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  • Old Phuket Town underground cable works to be completed by August

    Old Phuket Town underground cable works to be completed by August

    The project to hide the unsightly over-head cables around Old Phuket Town is due to be completed in August this year. The Phuket City Mayor says there will be inconvenience to traffic in Old Phuket Town while the works are underway installing underground cabling in the remaining streets. Read more about the progress of the works  HERE .

  • Tragic end for Phuket Zoo baby elephant ‘Dumbo’

    Tragic end for Phuket Zoo baby elephant ‘Dumbo’

    PHOTOS: Moving Animals The baby elephant, who was forced to perform for tourists, was so weak that his back legs snapped, and died just a week later. Here is the original story from The Thaiger .

  • Thailand cuts rubber exports in a four month moratorium

    Thailand cuts rubber exports in a four month moratorium

    Thailand is cutting rubber exports by 126,000 tonnes next week for a four month moratorium.

  • BioThai Foundation says companies growing hemp commercially will create monopoly:

    BioThai Foundation says companies growing hemp commercially will create monopoly:

    “…as of now, only official agencies are allowed to grow hemp in the tribe-development zones in Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Nan, Tak, Mae Hong Son and Phetchabun provinces.” The Thai government’s plan to let privately-owned companies grow hemp commercially is progressing as part of a three year trial. But, BioThai Foundation says that giving specific companies the right to plant hemp was unfair, adding that farmers should be allowed to grow this cash crop as well. Secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Niyom Termsrisuk, says that the progress of the hemp-plantation initiative in six northern provinces had shown no problems, so far. He added that hemp is good for producing omega-acid rich oil, while hemp fibre can be used for making textiles.

  • Twitter and Facebook work to block anti-vax misinformation

    Twitter and Facebook work to block anti-vax misinformation

    If you search for the word ‘vaccines’ in Twitter, the first thing you see from today is a post from the US Department of Health and Human Services pointing you to reliable health information instead of misinformation from the anti-vax adherents. Twitter says it now has a new tool in ‘search’ prompting users to head to vaccines.org, which is run by informed officials and health professionals

  • Rubbish on Chon Buri beaches cleared after social media complaints

    Rubbish on Chon Buri beaches cleared after social media complaints

    PHOTO: DMCR First there was a beach on Koh Phi Phi, then a dirty canal in Bang Tao, Phuket. Now, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) has cleared up rubbish on an island beach off Pattaya beaches in Chon Buri.

  • Bangkok’s Klong Lord gets a make over

    Bangkok’s Klong Lord gets a make over

    The new Klong Lord now boasts clear water, not the black grimy mess as in the past. The klong has now had a complete make-over and been rehabilitated and re-landscaped. The Bangkok Metropolitan and Administration (BMA) is upgrading the canal and says it will develop it into one of Bangkok’s important tourist attractions, recalling its identity during the reign of King Rama V.

  • OPINION: A sad, but inevitable, farewell to The Nation daily

    OPINION: A sad, but inevitable, farewell to The Nation daily

    Sad news yesterday when The Nation announced it was going to stop the daily publishing of its newspaper. After 48 years, The Nation Multimedia Group is shutting up shop on its daily newspaper.

  • Navy officer and two others killed in Chon Buri road smash

    Navy officer and two others killed in Chon Buri road smash

    PHOTOS: พัชรพล – ณัฐภูมินทร์ ปานรักษ์ A navy officer and two other people have died after a pickup truck collided with a sedan in Chon Buri earlier today. Plu Taluang Police were notified of the incident on Sattahip Pier Road in Sattahip at 4.30am this morning

  • Thai Airways’ profits dive 83% year-on-year

    Thai Airways’ profits dive 83% year-on-year

    Thai Airways has had an 83% dive in profits for the first quarter of 2019. The Q1 balance sheet came out yesterday