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Environmental Crime Journalist
Nirmal is Indochina Bureau Chief for The Straits Times, based in Bangkok. He is currently (2016) President of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, of which he has twice before been President (2008, 2012). He was President of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines in 1998-99. He is also a published author and film maker and is deeply involved in wildlife conservation issues. See more on the Straits Times.