• Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:27
    Another 38 monkeys captured in Rassada, water tanks installed on Koh Tanan
    Water tanks are now being installed on Monkey Islands and a further 38 long-tailed macaques have been captured in Rassada for sterilisation in the ongoing transfer of the animals from Phuket to uninhabited outlying islands.
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  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:16
    Alert sounded for lone monkey on the prowl
    Even as mischievous monkeys are being rounded up and sent to uninhabited islands around Phuket, one monkey has sneaked its way into a residential area.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Monkeys pay price for rubbing Phuket residents the wrong way
    AS PART of an attempt to solve the serious problem of overcrowding of monkeys and macaques, Phuket will, today and tomorrow, start mass sterilisation on dozens of wild monkeys and macaques that were caught earlier this week.
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:42
    Phuket embarks on monkey sterilisation campaign
    Phuket has launched its monkey sterilisation programme after a series of public meetings came to the conclusion that the problem caused by the island’s monkeys in the public ‘hot’ zones needed to be tackled.
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  • Wed, 30 May 2018 15:17
    Trang monkeys face sterilisation
    The Trang provincial administration is mulling sterilisation of long-tailed macaques, starting at a popular beach where monkeys steal from tourists.
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  • Mon, 28 May 2018 09:15
    Plan to give Bangkok’s monkeys new home, instead of evacuating them
    The Bang Khun Thian district in Bangkok has drawn up ambitious plans to turn a 13-rai landlocked plot into a paradise for 600 to 700 long-tailed macaques instead of evacuating them to Phuket.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 17:28
    Islanders say monkeys bring tourists
    A public hearing was held yesterday between the Sirey community, led by Pongchart Chouehorm, director of the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre at Khao Phra Thaew reserve in Thalang, and Prarob Hanchang, the director of the Natural Resources Division in Phuket.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 10:04
    Songkhla Municipality ponders isolating monkeys to two islands
    The mayor of Songkhla’s Muang district municipality said on Wednesday that he will soon hold a public hearing on his plan to relocate 4,000 monkeys to two islands.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 08:00
    Locals in Rassada agree to monkey birth control, moving some to nearby islands
    A public hearing was held yesterday with the Tha Chin community in Rassada, led by the director of the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre at Khao Phra Thaew Non-Hunting Area in Thalang, Pongchart Chouehorm.
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
    Monkeys deserve some respect
    Re: Bt900,000 to move monkeys, News, May 18
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  • Fri, 18 May 2018 17:46
    Bt900,000 to move monkeys
    Phuket is addressing is monkey trouble by setting aside a Bt900,000 budget to move troublesome primates to uninhabited islands in the region.
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  • Thu, 17 May 2018 16:25
    Satun reveals its 'monkey islet' pilot since 2016 as govt seeks islands for monkeys
    As the Thai authorities are mulling over how to best ease monkey overpopulation with colonies on small islands, Satun governor Phattaraphon Rattanapichetchai revealed on Thursday that a batch of hundreds of monkeys had been sent to tiny Koh Koy in May 2016.
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  • Wed, 16 May 2018 09:20
    Phuket to hold public hearings on plan to isolate monkeys
    The Phuket provincial administration will hold five public hearings on its plan to round up pig-tailed macaques and crab-eating macaques and isolate them on a small island.
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  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:18
    Chainat monkeys escape heat in special ponds
    The scorching heat in Chainat has driven some 1,500 long-tailed macaques to cool off in three concrete ponds built for them by a temple in Manorom district.
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  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 18:11
    Even monkeys need a spa day, Japan study finds
    A relaxing soak in a hot tub is a time-honoured stress reliever but the advantages are not confined to humans -- with monkeys also benefiting from spa time, researchers in Japan say.
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