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  • Thailand News

    Invasive sucker fish crisis threatens Thailand’s waterways

    Thailand is currently grappling with a severe invasive sucker fish crisis, exacerbated by human actions that have released non-native fish into waterways without considering the environmental impact. These invasive species are wreaking havoc on Thailand’s native ecosystems, causing environmental, economic, and health-related damage. This issue is frequently highlighted in various media outlets. In a recent social media sensation, a fish…

  • Thailand News

    Samut Songkhram takes bold steps to save aquatic ecosystem

    To save Thailand’s aquatic ecosystem, the Samut Songkhram Provincial Fisheries Office launched a campaign against the invasive black chin tilapia species. Amidst concerns over the blackchin tilapia’s relentless invasion of natural water resources linked to vital rivers, the Tha Chin and Mae Klong, authorities are taking decisive action. The Samut Songkhram Provincial Fisheries Office took centre stage yesterday, unveiling a vigorous…

  • Thailand News

    Mekong River’s diverse fish populations face extinction threat

    The Mekong River, a lifeline stretching almost 5,000 kilometres from the Tibetan Plateau to the South China Sea, is under grave threat. A recent report reveals that unsustainable development is severely endangering the river’s health and diverse fish populations. Consequently, one-fifth of the fish species in this Southeast Asian lifeline are on the brink of extinction. The Mekong River plays…

  • Thailand News

    Purrr-mission granted: Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan Dam hosts sanctioned fishing season for giant Mekong catfish

    A sanctioned fishing season is underway at the Kaeng Krachan Dam in Phetchaburi, Thailand, where the Fisheries Department’s inland fisheries prevention and suppression unit is permitting the capture of up to 60 giant Mekong catfish. The season commenced on November 9 and will run through January 9, providing the total catch does not exceed the 60 fish limit before the…

  • Pattaya News

    Dead fish boom caused by sudden plankton bloom in Sri Racha

    , A beach in Sri Racha was transformed into a macabre spectacle as a vast number of dead fish washed ashore on Friday, September 8. The sight at Bang Phra Beach was both surprising and concerning, with the sheer volume of dead fish proving too substantial for an accurate estimate. Locals, familiar with the ebb and flow of the seaside…

  • Thai Life

    Customer finds bait hook inside tin of fish in Thailand

    A customer was reely taken aback when he discovered a bait hook floating in a tin of fish produced by a famous brand in Thailand. Luckily, he spotted the sharp hook before chewing it. Consumer protection Facebook page “Phuboripok” (“consumers”) posted a photo of the offending tin of fish yesterday with the caption… “A #consumer was about to eat tinned…

  • Pattaya News

    8,000kg of dead fish wash up on Chon Buri beach

    Nothing ruins a lovely day at the beach like thousands of kilogrammes of dead fish washing ashore. But the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has at least confirmed the source of the vast quantities of chacunda fish gizzard shad that washed up on Bang Saen beach in Chon Buri province. It turns out the disgusting display of dead fish…

  • Krabi News

    A fish tale: thousands of fish jump onto bridge on Krabi island

    A fish tale has come to light on an island in Thailand’s iconic southern province of Krabi. On the island of Koh Lanta, thousands of fish jumped onto a bridge. A Krabi resident came across the massive pile of small jumping fish while docking his boat at the pier. The breed of fish is known as “Ta Maew,” or cat-eye…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thailand News Today | 427 new C19 infections, Pattaya countdown cancelled, Elite Visa update | Dec 22

    Plenty of talk around today about future lockdowns, but NOTHING IS CONFIRMED at this stage. The Thaiger will keep you up to date with the latest. Possibility of an “end of year travel boost” has been shattered As if things weren’t already bad enough for Thailand’s tourism sector, the events in Samut Sakhon in the past week have just made…

  • Food

    Thailand disease expert says salmon cannot be infected with Covid-19

    Fish lovers can relax, says the deputy director-general of Thailand’s Disease Control Department. “It is not possible for salmon to be contaminated with Covid-19.: Dr. Thanarak Palipat’s reassurance comes amid reports that chopping boards used for imported salmon at a market in China could carry the virus. Beijing’s Xinfadi Market is at the centre of a new Covid-19 outbreak, with…

  • Bangkok News

    The one that didn’t get away… a fish tale with a happy ending

    A man has been joyfully reunited with his prized, and very valuable, fish after leaving it in a pink Bangkok taxi. The fish’s owner hailed cab 6880 from Chatuchak market but got out of the vehicle in the Klong Toei area, leaving his “Channa Barca” snakehead fish inside in a plastic bag. The owner immediately contacted radio station JS 100,…

  • Business News

    Commerce Ministry announces another round of price drops on staple products

    The Thai Ministry of Commerce will soon launch a fourth round of price reductions, which will take place at a district level. The ministry has already received cooperation from the business sector to help those affected Covid-19 by lowering product prices, sometimes by as much as 68%, on 3 occasions, In the fourth round, around 7,100 consumer goods are being…

  • Krabi News

    Six survive after fish delivery pick-up overturns in Krabi

    Six people, who were delivering fresh fish in a pickup truck in Krabi, have survived an accident in Krabi. Mueang Krabi Police were notified of the incident in Krabi City yesterday. Police and emergency responders arrived to find the overturned pick-up truck in the roadside ditch. Nearby there was fresh seafood, fish and shrimp, strewn across the roadside. Six people…

  • South Thailand News

    Woman killed, nine injured in seven-vehicle pileup in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A woman has died and nine others injured in a pileup involving four pick-up trucks, a sedan and two motorcycles on a road in Nakhon Si Thammarat this morning. Police say the accident happened at 9am on the Nakhon Si Thammarat-Pak Phanang road in front of the 17th regional office of the Government Saving Bank in Tambon Pak Nakhon, Muang…