Tags : Indian Ocean


New Evidence of MH370 Crashing in Southern Part of Indian

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ventured into the southern part of the Indian Ocean in its final hours, aviation expert Richard Godfrey suggested in a recent report using the data he obtained from a new method of tracking the plane that had gone missing on 8 March 2014. Godfrey relied in his research on the logs […]Read More


15 Years on, Indian Ocean Tsunami Remembered

PHANG-NGA, Dec 26 (TNA) – Tsunami memorial services have been held in Thai provinces hit by the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004. On the 15th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, families of the victims joined multi-faith memorial services in the provinces on the Andaman Sea coast on Thursday, in remembrance of over 5,300 people […]Read More


Six fishermen died mysteriously at sea

Six fishermen, one Thai and five Cambodians, have died from mysterious sickness, while they were on board two trawlers fishing in high sea near the Indian Ocean. Twenty others were also sicked and were rushed to Ranong provincial hospital soon after two fishing boats arrived on shore in Ranong last night. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More


Thai satellite spots floating objects in Malaysian Airlines plane search

BANGKOK, March 27 – The Thai satellite “Thaichote” has spotted some 300 pieces of floating objects in Indian Ocean potentially related to the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, according to satellite images collected by the Geo-Informatics and the Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA). GISTDA director Dr Anon Sanitwong na Ayutthaya said on Thursday that some 300 […]Read More


Another earthquake in Andaman region possible within days

BANGKOK, 12 April 2012 (NNT) – According to earthquake experts, a second massive quake is predicted to erupt in the Indian Ocean near Nicobar Islands and Ranong province of Thailand within days. Dr. Thanawat Charupongsakul, an expert at the disaster and geographic information study unit, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, held a joint press conference […]Read More


Tsunami warning lifted in most areas of the Indian Ocean

BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has announced cancellation of the tsunami alert along the Andaman coast of Thailand. According to Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Wiboon Sanguanpong, the NDWC has officially revoked its tsunami warning at 20.00 hrs, local time. Nonetheless, he said […]Read More


Magnitude 8.6 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast, Tsunami Alerts Issued

The U.S. Geological Survey says an 8.6-magnitude earthquake has struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia, raising tsunami alerts throughout the Indian Ocean region. The quake hit about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 22 kilometers. An 8.2-magnitude aftershock […]Read More


Gift to Thailand from Australia’s Christmas Island

Australia’s Christmas Island has raised over Bt323,000 (A$ 10,427.60) for Thais affected of the recent flood crisis. Christmas Island is a small island community located in the Indian Ocean under the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Australia. The island’s population is only around 1500 people, predominantly of South East Asian descent with a small number […]Read More