• Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Ferries charge up smog battle
    ELECTRIC ferries will ply the Chao Phraya River under a Bt1 billion project to transform Bangkok into the “Venice of the East” and help ease the capital’s smog.
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:32
    Tourists hunker down as Storm Pabuk has Thailand in its sights
    Surat Thani - Tourists marooned on Thai islands hunkered down Friday as Tropical Storm Pabuk edged closer, forcing airports and ferries to close and bringing downpours and massive sea swells hours before its expected landfall.
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:38
    Samui ferries warned of 3-metre waves from strong monsoon
    The Samui Harbour Office on Wednesday warned the ferry operator to be careful in both directions on the Surat Thani run as waves as high as three metres were spotted in the Gulf of Thailand.
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  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:00
    New Andaman ferry routes proposed
    It is being called the “Andaman ring”, new proposed routes connecting Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi with a modern fleet of ferries which the authorities say will cut journey times and help cater for expanding tourism in the region.
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  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:40
    Trips festival: More ferries added for full-moon party ravers
    With attendance at Koh Pha Ngan’s famous full-moon parties expected to jump in coming months as high tourist season arrives, Raja Ferry Port Co is adding more trips to its schedule.
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  • Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:00
    Hua Hin-Pattaya ferries to start in January
    THE fishing pier in Hua Hin is ready to support ferries to and from Pattaya, which will operate starting in early January, officials in Prachuap Khiri Khan province said yesterday.
  • Sat, 09 May 2015 13:25
    Ferries shut down as typhoon approaches Philippines
    MANILA (AFP) - Ferry services were shut down and some seaside communities were warned they could be swamped by large waves as Typhoon Noul drew closer to the Philippines on Saturday, officials said.
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  • Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:59
    Harbour department asks ferry operators to step up security
    Surat Thani Harbour Office chief Prawet Supachai said Monday that he has instructed the two ferry operators to tighten security checking of vehicles that board their ferries to Koh Samui following a car bomb attack.
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  • Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00
    Police dig deeper for info on Chao Phraya drownings
    As part of investigation into drowning of two youths in Bangkok's Chao Phraya River on Tuesday, the police say they will summon more eyewitnesses, including the person who took the video clip of the event, as well as the drivers of the two ferries that p
  • Thu, 26 Dec 2013 00:00
    Phuket marine office launches New Year boat safety drive
    PHUKET - Officers from the local Marine Office led by Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut today conducted safety inspections of ferries and other tourist boats operating out of Rassada Pier as part of a safety drive for the new year.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:00
    Typhoon Vicente injures 129, causes travel havoc in Hong Kong
    Hong Kong - At least 129 people were injured as Typhoon Vincente pounded Hong Kong Tuesday, cancelling flights, buses, ferries and trains, the government said.
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