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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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Board appointed to monitor rehab plan for debt-ridden Thai Airways International

BANGKOK – Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha appointed Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krue-ngam as the chairman of the super board, a new panel to...

Drunk cracks skull in fall from Pattaya-area breakwater

An Udon Thani man drunk on cheap rice whiskey cracked his skull after falling off the breakwater on Dongtan Beach. In addition to the head...

Chonburi cop hurt in Pattaya crash

A Chonburi narcotics officer was hurt when he crashed his car into a light pole in Pattaya. Police, fire trucks and an ambulance responded to...

Pattaya traffic-dodging donut sellers happy for job

With so many out of work, a group of pink-shirted workers hawking donuts on the street in Najomtien are happy to have a job. The...