Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00:00
Saving Maya Bay
The island made famously by the movie "The Beach" is due to get a complete makeover as part of a new project designed to protect the environment and the ocean
Sun, 06 May 2018 01:00:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Alarm raised as Thailand drowns in plastic trash
IN FEBRUARY LAST YEAR, a patch of plastic trash almost 10 kilometres long was seen floating off the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in Chumpon province, prompting a wake-up call about the plastic pollution problem which has become increasingly serious in recent years.
Thu, 03 May 2018 13:29:58
Shipwrecks found during MH370 search identified
Sydney-Two shipwrecks found during the hunt for missing flight MH370 in the remote Southern Ocean were identified Thursday as 19th century merchant vessels carrying coal, each crewed by up to 30 people.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:43:24
After-hours fire destroys clothes shop at Phuket mall
A fire engulfed a three-unit clothing store at Phuket’s Ocean shopping mall after closing time on Monday night. No one was injured.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Earth Day focuses on oceans drowning in single-use plastics
SINGLE-USE plastic is being seen as a major threat to Mother Earth this Earth Day, while environmental group Greenpeace has suggested a tax on plastic production to cut down Thailand’s high rate of plastic waste generation.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Feat of clay as Thailand cruise to Davis Cup victory
Birthday boy Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul proved that he also had some clay skill as he beat Jeson Patrombon 6-4 1-6 7-5 to propel Thailand to a 4-1 win over host Philippines in the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II second round tie at the Philippine Columbian Association in Manila on Sunday.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Davis Cup hopes in balance but Thais confident of victory
Thailand and hosts Philippines were locked at 1-1 tie after the opening-day singles rubbers in the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II second round tie in Manila on Saturday.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 09:57:43
Top of the Gulf Regatta scheduled for April 27 to May 1
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00:00
PORT JV deal for jetty
Sahathai Terminal Plc and Bangkok Barge Terminal Co Ltd have signed a contract to operate a jetty with Ocean Network Express - a new global shipping line from the merger of the three largest Japanese shipping companies, namely MOL, "K" LINE and NYK, Kiyoshi Tokonami Managing Director Ocean Network Express (Thailand) said.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:00:00
All sails to the wind
One of the most popular sailing events of the year, the Top of the Gulf Regatta will be held from April 27 to May 1 with yachts departing from the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 08:35:45
Top of the Gulf Regatta to increase accessibility to sailing
Organisers of the Top of the Gulf Regatta Presented by Ocean Marina have been promoting sailing in the Gulf of Thailand for 13 years as the 14th edition will be held from April 24 to May 1 at Ocean Marina Yacht Club.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 15:28:25
Japan whalers return from Antarctic hunt after killing 333 whales
Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:06:33
Missing British sailor presumed dead: ocean race chief
British around-the-world sailor John Fisher is presumed dead after being washed overboard into churning Southern Ocean waters during the Volvo Ocean Race, event organisers say.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:50:12
Giant yellow duck goes missing off Australia
Perth - An Australian swimming club is appealing for ocean watchers to find their giant yellow inflatable duck Daphne, after the mascot was blown into the Indian Ocean with reported sightings hundreds of kilometres from where it was launched.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Music in the park
Hong Kong South’s popular food and music festival returns for a second year