Tags : Diving

South

British diver dies in Nakhon Si Thammarat

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A British diver was found floating dead on Saturday afternoon in Talay Songhong park, a popular diving site in Thung Yai district of this southern province. The Briton, a 60-year-old resident of Thailand, still had his diving gear on when his body was found. There were no signs of assault, and his […]Read More

News

Cooperation on fighting against garbage in sea

BANGKOK, Oct 27 (TNA) — Twenty Thai diving businesses and the Bangkok-based UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have joined forces in setting up a project called “Sustainable Ocean Ambassador”, aimed at eliminating garbage dumping in the Thai sea. As Thai sea is connected with the Pacific and the Indian […]Read More

Phuket

Foreign divers rescued after pickup swept into canal

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: Two foreign divers relying on a GPS to guide them back to Phuket took an unplanned plunge when a flash flood swept their vehicle off a back road in Thung Yai district and into a canal on yesterday afternoon (Aug 9). Both men are diving instructors and one took part in last […]Read More

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Perilous exit dive only way out for boys

Bringing 12 weakened boys who can’t swim let alone dive and their football coach out of flooded Tham Luang cave remains a perilous prospect given the extreme conditions — strong currents, mud, zero visibility and at least a 2.5-kilometre swim — cave-diving experts said last night. As the nation continued to rejoice at the news […]Read More

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Tham Luang 13 to Get Months of Supplies, Scuba Training

CHIANG RAI — As the Navy SEALs say, the easy day was yesterday. As Thailand and the world cheer the news about 12 young footballers and their coach being found alive deep inside a northern cave complex, officials said the hardest part of their rescue operation – getting them out safely – could take months. […]Read More

North

Smaller divers join rescue mission to navigate narrow passageway

Scuba divers relatively small in stature joined Navy SEAL divers on Monday in the push to reach so-called “Pattaya Beach” zone of the Tham Luang Cave where the 12 young footballers and their assistant coach are believed to be awaiting rescue. Their smaller size would be useful in getting through the narrow underwater passage to […]Read More

Phuket

Volunteer diver dies after installing artificial reef off Phuket

PHUKET: Police are hoping to confirm the cause of death of a 35-year-old volunteer diver who fainted soon after resurfacing from assisting in a government project to install an artificial reef at Racha Yai Island, south of Phuket, yesterday (June 18). Lakkhana Sakunphong, from Krabi, was among 26 divers working together under a project by […]Read More