• Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:36
    About 2,000 Koh Phi Phi tourists move to Krabi mainland
    About 2,000 tourists moved to the mainland on Friday from Krabi's Phi Phi Island to escape tropical storm Pabuk.
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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 10:31
    Koh Phi Phi travellers stranded for at least two days
    Officials have cancelled all ferry services to and from Koh Phi Phi island from Friday as a precaution in light of tropical storm Pabuk approaching the Malay Peninsula.
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  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:15
    Maya Bay boundary installed to block tourist access
    Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim on Wednesday said officials installed tiny boundary buoys and red flags to warn tourists not to swim into Maya Bay, which has been closed indefinitely to allow a full recovery of the coral reef, mangrove forest and general ecosystem.
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  • 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
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:33
    Chinese tourist injured by speedboat's propeller in Krabi
    A Chinese woman was severely injured by a speedboat's propeller while swimming at Koh Phi Phi in Krabi on Saturday morning.
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  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:30
    Blacktip reef shark found dead in bag at Maya Bay
    National park officers are investigating following the death of a blacktip reef shark found in a bag at Maya Bay, on Koh Phi Phi Ley.
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  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:15
    More blacktip reef sharks spotted at recovering Maya Bay
    At 8am on Sunday, Hat Nopparat Thara-Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park officials recorded a video clip of blacktip reef sharks near the shore at Maya Bay, National Park Management Division director Kamon Nuanyai said on Monday.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:10
    Krabi crackdown nets 113 illegal foreigners
    Krabi immigration officers headed to Koh Phi Phi yesterday to continue their crackdown on illegal foreigners.
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  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:30
    Maya Bay recovering: biologist
    Marine biologist Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat says Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi is starting to recover after many blacktip reef sharks were seen swimming there on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Corals in Maya Bay far from ready for tourism pressure, say experts
    THE CORALS at Maya Bay are not strong enough yet to withstand the influx of visitors, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department (DNP) explained as the reason for the indefinite closure of the bay.
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:30
    Phi Phi education programme launched
    Phi Phi Village Beach Resort has launched an educational programme to teach children about the importance of environmental preservation and sustainability.
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  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:13
    Tourists rescued from boat stranded in stormy sea
    Officials from the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park in Krabi province and a private boat operator helped 14 Spanish tourists – including four children – return ashore after their boat engine broke down in the rough sea between Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Le on Saturday afternoon.
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  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:15
    National park chief defends extended Maya Bay closure
    The one-month extension to the temporary closure of Maya Bay is to better allow the full recovery of coral reefs, mangrove forest and the general ecosystem, as well as to protect tourists from strong winds and high waves during the period, Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim said on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 18:55
    Autopsy results reveal German tourist died from drowning on Koh Phi Phi
    The results of an autopsy reveal that the German tourist who died on Koh Phi Phi in Krabi province had drowned after hitting his head on rocks last week.
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  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:16
    German tourist’s island death could be accident or suicide, say police
    Police are unsure whether a German tourist found dead on Wednesday night on Koh Phi Phi fell from rocks or suicided.
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