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  • THAILAND

    Dinosaur dig opens up path to the future

    News, Published on 12/10/2019

    » The discovery of a fossil of a meat-eating dinosaur in Khon Kaen earlier this year is giving Thailand's northeastern region more visibility on the world's prehistoric circuit.

  • THAILAND

    Curbing the bully state

    News, King-oua Laohong, Published on 03/03/2019

    » Thailand's first-ever draft law to protect people from being abducted illegally by state officials is making its journey through the National Legislative Assembly.

  • THAILAND

    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

  • THAILAND

    Carrying the weight of uncertainty

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 09/02/2015

    » Under the purple and orange hue of dawn, our bus arrived at the base of Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei province. We had our tents, sleeping bags and backpacks as we got ready to trek one of the most gruelling uphill climbs in the country — a steep slope of 5.5km to the top of this popular mountain destination, which takes anywhere from four to eight hours.

  • THAILAND

    Seeds of hope in forest fight

    Spectrum, Piyaporn Wongruang, Published on 14/07/2013

    » Thap Lan National Park chief Taywin Meesap guides a team of rangers to a plot showing some signs of progress in the battle to win back land lost to forest encroachment.

  • THAILAND

    Sailing into the future in Phuket

    News, Published on 18/08/2019

    » A blaze on a 240-million-baht super­yacht in Phuket may have been put out weeks ago, but worry over its impact on marina businesses is still a burning issue.

  • THAILAND

    Recalling the Royal Cremation

    News, Dumrongkiat Mala, Published on 14/10/2018

    » Saturday marked the second anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's passing away. Apart of love and lingering sadness among Thais, what remains vivid in the collective memory is the image of the Royal Crematorium used for the Royal Cremation.

  • THAILAND

    Where hope has vanished

    Spectrum, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 21/08/2016

    » It was the spot where the villagers had found the chequered loincloth of missing land rights activist Den Khamlae a week earlier. Banjong Sanitnit, Den's brother-in-law, stopped at a nearby tree. He lit six incense sticks and poured rice whisky into a clear plastic cup so that it was a quarter full. And then he prayed.

  • THAILAND

    I’ll meet you near the temple

    Spectrum, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 03/04/2016

    » Pueng Pung’s life has been determined by war and Thai-Cambodian border politics. Originally from Si Sa Ket province, the 64 year old spent her childhood freely travelling across the border.

  • THAILAND

    'Joeyboy' plants seeds of change

    Spectrum, Published on 01/01/2017

    » In April of last year, the deforestation crisis in the northern province of Nan province was exposed by a series of photos shared on social media. The photos, featuring naked-looking hills, laid bare the extent to which monoculture farming, mainly for growing corn for animal feed, had damaged the natural landscape.

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