Published: Jun 23, 2022
On June 23, four years ago, 12 school footballers, then aged 11 to 16, entered the Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non Cave in Chiang Rai with their 25-year-old assistant coach and were trapped inside, leading to an over two-week-long intense rescue operation, which included international divers.
Published: Dec 28, 2019
A Thai Navy Seal, who took part in the dramatic rescue of the Wild Boar footballers from a flooded cave in northern Thailand last year, succumbed to a lung infection he contracted during the mission, a senior Navy official said on Friday (December 27).
Published: Sep 05, 2019
Tom Waller, the Thai-born director of “Mindfulness and Murder” and “The Last Executioner”, is bringing his most anticipated Thailand-based project to date to cinemas on November 28 – his retelling of the dramatic rescue of a youth football team from a Chiang Rai cave.
Published: Apr 28, 2019
The National Cave Management Policy Committee has set three guidelines for creating awareness, participation and supporting operations for the benefit of natural resources, maintenance, conservation, rehabilitation and development into tourist attractions in the future.
Published: Feb 17, 2019
The Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province, the scene of a much-publicised international rescue mission last July, will close to all visitors from February 19 in order to allow Thai Navy SEALs to enter and recover equipment left inside.
Published: Jan 18, 2019
A Thai-born director who took just weeks to shoot the first film about the dramatic cave rescue of the "Wild Boars" football team says his focus is on authenticity and the mission's "unsung" heroes, with book publishers and Hollywood studios jostling to make their versions of the saga.
Published: Aug 16, 2018
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun of Thailand recently sent a letter to President Bounnhang Vorachit to thank the Lao people for their participation in the rescue effort to retrieve 13 young footballers from the cave they were trapped in.