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Bangkok Police tasked with expediting help for vagabonds

BANGKOK,(NNT) – The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security has assigned police and Bangkok officials to continue screening homeless people and beggars in...

Pattaya completes beggar sweep

Pattaya-area officials carried out their part of a nationwide Jan. 26-30 crackdown on beggars to address problems with human trafficking and social inequality. After...

Superstitious Bang Saray locals mistake homeless man for ghost

A homeless man seen eating offerings left at a Bang Saray shrine scared superstitious neighbors who believed he was a ghost looking to be...

Homeless sleep on beach

A homeless man sleeping off a bender in Pattaya drew almost no notice from passersby. The man, who appeared to be in his...

Pattaya to launch homeless sweeps twice monthly

City and police agencies plan to sweep Pattaya’s streets for homeless people twice a month, placing repeat offenders into shelters or deporting them....

27 homeless people rounded up, sent to shelters

Social welfare officials rounded up 27 homeless people on Pattaya’s streets, taking them to area shelters. Officials from the...

Homeless problem needs greater attention

Using a telephone booth foundation as a pillow, yet another homeless person is having to sleep on the streets of Pattaya, ignored by...

Sweet dreams aren’t made of this

Whether he was sleeping off a bender at one of the many nearby bars or homeless, the foreign man snoozing outside the former public...

Khlong Takrao Permanent Elephant Dwelling

  Forest areas across the country have been deteriorating and have dwindled dramatically at the expense of Thailand's native elephant population. ...

Pattaya sweeps homeless off Jomtien Beach

  About 40 city officials and security officers swept through Jomtien Beach rounding up vagrants after numerous complaints from frightened tourists. Two of...

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The removal of the Dolphin Roundabout has been put on hold following public opposition.

Dolphin Roundabout replacement shelved

The removal of the Dolphin Roundabout has been put on hold following public opposition. Pattaya Mayor Anan Charoen­chasri said at a Sept. 12 city council...

Female hippo at Dusit Zoo celebrates 51st birthday

Bangkok - A female hippopotamus at Dusit Zoo on Friday celebrated her 51st birthday anniversary with specially provided treats. The birthday girl, Mae Mali, was...

Japan Idol group appointed as Thailand’s tourism ambassador

Tokyo, Japan - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has appointed a Japanese Idol group as Thailand's tourism ambassador to help increase the number...

Police to file case against former NOB officials by Sept 26

Bangkok – The police have confirmed they will submit a graft case involving former government officials of the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) to...

Agriculture Min launches large-scale farming campaign in Chonburi

Chonburi - The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has launched a large-scale farming campaign in Chonburi province, hoping to increase the quality of Thai...

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