…

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(Photo) Disease Control Department (DCD) director-general Dr. Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoen, Ministry of Public Health

DCD – No need to warn about travel abroad after case of Lyme disease in Thailand

There is no need for a travel advisory to be issued to warn Thai people against travelling abroad after the discovery of the first case of Lyme disease in Thailand,…

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Search underway for 4 people after a pavilion collapses into Mae Klong River

Rescue workers are scouring the Mae Klong River, in Thailand’s central province of Samut Songkram, this afternoon (Tuesday) to look for survivors after four people went missing and about 19…

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(Photo) Jatuporn Buruspat, director-general of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR).

Latest dugong death due to gastrointestinal infection

The latest dugong to be found dead, in the sea off Phi Phi Island in Thailand’s southern province of Krabi on Sunday, has been diagnosed of having died from stomach…

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‘Add Carabao’ joins fight against toxic pesticides

Thailand’s top folk rock singer and composer Yuenyong Opakul, known as ‘Add Carabao’, has joined the chorus of protest by civic groups and organic farmers against the government’s refusal to…

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Customs Dept. admits breaching WTO rules on Philip Morris cigarette imports

Thailand’s Customs Department has admitted that it did not comply with WTO procedures regarding the import of Philip Morris cigarettes into Thailand from the Philippines from 2001 to 2007. The…

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(Photo) Thai Meteorological Department

TMD issues first weather warning after tropical storm ‘Mun’

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a weather warning related to tropical “Mun” this evening (Monday), to alert people to approaching heavy rains and strong winds in the South….

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Hunt launched for fishing boat filmed catching 10 bottlenose dolphins

Thailand’s Marine and Coastal Resources Department has ordered a search for a Thai fishing trawler which was caught on video, posted on social media, catching about 10 bottlenose dolphins in…

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Officials aim to make Phuwiang a UNESCO global geopark

Thailand’s Mineral Resources Department has been working with Khon Kaen provincial administration and local communities in a bid to win UNESCO recognition for Phuwiang Geopark as a UNESCO global geopark….

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(Photo) Department of Marine and Coastal Resources

Two more dugongs found dead in the sea on Sunday

Two adult dugongs were found dead in the Andaman Sea on Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths in the last 3 months to five, excluding Mariam and Yamil. The…

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Dugongs killed to order for their tusks – marine scientist

A well-known marine scientist says he suspects most of the dugongs found dead recently in the Andaman Sea, off the southern provinces of Trang and Krabi, were killed by hunters…

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Samut Prakan monk makes ‘nano-robes’ from recycled plastic bottles

After three years of trials, Pra Maha Pranom, who is the assistant abbot of Wat Chak Daeng temple in Thailand’s Samut Prakan province, has successfully produced what he calls a…

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(Photo) Department of Marine and Coastal Resources

Leatherback turtle found dead on Saunson beach in Rayong province

Director-General of Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR), Mr. Jatuporn Buruspat, and director of the Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Center for the Eastern Gulf of…

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(Photo) Dugong and Seagrass@Trang province website

Officials in Trang and Krabi on alert as dead dugong is found with missing tusks

Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has ordered its officials and asked the public, in the southern provinces of Trang and Krabi, to be on the lookout for suspicious…

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(Photo) Food and Drug Administration

Large amount of laughing gas seized in raids on 14 tourist spots in Bangkok

Officials from Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and police from the Children’s and Women’s Welfare Division raided 14 tourist spots in Bangkok on Friday night and seized large quantities…

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Fossil of new 80 million year old carnivorous dinosaur discovered in Thailand

Fossilized bones, unearthed on Phuwiang Mountain in Phuwiang district of Thailand’s northeastern province of Khon Kaen about three decades ago, have recently been identified as belonging to a previously unknown…

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15 amusement parks in Bangkok do not have permits

15 of the 48 amusement parks in Bangkok do not have construction and operating licenses, according to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). The BMA and other agencies started field inspections…

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Consumers cautioned about drinking bubble milk tea due to its sugar content

The Foundation for Consumers has cautioned the public about drinking bubble milk tea because some brands have an excessive sugar content and there is a preservative in the tapioca pearls,…

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Health Ministry doubts Aussie couple got parasitic infection in Thailand

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health insists that there is a very slim chance that a person could contact Dientamoeba Fragilis, a dangerous parasite, after eating a plate of Pad Thai,…

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Air Force trainer plane crashes in Chiang Mai, killing the pilot

A Royal Thai Air Force trainer aircraft crashed in Sarapee district of the northern province of Chiang Mai while on a training flight today, killing the pilot and injuring a…

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Two officers defend the killing of protected leopard cat and snake

Two non-commissioned army officers, based in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai, have separately defended the killing of a leopard cat and a Chinese rat snake, both protected species. The…

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Dengue infections highest in five years – Department of Disease Control

The Bureau of Epidemiology (BOE), at Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC), reports that, as of July 9th 2019, there have been 44,671 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever reported in…

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THAI staff members warned their online posts may be politicized

Thai Airways International CEO Sumeth Damrongchaitham has warned the company’s staff to exercise caution when posting text, pictures or video clips on social media in order to prevent the posts…

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Chiang Mai to open new 1.44 hectare public park on Charoen Prates Road

City staff are reported to be working hard on landscape improvements, including the planting of large trees, in an area to be named “Charoen Prates Park” when the renovations are…

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Ethanol firm faces 5.7m baht compensation bill for death of 44 Rahu stingrays

Thailand’s Fisheries and Pollution Control departments are demanding almost six million baht in compensation from an ethanol production company for illegally discharging industrial waste into the Mae Klong River in…

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Korean TV viewers dismayed at giant clam catching by ‘Law of the Jungle” crew in Thailand

A Thai newspaper, Post Today, reported that Korean viewers were disappointed and dismayed upon learning that the production crew and cast of the South Korean SBS Television show “Law of…

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Thai health authorities probe Aussies’ claim of “two years in hell” after eating Pad Thai in Thailand in 2017

Thailand’s Disease Control Department is investigation a claim by an Australian couple that they went through “two years of hell” after eating a plate of Pad Thai, a popular Thai-style…

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Phanom Rung and Si Thep parks on WHC’s tentative list of world heritage sites

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has agreed to add Phanom Rung historical park in Thailand’s northeastern province of Buri Ram and Si Thep historical park in the northern province of Phetchabun…

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Polish family rescued after getting lost in mountainous forest on Koh Pha-ngan

A Polish family of four, who got lost in the mountainous forest on Pha-ngan Island in Thailand’s southern province of Surat Thani, was found by a Thai search and rescue…

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Psychiatrists warn of dangers of watching TV series in solitude

Dr. Kitkawi Phono, Jittavej Nakhon Ratchasima Ratchanakarin Hospital director, said yesterday (July 8th) that those who suffer from depression should not watch TV or Internet series alone or they risk…

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Owner of electronic waste in Sakaeo given 15 days to return it to Rayong

The owner of about 300 tonnes of electronic waste, dumped in a conserved forest in Wang Namyen district of Thailand’s eastern province of Sakaeo, has been given 15 days to…

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Farmers in Suphan Buri use household waste water to save their crops

With irrigation canals drying up due to lack of rain, some farmers in Don Jedi district of Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, one of the “rice bowl” provinces, have…

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Thailand given 3 years to resolve 3 issues before resubmitting KKFC proposal

Former Thai ambassador to France, and head of the Thai delegation at the World Heritage Committee meeting (WHC), Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow, reported today (July 8th) that the UNESCO WHC has…

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Thailand’s hopes for Kaeng Krachan as Natural World Heritage Site dashed

Thailand’s hopes of having the Kaeng Krachan forest complex added to the UNESCO list of Natural World Heritage Sites have taken a hit after the the World Heritage Committee (WHC)…

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PM orders probe into alleged corruption in school lunch program

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Education and Interior ministries to look into the free lunch program for kindergarten and primary school children after allegations of corruption have re-surfaced…

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(Photo) South Korean actress Lee Yeol-eum was filmed diving for giant clams at a Thai marine park for a Jun 30 episode of “Law of the Jungle” – a popular South Korean reality show/AFP

South Korean actress faces Thai jail for reality TV stunt

A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday (Jul 6), despite…

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(Photo) FILE: People wait to see the sunset from the top of Shwesandaw Pagoda in the ancient city of Bagan February 13, 2015/REUTERS (Soe Zeya Tun )

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status

YANGON (Reuters) – UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was…

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City Hall to build three more ‘water banks’ to ease road flooding

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is going to build three more ‘water banks’, or underground water catchment areas in Bangkok to absorb excess rain water to prevent repeated flooding in…

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Electronic waste discovered in Sa Kaeo conservation forest

Residents of Tambon Talangnai, in the Wangnamyen district of Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province, have discovered a huge electronic waste dumping site, covering over 3.2 hectares of a conservation forest in…

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Care of dugong ‘Mariam’ set to go live today (Sunday)

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) and the Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT) will run a trial live stream of young dugongs ‘Mariam’ and ‘Yamil’ today, to test…

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Noise levels in Din Daeng area the highest in Bangkok

Din Daeng Road in Bangkok has been recorded as the noisiest road in the city, with the average 24 hour noise levels measuring between 71.6-81.6 decibels, exceeding the standard level…

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Over a million fake weight loss pills seized in raid in Kalasin province

Police raided a mansion and two warehouses in Thailand’s northeastern province of Kalasin today and seized a huge number of fake weight loss pills, manufacturing and packaging equipment, chemicals and…

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Thailand lobbies for a seat on UNESCO-WHC as Kaeng Krachan listing hits snag

Thailand has been lobbying for support from 21 state parties, at the 43rd ordinary session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) in Baku in the capital of Azerbaijan, for the…

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UNESCO yet to consider Kaeng Krachan forest as natural world heritage site

UNESCO’s 43rd World Heritage Committee, meeting in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku, postponed consideration of Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan forest complex (KKFC) from Friday to today (July 6th) due to unresolved issues…

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Dead dugong and dead dolphin found today in southern provinces

A three-metre long dugong was found dead in the sea off Thailand’s southern province of Trang today, bringing the total number of dead dugong this year to seven, according to…

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(Photo) AFP (Sirachai ARUNRUGSTICHAI)

Princess Sirivannavari names the second baby dugong ‘Yamil’

Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari has proposed the name ‘Yamil’ for the orphaned baby dugong found stranded in the southern Thai province of Krabi on July 1st. The animal was…

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PM orders officials to help Khlong Dan flood victims

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered officials to assist residents in a riverside community which was flooded when sea water, raised by a high tide, surged through a dike under…

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Thai dentist becomes first Thai woman to conquer the world’s seven summits

A Thai dentist has become the first woman in Southeast Asia to conquer the world’s seven major summits, with Mount Denali in Alaska being the latest. Doctor Napassaporn “Eem” Chumnarnsit…

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Breaking: A dike wall in Klongdan Samut Prakarn broke collapsed

Breaking: A dike wall, which prevents sea water from entering waterside communities in Klong Dan, Samut Prakarn Province, broke collapsed at around 9.30pm. Communities, especially housing developments for Department of…

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Tropical storm Mun helps replenish Thailand’s parched reservoirs

Tropical storm Mun has already made landfall in Vietnam and will eventually downgrade to a depression and then to a low pressure cell. The weather system been a boon for…

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Public invited to propose names for a baby dugong in Phuket

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources is inviting members of the public to participate in a contest to name an orphaned baby dugong, which was found stranded on a…

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Thailand proposes Kaeng Krachan forest complex as natural world heritage site

Thailand is pushing hard for the Kaeng Krachan forest complex, on the Thai-Myanmar border, to be recognized as a natural world heritage site at the 43rd World Heritage Committee meeting…

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Thailand’s orphaned baby dugong becomes conservation star

Trang (Thailand) (AFP) – Cuddles at feeding time are one of many techniques vets in Thailand are using to raise an orphaned baby dugong named Mariam, and which have helped…

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(Photo) Nantarika Chunsue

Ten sea turtles washed ashore on Thai beaches in the past 3 months

Ten rare sea turtles have been washed ashore on Thailand’s beaches in the past three months, some of them already dead. The survivors are being treated by veterinarians. The turtles’…

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Akira Nishino yet to accept offer to be head coach at FAT – Japanese media

Mr. Akira Nishino is said to be puzzled over the announcement, by the Thai’s Football Association (FAT), concerning his appointment as new the head coach for Thailand’s national football team…

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PM vows to phase out four types of plastic products by 2022

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said, on the eve of International Plastic Bag Free Day today (July 3), that Thailand will phase out the use of four types of plastic…

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TMD warns of impacts from tropical storm ‘Mun’

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a warning at 4am today (Wednesday) alerting the public to the possible impacts of tropical storm ‘Mun’. The TMD reported that the tropical storm…

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Lottery vendor given 2 years for forging 15 first-prize lottery tickets

A lottery vendor in Thailand’s central province of Samut Sakhon, who claimed to have sold 15 first-prize lottery tickets worth 90 million baht, was today sentenced to two years and…

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Depression warning today until Thursday

The Meteorological Department issued a depression warning today, forecasting increased rain and isolated heavy showers plus strong winds in northeastern Thailand tomorrow and Thursday. In its second announcement, issued at…

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Fahsai, Jennifer Paweensuda Saetan-Drouin, named Miss Universe Thailand 2019

A Thai-Canadian beauty, Jennifer Paweensuda Saetan-Drouin, 25, named Miss Universe Thailand 2019 Ms. Paweensuda, also known by her Thai nickname Fahsai, was born on 12th October 1993. She is a…

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Citizen journalism – a key platform for social change and community development

A panel at MOJO Asia 2019, the 1st regional mobile journalism conference being held in Bangkok, pointed out today (Saturday) that citizen journalists, using mobile phones, are important for social…

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Mobile journalism both an opportunity and a major challenge

At a regional mobile phone media conference in Bangkok today (Friday), veteran journalists shared their ideas and experiences pioneering mobile journalism, made possible by rapid advances in communication technology, which…

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Plan to issue 100 million lottery tickets per draw criticised by Democrat MP

A senior Democrat MP has voiced strong objection to the Government Lottery Office’s plan to increase the number of lottery tickets issued every two weeks by 10 million to 100…

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The Nation ceases publication after 48 years

After 48 years on the newsstands, The Nation, Thailand’s leading English-language daily known for its independent and aggressive news reporting, publishes its last print edition today. The newspaper, which will…

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200 year old durian and takien thong trees added to national heritage list

The Thai Ministry of Culture has declared one durian tree and one takien thong tree, both about 200 years old in Patoh district of the southern province of Chumpon, to…

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Stateless student wins consolation prize from US’s Genius Olympiad program

A stateless high-school girl, from Thailand’s southern province of Ranong, has won a consolation award from the Genius Olympiad program held recently in the United States. Ms. Yonladee “Ploy” Phiyatat,…

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41 percent of vegetables in Thai markets exceed contamination standards

Pesticide watchdog Thai-PAN has today (Wednesday) published its most recent survey, which reveals that 41% of all vegetables in Thailand’s fresh markets are contaminated with chemical pesticides to a level…

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Department of Mineral Resources on landslide watch

Mr. Montri Luengingkasoot, deputy director-general of Thailand’s, Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), reported today (Wednesday) that the Geo-Hazards Operation Center is keeping a close watch on situations which may lead…

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Doctors conclude Namtarn died of a rare form of Tuberculosis

Doctors at Siriraj Hospital said this morning (Wednesday) that the young entertainer Ms. Bootsarun Thongchiew, or ‘Namtarn, The Star 5’, died of nasal tuberculosis, a rare form of TB. The…

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AOT’s second terminal project at Suvarnabhumi placed on hold for review

Thailand’s Transport Ministry has placed Airports of Thailand’s (AOT) 42-billion baht second terminal project at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on hold. Transport permanent secretary Chaiwat Thongkamkoon said Tuesday that the ministry…

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CCTV helps officials seize Payoong lumber two suspects in Prachin Buri

Thanks to the NCAPS (Network Centric Anti-Poaching System) security cameras, Tap Lan national park officials arrested two suspected loggers and seized 18 precious Payoong (Siamese rosewood) planks from a car…

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(Photo) Thailand Meteorological Department, June 25, 2019

Increased rain forecast across most of the country until Thursday

The Meteorological Department issued its 7th weather warning for this week at 5am on Tuesday. The department is predicting increased rainfall with isolated heavy showers in parts of the Northern,…

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Taxi and motorcycle taxi drivers protest against legalization of Grab application

Representatives of Bangkok’s taxi cooperatives and motorcycle taxi-drivers separately demonstrated in front of the Land Transport Department on Monday morning to protest against the department’s plan to legalize Grab taxi…

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New tougher law against cabbies who reject passengers on the way

Taxi drivers who reject passengers will soon be liable to a maximum fine of 5,000 baht, increased from 2,000 baht, and the owner of the rented taxi in question will…

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Weathermen warn of heavy rain, strong winds in the South of Thailand

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued its 3rd consecutive weather warning in 24 hours to inform the people of heavy rain in the South and strong winds and high…

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Thousands celebrate 1st anniversary of Tham Luang rescue in Chiang Rai

Thousands of local people and tourists, as well as some of the key players in the search and rescue of 13 Wild Boar footballers and their coach trapped in the…

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Facial ID scanning for phone users in deep South to start November 1st  

Starting October 31st, mobile phone users in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat and the districts of Na Thawee, Jana, Tepa and Sabayoi of Songkhla, who do…

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Police hunt for mastermind behind alleged trafficking of Rohingya to Malaysia

Police are looking for a man suspected of masterminding the trafficking of 65 Rohingya from Myanmar to Malaysia by boat. Their modified fishing boat broke down and beached on Rawi…

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73 migrants from Myanmar and 4 Rohingya held on their way to Malaysia

Police intercepted two passenger vans containing 42 illegal Myanmar migrant workers on the Asian Highway in Thailand’s southern province of Surat Thani on Thursday night. The two van drivers were…

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Administrative court revokes NBTC order withdrawing Peace TV’s license

The Central Administrative Court today (Friday) revoked the administrative order of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) withdrawing the operating license of Peace TV on the grounds that the…

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Smoking at home may be treated as domestic violence and subject to punishment

Smoking at home may be subject to legal punishment if it can be proven that his/her smoking habit is harmful to the health of the other people in the house,…

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Officials probe death of a Bryde’s whale found in mangrove forest

Officials from the Coastal and Marine Resources Department are investigating the cause of death of a Bryde’s or Bruda whale, whose decomposed carcass was found in a mangrove forest in…

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Abbot admits selling 200-year Payoong tree to merchant

The abbot of a temple in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom has admitted that the temple committee, with the consent of people in the community, decided to sell a…

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Modified territorial defence course for students to be introduced in July

Starting in July this year, the Thai military is introducing a modified territorial defence course, which will place less emphasis on military knowledge and more on general knowledge, for high…

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SDGs ranking 2019 – Thailand 40th globally, 1st in ASEAN

Thailand ranks 40th out of 162 countries surveyed on development progress relating to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), moving up 19 places from last year, according to the Sustainable…

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Ayutthaya Elephant Palace to be relocated for landscape improvement

Ayutthaya Historical Park has sent a written notice to Ayutthaya Elephant Palace, located on Pa Ton road in the historical park in Ayutthaya Province, to vacate the area within 30…

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Bangrak district’s civil works chief axed after collapse of construction crane

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang has ordered the immediate transfer of the civil works chief of Bangrak district for alleged negligence after a construction crane collapsed onto the roof of a…

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