• Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Scavengers and local projects ‘key to cutting waste in oceans’
    SCAVENGERS ARE the real heroes as Asia struggles to tackle intensifying urban waste problems and marine plastic pollution, the United Nations Economic and Social Committee for Asia and Pacific (Escap) has discovered.
    national
  • Wed, 03 May 2017 23:34
    Myanmar police hunt scavengers who found huge jade boulder
    YANGON - Police are hunting five gem scavengers who discovered a huge jade boulder at a mine in northern Myanmar after a senior regulatory official accused them of leading an attempt to steal it.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Oct 2016 01:00
    CCTV links Myanmar suspect to death of homeless woman
    SECURITY cameras have linked the 20-year-old Myanmar suspect in the murders of three scavengers in Pathum Thani last week to the death of a homeless woman whose mutilated body was found under a Bangkok U-turn overpass on Sunday.
    national
  • Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:11
    Camera footage links multiple murder suspect to death of homeless woman
    SECURITY cameras have linked the 20-year-old Myanmar suspect in the murders of three scavengers in Pathum Thani last week to the death of a homeless woman whose mutilated body was found under a Bangkok U-turn overpass on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Oct 2016 01:00
    DNA tests link suspect’s shirt to two victims
    Bloodstains linked to slain scavengers.
    national
  • Sun, 09 Oct 2016 15:58
    Homeless woman found murdered in Chatuchak district
    A homeless woman was found murdered in a gruesome killing style like the cases of serial murders of three homeless scavengers in Pathum Thani, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Oct 2016 01:00
    Police move scavengers to safety as they hunt for killer
    AUTHORITIES yesterday rounded up 18 homeless people in Pathum Thani’s Thanyaburi district and sent them back to their home towns or put them in shelters as police continue to hunt for the man believed to have brutally murdered three scavengers in the same
    national
  • Fri, 07 Oct 2016 01:00
    Pathum Thani scavengers in fear after slayings
    SCAVENGERS in Pathum Thani province are living in fear after the body of a third man was found yesterday with both hands tied behind his back and his throat slit.
    national
  • Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:47
    Third scavenger murdered in Pathum Thani in just three days
    The third scavenger in Pathum Thani was found murdered Thursday morning, two days after a couple of scavengers were killed in the province.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 04 Mar 2016 01:00
    India’s female scavengers enslaved by caste
    New legislation in India to crack down on the practice of forcing mainly the poorest women to clear other people’s excreta will have little impact unless deeply entrenched sexism and caste bias are changed, activists said.
    opinion
  • Tue, 23 Feb 2016 01:00
    Scavenger couple thought killed by powder explosion
    Following an explosion on Sunday in which three scavengers were killed and two wounded in the Pulon mountain range training facility in Lop Buri province, a combined security team yesterday searched a house belonging to the deceased scavenger couple and f
    national
  • Fri, 25 Nov 2011 00:00
    Garbage for some, gold for others
    Scavengers were overjoyed to find piles of damaged furniture and other discarded items in Bangkok's Bang Phlat area yesterday.
    national
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