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    The Andaman’s first artificial seaweed installation in Khao Lak

    An installation of ‘artificial seaweed’ took place at Bang Neang Beach in Takua Pa, led by Phang Nga Vice Governor Pakpoom Intarasuwan yesterday (May 16). There were 25 volunteer conservationists across different occupations such as teachers, doctors, soldiers, police, local politicians and foreigners joining in the installation which is happening over four days. Diving instructor Songwut Kwongming, who is the leader of the artificial seaweed installation says, “This artificial seaweed attracts small fish to live amongst it as a safe place and breeding area.

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    Three houses flattened in Nakhon Ratchasima by storms

    A total of 209 houses in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Muang Yang district have been damaged by thunderstorms. Surveying the scene yesterday, authorities found 209 houses in seven villages in Tambon None Udom were damaged. Three houses in Ban None Sa-ard village and Ban Muang Chak village were completely flattened by the storms, said Siwasek Sinthorum, assistant district chief of the district

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    Royal Ploughing Day – Annual ceremony at Sanam Luang

    Thailand will have ample water and food this year and citizens will enjoy convenience in transportation according to the types of food preferred by the oxen involved in the annual Royal Ploughing Ceremony held on Monday morning. His Majesty the King presided at the traditional rite that began at 8.29am at Sanam Luang

  • Chang and Eng’s descendants arrive for birthday celebrations

    Chang and Eng’s descendants arrive for birthday celebrations

    by Phatarawadee Phataranawik Chang and Eng Bunker (May 11, 1811 – January 17, 1874) were Thai-American conjoined twin brothers whose condition and birthplace became the basis for the term “Siamese twins”. Dozens of descendants of Chang and Eng Bunker yesterday arrived in the hometown of the famous Siamese conjoined twins to celebrate the anniversary of their birth today in Samut Songkhram province more than two centuries ago. The first gathering of fourth and fifth generation descendants is being organised jointly with the Foreign Ministry as part of the 185th anniversary of Thai-US relations

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    Rain expected in many provinces in Thailand up to the weekend

    PHOTO: Colin Gallagher All regions in Thailand are expecting increased rainfall from now until the weekend while officials in many provinces are mopping up the damage left behind by recent storms. TMD has issued weather warnings for thunderstorms and heavy rain up to May 13 as a high-pressure trough from China extends across the upper part of Thailand while southeasterly winds continue to produce humidity over the South China Sea and in the Gulf of Thailand. The precipitation is expected to taper off on May 14-15

  • Rain in most parts of the country forecast this week

    Rain in most parts of the country forecast this week

    All the water pistols and buckets of water over Songkran have done the job. It’s been raining around most of Thailand since the Thai New Year 2018, and there’s more to come

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    Thailand’s drowning in a sea of plastic

    By Piyaporn Wongruang In February last year, a patch of plastic trash almost 10 kilometres long was seen floating off the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in Chumpon province, prompting a wake-up call about the plastic pollution problem which has become increasingly serious in recent years.

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    Kanchanaburi seeks recognition of the Death Railway as a World Heritage Site

    Kanchanaburi is pushing for its historically significant Death Railway to become a World Heritage Site. A public hearing was held yesterday at the River Kwai Hotel in the western border province to hear the views of local residents

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    Co-ordinated attacks across the South today

    Suspected ethnic Malay insurgents bombed power poles and burned tyres on the roads of five districts of Narathiwat early on Friday, police said.

  • Couple arrested over Facebook luxury goods scam

    Couple arrested over Facebook luxury goods scam

    A couple has been arrested for allegedly stealing an ID card which they used to set up a fake retail business selling luxury goods through a Facebook page without delivering the goods.