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  • Necklace and bag snatcher arrested in Hua Hin after train theft

    Necklace and bag snatcher arrested in Hua Hin after train theft

    PHOTO: Talk News Online A 66 year old is in custody, again, after being arrested for stealing a gold necklace and handbag from a female traveller on a train. ThaiVisa reports that the victim was heading southbound on a train coming from Bangkok. Police say Thadet Samran, from Phetchaburi, boarded the train and snatched the gold necklace and bag from the unsuspecting passenger. He then jumped from the train shortly after it left Hua Hin’s station

  • Sea turtle dies after getting tangled in a fishing net – Prachuap Khiri Khan

    Sea turtle dies after getting tangled in a fishing net – Prachuap Khiri Khan

    PHOTOS: The Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand A series of photos that convey everything we should be concerned about in Thailand’s marine ecology. A Green Sea Turtle, tangled in a fishing net, has been washed up on a beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources reports that they were notified that a dead sea turtle had been washed up on a beach in Bang Saphan, Prachuap Kiri Khan.

  • Hua Hin officials roll up their sleeves to clean the beaches after recent storms

    Hua Hin officials roll up their sleeves to clean the beaches after recent storms

    PHOTO: Talk News Online Hu Hin’s local Talk News Online is reporting that a team of local government officials and soldiers were out in force to clean up the Gulf coast beaches yesterday. The action focussed on Hua Don beach at Khao Takiap causing a lot of selfies to be taken among the large numbers of appreciative tourists using the beach. Jirawat Phrahmanee, a local official, led the cleaning teams to pick up and remove the rubbish and branches that had been blown in during the recent stormy weather

  • Former prisoner shoots man’s son as ‘revenge’

    Former prisoner shoots man’s son as ‘revenge’

    A man, who had recently been released from prison for attempted murder, has shot and killed a man’s son.

  • Drivers of fatal migrant truck arrested in Phattalung

    Drivers of fatal migrant truck arrested in Phattalung

    by Thanyawee Chansuksri.

  • Hua Hin seafood sellers told not to overcharge customers

    Hua Hin seafood sellers told not to overcharge customers

    “Sea Write author Somchai Liewwarin complained that he was charged several thousand baht for just a few plates of seafoods.” PHOTO:  Downshiftology Food-shop owners and street food sellers in Hua Hin say they will sign an MoU with the Hua Hin municipal office which will require them to strictly abide by trading rules and not to overcharge their customers, especially for seafoods. Story about the over-charging food vendors HERE . The measure to rein in the food sellers follows a recent social media post by a Sea Write author Somchai Liewwarin, aka Win Liewwarin, who complained that he was charged several thousand baht for just a few plates of seafoods when he dined with a few friends at a seafood shop about two months ago.

  • Rescuers get provisions into flooded Prachuab Khiri Khan district

    Rescuers get provisions into flooded Prachuab Khiri Khan district

    Army and rescue workers, loaded up with ready-made foods and drinking water, were visiting villages behind Chong Lom dam in Bang Saphan Noi district of Prachuab Khiri Khan yesterday after the area was cut off from the outside world. The only road into the district was flooded and had become impassable. Rescuers responded to a distress alert from Amporn Thaokruamat, village head of Village 8 in Tambon Chang Rak where residents of 70 households have been trapped in their village and are unable to get out to get food, drinking water and other necessities

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    Leatherback turtles face extinction

    b y Pratch Rujivanarom It may be too late to save leatherback turtles from extinction in Thailand’s seas, as a legal deadlock prevents a conservation status upgrade to protect this critically endangered turtle species and three other rare marine animals. Wildlife conservationists are warning that the slow pace of stepping up the conservation of the leatherback turtle, whale shark, Bryde’s whale and Omura’s whale to preserved status would eventually cause the inevitable extinction of leatherback turtles in Thailand. They were speaking at a public seminar by the Sarakadee Magazine and Seub Nakhasathien Foundation yesterday

  • Warning for horny pachyderms in Phetchaburi

    Warning for horny pachyderms in Phetchaburi

    Sanook reports that the head of the Kaeng Krachan national park in Phetchaburi is warning us to take care after a video showing an elephant in ‘musth’. An elephant in musth can have up to six times greater reproductive hormones running through their veins. According to the national park chief, elephants can become dangerous to their own kind as well as humans during this period that can last for many weeks.

  • Whale watching season starts off Phetchaburi coast

    Whale watching season starts off Phetchaburi coast

    The Bryde’s whale has returned to the waters off Phetchaburi and reporters and tourists boarded boats on Monday for the official opening of the official whale-watching season, with about 10 of the huge animals obliging them on the first day. Boonyod Maklai, mayor of Tambon Haad Chao Samran in Muang Phetchaburi, led the outing on Kor Kai Bay and off Laem Phak Bia Cave. Boonyod says the whales feed on plentiful plankton in Kor Kai Bay and also off the coasts of Samut Songkram, Samut Sakhon and Chachoengsao from October to December each year