• Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    We want our homes back, not money, say Karen forest dwellers
    KAREN FOREST dwellers have vowed to fight on for their right to return to their old homes in Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan National Park, despite a court ruling yesterday.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:12
    Karen dismayed as Phetchaburi forest eviction upheld
    A centenarian and five other ethnic Karen plaintiffs have won compensation after forestry officials burnt down their homes in Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan National Park in 2012 – but not the right to return to the place they had long called home.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    Karen brace for final verdict on forest eviction
    THE SUPREME Administrative Court will today read the verdict in the administrative lawsuit over the 2010 forced eviction of the Karen community from Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan National Park.
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  • Sun, 13 May 2018 15:54
    Speaker-equipped drone helps drive away wild elephants
    Phetchaburi Rajabhat University academics have used on a trial basis a drone equipped with speakers blaring a recording of bee sounds to drive away wild elephants from the La Au forest in Hua Hin district, Kaeng Krachan National Park official Mana Phermpoon said on Sunday.
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  • Fri, 04 May 2018 08:44
    New tourist bike lane opens to visit popular Kaeng Krachan in Phetchaburi
    The Highway Department has built and launched a new bike lane in Phetchaburi’s Nong Ya Plong district to make it safer for tourists to visit Kaeng Krachan Dam and King Rama IX’s development project in the province.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:37
    Elephants attempt to pick pineapples from lorry
    Wild elephants blocked the road near Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi in an apparent effort to collect pineapples as a “toll” from a passing lorry.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 02:00
    Kaeng Krachan National Park officers can’t burn down Karen villagers’ homes, court told
    THE SUPREME Administrative Court was told yesterday that Kaeng Krachan National Park officers do not have the right to burn down Karen villages.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
    How wildlife forensics may solve Thung Yai case
    VETERAN INVESTIGATOR REVEALS HOW ‘JIGSAW’ PIECES CAN COME TOGETHER TO FIND CULPRITS
    national
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:26
    National park battens down amid heavy rains
    Four popular spots in Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan National Park were sealed off on Wednesday after two days of heavy rains generated by Tropical Storm Kirogi.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 May 2017 15:16
    Drivers told to beware of elephants on road through Kaeng Krachan National Park
    The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Thailand has urged motorists passing through the rural highway 5062 (Ban Walai-Pa La Oo) that cuts through Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi's Kaeng Krachan district to beware of wild elephants.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 01:00
    Little progress in hunt for abductors of Karen activist
    DSI yet to say if it will take on notorious case from Kaeng Krachan national park.
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  • Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:50
    Criminals are still getting away with murder in our forests
    Nearly five years ago a group of nine amateur game hunters slipped into Kaeng Krachan National Park to spend their holiday killing wild animals. Shockingly, among them were several senior officials, including Police Lt-Colonel Theerayut Ketmungmee from nearby Pran Buri Police Station in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
    national
  • Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:00
    DSI drops probe into missing Karen activist
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has decided to drop the case of a Karen activist who went missing under suspicious circumstances almost three years ago.
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  • Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:00
    Proposal to trim Kaeng Krachan heritage bid
    AN AREA OF Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi that is being promoted for designation as a world heritage site may have to be reduced as neighbouring Myanmar maintains its strong stance in opposition to the United Nations recognition if a border dispute is not settled beforehand.
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  • Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:00
    We shouldn’t need iron fist to protect delicate nature
    Once again the authorities have fallen back on the double-edged sword of Article 44 and its absolute power. Yesterday, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a new order under the legislation to end unfinished business regarding the registration of domes
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