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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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Pattaya hotel catches fire, 400 safely evacuated

Pattaya (AP) — Police in Thailand's popular seaside resort of Pattaya say about 400 guests and staff were safely evacuated from a hotel whose...

UN says 13 people reportedly killed in Philippines typhoon

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. humanitarian officials say typhoon Kammuri reportedly killed 13 people and displaced nearly 400,000 others as it crossed the Philippines...

Auto sales in Thailand to fall in 2020

BANGKOK, Dec 5 -- Several negative factors, including tightening of lending control measures by the Bank of Thailand, are expected to hurt automobile industry...

3 charged over Australia’s largest crystal meth seizure

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two customs agents and an information technology worker appeared in a court on Thursday charged with drug offenses over Australia's...

Shell shock: Giant invasive mussels eradicated from US ponds

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Most Americans know mussels as thumb-sized shellfish that occasionally adorn restaurant dinner plates. But a colony of mussels as big...