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Progress on Phang Nga’s new international airport

by Bill Barnett, c9hotelworks The AoT (Airports of Thailand) planned international airport in Phang Nga, set to be part of…

8 hours ago

83 year old goes missing during Phang Nga mangrove expedition

FILE PHOTO A man disappeared after rowing his boat to a mangrove area along the coast of Phang Nga’s Takua…

1 day ago

Weather warning for Thailand’s southern provinces

Thailand's wet-season is forecast to be 'wet' in the south for the next few days. The Thai Meteorological Department has…

3 days ago

Phang Nga governor declares flood disaster zones in Thailand’s south

PHOTOS: ศูนย์ปฏิบัติการข้อมูล The Phang Nga provincial administration has declared five flooded districts in the province as disaster zones to speed…

3 days ago

Four Chinese passengers injured in Phang Nga as wheel comes off tour bus – VIDEO

PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket Four Chinese tourists have sustained minor injuries after a tour bus accident in Kok Kloi, Phang Nga,…

6 days ago

Hot wheels head for Thailand’s south – ‘Fast and Furious 9’ cars arrive

Cars for the filming of the 9th iteration of the Fast & Furious film franchise have arrived in Krabi (lots…

1 week ago

‘Fast and Furious 9’ to be partly filmed in southern Thailand, including Phuket

The latest sequel of the 'Fast and Furious' movie franchise will partly be filmed in Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi and…

2 weeks ago

Injured dolphin rescued off Phang Nga

An injured dolphin is being cared for after being rescued along Tai Mueang beach in Phang Nga, southern Thailand. National…

2 weeks ago

Fishing trawler capsizes off Phang Nga in local storm cell

An isolated Saturday night storm cell off Phang Nga capsized a fishing trawler. The entire crew, about 30 or so…

1 month ago

UPDATE: Total 4 deaths in Phang Nga Chinese tour bus crash

One person died at the scene yesterday while another three have since died in hospital. Nine other people sustained injuries…

1 month ago

One dead, many injured in Phang Nga bus crash

PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket One person has been found dead while many others have sustained injuries in a Phang Nga bus…

1 month ago

Surin Islands in Phang Nga closed until November

The Mu Koh Surin National Park in Phang Nga, 100 kilometres north of the Similans, has been closed down for…

2 months ago

Weather warning issued for Phuket

PHOTO: Phuket Lifeguard Service  An urgent weather warning for heavy rains, strong winds and wave warning has been issued by…

2 months ago

One boy drowns, two two others plucked out of the surf in Phang Nga

A boy has drowned while two others have been rescued from the seas off Phang Nga. At 4.20am this morning…

2 months ago

Upper Southern provinces being warned about dengue spread

"The number of patients is expected to rise as rain has begun falling in some southern provinces." Residents of provinces…

2 months ago

Fishing crew release Manta rays after getting snared in their nets

A fishing boat has released two giant Manta rays, tangled in its nets, back to the Andaman Sea off Phang…

2 months ago

Thailand’s Michelin Guide adds Chiang Mai

Michelin say they're extending The Michelin Guide in Thailand to cover the northern city of Chiang Mai with the new edition The…

2 months ago

Cycling enthusiasts launch Ranong as a southern tourism alternative

by Prasert Thepsri The Government has been keen to start boosting tourism outside the country's hot-spots - the so-called '2nd…

2 months ago

Omura’s whale sighted of Koh Similan in Phang Nga

PHOTOS: Wow Andaman Omura's whale has been sighted off the Koh Similans in Phang Nga this week. Tour guides from…

2 months ago

Italians, Thais and Burmese arrested for illegally fishing in Phang Nga national park

Two Italians, three Thais and a Burmese man have been caught fishing illegally in the Mu Koh Similan National Park…

2 months ago