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    Thai ex boxer allegedly steals British tourist’s bag in Krabi

    Police in Krabi arrested a former boxer at a house in Meuang district today for allegedly stealing a British tourist’s bag. The British man, 23 year old Fraser William, said he left his bag on the beach when he and his friend went swimming on Sunday. The bag had 5,000 baht in cash, along with credit cards and the key…

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    Top 5 Thai restaurants in Krabi

    Krabi is a beach paradise, inviting people from all around the globe for its mix of natural beauty and exciting culture. Besides, the small town also offers visitors a chance to sample authentic Thai cuisine from all over the country. Of course, southern Thai cuisine and seafood are the specialities here, but Thai dishes from other parts of the country…

  • Tourism

    Krabi businesses battle to survive the tourist crisis | VIDEO

    Ao Nang beach, usually a thriving hub for backpackers and day trippers, is doing it tough. But the local business people want you to know that it’s open for business and the area is still beautiful and more more pristine than ever. There are currently 5 airlines flying into Krabi at the moment, most with multiple flights each day. That…

  • Tourism

    Krabi’s Ao Nang businesses shut up or sell up

    Ao Nang, Krabi’s tourist strip, is struggling under the strain of no customers or tourists. Thai Residents reports that there are now at least 10 hotels up for sale valued at billions of baht. Businesses and hotels along the popular Ao Nang tourist strip have been shutting down because of the prolonged closure of Thailand’s borders to general tourism. Even…

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    Krabi beach stray dogs attack 4 year old boy

    A 4 year old boy was attacked on Klong Hang beach, Ao Nang, in Krabi by a pack of stray dogs. The young boy, Attachai, was with his mother, brothers and sisters, playing on the popular beach at the front of a hotel yesterday morning. A pack of 4 local stray dogs were lurking nearby. 2 of them ran at…

  • Environment

    Large “chunk” breaks off Krabi island, damaging coral reef at popular dive site

    A large chunk of an island near Koh Phi Phi in southern Thailand has broken off and collapsed on top of a coral reef at a popular dive site. No one was around when the cliffsides sheered off and collapsed into the sea, but national park officers on a routine patrol noticed a section of the island had broken off…

  • Coronavirus Thailand

    Stranded Russian couple have been living in a Krabi cave

    A Russian couple say they’ve been stuck in a cave waiting out the Covid-19 crisis in Thailand, after which they hope to return to their country. They’ve been holed up in a tent inside the entrance to the cave in Tonsai Bay, Krabi. Officials heard from locals about the 2 Russians, both around 30 years old, who had sought refuge…

  • Environment

    25 year old dugong washes ashore in Krabi

    PHOTO: Sitthichai Sikhawat A 240 kilogram, 2.6 metre long adult male dugong has been found dead after being washed up on Rai Lay Bay in Krabi yesterday afternoon. The announcement was made by Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Worapot Limlom. The dugong, thought to be around 25 years old, was swept ashore at Ton Sai Beach…

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    American impromptu speedboat adventurer pays up and apologises

    PHOTO: Parker Bishop pays the repair bills and apologises to the owner of the boat Remember our aspiring American speedboat driver, who jumped in a speedboat at Ao Nang Beach and headed off for Koh Phi Phi? “We received a report from Ms Apissamai Sangjan that her speedboat, which was moored at Ao Nang Beach, was stolen on April 19.…

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    Investigation into mine explosion on a Phang Nga Bay bird’s-nest concession island

    by Sittichai Sikhawat Police have launched an investigation into an explosion at a bird’s-nest concession area in Phang Nga bay, where one man was killed and another injured on Monday night. The island is Koh Lao Dua, six kilometres north of Koh Yao Noi. Story HERE (one man has died since The Thaiger story). 25 year old Boodrod Thongdee died…

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    Wastewater runs freely into sea in Krabi

    The Krabi provincial government appears to be attempting a ‘band-aid’ solution to stop wastewater running freely onto one of the most popular beaches in the region. For now, Krabi canal is releasing waste water straight into sea at Ao Nang Beach. Tourists in Ao Nang have reported that a catchment is being dug where waste water is freely flowing into…

  • Krabi

    Tourists back on Ao Nang Beach

    PHOTOS: Krabi PR Office The popular tourist magnet, Ao Nang Beach in Krabi, is back to normal following the warnings and boat bans because of the storm. The director of Tourism Authority of Thailand Krabi Office says, “After the storm passed all boats are allowed to head back to the sea. Tourists are back on our beaches.” “We allowed the…

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    Wanted Krabi gunmen arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    Police this week have arrested a pair of gunmen who shot two people that were riding in the back of a pickup. One man was shot dead whilst the other man was seriously injured in Krabi in June. 28 year old Somkit Khaokaewk was shot dead while 36 year old Banyat Duangwang sustained a serious injury. The incident happened near…