• Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:31
    Santiburi tops the polls
    The luxury Santiburi Koh Samui resort has once again ranked one of the top destinations for families and couples in Smart Travel Asia’s 2018 Best in Travel Poll.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 12:00
    EDM goes Backstage on Samui
    The Backstage Festival returns next month for its second year and is taking place at W Mega Area, the beachfront of W Koh Samui, on August 3 and 4 from 6pm to 2am.
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
    Redefining luxury, Samui-style
    Built on a former coconut plantation, the new Ritz-Carlton has everything the guest could possibly need - and more
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 12:50
    No trace of Samui beach sewage despite Facebook ‘evidence’
    Soldiers, police and municipal officials were scouring a Koh Samui beach on Wednesday morning after a Facebook user posted a video of brackish wastewater running into the sea.
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  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:46
    Samui woman arrested for running illegal dental clinic
    A self-taught dental practitioner was arrested on Koh Samui on Sunday for opening an illegal clinic to attach fashion braces for clients.
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  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:55
    Bubbly in the pool
    Santiburi Koh Samui marks the start of the Western summer by offering guests staying in a Grand Reserve Pool Villa or Grand Deluxe Pool Villa a choice of exclusive culinary experiences.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
    Samui chef wins prestigious award
    Executive chef Azizskandar Awang of Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort has been honoured for his work in the kitchens with the chef hotelier of the year award at The Hotelier Awards Asia 2018.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:37
    Over thousands take part in Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon
    Samui –  More than 1,000 runners took part in the “Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon” at Nathon Pier, Koh Samui, Surat Thani on Sunday.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:32
    Second dead dolphin in a week found on Samui beach
    The carcass of an endangered Irrawaddy dolphin washed ashore on Koh Samui on Thursday morning, the 10th dolphin to show up dead on the island this year, according to charity foundation rescue worker Pairoj Pulthawee.
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  • Tue, 29 May 2018 16:41
    Bus driver and assistant arrested, 257 protected birds seized in Narathiwat
    Narathiwat police arrested a bus driver and his assistant early Tuesday for allegedly smuggling 257 protected birds from Koh Samui in Surat Thani to Sungai Kolok.
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  • Tue, 29 May 2018 16:07
    Search resumes for missing Russian tourist on Samui
    Officials on Tuesday resumed the search for a female Russian tourist with dementia who had gone missing on Koh Samui in Surat Thani more than a month ago.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 01:00
    The best of Asian sound
    Music acts from around Asia including Malaysia’s alternative rock band Estranged, Singapore’s Shirlyn & The UnXpected, Hong Kong rock metal band Qiu Hong, and China’s funk group Jumpin’ Candy will join local; favourites Potato and Tai Tanawut for a mashup of rock, metal, blues and ballads in the inaugural “Samui Asia Music Festival” being held on Koh Samui on August 18 and 19.
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 11:13
    Green turtle’s death off Samui a mystery
    The carcass of a 20-kilogram green turtle, a protected species, that washed ashore on Koh Samui on Tuesday evening is being examined to determine the cause of death.
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  • Fri, 18 May 2018 12:33
    French cybercrime suspect arrested on Samui
    Frenchman Jonathan Verron, an alleged leader of a hacker group that stole data from a British financial institution and demanded a ransom to keep it secure, was arrested on Koh Samui on Friday.
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  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:19
    Swiss man, illegally in Thailand, to be deported to face charges of spreading disease
    A 42-year-old Swiss man, who was wanted in his home country for intentionally spreading a communicable disease and was captured in Surat Thani’s Koh Samui on March 14, will soon be deported to face prosecution in Switzerland, Tourist Police Bureau deputy head Maj-General Surachet Hakpan told the press on Friday.
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