• Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:25
    Tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in
    Tens of thousands of tourists have fled some of Thailand's most popular islands and resort areas as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in and threatens to batter the southern part of the kingdom with heavy rains, winds and seven-metre (22-foot) waves.
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
    Marine protections ordered for Samui to preserve ecosystem
    THE DEPARTMENT of Marine and Coastal Resources has decreed protective measures for tourist destinations Samui, Pha-ngan and Tao islands in Surat Thani province that will halt several routine practices and popular activities.
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    British woman’s ‘rape’ never happened, Thai police conclude
    A BRITISH teen who claimed to have been drugged and raped on Koh Tao in June has failed to confirm the site of the attack, identity of the attacker or how the attack happened while being questioned in the UK, Thai police officers said.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:01
    Koh Tao rape claim probe to end next week
    Thai police expect to finalise their investigation next week into the alleged rape of a British tourist on Surat Thani’s Koh Tao a few months ago, Immigration police chief Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn said.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:25
    Alleged Koh Tao rape victim in her first interview accuses police of suppressing truth 
    IN HER first media interview, a 19-year-old British teenager has stuck to her claim that she was drugged, robbed and raped during her vacation on Koh Tao in June and accused authorities of trying to suppress the truth. 
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:43
    Call for charges to be dropped in Koh Tao alleged rape case
    An international human rights group has called for charges to be dropped against Facebook users arrested and detained for allegedly violating the Computer Crime Act by sharing information regarding a rape claim on Koh Tao.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Those held for sharing rape claim ‘did not know about computer law’
    The FAMILIES OF some of the 12 suspects detained for sharing content from a controversial Facebook page regarding a British teen’s allegations of being raped on Koh Tao have asked for mercy and understanding, and described the suspects’ acts as being ignorant of the law.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:18
    10 arrested for sharing content about tourist’s Koh Tao rape claim
    Ten Facebook users who shared content regarding a rape claim posted to the controversial FB page CSI LA90210, have been arrested for allegedly violating the Computer Act.
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 21:43
    FB page editors face arrest over Tao rape story
    A court in Surat Thani province on Friday issued arrest warrants for administrators of two popular Facebook pages for reporting what the police decided was false information concerning a rape claim by a British teenager.
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:41
    No evidence of Koh Tao rape: police chief
    Pol Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn, the deputy tourist police commissioner currently on Koh Tao, says investigators have found no evidence to support a rape case as claimed by a British backpacker.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 17:35
    Briton’s decision to file complaint in Pha-ngan still unclear
    While police are looking into a British woman’s claim that she was raped on Koh Tao in June, the Love Koh Tao Club on Tuesday called for her to file an official police complaint.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Probe launched into Koh Tao rape claim
    A SENIOR police commissioner and forensic officials are to visit Koh Tao today to investigate a claim by a British teenager that she was drugged, robbed and raped during her stay on the island in late June this year.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    Koh Tao rape claim news to Thai cops
    A BRITISH teenager who told police in her homeland she’d been raped on Koh Tao in June filed no such complaint with authorities here, Pol Colonel Krissana Pattanacharoen, a deputy spokesman for the Royal Thai Police, said yesterday.
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:21
    Koh Tao's ATMs not filled after two money trucks crash
    ATM machines in Surat Thani had to make due with cash on hand after two security trucks crashed on their way to deliver refills early on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00
    ‘Death Island’ in the news again after rape claim by British woman
    KOH TAO off Surat Thani province is in the spotlight again after a British woman claimed a 26-year-old French man had raped her in a hotel on the island. The woman, whose name has been withheld, first alerted her mother in the UK to the alleged attack.
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