• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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
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  • 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).
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  • 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.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    AEC Feed
    New Indonesian special economic zone opens for business in Riau Islands
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    A paradise nearly lost
    Amid tourism glut, Phi Phi Islands seek government help to ensure supply of safe drinking water
    national
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:17
    Indonesian island clean-up nets 40 tons of rubbish daily
    Residents on a string of coral-fringed islands off Jakarta's coast are battling a tidal wave of trash, with more than 40 tons of rubbish collected daily over the past week, an official said.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 11:54
    Huge quake edges New Zealand islands closer together
    A destructive earthquake that struck New Zealand two years ago has left its two main islands edging towards each other, and one city sinking, according to scientists.
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  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 19:30
    Koh Tarutao archipelago goes plastic-free
    The Tarutao Islands National Park has been declared as an area free of plastic and styrofoam containers for the current tourist season.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Illegal fishing key threat to reefs
    THOUGH EXCESSIVE tourism has garnered recent headlines over threats to the health of Thailand’s diverse saltwater seas, illegal fishing presents another big challenge to preserving their rich natural resources.
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  • 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.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00
    Similan boss ignores tour operator appeals
    The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation is refusing to bow to pressure from tour operators in Phang-nga for it to ease restrictions on visitors to the Similan Islands.
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