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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...

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...

Samui operators create reservation website

Samui, Thailand: If you can’t beat them - join them, appears to be the thinking of a tourism association on the resort island of...

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Pattaya to increase checks on Jomtien masseuses

Pattaya will step up checks on Jomtien Beach masseuses following reports that foreigners were masquerading as qualified therapists. Pattaya legal chief Sretapol Boonsawat, an advisor...

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

Bangkok (AP) — A motorcycle bomb exploded at a market Monday morning in southern Thailand, killing three people and injuring 18, police said. The attacker...
Deputy police chief Chalermkiat Sriworakan.

Thai police arrest 2 Israeli men in compatriot’s killing

Bangkok (AP) — Police have arrested two Israeli men suspected of killing a fellow citizen on a Thai resort island after running him down...

Govt urgently addresses deforestation in North

Nan - Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Wiwat Salyakamthorn has visited Nan province to tackle the problem of deforestation in the North. The deputy...

Thai Red Cross Society calls for more donations

Bangkok - The Thai Red Cross Society is inviting citizens to replenish the country’s blood stocks, noting hospitals are most in need of Type...

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