Tags : Koh Phangan

South

Israeli boy dies from box jellyfish sting on Koh Phangan

SURAT THANI: A nine-year-old Israeli boy died after being stung by a box jellyfish while playing in the water at a beach on Koh Phangan island on Saturday. Poonsak Soponpathumrak, the Koh Phangan district chief, reported the incident to governor Wichawut Jinto. Full story: Bangkok Post Chaiwat Satyaem BANGKOK POSTRead More

News

Phuket Sandbox Expands to 3 Provinces

BANGKOK, Aug 17 (TNA) – The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration allowed three provinces to welcome foreign tourists from Phuket during their 14-day quarantine. CCSA spokesman Dr Taweesilp Visanuyothin said the center agreed with the Tourism and Sports Ministry’s proposal on the 7+7 program to allow foreign visitors who stayed in Phuket under the Phuket […]Read More

News

Three Thai islands to reopen as of July 15

Three tourist islands in Thailand’s Surat Thani province, including Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, will reopen their doors to foreign tourists from next 15th, according to the “Samui Plus Model” program. According to the secretary general of the Prime Minister’s Office, international tourism activities are ready to resume on those islands, as 71.4 […]Read More

News

Reopening of Phuket and Surat Thani to foreign tourists confirmed

Thailand’s cabinet has confirmed that Phuket will reopen to fully vaccinated tourists on July 1st, under the “Phuket Sandbox” project, as planned. Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, in Surat Thani province, will follow a similar model on July 15th, said Government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri today (Tuesday). Incoming tourists will be required to present […]Read More

News

Aug 1 opening sought for Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and

SURAT THANI: Tourism authorities will propose that fully vaccinated foreigners be allowed to travel to Koh Samui and two neighbouring islands after a seven-day stay on Phuket, starting on Aug 1. The proposal to gradually open Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao was unveiled by Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn during talks with […]Read More

South

Infected Thai actress accused of not self-isolating, wearing mask, on

The district chief officer of Pha-ngan Island, in Thailand’s Surat Thani province, has lodged a complaint with the district police against Thai actress Ploy Chermarn Boonyasak who recently tested positive for COVID-19, accusing her of not wearing a face mask in public and of not entering compulsory self-isolation while vacationing on the resort island. Mr. […]Read More

South

Party-goers arrested on Koh Phangan

SURAT THANI: More than 100 people partying in contravention of Covid-19 retrictions were arrested when police and local officials raided a nightspot on Koh Phangan on Tuesday night A team of immigration and tourist police and local officials converged on the Three Sixty Bar in Koh Phangnan district around 9.30pm. Full story: Bangkok Post Supapong […]Read More

South

Large group of foreigners claim they have been ripped off

A large group of foreigners from different countries filed police reports with the Koh Phangan Police station and spoke with the director-general of the Surat Thani Immigration Division, Lt. Col. Jirachat Rom Saiyud, after claiming to have been ripped off of 20,000 baht per person by a language school on the island. The school, who […]Read More