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  • OPINION

    Protect the gaur

    News, Editorial, Published on 15/11/2017

    » The killings of three rare, wild gaur in Nakhon Ratchasima raise two concerns that should command swift and high-level action. Local police in Wang Nam Khieo district immediately began investigating the shootings. Provincial governor Wichian Chantharanothai actively entered the picture, a distinct step in the right direction. Important issues are at stake, apart from the obvious killing of protected animals.

  • OPINION

    Jumbo deaths preventable

    News, Editorial, Published on 08/10/2019

    » The death of six elephants in Khao Yai National Park has saddened the country.

  • OPINION

    No will to stop encroachers

    News, Editorial, Published on 29/07/2019

    » Demolition orders recently issued by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) for 11 resorts, including the controversial 88 Garmonte which was found to have encroached on a national park, invite a sense of deja vu. These infringements have been an unsolved problem in Thap Lan National Park for almost 40 years.

  • OPINION

    Fight for rights, not for awards

    Editorial, Published on 07/07/2019

    » Abid by Thailand to have a forest reserve in Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi listed as a Unesco World Heritage site (WHS) has brought public attention to the cultural identity of the ethnic Karen people. Experts at Unesco’s World Heritage Committee have delayed their decision to add Kaeng Krachan National Park — which was nominated in 2013 — on the heritage list after complaints by Myanmar about overlapping areas and a petition signed by the ethnic Karen in which they accused the Thai state of failing to recognise their cultural identity.

  • THAILAND

    Parks, fast cars a bad mix

    News, Editorial, Published on 26/10/2018

    » Kaeng Krachan National Park, a proposed Unesco world heritage site, is no stranger to controversy.

  • OPINION

    No avoiding taking tax cheats to task

    News, Editorial, Published on 10/04/2016

    » In response to the massive Panama Papers leak, which has revealed the names of individuals linked to 214,000 companies which park their money overseas, Thailand's Anti-Money Laundering Office announced on Friday that it would investigate those whose names appear.

  • OPINION

    Road blocks of denial

    News, Editorial, Published on 10/06/2017

    » A wedding is supposed to be a joyful affair.

  • OPINION

    Dolls just one of many fads

    News, Editorial, Published on 28/01/2016

    » The concern voiced just a few days ago by Justice Minister Paiboon Koomchaya that the "angel child" or luk thep dolls might be used to smuggle drugs on board a commercial plane has been proven to be true.

  • OPINION

    Let Ko-ee return home

    News, Editorial, Published on 03/08/2018

    » After a long battle, centenarian grandpa Ko-ee Mimee's legal right to become a Thai has won state recognition.

  • OPINION

    Ko-ee loses fight to head home

    News, Editorial, Published on 07/10/2018

    » Karen spiritual leader Ko-ee Mimee has lost the final battle, with his last wish of going back home to the deep forest unfulfilled.

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