• Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:57
    Driver baffles passersby by changing tyre caught in wheel clamp, but still pays fine
    Usually when drivers find their cars immobilised by wheel clamps in no-parking zones, they usually rush to the nearest police station to pay the fine and return to their the cars to wait for police remove the impediment.
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  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:08
    Thailand embarks on a journey to clean the Kingdoms oceans
    “Upcycling the Oceans” project puts a clean face on Koh Samet and the ocean environment
    Travel log
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:03
    Dugong carcass sent for autopsy to know cause of death
    The carcass of a female dugong that weighed 200 kilograms has been sent for autopsy to determine the cause of its death, Eastern Gulf Fisheries Research and Development Centre (Rayong) veterinarian Weerapong Laowetprasit said on Wednesday. 
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  • Wed, 03 May 2017 14:53
    Rayong endorses decision to ban ‘Samet in Love’ concert
    The Rayong provincial administration on Wednesday reaffirmed a decision to ban the “Samet in Love” concert on Koh Samet for good, after a meeting with local residents and resort operators and the Samet national park chief.
  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00
    Locals, resort operators up in arms against ‘Samet in Love’ concert
    Local residents and resort operators on tourist-destination Koh Samet have called on the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department to ban a concert scheduled for June on the tiny island off Rayong cost.
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:17
    Chinese tourist saved from drowning off Koh Samet
    A female Chinese tourist was rescued after she got a cramp while swimming off Koh Samet on Wednesday. The tourist was identified only as Jane, 26.
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  • Mon, 06 Jun 2016 01:00
    28 injured in Koh Samet boating accident
    A TOTAL OF 28 revellers were injured, one critically, shortly after a speedboat left a pier on Samet Island and slammed into a tugboat anchored off the coast of Rayong on Saturday night, police said yesterday.
  • Wed, 30 Mar 2016 01:00
    Great Escape
    Enjoy a break on weekdays at Escape Hua Hin and a discount of up to 55 per-cent discount when booking two rooms or more by phone.
  • Mon, 26 Oct 2015 01:00
    Fishermen launch project in desperate bid to boost fish population
    FISHERMEN have planted in the sea an artificial reef with 97 tonnes of coconut leaves, braided ropes and concrete pillars off the eastern province of Rayong early this month in a bid to raise the fish population, which has slumped following a massive oil
  • Wed, 27 May 2015 15:19
    Rayong to hold Samet in Love concert
    The Rayong provincial administration will hold the Samet in Love concert on the Saikaew beach on the island on June 6, Rayong deputy governor Pinyo Prakorbphol said Wednesday.
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  • Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:00
    Rayong resort ordered to demolish park bridge
    The Khao Laem Ya-Mu Koh Samet National Park yesterday insisted the Rayong Resort Hotel must demolish its 380-metre-long bridge pier within 30 days, which expires on March 7 - after which period the park would tear it apart itself.
  • Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:09
    Hundreds of tourists flock to see colourful jelly fish
    Hundreds of tourists have flocked to Rayong province this weekend to witness countless number of moon jellyfish at Khao Laem Ya-Mu Koh Samet National park,
  • Sun, 10 Aug 2014 01:00
    In Bed with the Bar
    A popular boutique hotel on Koh Samet revs up the beats as darness falls
  • Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:00
    Expert differs with report on Koh Samet
    EVEN THOUGH a researcher says that Koh Samet's Ao Phrao is recovering naturally, with the number of marine organisms in the area rising, an academic disagreed, saying the ecosystem was not normal yet and that the coral reef had been bleached.
  • Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00
    Samet tourist association sues PTTGC for Bt1 billion
    Also wants court to order firm to draw up plans to rehabilitate area
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