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    Monkey update: Rassada locals say returned monkeys happy to be home

    Tha Chin locals in Rassada say they’re satisfied with the way the monkeys were captured last Friday (June 15) while locals say sterilised monkeys at Soi King Kaew in Rassada can get back into their groups now that they’re been released into their area. Yesterday (June 19) Pongchart Chouehorm, the Director of the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre at Khao Phra Thaew Non-Hunting Area in Thalang visited locals at Soi Tha Chin in Rassada after 38 long-tailed macaques were caught at Soi Tha Chin in Rassada last Friday (June 15). Read more HERE

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    38 more monkeys captured in Rassada, water tanks installed on Koh Tanan

    Water tanks are now being installed on Monkey Islands and 38 monkeys have been captured in Rassada for sterilisation in the ongoing Monkey move from Phuket to uninhabited outlying islands. 38 long-tailed macaques were caught at Soi Tha Chin in Rassada on Friday (June 15)

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    Monkey’s birth control starts in Phuket

    The start of the monkey sterilisation process has begun in Phuket today (June 12) after all the public meetings agreed that the island’s monkeys, in the public ‘hot’ zones, needed to be sterilised in a systematic program. Read more HERE . Five islands that have been surveyed as the monkey’s new home, are not in reserved forest areas.

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    Koh Sirey locals want to keep the monkeys as a tourist attraction

    “This area is a local attraction for both Thai and foreign tourists.

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    Chinese delegation discuss Phuket safety issues

    A meeting held yesterday (May 23) at the Pearl Hotel in Phuket Town, hosted by Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong. The meeting was to discuss the growth of Chinese tourism on the island and ways to ensure better safety whilst they’re visiting.

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    Captains to face more charges in whale shark incident

    The captain of the ‘Sang Samut 3’ fishing boat, Somsamai Meejom (the fishing vessel at the centre of last Friday’s whale shark catch) says, “We did not realise that the whale shark was caught in fishing net. Boat crews pulled the fishing net up and could feel that it was very heavy.

  • Phuket Airport cleaner returns 600,000 Baht worth of valuables

    Phuket Airport cleaner returns 600,000 Baht worth of valuables

    The Director of Phuket International Airport, Petch Chancharoen, has officially thanked and made a presentation to a cleaner at the airport, Nattaya Prasanpan, who found and returned 600,000 Baht worth of valuables to a passenger.

  • Livestock Department promises NO “Set Zero”

    Livestock Department promises NO “Set Zero”

    The Department of Livestock Development (DLD) is giving assurances to the Soi Dog Foundation that the department will not follow a policy of “Set Zero” – wiping out all stray dogs in Thailand. The assurance that there will be no countrywide slaughter came from the DLD’s Director of the Division of Veterinary Quarantine and Inspection, Dr Burin Sorasithisooksakul

  • Insurance fraud in Krabi

    Insurance fraud in Krabi

    A 31 year old local chicken vendor, Nattareeya Boonchoo, has spoken about ‘insurance’ she bought for her son that cost her 5,500 Baht. After paying for 2 months, the insurance representative, 35 year old Falipth Wonghan, disappeared – no certificate, no receipt. There are also other 10 other alleged victims from the same case

  • Krabi International Airport fixing its runway

    Krabi International Airport fixing its runway

    Krabi International Airport will fix its runway from midnight tomorrow (March 6) onward.