• 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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  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 13:24
    SPECIAL REPORT: A bitter legal battle to salvage Poda
    Worapoj Lomlim could barely sleep days before the Krabi provincial court was set to read the verdict of the Court of Appeals Region 8 on a land dispute over Poda, the renowned island.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 20:00
    Cargo boat hits Phi Phi rocks
    A cargo boat travelling from Phuket suffered engine failure, was hit by waves and ended up stuck on rocks off Koh Phi Phi on Thursday morning.
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  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:12
    Phi Phi tattooist shot dead
    A former tattoo shop owner on Phi Phi has been shot dead.
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  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:00
    Krabi tackles macaque overpopulation
    Krabi officials have neutered 157 monkeys in Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park as part of its operation to control the macaque population.
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  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:00
    Fun for all the family
    Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort is inviting families with kids of all ages to enjoy the ultimate island experience with comfortable bungalows, childfriendly facilities and features, all set within 70 tranquil acres of beachfront beauty.
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  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 21:00
    Coral planted on closed Phi Phi
    As the famous Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi in Krabi’s Muang district is now closed for the four monsoon months until September 30 to allow nature to recover, officials on Thursday brought 400 coral pieces to be planted onto the degraded reef at the bay.
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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:00
    Forces of nature threaten Krabi’s fossils on Andaman coast, battle being lost
    Known as “The 75 million-year-old shell cemetery”, the mollusk fossil-filled beach at the Andaman coastal province of Krabi is now facing erosion after being damaged by strong currents over the past two years, a senior official at the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:36
    Authorities inspect under-construction hotels in Koh Phi Phi
    The Army, police and administrative officials on Thursday inspected several under-construction hotels on Koh Phi Phi in Krabi province amid allegations that they lacked land rights documents, permission to build, or were encroaching on a national park.
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