• Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:02
    No wind for the big boats, but plenty for the smaller ones
    Phuket – Conditions were more suitable for water-skiing than sailing on the Andaman Sea off the south-western tip of Phuket on Friday with the lack of wind leaving the large fleet of keelboats and multihulls unable to race.
    sports
  • Sun, 25 Nov 2018 19:30
    Rare multiple waterspouts observed in Andaman Sea
    Tourists were treated to a spectacular sight of four waterspouts off Satun’s resort island of Koh Lipe on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Media to sign cooperation pact on relaying tsunami warnings
    DESPITE THEIR fierce business competition, major TV stations have joined hands to boost tsunami warnings and crisis reports, so as to prevent future disasters.
    national
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cash rewards offered to save sea turtles
    NATIONAL PARKS on the Andaman coast are offering cash rewards to those who discover sea turtle nests and notify park officers in an attempt to protect the endangered species from extinction.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 18:40
    Triathlon for the fittest
    The 25th edition of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon returns to the Pearl of the Andaman next month and this year comprises the LPT Charity Fun Run “Run for Fun, Run for Kids” on November 17 and the triathlon and inaugural “25 For 25 Sprint” sprint-distance triathlon on November 18.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 04:00
    Only ‘remote’ chance of a tsunami
    THE CHANCE of an imminent repeat tsunami in the Andaman Sea is remote, while the tsunami risk in the Gulf of Thailand is even smaller to nearly impossible, say leading seismologists in the wake of public tsunami fears triggered by the recent devastation in Indonesia.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Clubbing on the beach
    Perched on the broad, sandy shores of Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas, the recently opened M Beach Club is already attracting holiday-makers to drink, dance, dine, lounge and swim with the Andaman Sea as their backdrop.
    lifestyle
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:40
    Weakening Mangkhut will still strengthen southwest monsoon over Andaman Sea and Gulf, ONWR warns
    The Temporary Crisis Centre of the Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) affirmed that Typhoon Mangkhut had weakened into a tropical storm at 63 kilometres northeast of the Chinese city of Nanning early Monday morning and would further downgrade into a depression and low-pressure cell, before moving to Yunnan on Tuesday.
    national
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand needs to work on making its beaches safer
    I have lived in Thailand for the last nine years. I am a sea and river kayaker, BCU trained, and have kayaked all over the world and in the Gulf of Thailand and around all the lovely islands in the Andaman.
    your say
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:54
    Small Phuket boats told to stay in port
    The Phuket Marine Office has announced a warning for boats heading out onto the Andaman Sea from today until August 15.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:44
    Police raid 11 locations in probe into fatal boat accidents
    Police on Tuesday searched 11 locations linked to the two tour companies that are involved in two boat accidents in Phuket last week.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:41
    43rd body found after Phoenix sinking, with four to nine passengers still missing
    Another body has been pulled out of the waters of the Andaman Sea and delivered to Vachira Phuket Hospital, raising the confirmed death toll from the Phoenix diving yacht’s capsizing to 43.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:37
    Tourism Ministry to pay Bt64 million in compensation to Phuket boat victims
    The Tourism Ministry will pay compensations worth Bt63.96 million from its accident fund to victims of two boats that sank in the Andaman Sea near Phuket on July 5, the permanent secretary said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
    Death at sea – ‘greed is good’ 
    Just WHAT was the Phoenix dive boat doing out in the Andaman at this time of year?
    your say
  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:00
    Forces of nature threaten Krabi’s fossils on Andaman coast, battle being lost
    Known as “The 75 million-year-old shell cemetery”, the mollusk fossil-filled beach at the Andaman coastal province of Krabi is now facing erosion after being damaged by strong currents over the past two years, a senior official at the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park said on Sunday.
    Breaking News
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