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Agency taking action after 1,000 rai of corals found to be diseased

  THE DEPARTMENT of Marine and Coastal Resources is moving to declare a protected area and recruiting volunteers to help tackle the spread of yellow-band disease among corals spread across a thousand rai, or around 20 kilometres, off five upper and central Gulf of Thailand provinces, Matichon newspaper said. Mr. Atthaphon Charoenchansa, the department’s head,

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Pair of loyal Labs save worker’s life

  PROVING that dogs are indeed man’s best friend were two Labrador Retrievers who alerted their owner with their loud and long barking that her worker had collapsed thus saving his life, Sanook.com said this evening (Nov. 6). Facebook user Silaphan Pansorn wrote about her two faithful Labs, Pfizer and Extra, who barked incessantly for

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Champion charged after wakeskating on flooded road

BANGKOK-BORN World Wakeskate 2022 Champion Daniel Grant was summoned and charged with endangering vehicles and people for wakeskating on flooded Phaholyothin road, Sanook.com said this afternoon (Sept. 13). Grant, 24, posted a video clip of himself wakeskating on floodwater in front of Bangkok University in Khlong Luang district of Pathum Thani on Facebook Accompanying caption

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Families argue after ninth grader badly slashes fellow student for ‘bullying’

  THE families of two students with one having badly slashed the other for allegedly bullying him argued over compensation while the injured boy denied tormenting his classmate, Sanook.com said today (Sept. 7). The unnamed ninth grade student at a school in Pakham district of Buriram province used a grass hook which he brought from

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