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Phuket seeks to ensure beach safety

Phuket - The Governor of Phuket province has chaired a meeting of administrative and security agencies to discuss beach safety measures. The meeting was held...

Phuket takes traditional approach to Ghost Festival

PHUKET – Phuket province is celebrating its unique take on the Chinese Ghost Festival by holding Por Tor activities. Deputy Phuket Governor, Sanit Sriwihok and...

Thailand welcomes new Turkish Airlines flights to Phuket

Phuket,–The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to welcome the launch of new Turkish Airlines flights to Phuket in Southern Thailand. Phuket, one of...

Australian man dies in parasailing accident in Thailand

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — A businessman from Australia fell 70 meters (230 feet) to his death while parasailing in southern Thailand, police said Thursday. Roger...

Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live

BANGKOK (AP) — A man in Thailand upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said. Police...

TripAdvisor rates five Thai destinations as Best in Asia for 2017

Bangkok,– Five of Asia’s most loved destinations of 2017 are in Thailand, according to a poll of the top 25 taken by the popular...

Phuket warned it is heading toward environmental crisis

A wellknown marine scientist and environmentalist has warned that Phuket is heading toward environmental crisis due to the continuing pouring of untreated water into...

Beggar found carrying about 100,000 baht in cash in Phuket

An elderly beggar in Phuket was found to have carried about 100,000 baht in cash strapped to his body. Responding to calls from to people...

Dutch tourist dies on board QR842 flight to Phuket early today

A 89-year-old Dutch tourist died on board a Qatar Airways' Airbus plane from Doha to Phuket this morning. He was later identified as Mr Jean...

Portuguese man-of-war spotted off three Phuket beaches

The sea off Nai Yang, Nai Thorn and Layan beaches in Phuket has been declared off-limits to swimmers by the Sirinart national park after...

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All British tourists now banned from vacations in Thailand or anywhere else

Effective Monday March 8, all Brits trying to leave the UK must prove they are not going on holiday by presenting at check-in a...

Thailand pilots ‘Area Quarantine’ in Chonburi, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi for foreign tourists

The government has unveiled its “area quarantine” plan to open Thailand to foreign tourists from next month. Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said area...

Bangkok electric train project to spare 237-year-old shrine of Buddhist temple

The Transport Ministry has assured that a new electric railway extension project will spare a 237-year-old shrine of a Buddhist temple. Sorapong Paitoonpong, deputy permanent...

Thailand issues guidelines for international transit/transfer passengers at Suvarnabhumi Airport

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has issued a series of guidelines for international flights carrying “transit/transfer” passengers allowed to arrive at Suvarnabhumi...

Beauty queens from Nigeria and Kenya attending Miss Grand Int’l in Thailand tested positive

Two beauty queens, from Nigeria and Kenya, who are in Thailand for the Miss Grand International (MGI) beauty pageant, have tested positive for COVID-19...