Tags : Surat Thani


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


Authorities plan to reopen Koh Samui to welcome tourists from

SURAT THANI, July 5 (TNA) – Authorities of Surat Thani province planned to reopen Koh Samui island to welcome tourists on July 15. Surat Thani governor Wichawut Jinto held a meeting with concerned officials to discuss Koh Samui reopening in Koh Samui district today. They planned to implement the “Samui Plus Model” as the cabinet […]Read More


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


Jailbreakers arrested in Isan after 1,270km escape from Surat Thani

SURAT THANI: A couple who had escaped police custody in this southern province were arrested in Nong Khai on Wednesday after travelling more than a thousand kilometres on three stolen motorcycles. Pol Maj Thepsingha Thepluen, the chief investigator of Tha Chang police station, said Patikarn Thongnongsuan and his wife, Kannikar Riewthongchum, were apprehended on Wednesday […]Read More


60 women’s Facebook accounts hijacked to offer sexual services

SURAT THANI: Sixty women in several villages of this southern province have complained with local police that their Facebook accounts were hacked and their pictures were posted with claims that they were selling sex. The women filed complaints at the Chai Buri police station in Chai Buri district on Saturday and Sunday. Some of them […]Read More


Ukranian falls to death in Surat Thani

SURAT THANI: A 36-year-old Ukranian fell to his death from the rooftop of an empty hotel in Muang district on Thursday morning. The man’s body was found lying face up on the ground in front of abandoned Southern Star Hotel on Chon Kasem Road in Muang district. Full story: Bangkok Post Supapong Chaolan BANGKOK POSTRead More


Coronavirus: About 10,000 foreigners stranded on Surat Thani islands

SURAT THANI: About 10,000 foreign tourists were left stranded on three islands of this southern province, including about 5,700 on Koh Samui, when passenger flights were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tikamporn Sutti-udomrat, tourism and sports chief of Surat Thani, said on Wednesday that apart from the 5,700 visitors on Koh Samui, some 3,300 […]Read More


Surat Thani: Village chief kills monk, layman detained for curfew

SURAT THANI: A village head was arrested after a renowned development monk and his layman companion were shot dead after being detained for violating the night curfew. The fatal shooting occurred near the entrance to Khao Phela monastery on Khao Phela Road in tambon Samor Thong of Tha Chana district. Full story: Bangkok Post Supapong […]Read More