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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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Pattaya focuses on HIV prevention for Valentine’s event

Pattaya will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a parade and public-relations campaign focused on preventing HIV infections. Deputy Mayor Vichien Pongpanit chaired a Jan. 4 meeting...

Thailand, Myanmar build 17-kilometer fire barrier

Chiang Rai - Thai and Myanmar authorities on Saturday built a 17-kilometer long barrier in the northern province of Chiang Rai as a precautionary...

PM accepts invitation to attend forthcoming ASEAN-India Summit

Bangkok – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha will take part in the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in India on January 25-26. The summit celebrates...

1st mangrove forest in city opened in Rayong

Rayong - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has opened a mangrove forest in Rayong province--the first mangrove forest of the ministry’s “Forest...
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Govt steps up piracy fight in Thailand

Bangkok - The government has vowed to continue its effort to solve the problem of intellectual properties infringement in Thailand. Government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern...

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