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  1. Suspects in killing of protected serow surrender to park officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The Nation

    Father and son hunters surrendered to authorities on Wednesday, after a provincial court issued arrest warrants over the killing of a protected serow in Phetchaburi's Kaeng Krachan National Park on November 17. National park's chief Mana Permpoon said he and Kaeng Krachan district chief Suthee Laosubinprasert led officials to collect Saeha Jeebong, 53, and son Noppadol Jeebong, 24, from Ban Pong Leuk in the morning to hand them over to Kaeng Krajan police. They will be charged for various alleged offences, including illegal hunting, firing a gun in a national park without permission, possessing a wildlife carcass, and illegally possessing a gun and ammunition.


  2. Van hits tree in Lampang, injuring 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    A passenger van is damaged after ramming into a tree in Thoen district of Lampang province on Sunday. LAMPANG: A passenger van rammed into a tree in Thoen district of this northern province early Sunday, injuring the driver and nine passengers, police said.


  3. Mates a it's what we live for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 |

    AS we approach the centenary of the end of World War I on November 11, WWII veterans Jack Thomas and Keith "Chook" Fowler speak to Paul Ashenden, explaining how their camaraderie was formed. A commemorative coin collection has been launched at the Australian War Memorial, celebrating the spirit of the ANZACs.


  4. Student runs to Phrae for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | The Nation

    A first-year student, who has embarked on a 500km Bangkok-Phrae run to raise funds for poor children in Phrae, reached Phichit on Wednesday morning. Thammanoon Boonsai from Phrae's Sung Men district started his run on October 3. He hopes to reach Phrae on October 25. Thammanoon said he would like to raise cash to help underprivileged children in Phrae because of his humble origins.


  5. 'Our last opportunity to listen': 75 years since Thai-Burma Railway joined upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | ABC News

    It's been 75 years, but former prisoner of war Colin Hamley has not forgotten how special a gift from a mate was as he celebrated his 21st birthday while working on the notorious Thai-Burma Railway in Burma. "We shared this packet of cigarettes on my 21st birthday in June 1943.


  6. Bigger damages for Karen peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    The Supreme Administrative Court has ordered authorities to pay 45,000-50,000 baht in damages to each of the six Karen villagers whose houses in Kaeng Krachan National Park were burned down seven years ago. Chaiwat Limlikhitaksorn, former chief of Kaeng Krachan National Park who led officials to burn down the houses of Karen People in 2011, comes to the court on Tuesday.


  7. videoSpaniard apologises for flying paramotor over famous templeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    Spanish tourist Victor Rodiguez and a Spanish friend on Saturday apologise for flying a paramotor above Wat Phra That Lampang Luang in Ko Kha district in Lampang. LAMPANG: A Spanish tourist has offered an apology for flying a paramotor over a famous temple revered by people across the country.


  8. Preservation societyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    Test Yourself is where you can improve your reading skills. Whether it's for tests like University Entrance Exams or IELTS and TOEFL, or even just for fun, these pages help you to read, understand and improve your English.


  9. Reverent silence marks the largest gathering ever of Mormon faithful in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Deseret News

    Russell M. Nelson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, hold up Four Tanapumtonger after a devotional in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday, April 20, 2018. BANGKOK, Thailand - During his first trip to Thailand in 1966, President Russell M. Nelson traveled by boat through the canals and klongs of Bangkok.


  10. Preserving literary heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    The Digitisation of Northern Thai Manuscripts Project, supported by the German government since 2013 and successfully concluded last month, inspires locals to conserve old manuscripts themselves Lefta German Prof Harald Hundius shows German Ambassador Peter PrA1 4gel and Hagen E.W. Dirksen, honorary consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chiang Mai, the preserved Lanna manuscripts at Wat Duang Dee. Pichaya Svasti At Wat Sung Men in Phrae province, monks and a dozen local villagers are busy scanning the temple's old manuscripts into a computer.


  11. Mum, 90, reunited with daughter after 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | The Nation

    A 90-year-old woman living alone in a Nakhon Ratchasima village has been reunited with her daughter after being apart for 20 years. Prawing Kwangmuang, 65, said on Friday she thought her mother, Wong Sa-ngiamsungnone, had died.


  12. Drug gangs use Thailand as transit point to MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    An 'ant army' of smugglers move drugs across the Myanmar and Lao borders in small amounts, after which they are merged into large consignments like this 250kg package of crystal methamphetamine seized on a train to the South a week ago. Arecent major crackdown, in which 250 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine were intercepted while being smuggled on a train to the South, has underlined observations that Thailand has become a transit point for transnational drug smuggling.


  13. Ex-park staffer - aided hunting group'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    A retired senior official from the Natural Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department sought permission for the president of Italian-Thai Development and his party to enter the Thungyai Naresuan sanctuary in Kanchanaburi, where they are accused of poaching, a senior official said yesterday. ITD president Premchai Karnasuta, 63, was arrested in the sanctuary on Sunday night along with three others - ITD employee Yong Dodkhruea, 65, from Ratchaburi; Nathee Riamsaen, 43, from Nakhon Ratchasima; and Thanee Thummat, 56, from Kanchanaburi.


  14. Thailand no longer included on United Statesa notorious markets listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Pattaya Mail

    Thailand's efforts to crack down on intellectual property violations has been recognized by the United States, which recently published a report that left Thai markets out of its list of notorious IP-infringing markets. Thailand's Commerce Minister, Sontirat Sontijirawong, gave a statement on the 2017 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative.


  15. Study finds high pesticide levels in local foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | The Nation

    Recent research has disclosed that serious contamination from persistent organic pollutants and herbicides in food and the environment poses health threats to the Thai public. The research, from Ecological Alert and Recovery Thailand and Thailand Pesticide Alert Network , found that Samut Sakhon had the highest levels of dioxin contamination.