blindness

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    Visually impaired students explore Khao Yai National Park

    In a remarkable display of inclusion and environmental appreciation, nearly 30 visually impaired students, accompanied by sighted peers, embarked on an educational trek through the lush trails of Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand. The event, yesterday March 12, titled Friends Lead Friends (Blind) Through Khao Yai Forest, entered its second year,…

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    Pattaya Mayor saves buffaloes from the slaughter for the blind

    Pattaya Mayor Poramet Ngamphichet donated 30,000 baht to the Thai Association of the Blind to rescue two buffaloes from the brink of slaughter. In an initiative unveiled on Monday, Mayor Poramet’s collaborative effort with city officials aims to provide a lifeline for visually impaired individuals in Uthai Thani Province. The funds gathered through a charity event and contributions from dedicated…

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    Boom Mookatha pauses free meal campaign following exploitation

    Yutthaphum Kaewkhem, also known as Boom Mookatha, recently expressed disappointment over his social campaign, which offered free meals to pregnant women, disabled people, children, older, and rescuers at his hotpot restaurant. His goodwill, however, was exploited, leaving him deeply disheartened. Boom revealed that he allowed these groups to eat for free at his restaurant, Toey Katha, for the past three…

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    Visually impaired man accuses relatives of deceit over 20,000 baht loan in Thailand

    A 36 year old visually impaired man, known as Likhit, accused his relatives of tricking him into signing off his land rights, under the misconception that he was signing a loan agreement. The incident took place today, at 12pm. Likhit explained that he once borrowed 20,000 baht from his relatives, with a 10% interest rate, for which he agreed to…

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    Blind ex-Thai embassy employee alleges neglect, seeks compensation

    Countering accusations made by a former member of staff at the Thai embassy in Paris, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has refuted claims of embassy neglect following the irreversible loss of her eyesight. Previously employed as part of the embassy service team from 2009 until 2012, Rattanaporn Saeng-on, aged 45, was found by authorities trying to deliberately endanger herself in moving…

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    Double vision: Young Thai-British girl fights diabetes and blindness to chase teaching dreams

    A nine year old Thai-British girl battling diabetes and blindness is preparing to undergo eye surgery so she can fulfil her dreams of becoming a teacher in Ban Dung, Udon Thani, Thailand. The girl, Angel, admired for her cheerful nature, is loved by everyone in her village who wishes for a speedy recovery from her debilitating vision-threatening condition called diabetic…