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  • Three Krabi districts hit with flash floods

    Three Krabi districts hit with flash floods

    FILE PHOTO: nationmultimedia.com A canal running through three districts in Krabi burst its banks and inundate several villages early on Thursday after hours of heavy rain overnight. Officials said the Klong Sin Poon canal that runs through Klong Thom district, Nua Klong district and Khao Phanom district overflowed at about 4am, causing widespread flooding in three districts. The canal receives water from the Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Thung Yai districts before it empties into the sea.

  • Maya Bay, closed until further notice – VIDEO

    Maya Bay, closed until further notice – VIDEO

    Koh Phi Phi’s iconic Maya Bay is now being closed until national park officials see some better signs of recovery in the damaged eco-system. Tim Newton reports… The post Maya Bay, closed until further notice – VIDEO appeared first on The Thaiger

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    10 vehicle pile up in Krabi

    Amazingly, no injuries from a 10 vehicle pile up in Krabi City yesterday. Krabi City Police were notified of the carnage on Sri Trang Road near an intersection in the Krabi City Municipality at about noon yesterday (Sunday). Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find a ten-wheeler truck,  carrying a machine, on the side of the road with its frontend badly damaged

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    700,000 year old fossils found in Krabi cave

    A physician is urging state agencies to conduct a scientific survey of a Krabi cave where he found fossils of suspected prehistoric Java rhinos and hyenas. He believes the cave in Tambon Ao Luek Nuea could have potential to become a new archaeological site.

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    Wanted Krabi gunmen arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    Police this week have arrested a pair of gunmen who shot two people that were riding in the back of a pickup. One man was shot dead whilst the other man was seriously injured in Krabi in June. 28 year old Somkit Khaokaewk was shot dead while 36 year old Banyat Duangwang sustained a serious injury.

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    Saving Phi Phi from its own popularity

    PHOTOS: Singha Estate and Marine Discovery Centre Maya Bay is poised to re-open to tourists at the end of this month, albeit in a much better ‘controlled’ system which will limit the number of tourists visiting the famous Bay. There will be no accommodation following the Maya Bay make-over, staying overnight remains prohibited.

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    Krabi ‘Saleng’ taxi drivers protest to be allowed to carry passengers

    More than 100 Krab i Saleng-taxi (motorbike sidecar) drivers are protesting about the new law that does not allow Saleng-taxis to be used to carry tourist passengers. More than 100 of Krabi Saleng-taxi drivers, led by Somkiet Sainui, the head of Ao Nang Saleng-taxi driver Association, massed at the Krabi Provincial City Hall yesterday. A letter of protest was passed on to the Krabi Governor Lt Col ML Kittibodee Prawit. Khun Somkiet says, “We came here because we have been working as Saleng-taxi drivers for over a decade.

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    Krabi ‘Saleng’ taxi drivers protest to be allowed to carry passengers

    More than 100 Krab i Saleng-taxi (motorbike sidecar) drivers are protesting about the new law that does not allow Saleng-taxis to be used to carry tourist passengers. More than 100 of Krabi Saleng-taxi drivers, led by Somkiet Sainui, the head of Ao Nang Saleng-taxi driver Association, massed at the Krabi Provincial City Hall yesterday. A letter of protest was passed on to the Krabi Governor Lt Col ML Kittibodee Prawit. Khun Somkiet says, “We came here because we have been working as Saleng-taxi drivers for over a decade.

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    Autopsy results reveal German tourist died from drowning on Koh Phi Phi

    The result of an autopsy reveals that the German tourist who died on Koh Phi Phi in Krabi died of drowning after falling from rocks last week. The body of 50 year old Markus Steibach was found lying near a rock formation on the beach next to a sea gypsy graveyard in the Ban Laem Dong village. Read the original report  HERE .

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    Meet Kluay Hom, Krabi’s friendly neighborhood boar

    A domesticated boar in Krabi is the luckiest boar in the world! The year old boar’s favourite food is fruit (watching the waistline!) especially bananas. He takes a bath every day before going to bed. The friendly wild boar lives at a house in Lam Thap, Krabi with 40 year old Napapat Khaoluan and his family.