• Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:13
    ‘Malila’ a five-time winner at film awards but ‘Samui Song’ draws a blank
    “Malila” (“The Farewell Flower”) is the big winner at the 15th Kom Chad Luek awards, winning in five of its seven film categories while the most-nominated film, “Samui Song”, missed out entirely. The awards were announced at the Thailand Cultural Centre on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 13:01
    Samui airport’s deafened neighbours stage kite protest
    Soldiers and police were called to Samui International Airport on Wednesday after about 10 neighbours unhappy with compensation offers sent up a fleet of kites to blockade the end of the runway.
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  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:00
    Four women arrested for selling kratom leaves at Samui grocery store
    Four women were arrested for allegedly selling 90 kilograms of kratom leaves at a grocery store on the tourist island of Koh Samui on Monday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 18:00
    Koh Samui tunnel likely had 'proper documentation'
    An 84-metre tunnel, rediscovered last week by a foreign tourist visiting Koh Samui, is starting to reveal more of its secrets.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 15:24
    Authorities crack down on unlicensed Koh Samui hostels
    The authorities on Tuesday shut down 16 hostels on Koh Samui in Surat Thani province for operating without licences.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:30
    Chinese man arrested on Samui after allegedly murdering Bangkok woman
    A Chinese man was arrested on Koh Samui in Surat Thani on Tuesday, a day after he allegedly strangled a Bangkok condo owner.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:29
    Chiang Mai Rimdoi inks Bt317m deal to build Holiday Inn properties on Samui
    Chiang Mai Rimdoi has signed a Bt317-million contract with Platinum Samui to construct the Holiday Inn Express, Samui, and the Holiday Inn Resort, Samui, the company reported to the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday.
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  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    Celebs flocking to Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui
    The Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui recently held a cocktail reception in thanks for the support it’s enjoyed since its opening last year.
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:12
    Russian tourist killed as motorcycle falls into ditch
    A 35-year-old Russian tourist was killed when his motorcycle fell into a roadside ditch on a steep section of mountainous road on Koh Samui in Surat Thani on Wednesday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:42
    Kratom lands migrant worker in trouble on Samui
    A migrant worker from Myanmar was charged on Koh Samui on Wednesday morning with possession of kratom, an intoxicating herb he’d mixed into drinks.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Samui about to fall off map
    We ask Nation readers, government agencies, businesses in Samui and everyone who loves Samui to talk with anyone who can do something and contact the management of Bangkok Airways about plans to construct a new airport on the island.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:00
    Samui police find Briton a little too relaxed
    A British businessman’s bedtime snack of marijuana-laced tom yam kung landed him in police custody on Koh Samui on Wednesday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    A holiday that won’t break the bank
    Already operating in Bangkok and Phuket as well as in neighbouring Cambodia and the Philippines, Lub d now offers visitors to Samui the chance to experience its “social hotel” concept with the opening of Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach, which opens its doors on Friday (January 18).
  • 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.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 20:00
    People stock up on food and basic supplies
    PEOPLE IN the South have been stocking up on food and other necessities as they prepare for heavy downpours and widespread flooding brought by Pabuk tropical storm.
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