Tags : Ranong


Ranong Province Will Be Included in “Andaman Sandbox” Scheme

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has revealed that Koh Phayam in Ranong province will be included in the “Andaman Sandbox” scheme, after Phang Nga and Krabi provinces, under expansion of the “Phuket Sandbox” program. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said Phayam is appropriate as the island will require just a few thousand doses of COVID-19 […]Read More


Karaoke Bar Owner Arrested in Ranong for Sex-Trafficking

RANONG, Jan 3 (TNA) – Three people have been arrested for allegedly running a brothel disguised as a karaoke bar, luring and prostituting Lao girls under the age of 18 in Rayong province. Police raided the bar in Pluak Daeng district and arrested a Thai owner and two Lao agents, Thai Immigration Bureau chief Pol […]Read More


Ranong immigration chief transferred after Myanmar complaint

The Immigration chief of the southern province of Ranong was transferred to an inactive post in the Immigration Bureau after Myanmar accused Ranong immigration police of slow service for 200 Myanmar tourists. The Immigration Bureau said on Monday that acting immigration police commissioner Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang last Friday transferred Pol Col Weerayos Karoonyatorn, […]Read More


Mudslide forces temporary road closure in Ranong

RANONG, 14th August 2018 (NNT) – Flash floods have been reported in several areas of Ranong province, prompting local authorities to be on standby to provide assistance to those in need. A mudslide near the Pun Ya Ban waterfall has temporarily closed Phet Kasem Road. Local authorities are removing debris and large rocks that are […]Read More


Body of woman swept away by flood found in Ranong

Searchers on Tuesday recovered the body of a Ranong woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck that had been swept into a canal in a flash flood on Saturday night. The four-day search ended with the discovery of the body of Nokkaew Namsantiah, 39, submerged beneath tree branches and other debris. Full story: […]Read More


Southern rains to subside after Sunday

BANGKOK, 7th January 2017 (NNT) – The Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute has forecast that the heavy precipitation in the southern region will subside after January 8th. Royol Chitradon, the Director of the Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute, Ministry of Science and Technology, said a low pressure system is moving towards the lower Gulf of […]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