• Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:15
    Court allows Similans to limit tourist numbers
    The Similan Islands National Park will now be able to limit the number of visitors to limit environmental damage.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:01
    Jung Joon-young illicitly taped sex videos, shared with others including Seungri: Report
    Jung Joon-young, a K-pop singer, illicitly taped sex videos and shared them via mobile messenger group chats that included Seungri of K-pop idol group BigBang, a local broadcaster reported on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Globe-trotter on a quest to visit Taiwan’s dwindling allies
    From battling a storm in the Solomon Islands to consulting a witch doctor in eSwatini, Ben Wu has trekked some of the world’s less-trodden paths as he embarks on a quest to visit all of Taiwan’s dwindling diplomatic allies.
    opinion
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 13:44
    Phang Nga’s floating ambulance is saving lives
    A fully-equipped medical boat on standby for traveller emergencies in the Similan and Surin islands has already saved seven lives during the current tourist season.
    national
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    UN for first time places day’s focus on threats to undersea ecosystem
    THE UNITED NATIONS has identified over-fishing and islands of plastic pollution as the major threats not only to ocean biodiversity but also to the livelihoods of billions of people who rely on bountiful seas.
    national
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    The always faithful ferry
    Among the Gulf islands, book passage with Seatran, which has been riding the waves for 30 years
    Thailand
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:42
    Fitch gives BBB+ nod to SCB dollar issue
    Fitch Ratings expects to assign a “BBB+(EXP)” rating to Siam Commercial Bank Plc’s (SCB, BBB+/Stable/BBB+) proposed US dollar senior unsecured notes as part of the bank’s Cayman Islands branch’s $3.5-billion medium-term note programme.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:25
    Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared
    Nakhon Si Thammarat - Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thousands flee as Pabuk blows in
    30,000 evacuated in Nakhon si thammarat, tourists leave islands in droves as south braces for tropical storm today. Airport closes, boats anchored and schools shut as people prepare for gales of up to 95kph, heavy downpours, floods.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Parks department to appeal court ruling on Similan Islands
    RULING SAYS NUMBER OF TOURISTS NOT MUCH HIGHER THAN LIMIT SET BY DNP
    national
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:39
    New species named after Asean biodiversity expert
    Theresae, a new edaphic-endemic species in Dinagat and Mindanao Islands, was named after Dr Theresa Mundita S Lim, the executive director of the Asean Centre for Biodiversity and former director of the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB).
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:21
    Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics
    Faced with images of turtles smothered by plastic bags, beaches carpeted with garbage and islands of trash floating in the oceans, environmentalists say the world is waking up to the need to tackle plastic pollution at the source.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    AEC Feed
    New Indonesian special economic zone opens for business in Riau Islands
    ASEAN+
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