Thailand fishing nets gillnets cover coral reef nakhon si thammarat

Scuba Divers, Navy Remove 550kg of Fishing Nets from S. Thailand...

Scuba diving volunteers and the Royal Thai Navy removed about 550 kilograms of fishing nets from coral reefs off the Koh Kra islands in...
The Pang Sida National Park waterfall in Sa Kaeo.

Sa Kaeo’s Pang Sida National Park Reopens

The Pang Sida National Park in Sa Kaeo reopened Monday with visitors limited to 700 a day. Park chief Booncherd Charoensuk said that after having...
Many tourists went to the Pha Trom Jai cliff and most of them said they had seen a Facebook post about an Asian black bear that was attracted by omelet at a food stall on the cliff.

Khao Yai National Park Limits Visitors After Omelet-Loving Bear Post Goes...

Khao Yai National Park is limiting visitors to a popular cliff  out of fear that “Khao Yai Fever” stirred up on social media will...
Kanchanaburi Khwae Noi River Sai Yok National Park Floating Hotel Boat Resort

Floating Hotel Removed from Kanchanaburi National Park River

There is no more room at the floating inn on Kanchanaburi’s Khwae Noi River. In fact, there’s not even an inn. The Department of National...
Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Samui Koh Tao Krabi Vaccinated Tourists

Thailand to Try Again to Drop Phuket ‘Sandbox’ Stay Requirement to...

Tourism officials again are trying to spring Phuket ‘sandbox’ tourists trapped on the island for two weeks after just seven days. The Tourism Authority of...
Thailand Hospital PPE Vaccination Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine

Subdistrict Hospitals to Serve as Covid-19 Vaccination Centers for Thailand’s Rural...

A Public Health Ministry committee endorsed a plan to allow subdistrict hospitals and mobile units to become Covid-19 vaccination centers for Thailand’s rural population. Minister...
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Kanchanaburi Closes Myanmar Border Crossings

The governor of Kanchanaburi has ordered the closure of all five border districts indefinitely, in response to a severe Covid-19 outbreak in Myanmar. In fear...
Thailand Army Soldiers Border Myanmar Cambodia Thailand Patrol

Thailand-Myanmar Border Security Reinforced to Prevent Illegal Crossings

As Myanmar’s daily coronavirus case numbers spike, Thailand’s defense authorities have ordered security officers including policemen, soldiers, and local officers to reinforce the border...
Phuket Thailand Sandbox Beach Island

Phuket ‘Sandbox’ Tourists Can Now Escape to Nearby Islands After 7...

Fully vaccinated foreign tourists trapped in the Phuket “sandbox” for two weeks can now escape to a handful of southern islands after seven days. The...
13-year-old 'Nik' was punched in the face by his Buri Ram teacher after the boy stepped on his foot.

Buri Ram Teacher Pays ฿40,000 for Punching 7th Grader in Face

A Buri Ram teacher who punched a 13-year-old student in the face has paid the family 40,000 baht in exchange for parents dropping criminal...
The 2:15 p.m. accident occurred as one Thai and 10 Cambodian and Burmese workers employed by Si Sang-Chok Chai Joint Venture were on scaffolding filling the bed of a ring road connected to Sura Narai Road in Muang District’s Khok Sung Subdistrict with concrete.

10 Hurt When Under-Construction Highway Collapses in Korat

More than 10 construction workers were injured when an elevated section of a highway under construction in Nakhon Ratchasima collapsed Saturday. The 2:15 p.m. accident...
Nearly 200 Burmese migrants confined to a field hospital in Samut Sakhon were discharged Tuesday after being cleared of their coronavirus infections.

Samut Sakhon Stadium Field Hospital to Close Jan. 14 as Province’s...

Nearly 200 Burmese migrants confined to a field hospital in Samut Sakhon were discharged Tuesday after being cleared of their coronavirus infections. The 180 patients...
A 1,000-bed field hospital being set up in Samut Sakhon for migrant laborers is not much more than a collection of isolation tents.

1,300 Coronavirus Field Hospital Beds Readied in Samut Sakhon, Pathum Thani

Ye Yan Aung, labor attaché for the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok, on Monday visited a field hospital under construction at the Wattana Factory Project...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

Samut Sakhon Canneries Comprise Third of Thailand’s 305 New Coronavirus Cases

Migrant workers in Samut Sakhon’s canneries continue to fuel Thailand’s daily increases in coronavirus cases with the country reporting 305 confirmed infections on Thursday,...
Workers process skipjack tuna at a Thai Union Frozen Products packaging plant in Samut Sakhon

914 or 69? Tuna Giant Thai Union Distorts Massive Coronavirus Outbreak...

UPDATE: Provincial health officials contradict world's largest tuna canner, which claimed only 69 workers contracted coronavirus
A view of Pattaya from the city's Pratamnak Hill viewpoint. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Prayut Puts Kibosh on Hard Lockdown for 5 Provinces After Blowhard...

PM, CCSA, NNT all deny travel restrictions for Pattaya, Chonburi, Rayong and other provinces approved
Samut Sakhon Seafood Market Reopens Thailand Coronavirus Covid

Samut Sakhon Seafood Market at Epicenter of Coronavirus Outbreak Reopens

Talay Thai, the Samut Sakhon market that sparked Thailand’s second-wave of coronavirus cases, reopened Monday. The country’s largest market of aquatic products, the market on...
Thailand big bikers krabi coronavirus covid

2 New Coronavirus Clusters Erupt in Rayong, Krabi

At least 46 infected among big bikers meetup, gamblers group
field hospital for migrant workers from Samut Sakhon’s central seafood market is now ready for service.

Over Locals’ Protests, Samut Sakhon Opens Covid-19 Field Hospital

A Covid-19 field hospital for migrant workers from Samut Sakhon’s central seafood market is now ready for service. The field hospital was set up in...
Myanmar Ambassador Myo Myint Than visited Burmese workers restricted to Samut Sakhon Province to boost their morale as they await Covid-19 tests.

Myanmar Ambassador Visits Confined Burmese Workers in Samut Sakhon

Myanmar Ambassador Myo Myint Than visited Burmese workers restricted to Samut Sakhon Province to boost their morale as they await Covid-19 tests. The ambassador and...
Burmese migrant workers are confined to dormitories in Samut Sakhon now protected with razor-wire fencing.

Prayut Orders Plans for New Thailand Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases Jump...

Coronavirus cases linked to a Samut Sakhon shrimp market soared beyond 800 Monday as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Public Health Ministry draw...
Long lines formed Sunday for free coronavirus tests in Samut Sakhon.

Bangkok Cancels New Year’s as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 688 in...

Thailand’s public-health leaders are downplaying the risk of a coronavirus second wave, but Bangkok officials apparently don’t believe it, canceling all official New Year’s...
Mahachai Central Fresh Shrimp Seafood Market Samut Sakhon Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19-3

Thailand Stares Down 2nd Wave, Hoping Coronavirus Can Be Contained to...

From 1 to 13 to 548 cases, Covid-19 is back in Thailand. Will it be a Singapore-style outbreak or mass spread and lockdowns?
Mahachai Central Fresh Shrimp Seafood Market Samut Sakhon Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19-3

Thailand Again Scapegoats Burmese, with Razor Wire, Calls for Reporting of...

It's not the first, nor will be the last, time Thais blame Myanmar neighbors for own failings
Thailand’s DDPM carry out flood rescue and relief operations in Chumphon, January 2017. (Photo: DDPM)

Year-End Floods to Hit South, Drought in Far North

Thailand’s South is bracing for severe flooding predicted to hit the region next month even as the North faces drought. Office of National Water Resources...
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