Tags : Burma

North

Save the Tiger

HUAI KHA KHEANG WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Thailand — After trudging through the wilds of western Thailand for several hours, the forest rangers thought they were finally onto something: the distant sound of crunching leaves. Automatic weapons drawn, the five Thais crept forward, hoping to catch a tiger poacher. It turned out to be a banteng, a […]Read More

Phuket

Sailor widow hails killer sentences

The widow of a British yachtsman murdered by three Burmese fishermen off the coast of Thailand has welcomed prison sentences handed down to them. Linda Robertson, 59, said she believed the jail terms will give them time to reflect on the “heinous” crime they committed. Her husband Malcolm Robertson, 64, was bludgeoned and thrown overboard […]Read More