Six land reform officials suspended over land dispute in Khao Yai National Park

Six officials at the Agricultural Land Reform Office (ALRO) in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima have been suspended and reported to the Bangkok headquarters, pending an investigation into an…

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Thailand’s wild tigers have doubled in number 189 since 2014

There are now as many as 189 wild tigers in Thailand’s forests, a 100% increase since 2014, according to a census conducted using camera traps, said Atthaphon Charoenchansa, director-general of…

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Man sought for hitting golf balls over reservoir in Khao Yai (Video)

Khao Yai National Park officials are looking for a man who was caught on video attempting to hit golf balls across Saisorn Reservoir in Nakhon Nayok’s Muang district. The area…

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Thai ex-deputy education minister banned from political office for life

Former Deputy Education Minister Kanokwan Wilawan was banned from holding political posts for life today (Wednesday), after she was found guilty of gross violation of ethical standards for land encroachment…

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5 arrested with prohibited Thai rosewood timber in Khao Yai National Park

Five men were arrested by park rangers last night (Friday) as they tried to smuggle Phayung (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) timber out of Khao Yai National Park in the north-eastern province of…

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Guar found shot to death in housing estate close to Khao Yai National Park

Park rangers have found the carcass of an adult guar, believed to have been poached for its meat, near a lake in the compound of a housing estate close to…

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5 waterfalls in and around Khao Yai closed to tourists until end of September

Five waterfalls in Khao Yai National Park, in Thailand’s north-eastern provinces of Nakhon Ratchasima and adjacent Nakhon Nayok, have been declared off-limits to visitors until end of September for safety…

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Mother elephant and calf rescued from manhole near Khao Yai National Park

Officials from Khao Yai National Park and volunteers successfully and dramatically rescued a mother elephant and its calf from a two-metre deep manhole near a resort in Muang district of…

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Vehicles entering Thailand’s Khao Yai Park subject to emission checks

All vehicles entering Khao Yai National Park, in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, will now be subject to emission checks, as part of efforts by the Department of National…

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Missing suspect in Khao Yai park land encroachment controversy surrenders

The mayor of the Prachin Buri Provincial Administrative Organization (PAO), Sunthorn Vilawan, who is wanted by public prosecutors for alleged land encroachment in Khao Yai National Park, surrendered to police…

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Panic buttons installed in Khao Yai national park for distressed tourists to call for help

Ten pole mounted emergency call buttons have been set up at different points along the mountainous routes in Khao Yai national park, to allow visitors in distress to alert park…

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Khao Yai National Park temporarily closed

Thailand’s most popular national park, Khao Yai, has been temporarily closed for at least two days after road access to the mountainous park became blocked by fallen trees and mudslides….

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Hornbill expert gored by wild guar in Khao Yai national park

A hornbill expert was seriously injured by a wild guar, as he and his team were surveying the route for the production of a TV documentary on rare bird species…

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Khao Yai Park fully booked as Thailand’s national parks reopen

Khao Yai National Park, in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, is fully booked until July 5th as it prepares to reopen on July 1st after three months of closure…

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Haew Narok waterfall declared off-limits after six elephants fell to their deaths

Haew Narok waterfall, in Khao Yai national park, has been closed to all as of today (Saturday) after six elephants fell into a deep ravine and drowned. According to a…

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Cameramen warned not to use baits to lure birds for photo shooting

Wildlife photographers have been warned not to use baits or sound recorder to lure wild animals out of the bushes to the open so they can take their pictures or…

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