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  • North-East Thailand immigration purge nets 2,200

    North-East Thailand immigration purge nets 2,200

    PHOTO: Buriram Times North-eastern Immigration police in Khon Kaen have netted around 2,200 foreigners over a variety of immigration offences since the start of June. 622 entered the country illegally 31 for overstaying their visas 73 for working without permission 16 were wanted on arrest warrants 1,245 committed other offences 287 had been refused entry They also joined forces with National Park officials to arrest 18 suspects in the Nakhon Ratchasima forests on charges of illegally cutting down protected Siamese rosewood trees. 15 Cambodian and 3 Thais were arrested in those raids.

  • Blacktip reef shark found dead in a bag at Maya Bay

    Blacktip reef shark found dead in a bag at Maya Bay

    National Park officers are investigating following the death of a blacktip reef shark found in a bag at Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi Ley. A foreign dive instructor at Phi Phi Island posted a picture of a blacktip reef shark found dead inside a bag in a LINE group ‘Phi Phi Island news informs’ with a message reading “a shark has found dead in a bag at Maya Bay.” Chief of the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park, Worapot Lomlim, says, “We have been notified about this.

  • Even more blacktip reef sharks spotted at recovering Maya Bay – VIDEO

    Even more blacktip reef sharks spotted at recovering Maya Bay – VIDEO

    Blacktip reef sharks have again been spotted at the recovering Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi yesterday. Director of the National Park Management Division Kamon Nuanyai says, “at 8am yesterday Hat Nopparat Thara – Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park officials have recorded a video clip of Blacktip reef sharks near the shores at Maya Bay.

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    Officials raze illegal plantations in Krabi

    Yesterday (May 9) the Chief of the Hat Nopparat – Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, Worapoj Lomlim raided a plantation in Krabi to demolish rubber, durian and stink bean trees which are aged around seven to ten years. Nearly 100 officials attended the raid to assist in the razing of the illegal crops. The Chief claims that more than 2,000 trees were encroaching on more than 40 rais of land in the Ao Nang area

  • Yacht sunk off Railay Beach

    Yacht sunk off Railay Beach

    A yacht was found sunk at Railay Bay, Ao Nang, Krabi yesterday (Monday). The cause is believed to be a leak while left at anchor