Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:30
Blacktip reef sharks found outside Phuket seafood restaurant
There are now two places where you can reliably see blacktip reef sharks – off the shores of Maya Bay, and hanging in front of a restaurant in Karon.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:06
ATTITUDE bar launches 'Golden Burger' promotion
ATTITUDE Rooftop Bar & Restaurant is having a special promotion “Golden Burger – Wagyu Beef Margaret River” from Friday to January for meat lovers.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:45
Update : Thaksin visits Thaksin beef noodle stall in Singapore
PETALING JAYA - Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s visit to “Thaksin Beef Noodle” in Singapore this week was made after somebody told him about it.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:15
Maya Bay boundary installed to block tourist access
Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim on Wednesday said officials installed tiny boundary buoys and red flags to warn tourists not to swim into Maya Bay, which has been closed indefinitely to allow a full recovery of the coral reef, mangrove forest and general ecosystem.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:16
Prawit issues orders in bid for safer holidays
Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Wednesday ordered security beefed up to keep people safe during the New Year holidays.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
Can the reef live on?
Surviving bleached barrier coral "more resilient to heat", experts find
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:45
Burger discounts and collectibles on offer to celebrate ‘50 Years of Big Mac’
McDonald’s is celebrating “50 Years of Big Mac” by offering special discounts for three of its popular beef burgers and all Extra Value beef burger meals.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Something stirs in the waters of Maya Bay. Has a Thai paradise been regained?
Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya Bay as a “positive sign” of recovery six months after the closure of a tourist hot-spot made famous by the movie “The Beach”.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
‘Very poor’ school students to be given additional financial aid
ABOUT 600,000 “very poor” students will soon receive an extra Bt800 per semester from the state, as the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) is stepping in to help reduce the educational disparities.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
Somkid reaches out to Jack Ma to push Thai tourism
Thailand has beefed up its cooperation with Alibaba co-founder and chaiman Jack Ma to help promote the country’s tourism online in the hope of luring more Chinese to take trips to Thailand, while joining hands with the Chinese e-commerce giant for trade development.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:30
Blacktip reef shark found dead in bag at Maya Bay
National park officers are investigating following the death of a blacktip reef shark found in a bag at Maya Bay, on Koh Phi Phi Ley.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:15
More blacktip reef sharks spotted at recovering Maya Bay
At 8am on Sunday, Hat Nopparat Thara-Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park officials recorded a video clip of blacktip reef sharks near the shore at Maya Bay, National Park Management Division director Kamon Nuanyai said on Monday.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:32
Asian markets suffer bloodletting on trade, geopolitical fears
Asian markets went into freefall Thursday, tracking a plunge on Wall Street, with trading floors awash with negativity on geopolitical concerns and following weak US economic and earnings data.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
Illegal fishing key threat to reefs
THOUGH EXCESSIVE tourism has garnered recent headlines over threats to the health of Thailand’s diverse saltwater seas, illegal fishing presents another big challenge to preserving their rich natural resources.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:58
'Halloween' scares up big box-office numbers in North America
North American moviegoers really like to be scared, and Universal gleefully accommodated them this weekend as its new release "Halloween" registered an impressive $77.5 million in estimated ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.