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Vietnam seizes 3 tons of ivory smuggled from South Africa

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police in northern Vietnam have seized nearly 3 tons of ivory smuggled from South Africa in the latest action taken...

Thai police say they made progress in ivory trade crackdown

BANGKOK (AP) — Efforts by Thailand's government to curb sales of ivory have been successful following criticism of widespread trafficking in the country, police...

Vietnam seizes 446 kilograms of ivory smuggled from Nigeria

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities have seized 446 kilograms (981 pounds) of ivory illegally shipped from Nigeria after finding 3.5 tons at the...

Vietnam seizes 1 ton of ivory smuggled from Kenya

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities have seized 1 ton of ivory smuggled from Kenya, the fifth such seizure in the past month. The ivory...

Ivory traders required to register with authorities to prevent illegal trade

BANGKOK, Jan 22 – Ivory traders nationwide are being required to register with the authorities within 30 days and have certificates of origin...

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Pattaya to increase checks on Jomtien masseuses

Pattaya will step up checks on Jomtien Beach masseuses following reports that foreigners were masquerading as qualified therapists. Pattaya legal chief Sretapol Boonsawat, an advisor...

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

Bangkok (AP) — A motorcycle bomb exploded at a market Monday morning in southern Thailand, killing three people and injuring 18, police said. The attacker...
Deputy police chief Chalermkiat Sriworakan.

Thai police arrest 2 Israeli men in compatriot’s killing

Bangkok (AP) — Police have arrested two Israeli men suspected of killing a fellow citizen on a Thai resort island after running him down...

Govt urgently addresses deforestation in North

Nan - Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Wiwat Salyakamthorn has visited Nan province to tackle the problem of deforestation in the North. The deputy...

Thai Red Cross Society calls for more donations

Bangkok - The Thai Red Cross Society is inviting citizens to replenish the country’s blood stocks, noting hospitals are most in need of Type...

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