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1 year 8 months ago


Among the most notorious of the influential monks, it's Luang Ta Chan, otherwise known as Phra Archan Phusit Khantitharo, the abbot of the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, who amazes me the most.

A dead tiger cub is held up by a Thai official after authorities found 40 tiger cub carcasses during a raid on the controversial Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, Thailand June 1, 2016. (Reuters)BANGKOK:
1 year 8 months ago

 Thai wildlife authorities found 40 tiger cub...

1 year 10 months ago

Growing numbers of animal traders are using closed groups on Facebook and password-protected online forums to reach Asian customers.

1 year 11 months ago

Tibet's exiled leaders, including the Dalai Lama, said on Tuesday two-thirds of the glaciers in their mountain homeland may disappear by 2050 because of climate change and demanded a stake in international climate talks later this year.

1 year 11 months ago

Thailand destroyed over two tonnes of smuggled ivory worth USD 2.8 million, signalling the government's determination to fight the illegal trade in the country, a major transit hub and destination for smuggled tusks.

1 year 11 months ago

Climate change and the overuse of water in agriculture means water scarcity poses a growing threat to farmers, households and industry in Vietnam. 

1 year 11 months ago

The session 'Deploying Nature-based Solutions to Address Societal Challenges' included a wide range of examples from across Asia.


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