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Brain-storming session to solve garbage problem on Koh Samui

Thai PBS, in cooperation with Koh Samui municipal, Tourism Authority of Thailand, hotels, schools and other stakeholders held a round-table discussion on the resort...

16 Chinese tourists injured in Samui bus crash

A bus carrying about 30 Chinese tourists skidded and flipped on its side in Koh Samui last night, injuring 16 of them. The bus was...

Artificial rain making launched to save Koh Samui from drought

While several central provinces are bracing for flooding from rising rivers and plentiful rains, popular tourist destination Koh Samui is experiencing acute water shortage,...

Officials mull measures to reduce road accidents in Koh Samui

Foreign tourists may be required to undergo driving lessons and an orientation in Thai traffic rules for at least two hours before they are...

Koh Samui municipality to use canvas to cover garbage

Faced with a mountain of accumulated garbage estimated at about 250,000 tonnes and a malfunctioned incinerator, Koh Samui municipality has come up with an...

Koh Samui is threatened with undisposed garbage totaling about 250,000 tonnes

A huge mountain of accumulated garbage is threatening the image and tourism potential of Koh Samui and the problem is steadily worsening as the...

Tourism Minister confirms stringent measures to take care of tourists

BANGKOK,(NNT) - The tourism minister has confirmed the introduction of stringent measures to watch over the safety of tourists. Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, traveled to...

Last missing passenger of a speed boat accident in Koh Samui...

Searches for the last victim of a speed boat accident in Koh Samui were called off today (Sunday) after the victim’s body was found...

2 tourists die in swimming accidents at Thai island of Samui

BANGKOK (AP) — Two foreign tourists, from China and Australia, died Saturday in separate swimming accidents at the southern Thai resort island of Koh...

Positive outlook for Samui hotel market

While the ongoing political turmoil has certainly had a negative impact on the Bangkok hotel market, Koh Samui by contrast has witnessed only a...

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No Koh Larn ferries, tourist boats Nov. 19-20

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Public continues to visit Royal Crematorium

Bangkok - More than 900,000 people have visited the royal crematorium of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang since the...

120-ton stockpile of fireworks to be removed from Bangkok

Bangkok – Officials in Bangkok have ordered that a 120-ton stockpile of fireworks and firecrackers discovered in the Pom Prap Satru Pai district be...

Defense Minister wants nationwide CCTV cameras connected

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan wants a strategic plan on developing a network of nationwide surveillance cameras devised, in an effort...

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