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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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The removal of the Dolphin Roundabout has been put on hold following public opposition.

Dolphin Roundabout replacement shelved

The removal of the Dolphin Roundabout has been put on hold following public opposition. Pattaya Mayor Anan Charoen­chasri said at a Sept. 12 city council...

Female hippo at Dusit Zoo celebrates 51st birthday

Bangkok - A female hippopotamus at Dusit Zoo on Friday celebrated her 51st birthday anniversary with specially provided treats. The birthday girl, Mae Mali, was...

Japan Idol group appointed as Thailand’s tourism ambassador

Tokyo, Japan - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has appointed a Japanese Idol group as Thailand's tourism ambassador to help increase the number...

Police to file case against former NOB officials by Sept 26

Bangkok – The police have confirmed they will submit a graft case involving former government officials of the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) to...

Agriculture Min launches large-scale farming campaign in Chonburi

Chonburi - The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has launched a large-scale farming campaign in Chonburi province, hoping to increase the quality of Thai...

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