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Two Indians caught smuggling 109 live animals in their luggage in Bangkok to Chennai flight

Two women were arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and accused of smuggling after 109 live animals were found in their luggage, Thai officials say. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said on Monday the wild animals were discovered in two suitcases following an x-ray inspection. Wildlife officials called to the scene discovered […]

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Shane Warne: Australian cricketer died from natural causes, Thai police say

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne’s death in Thailand on Friday was from natural causes, police have confirmed. A senior Thai police official said the post mortem exam showed no signs of foul play in the 52-year-old’s death. Warne, who is considered to be one of the greatest cricketers of all time, was found unresponsive on […]

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Australia legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne has died aged 52

Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne, one of the greatest cricketers of all time, has died of a suspected heart attack aged 52. Warne took 708 Test wickets, the second most of all time, in 145 matches across a stellar 15-year international career. He had been found unresponsive in his villa on the Thai island of Koh […]

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Oil spill east of Thailand threatens fragile corals

Authorities are rushing to prevent an oil spill in eastern Thailand from damaging fragile corals, after officials said on Sunday the leak that began last week was drifting towards more coastal areas. Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Varawut Silpa-archa said it was crucial to try to prevent the main mass of oil from […]

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Thailand: British man dies inside massage parlour after falling asleep and choking experience

A British man has reportedly died inside a Thai massage parlour after falling asleep and choking during the experience. Police arrived at the ‘Lovely Massage’ shop in Bang Lamung, Pattaya City in Thailand to find John Swain, 70, had died, according to Newsflare reports. He was pronounced dead at the scene before his body was […]

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WWF publish list of 224 newly discovered species from greater Mekong region

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) conservation group has published a list of 224 newly discovered species from the greater Mekong region. They include a monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes, frogs, newts and the only known succulent bamboo species, a WWF report says. Some of the world’s most endangered species in the area […]

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Thailand to remove cannabis from drugs list, paving way for households to grow the plant

Thailand’s narcotics board on Tuesday said it would remove cannabis from its drugs list, paving the way for households to grow the plant. Thailand became the first Southeast Asian country to legalize marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research. Under the new rule, people can grow cannabis plants at home after notifying their local […]

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Wildlife enthusiast Thai Youtuber discovers new species of tarantula

A unknown type of tarantula has been discovered in Thailand, and it lives exclusively in the hollowed stems of bamboo plants, surprising scientists. “These animals are truly remarkable; they are the first known tarantulas ever with a bamboo-based ecology,” said Narin Chomphuphuang, a researcher at Khon Kaen University’s department of entomology and plant pathology in […]

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Thai retailer and Austrian property company buyout luxury British store chain Selfridges

Luxury British store chain Selfridges is being sold to a Thai retailer and an Austrian property company in a deal worth around $5.37 billion. Thailand’s Central Group and Austrian real estate company Signa Group, which already jointly own major department stores across Europe, said on Thursday they had struck a deal for the chain best […]

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Thailand seizes $30 million worth crystal meth stuffed inside boxing punch bags

Thai authorities have seized crystal methamphetamine with a street value of almost $30 million stuffed inside boxing punch bags bound for Australia, officials said on Thursday. Customs officers inspected the shipment after growing suspicious of the Thai-made training equipment which is not in high demand in Australia, Thai and Australian officials said at a news […]

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Thailand suspends quarantine exemptions pass to international arrivals amid Omicron surge

Amid the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Thailand has announced some changes to its inbound quarantine-free travel status for some visitors. Thailand reported its first Omicron case December 6 and decided to change its travel policies shortly afterward. As of midnight on December 22, no new applications for quarantine exemptions under the Thailand Pass […]

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Thai King Vajiralongkorn returns to Germany with 250 people and 30 poodles

King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand returned to Germany with an entourage of 250 people and 30 poodles after spending more than a year away from his adopted home in the Bavarian alps, according to German media reports. According to the Bild newspaper the 69-year-old monarch was pictured wearing a dark brown and orange Adidas track […]