Thai Authorities Give Update On Sexual Assault Case Involving German Backpacker in Koh Chang

White sand beach in Koh Chang
White sand beach in Koh Chang. Photo: Caroline Keyzor.

Thai authorities have acted decisively in response to a sexual assault case involving a 24-year-old German backpacker in Koh Chang, Trat province, to protect the [Read More…]

Spanish tourist drowns, French tourist missing in rough seas off Koh Chang

Rough waters and a warning of the incoming storm
Red Flag on the beach. Rough waters and a warning of the incoming storm. Photo by Joe Christiansen.

A Spanish tourist has drowned in the seas off Koh Chang, in the eastern province of Trat, and a French tourist is still missing after [Read More…]

‘Endemic sandbox’ proposed for islands, nightspots would reopen

Patong Beach Nightlife in Phuket
Patong Beach Nightlife in Phuket. Photo: Tony Ng. CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Public Health Ministry will propose declaring Covid-19 endemic on three major tourist islands – Koh Samui in Surat Thani province, Koh Chang in Trat [Read More…]