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    200,000 methamphetamine pills seized in Pattaya

    Police have arrested a 46 year old alleged drug muler along with 200,000 methamphetamine pills in Pattaya. The suspect, 46 year old Sopon Saimee, has reportedly confessed to police that he was delivering drugs for a gang leader who was based in northern Thailand. He claims he was paid 3,000 baht per delivery of each 20,000 meth pill package

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    Man arrested for possessing exotic wild cats

    A man has been arrested after being found in possession of mixed protected wild cats which, authorities claim, are very ‘fierce’.

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    HM King provides funerals for two Un Ai Rak cyclists

    His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has agreed to sponsor the funerals for of two cyclists who collapsed while participating in the Bike Un Ai Rak bicycle ride on Sunday. One in Surat Thani and another in Ratchaburi the province rides.

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    Tha Chin Canal gets a volunteer clean up

    by Salinee Prap Over 200 residents and tourists rolled up their sleeves and joined forces yesterday (Sunday) collecting garbage that has swept into Khlong Tha Chin tambon Rassada of Phuket’s Muang district. Klonh Tha Chin is the waterway that separates Koh Sirae from the rest of Phuket, linked by a 80 m bridge

  • The wheels are rolling for today’s Bike Un Ai Rak around Thailand

    The wheels are rolling for today’s Bike Un Ai Rak around Thailand

    Cyclists were enthusiastically preparing on Sunday morning for the “Bike for Love and Warmth” ride to be led in Bangkok by His Majesty the King and coinciding with other rides starting simultaneously around the country in the afternoon.

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    Tail-rotor control failure linked to Vichai helicopter crash

    A British investigation centered on the helicopter of the late Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanprabha, reports that his helicopter had spun and lost control only moments after clearing the stadium’s roof.

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    Thailand meets its emissions target as richer nations fail

    by Pratch Rukivanarom “Emissions in Thailand have also been higher this year, with the energy sector having released 196.5 tonnes of CO2 in the first nine months of this year, marking a 0.98 per cent increase compared to the same period last year,.” The emissions of greenhouse gases has been rising for two years in a row, reversing efforts based on the Paris Agreement to control the rise in global temperatures and avert the impacts of climate change. As world leaders gather at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, to find solutions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a preliminary outlook for this year’s energy-related greenhouse gas emissions.

  • First ever ‘Elephant Travel Mart 2018’ to promote ecotourism in Thailand

    First ever ‘Elephant Travel Mart 2018’ to promote ecotourism in Thailand

    A new ecotourism event, Elephant Travel Mart 2018 , jointly hosted by ‘ Save Elephant Foundation ’ and ‘ Asian Elephant Projects ’, aims to bring together ethical elephant tour operators and tour agencies in Chiang Mai on December 14. The event, taking place at Khum Kan Toke, Chiang Mai, is conceived by the founder of ‘Save Elephant Foundation’, Sangduen Chailert (Lek), who works tirelessly for the wellbeing of Thailand’s elephants.

  • Injured dolphin from Nai Yang Beach has died

    Injured dolphin from Nai Yang Beach has died

    The small injured dolphin, found at Nai Yang beach last week, has died. Read more about the little dolphin’s rescue  HERE . Read more about the initial reports from veterinarians  HERE

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    Living with elephants – avoiding problems in Khao Yai national park

    Khao Yai National Park, north of Bangkok, is instructing tourists how not to anger the park’s wild elephants as they walk on or besides the roads. Tourists travelling to the national park from Prachin Buri Province at the Noen Hom entrance are likely to meet wild elephants in the morning and evening, according to national park officials. They are likely to encounter an elephant or a herd from the 4 kilometre marker all the way to the Haew Narok Waterfall