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Thai firm plans to import world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for

BANGKOK (NNT) – Supreme Pharmatech, a major pharmaceutical manufacturer in Thailand, plans to import 10,000 doses of the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals. Supreme Pharmatech CEO, Milint Wintarasiri, said the company is in negotiations with the manufacturer, Carnivac-Cov, to import the vaccine. She said that this is a good opportunity to contribute to the […]Read More

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It’s now illegal to abandon animals at temples

BANGKOK, 24th August 2018 (NNT)-People are being urged not to abandon their pets at temples or face legal charges under the Cruelty Prevention and Welfare of Animal Act and the Wild Animal Reservation and Protection Act. The Sangha Supreme Council of Thailand received a letter from the Thai Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to […]Read More

Technology

Wildlife sperm banks established in Thailand

In a bid to increase the population of wild animals in Thailand, sperm banks holding specimens from endangered and rare species have been established while a pilot project to release thousands of animals in national forests is being pushed forward, officials said at a seminar yesterday. Ampika Thongpakdee of the Zoological Park Organisation of Thailand […]Read More

North

12 pangolin saved from wildlife trafficking syndicate

NONG KHAI, July 19 – Thailand’s Mekong Riverine Operation Unit rescued 12 endangered pangolins – commonly known as ant eaters – and arrested one wildlife smuggler, Thai authorities said Thursday. Capt Samart Srimuang, chief of the Operations and Intelligence Division of the Nong Khai-based Mekong Riverine Operation Unit, said the detainee was identified as Pongsak […]Read More

South

Over 100 pangolins seized in Chumphon enroute to Nong Khai

BANGKOK, May 26 — Thai Customs Department officials on Saturday rescued 138 endangered pangolins from a syndicate of wildlife smugglers and arrested one suspect in Chumphon as the scaly ant-eaters were enroute to the northeastern province of Nong Khai. The suspect, who was identified as Chumphon resident Mr Pracha Ramai, 22, was arrested while he […]Read More

North

Mystic Phitsanulok Underground Fire Kills Pets and Injures Locals

A strange natural phenomena occurred in Amphur Nakornthai, Phitsanulok province. PHITSANULOK – April 25, 2012 [PDN]; A fire was reported burning under the ground covering an area of 400 square meters. The fire burned the feet of the locals and a cow, cats and dogs were reported to have been killed by the underground fire. […]Read More

South

World Cockfighting to be held in Ranong next weekend

RANONG, 16 April 2012 (NNT) – Ranong province will be holding World Cockfighting from April 21st-22nd in a bid not just to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the province but also to promote tourism. The provincial governor, Mr. Peerasak Hinmuangkao, said the Thai Fighting Cock Association and Ranong Province will jointly hold […]Read More