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Koh Kradan Set to Reopen in October After Long Closure

PRESS RELEASE: BANGKOK (NNT) - After receiving the prestigious title of the world’s best beach from the World Beach Guide earlier this year, Koh Kradan is now preparing to welcome visitors once more as it reopens...

Thai Prime Minister to Visit Phuket This Month

Phuket – Thailand's Prime Minister will visit Phuket again this month to mainly follow up on transportation projects. The Phuket Vice Governor Amnuay Pinsuwan told the Phuket Express that Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin and the Minister...

Govt Takes Action Against El Niño-Linked Drought Challenges

PRESS RELEASE: The government is ramping up efforts to tackle the challenges posed by the El Niño climate pattern, which has led to reduced rainfall and drought conditions affecting Thailand’s agricultural sector. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin...

Stray puppy becomes millionth animal to be neutered and vaccinated by Soi Dog Foundation 

PRESS RELEASE: A one-eyed stray puppy in Thailand has become the millionth animal to be neutered and  vaccinated by animal welfare organisation Soi Dog Foundation.  Aptly named ‘Million’, the homeless puppy was taken in by one...

Bang Saen Sea Dyed Green by Plankton Bloom, Many Dead Fish Found

Chonburi — Bang Saen Beach in Chonburi is once again experiencing the plankton bloom phenomenon that has turned the water green and caused a foul odor. Tourists visiting the beach in the Mueang district were discouraged...

Officials Assess Impact of Oil Leak in Chonburi

PRESS RELEASE: Efforts are underway to assess the environmental impact of a recent crude oil leak near the Thai Oil refinery in Chonburi province. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources is working with various...

Breakthrough for animal welfare as United Nations recognises protection from violence against animals as...

PRESS RELEASE: The need for children to be protected from exposure to violence against animals has been officially adopted into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), elevating animal rights into...

Cabinet Approves Opium and Magic Mushroom Trial for Medicine

PRESS RELEASE: The Cabinet has given the green light to a draft royal decree that permits the cultivation of opium and magic mushrooms for medicinal use on a trial basis. The proposal, presented by the Justice...

Oil Stains Continue to be Cleaned up on Phuket Beaches

Phuket – The Phuket Marine Office has filed more police reports for legal action against a boat that released oil into the sea. Our previous stories: The Phuket Marine Office filed more reports for legal action...

Source of Oil on Phuket Beaches Identified as a Boat

Phuket – The Phuket Marine Office filed a report for legal action against a boat that released oil into the sea. Our previous story: Oil stains were found on several beaches in Thalang along with a baby...

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