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Large-scale fishing banned from mid-May to mid-September

BANGKOK - The Department of Fisheries has announced an annual ban on large-scale fishing in fresh waters across the country from May to September. Department...

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. ...

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Earthquake shakes Thailand, Laos, sways Bangkok high-rises

BANGKOK (AP) — A strong earthquake shook a border area between northern Thailand and Laos early Thursday, swaying high-rises in Bangkok and Vietnam's capital. Residents...

Strict Control Ordered on Crocodile Farms to Stop Escape

BANGKOK, Nov 19  – The director-general of the Department of Fisheries ordered his subordinates to strictly check crocodile farms nationwide to prevent the animals...

Leatherback Turtle’s Egg-Hatching to Be Broadcast Live from Beach

PHANG-NGA, Nov 19  – A national park in the southern province of Phang-nga has planned to broadcast leatherback turtle’s egg-hatching live from Hat Thai...

Pope Francis calls for action to safeguard women, children

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis called for migrants to be welcomed and for women and children to be protected from exploitation, abuse and enslavement...

Gold snatcher victimizes Russian tourist

Pattaya police are tracking down a gold thief who snatched a pricey necklace form a Russian tourist. Elena Pankratova, 25, told police Nov. 17 that...