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More than 100 endangered pangolins seized in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai customs officials have seized more than 100 live pangolins and 450 kilograms (990 pounds) of scales from the endangered animal...

Two South Korean phone scammers arrested

Two South Koreans who operated a call centre scamming operation in Vietnam and managed to cheat over 500 investors in South Korea of about...

No more cases of Zika virus reported in Vietnam

HANOI,(VOV) - No other localities in Vietnam have reported cases of Zika virus after the central Khanh Hoa province and HCM City declared the...

Chinese dams blamed for exacerbating Southeast Asian drought

Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) - As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian...

Livestock officials take precautions after bird flu outbreaks in Vietnam

BANGKOK, 07 September 2015 (NNT) - The Department of Livestock Development (DID) has ordered border authorities to maintain rigorous screening measures, following outbreaks of...

Vietnamese cops study Pattaya police enforcement tactics

Vietnamese police officials were in Pattaya last week to study how local cops nab bad guys with an eye toward incorporating Thai tactics into...

Thailand’s fragrant rice championship is challenged

BANGKOK, Oct 8 – The global No 1 rank of Thailand’s fragrance rice is being strongly challenged by neighbouring competitors, especially Vietnam and...

Defense Minister to make official visit to Vietnam during September 25-27

BANGKOK, 23 September 2012 – The Defense Minister is set to make his official visit to Vietnam next week, in a bid to...

PTTEP, Vietnam discuss added energy investment

PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has discussed with Vietnam two more expanded investments for oil and natural gas exploration drilling there with production...

Thailand as hub of meetings and exhibitions in sub-Mekong region

BANGKOK, 26 July 2012  – The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB has resolved to promote Thailand as a hub of meetings...

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BANGKOK – The Royal Irrigation Department is sourcing water to cope with drought and forest fires in Chiang Mai province, its director-general said.

Students to help keep traffic moving in South Pattaya

Sixty Pattaya School No. 8 students will be working as volunteer traffic police to help mitigate congestion during rush hour.Sixty Pattaya School No. 8...

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