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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 the homeless people...

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Israeli diplomats distribute food to flood victims in Nakorn Ratchasima

On Oct 21, a delegation from the Israeli Embassy, led by Charg d’Affaires a.i. Ms. Orna Sagiv, visited northeastern Nakhon Ratchasima province which suffers high-level flooding influenced...

Buddhists nationwide make merit to mark the end of Buddhist Lent

Today marks the end of Buddhist Lent, and people of the Buddhist faith were giving alms and visiting temples in observance of Ok Phansa...

Brazen Pattaya teenager snatches gold chain from security guard

Security guard Surasak Pranomsri, 50, had just gotten off work on the evening of Oct 18 and thought he would go to the Soi...

87 percent of Pattaya students get 1st vaccine jab

More than 87 percent of Pattaya’s allocation of coronavirus vaccines for children ages 12-18 has been administered as first shots. More than 2,400 students continued...

Pattaya’s Koh Larn teenagers given Covid-19 vaccines

With nearly all of their parents already vaccinated, it was Koh Larn’s teenagers’ turn to roll up their sleeves for Covid-19 vaccines. Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome...