Protesters hold “anti-coup rehearsal” rally at Lat Phrao intersection

Thousands of anti-government protesters this evening occupied the busy Lat Phrao intersection for what they described as an “anti-coup rehearsal” to highlight their opposition to possible military intervention. The protest was organized by the so-called “Ratsadorn Group” whose key members claimed there had been rumours about a possible military coup. “We are here today to oppose military intervention – rumours of which we have been hearing about everyday,” said Panussaya Sitthijirawattanakul, […]

Rare clouded leopard snapped by camera trap for first time in 20 years

Camera traps, installed by park rangers on the Phnom Dongrak mountain range between November 1st and 24th, have captured the first images in 20 years of a rare clouded leopard, among several other wildlife species, according to Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson, director of the 9th Conservation Area Office. He told the media on Thursday that the camera traps […]

Environment Ministry launches project to convert dried leaves into solid fuel

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has come up with an innovative project to transform natural waste, such as dried leaves in forests, into a renewable energy source. They have set a target, for 17 northern provinces, to convert 100 tonnes of dried leaves per day into solid fuel. Natural Resources and Environment Minister […]

Labour Minister Assigns Advisor to Accept Second Round of Youths from SBPAC in Southern Border Provinces to Send to Companies in Phetchaburi

Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin assigned Advisor to the Labour Minister Mrs. Thiwalrat Angkinan to Phetchaburi, accepting 77 youths from the three southern border provinces, from the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) to deploy for work in companies in Phetchaburi. This was the second round, totaling 77 people, following the Co-Payment project, which aims […]

The rocks and roadblocks on Thailand’s path to a new Constitution

The road to democracy is never easy, but the path is particularly steep for Thailand in its journey to amend the Constitution and eradicate the legacy of the junta. Analysts believe the country will have to wait until at least 2022 before it has a new supreme law. After delaying the job for a few […]