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    Cambodian reptile cafe slithers into people's hearts

    AFP, Published on 06/09/2018

    » PHNOM PENH: For anyone terrified of an albino python, an orange corn snake or a scaly, bearded iguana, Chea Raty says getting up close and personal at Phnom Penh's first reptile-themed cafe is the only remedy.


    Andaman extravaganza

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/11/2017

    » From tomorrow to Sunday, the "Blue Andaman Happiness" fair will take place at Khao Lak Centre in Takua Pa district, Phangnga province, to mark the beginning of the high season and the reopening of Surin and Similan national parks, which were closed during the low season to allow natural rejuvenation.

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    Year of Snake sees serpent sales soar in Hong Kong

    AFP, Published on 09/02/2013

    » As Hong Kong prepares to usher in the Year of the Snake, an increasing number of the reptiles are slithering their way into local households, with sales of the uncuddly pet rocketing.


    All that slithers

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 27/10/2016

    » Its tongue at the tip is split in two. It slithers from one point to another without legs. Yes, it's a snake, and even a small one can scare us away. However, snakes cannot frighten the venom handlers at Siam Serpentarium, who kiss the heads of cobras for show.


    Beyond the wall

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 02/02/2017

    » A heavy metal door swings open to reveal a spiral staircase. The stairs lead us to the bell tower in the Metropolitan Cathedral in the heart of Mexico City.


    Amazing underwater world

    Life, Published on 22/03/2012

    » The Mall invites children to discover a variety of fish and rare snakes from around the world during the 11th "Pramong Nomjai Thai Tuala", which will take place at the MCC Hall, 4th floor of The Mall Bang Kapi from Saturday-April 1.


    The internet of myths

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 30/08/2016

    » People say eating Thai-style omelettes can cure cancer and so can lemonade. They also say pricking the fingertips of brain haemorrhage victims to release blood can save their lives and should be done even before sending them to the hospital. When bitten by a snake, rumour has it that using herbs to detoxify the blood is a sure-fire solution.

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    Water starved farmers steal to survive

    Spectrum, Published on 05/07/2015

    » Last week, Somkiet Norasing did something he thought he'd never do. He and a group of rice farmers from Kraseaw in Suphan Buri's Sam Chuk district installed 30 plastic pipes and water pumps to siphon water out of an irrigation canal.

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