• Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:00
    Wastewater runs freely into sea off Krabi’s Ao Nang Beach
    The Krabi provincial government appears to be attempting a “band-aid” solution to stop wastewater from running freely onto one of the most popular beaches in the region.
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:05
    Dead whales on Songkhla beaches 
    The remains of two young Omura whales were separately found on Songkhla’s beaches. They were probably from the same herd.
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  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 12:26
    Wedding smiles vanish in Phuket as photographers hauled away
    Phuket’s beaches and temples are popular settings for pre-nuptial photos, but yesterday police on the island rounded up seven of the people taking the pictures for working without a permit.
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  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:37
    Foreign tourists help clear trash from Samui beaches
    Foreign tourists on Monday gathered for the second day at a beach on Samui Island in Surat Thani province to help collect trash and debris swept to the shore by tropical storm Pabuk, which hit the Southern region last week.
    national
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:02
    Urgent : Tsunami advisory issued after 7.1 quake off Davao Oriental
    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) told the public on Saturday to temporarily stay away from beaches and not go to the coast after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Oriental.
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  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    At least 222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia
    Carita, Indonesia - A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:39
    Updated: 'Volcano' tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia
    Carita, Indonesia- A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed at least 168 people when it slammed without warning into popular beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, cutting a swathe of destruction and triggering mass panic as it swept inland.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 13:08
    Latest : Indonesia's volcanic tsunami death toll rises to 62
    Carita, Indonesia - A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed 62 people and injured hundreds more as it slammed without warning into tourist beaches and coastal areas around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, sending panicked holidaymakers and residents fleeing.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 12:28
    'Volcano' tsunami kills at least 62 in Indonesia
    Carita, Indonesia - A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed 62 people and injured hundreds more as it slammed without warning into tourist beaches and coastal areas around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, sending panicked holidaymakers and residents fleeing.
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  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:21
    Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics
    Faced with images of turtles smothered by plastic bags, beaches carpeted with garbage and islands of trash floating in the oceans, environmentalists say the world is waking up to the need to tackle plastic pollution at the source.
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    Wonders of the wide side
    Near but yet so far removed from the popular beaches of Phang Nga, Takua Thung offers fabulous views and jungle bustling with wildlife
    Thailand
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Police to open Phuket beach bases
    The Phuket Tourist Police are poised to improve marine and coastal safety by setting up service centres on Phuket beaches, starting with Kamala and Karon beaches.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Brands ‘should be on the hook’ for their plastic waste
    BUSINESSES are being urged to take responsibility for their plastic packaging, after a major study found trash from major brands, including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle, had littered beaches across the globe.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:14
    Krabi beaches raise red flags, waterfalls off limits after heavy rain
    Krabi on Tuesday barred visitors from waterfalls and from swimming in the sea after the province was hit by heavy downpours.
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  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:35
    On Thai island, hotel guests check out of plastic waste
    For the millions of sun seekers who head to Thailand's resort island of Phuket each year in search of stunning beaches and clear waters, cutting down on waste may not be a top priority.
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