Artikel tagged “krabi”

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    Ancient paintings found in Krabi cave

    More than 60 ancient paintings, thought to aged around 3-5 thousand years, have been found at the Khao Pru Tee Mae cliff in Chong Lom Mountain, Ao Luek, Krabi. A team of archaeologists from the Fine Arts Department last month found more than 30 paintings of monkeys, humans, elephants and geometric forms along the 300 metres cliff.

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    Krabi elephants reporting for treatment at animal hospital

    Many elephants have been brought to receive medial treatment at the elephant hospital in Krabi province after they fell sick, Benjatham Thaitham, a veterinarian at the Krabi elephant hospital, says the arrival of the rainy season has caused many elephants to be brought to the hospital by their mahouts for treatment. She says she’s worried that the elephants may been eating mud, fruits and vegetables contaminated with toxic chemicals mixed in with the recent rains. Khun Benjatham reports that about 10 pachyderms were brought to the hospital in May alone.

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    Rescue workers help mother give birth in Krabi

    Rescue workers were notified that a woman was about to give birth at a house in Klongthom, Krabi last night (May 14). She was was later identified as 39 year old Chamaiporn Intasar was found in end-stage labour pain and poised to give birth. Rescue workers from the Krabi Pitak Pracha Rescue Foundation assisted Ms Chamaiporn to give birth to her baby.

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    Van crashes with ice truck in Krabi

    A van has crashed into the back of a 6 wheel ice truck in Krabi critically injuring the van driver yesterday (April 10). The van driver, Nattapong Ketmuang, was stuck in the damaged vehicle after the crash on Krabi-Khaothong route before the rescue team rescued him out by using the ‘jaws of life’. He had a broken right leg and was sent to Krabi Hospital.

  • One-stop service centre set up on Phi Phi for fire victims

    One-stop service centre set up on Phi Phi for fire victims

    A one-stop service centre has been set by the Krabi Governor, gathering all the departments involved to assist victims of last night’s fire. Fire trucks have also been brought to the location and fire extinguishing drills has been taught to the locals as an additional measure for the future

  • Krabi palm oil plant given warnings after releasing waste water

    Krabi palm oil plant given warnings after releasing waste water

    A privately owned palm oil mill in Krabi is being told to close its doors by the Krabi Office of Industry after releasing waste water into a natural canal twice in a month. On January 22, Benyathip Tanti-Ariyasap, and her team from the Krabi Office of Industry, visited the palm oil mill belonging to the Lap Pakdee Palm Company Limited, located in Plaipraya District, to collect samples of water from the Bangsan Canal, where local people reported black, filthy and stinky water resulting from the wastewater released from the plant. (Original story HERE .) “Our team found filthy water along several kilometres of the canal.

  • Help pours in to assist the 9 year old boy from Krabi

    Help pours in to assist the 9 year old boy from Krabi

    After the news regarding 9 year old Poramet Duangchan was reported yesterday (Poramet was hit by a car, suffered head trauma, and now has to live in a cage as his father, who works full-time, finds it difficult to control him and stop him from running away), Krabi Office of Social Development and Human Security, along with Krabi officials and the Krabi Red Cross are helping the boy. Donations have reached 400,000 baht