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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’s senior driver has a ‘senior’ moment

Pattaya’s oldest race driver, sprightly 76-year-old Dr. Iain Corness, driving the Riviera/Venue Ford Escort Mk 1 (Pattaya’s oldest race car) saw his race at...

No Koh Larn ferries, tourist boats Nov. 19-20

Pattaya-based boats must remain on shore Nov. 19-20 to accommodate the navy’s international fleet show, the Marine Department said. Pattaya spokesman Pinit Maneerat said Nov....

Public continues to visit Royal Crematorium

Bangkok - More than 900,000 people have visited the royal crematorium of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang since the...

120-ton stockpile of fireworks to be removed from Bangkok

Bangkok – Officials in Bangkok have ordered that a 120-ton stockpile of fireworks and firecrackers discovered in the Pom Prap Satru Pai district be...

Defense Minister wants nationwide CCTV cameras connected

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan wants a strategic plan on developing a network of nationwide surveillance cameras devised, in an effort...

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