Tags : Koh Lanta

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Phuket man infected with COVID-19 at big bike rally on

PHUKET: A 40-year-old Phuket Thai man has tested positive for COVID-19 after joining a big bike event on Koh Lanta, Krabi, Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew confirmed in a video broadcast last night (Dec 22). A total of 28 people believed to have come into high-risk contact with the man have also been tested, the results […]Read More

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Government expedites project to connect Koh Lanta island

KRABI (NNT) – The government is expediting the project to connect Lanta island, to mainland Krabi, to allow residents and visitors to travel more conveniently. Mr Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, and Mr Saksiam Chidchob, Minister of Transport, have inspected the environmental impact assessment (EIA) covering the plan to connect […]Read More

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American tourist found dead in Koh Lanta

PHUKET: An American tourist was found dead in the water, believed drowned, off Koh Lanta last week, The Phuket News has learned. The news was discovered while The Phuket News was making further enquiries into the death of a different American tourist, P. S., originally from Florida, who died from his injuries after falling while […]Read More

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Woman’s body found floating off Koh Lanta Noi, Krabi

PHUKET: Police have yet to confirm the identity of a body of a woman found floating in the sea near Koh Lanta Noi, on the Krabi coast, yesterday (April 18). Lt Cdr Peeraphat Phatthanasophon together with five officers from the Royal Thai Naval station at Koh Lanta Noi arrived at the village of Koh Son, […]Read More

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Chinese Tourists Rescued from Sinking Boat off Koh Lanta Noi

KRABI — Navy personnel rescued four Chinese tourists from rough seas after their boat foundered in harsh weather Wednesday afternoon, an officer said. The boat captain had ignored a rough seas warning to take the four on a tour of islands off the coast of Krabi province prior to the accident, according to Chief Petty […]Read More

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Nine tourists rescued by Phuket Navy

PHUKET: Nine French tourists had to be rescued by the Thai Royal Navy Monday night (February 9) after the boat they were travelling on suffered engine failure in the sea off Koh Lanta. At 6.45pm the Thai Royal Navy sent six rescuers on a speed boat after receiving a call to rescue the Lonan tour […]Read More

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20 people rescued as third dive boat sinks off Phuket

PHUKET: The Phuket News has learned that 15 French tourists were rescued after the dive boat they were on caught fire and sank around 60km southwest of Koh Lanta on February 1 – the third dive boat to sink in the past three weeks. On board the MV Bunmee I liveaboard dive boat, owned by […]Read More