Dengue fever cases climb to 5,000-6,000 a week

  THE Public Health Ministry said today (Aug. 18) the number of dengue fever patients has risen to around 5,000-6,000 a week over the past four weeks and to cope with the situation emergency operation centres have been opened in 31 provinces and seven other districts, TV Channel 7 said. Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, the ministry’s

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With pork prices rising, Nakhon Pathom residents turn to eating crocodile meat

AS pork prices have risen in Thailand recently with authorities this week confirming one case of  African swine fever at a slaughterhouse in Nakhon Pathom province, some residents here have turned to eating crocodile meat instead as the price is attractively lower, Amarin TV said today (Jan. 13). Mrs. Uthaipornrung Thaweechai, 64, the owner of

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