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Farmers launch bee sting operation to stop elephants

Pana (AP) — To stop wild elephants from rampaging through their produce, farmers in the village of Pana near Chanthaburi put up electric fences,...

Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

SIAK, Indonesia (AP) — Officials in Indonesia are using trained elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses to help patrol forests and control fires....

Buriram villagers under siege by wild elephants

BURIRAM, 11 September 2015 – Wild elephants foraging for food have wreaked havoc on farms and homes in Non Din Daeng district of Buriram...

As tourists dwindle, Nong Nooch tweaks shows, displays

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is hoping dancing elephants will awaken the park’s fading tourist numbers. Director Kampol Tansajja said visits...

Elephants help clean up Kledkaew access to Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Saying it wants the outside of its park as lovely as the inside, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden dispatched elephants and employees to help pick...

Reintroducing tamed elephants into the wild

The exorbitant prices of elephants in Thailand have tempted some people to catch elephants from the wild to be trained as domesticated pachyderms....

Chiang Mai Nature Park

Dear Editor: Yesterday I visited the Chiang Mai Nature Park and I found the experience to be both uplifting and depressing. It certainly...

Even elephants know HM the King worries over flood

Even elephants, it seems, know HM the King is concerned about Thailand’s disastrous floods. At a Nov. 24 field trip to Nong Nooch...

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Expats angry at huge concessions in latest Thai visa announcements

Longstay expats with expensive visas say the new 60 days visa-exempt policy and the 180 days Destination Thailand Visa have made the Elite visa...

New regulations implemented to enhance safety on Pattaya beaches

PATTAYA, Thailand  – A meeting was held at City Hall on July 16 to regulate beaches and boat docking in order to enhance water...

Pattaya Visual Arts Contest celebrates unique Thai cultural heritage

PATTAYA, Thailand - Recognizing the importance of addressing issues related to the conservation and promotion of cultural growth, particularly in the field of visual...

Chinese businessman held at gunpoint in daring Pattaya midnight heist

PATTAYA, Thailand - In a daring midnight heist, Chinese businessman Qian Peng Yi, 34, was held at gunpoint, bound, and threatened into transferring 10...

Immigration closed next two Mondays

Monday July 22 and Monday July 29 are national holidays, honoring respectively Asahna Bucha Day and His Majesty the KIng's birthday.  All immigration offices and...