• Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Something stirs in the waters of Maya Bay. Has a Thai paradise been regained? 
    Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya Bay as a “positive sign” of recovery six months after the closure of a tourist hot-spot made famous by the movie “The Beach”. 
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Preference for digital banking forces closure of bank branches
    Many commercial banks have started closing their branches, as most customers prefer using digital channels to make most transactions.
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:14
    White tiger kills Japan zookeeper in rare attack
    A white tiger attacked and killed a zookeeper in its enclosure in southern Japan, officials said Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Corals in Maya Bay far from ready for tourism pressure, say experts
    THE CORALS at Maya Bay are not strong enough yet to withstand the influx of visitors, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department (DNP) explained as the reason for the indefinite closure of the bay.
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 19:10
    Krabi tourism operators appeal indefinite closure of Maya Bay
    Krabi Tourism Association president Wattana Rerngsamut is appealing the indefinite closure of popular destinations Maya Bay and nearby Loh Samah Bay in an order made on Tuesday by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP).
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Disclosure is key to unlock more ‘green’ financing
    THE NEW York Climate Week took place last week with the world at a critical juncture in its response to climate change. The contrast with two years ago is stark. The Paris Agreement had just been signed, and the stage seemed set for accelerated action against climate change.
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:12
    Hot : Sex with Trump 'least impressive' she's ever had: Stormy Daniels
    Washington - Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims to have slept with Donald Trump over a decade ago, says in her upcoming tell-all book that it may have been the "least impressive sex" she'd ever had, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:15
    National park chief defends extended Maya Bay closure
    The one-month extension to the temporary closure of Maya Bay is to better allow the full recovery of coral reefs, mangrove forest and the general ecosystem, as well as to protect tourists from strong winds and high waves during the period, Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim said on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 18:39
    THAI cancels Bangkok-Osaka flights
    Thai Airways International on Wednesday announced the cancellation of all Osaka flights until Tuesday (September 11) following the closure of Osaka’s Kansai International Airport.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 06:43
    THAI cancels all flights to and from Osaka after Typhoon Jebi
    Thai Airways International (THAI) has cancelled more flights on the Bangkok-Osaka route due to the temporary closure of Kansai Airport after Typhoon Jebi hit the city.
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  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:32
    Pacific leaders urged to demand end to Australia's refugee camps
    Amnesty International joined 80 other NGOs on Thursday in urging Pacific leaders demand the closure of an Australian-funded immigration detention camp on Nauru when they meet in the tiny island nation next week.
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  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 01:00
    Mighty exodus begins at Dusit Zoo
    90 species off to new homes as Bangkok’s Zoo closes
  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 01:00
    Curtains down for oldest zoo
    After 80 years, Dusit Zoo – Thailand’s first and most popular – will be closed down and moved to a new location in Pathum Thani province.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    Liberalism vs conservatism
    Brazil's 'Queer Museum' reopens in Rio after forced closure
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:47
    Dusit Zoo closing delayed until September 30
    As a gift to supporters of the Dusit Zoo the organisation behind the much-loved animal enclosure will delay its permanent shuttering in central Bangkok until September 30, the operation announced on Friday. The zoo was originally scheduled to close on August 31.
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