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Hundreds of live wild animals found in Indian female passengers’ suitcase at Bangkok airport,...

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Bangkok - Two Indian women were arrested at Suvannabhumi Airport on Sunday, June 26th, for reportedly attempting to smuggle live wild animals in their luggage before heading back to their home country. Sathon Khong-ngern, chief of the...

Wildlife Conservation Department considering “birth control” for rapidly growing wild elephant population in Chonburi...

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Eastern Thailand - The Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation is planning to conduct wild elephant contraception in five provinces in the eastern region, including Chonburi, after the fertility rate has increased to...

Five wild elephants tragically found dead near Lam Khlong Ngu National Park of Kanchanaburi

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Kanchanaburi - Five wild elephants were tragically found dead yesterday, May 5th, after falling into a natural sinkhole near Lam Khlong Ngu National Park, Thong Pha Phum district in Kanchanaburi. The pictures were first posted on...

Thai PM orders strict surveillance on H3N8 bird flu to prevent disease import to...

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Bangkok - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha today, May 1st, ordered the relevant authorities to prevent H3N8 bird flu import to Thailand after the first human case was discovered in China last week. Government spokesperson Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana...

Three Thai suspects arrested in Nonthaburi for reportedly selling living tiger cub on social...

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Nonthaburi - Officials from the National Parks Department and Crime Division yesterday, April 5th, arrested a group of alleged smugglers who reportedly illegally sold a living tiger cub on social media platforms. The "Wild Hawk" special...

Single-use plastic and Styrofoam-made products now banned in all Thailand national parks nationwide, effective...

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National - The Thai Royal Gazette yesterday, April 5th, had published a prohibition of all single-use plastic and Styrofoam-made products in national parks nationwide, effective today. According to the announcement of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife...

Thai government to replace non-air conditioned buses with electric vehicle (EV) buses under private contractors

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Bangkok -   Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha today, April 5th, ordered the reform of public buses under the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) by hiring Electric Vehicle (EV) buses from private contractors and reducing non-air-conditioned...

One crew member instantly killed, one injured in crude oil boat explosion in Samut...

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Samut Prakan -   A Thai crew member was killed and another was injured after a boat containing 3.2 million liters of crude oil exploded while traveling along the Chao Praya River in the Phra...

Khao Kheow Open Zoo holds welcoming ceremony for new baby elephant on Thai Elephant...

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Chonburi - The newest member of Khao Kheow Open Zoo's elephant family, "Saan Suay", was officially introduced to the public on Thai National Elephant Day, March 13th. The Zoo's director Tewin Rattanawongsawat presided over the opening...

Three damaged pipeline valves that caused a crude oil spill in Rayong successfully shut...

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Rayong - Valves of the damaged oil pipelines that caused a major oil spill have been shut off and workers are preparing to remove 12,000 liters of remaining oil from the pipes, the Marine Department...

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