Artikel tagged “phang nga”

  • Hong Kong property tzars team up for new Phang Nga development “Aquella”

    Hong Kong property tzars team up for new Phang Nga development “Aquella”

    FILE PHOTO Two of Hong Kong’s leading entrepreneurs Allan Zeman and Richard Li are developing a mixed-use project in Thai Muang, Phang Nga named Aquella. The initial phase of the development includes a par 72, 18 hole golf course, resort pool villa residences with two to four bedroom unit configurations back of a massive land site that offers over 2.5 kilometres of white sand beach. Previously, the approximate 1,000 rai site was the home of the Thai Muang golf course

  • Moken village fire – “destruction brings opportunities”

    Moken village fire – “destruction brings opportunities”

    by Pratch Rujivanarom The devastation of the Moken village on Phang Nga’s Surin island last Sunday night can possibly be used as an opportunity to restore the traditional way of life for the sea gypsies. This assessment from academics after the blaze destroyed 61 houses and left 237 people homeless. Maitree Jongkraijug, a coordinator with Chumchontai Foundation, said the villagers were currently staying at the Mu Ko Surin National Park’s headquarters and had already received enough food and other supplies from the Phang Nga Provincial Authority

  • Dugong found dead at Phang Nga Beach

    Dugong found dead at Phang Nga Beach

    PHOTO: DMCR A 300 kilogram dugong has been found dead on a beach in Takua Thung, Phang Nga, yesterday. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) is reporting that they have been notified from the national park officials in Phang Nga that a dugong was found dead near a cave at Koh Panak in Takua Thung in Phang Nga. The female dugong is estimated to weigh around 300 kilograms and was nearly 3 metres long

  • Big leatherback sea turtle rescued after getting stuck in fishing net – VIDEO

    Big leatherback sea turtle rescued after getting stuck in fishing net – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: ReReef / กรมอุทยานแห่งชาติ สัตว์ป่าและพันธุ์พืช / เฟสบุ๊คไต๋มิ ธนากร A big leatherback sea turtle has been rescued by fishermen after getting stuck in fishing nets in Phang Nga last night.

  • Similan National Park to be temporary closed due to tropical storm ‘Pabuk’

    Similan National Park to be temporary closed due to tropical storm ‘Pabuk’

    The Mu Ko Similan National Park in Phang Nga is to be temporary closed for two days, tomorrow and Saturday, for tourist safety with the approaching tropical storm ‘Pabuk’. Mu Ko Similan National Park in Phang Nga announced yesterday that ‘PABUK’ is moving to north-west which will affect the southern part of Thailand from today until Saturday.

  • Luxury yacht completely destroyed by fire in Phang Nga Bay

    Luxury yacht completely destroyed by fire in Phang Nga Bay

    VIDEOS: ออส สมทิพย์ / Newshawk Phuket A luxury yacht on fire this afternoon off Koh Ngam, near Laem Sai in Paklok on the north-east coast of Phuket in Phang Nga Bay. The white sloop appears to be approximately 51 feet in length.

  • Tour operators boycott visits to Similan and Surin islands to protest new restrictions

    Tour operators boycott visits to Similan and Surin islands to protest new restrictions

    The tour operators have had enough of the winding back of tour boat operations and are now resorting to boycotting and ‘disrupting’ the tours in order to get their protests heard. About 50 tour operators in Phuket and Phang nga say they’re suspending boat trips to Similan-Surin islands in the Andaman sea (off the coast of Phang-Nga) today and tomorrow to protest against the decision of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation to limit the number of visitors to the islands to 3,850 a day. The number also includes 525 scuba divers.

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    Search continues for four missing fishermen off Phang Nga

    The search continues off the coast of Phang Nga for four fishermen after their boat overturned last Tuesday (September 4). A search team from the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phang Nga Office and the Royal Thai Navy have continued the search for the four missing men since the reports came in that they hadn’t returned

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    Driver lucky to escape serious injury in gas cylinder truck accident

    PHOTOS: Community Television Phang Nga Volunteers / Newshawk Phuket A refrigerated pickup truck driver, who has admitted to being asleep at the wheel, has sustained minor injuries after colliding into the back of a parked truck which was carrying gas cylinder tanks in Phang Nga this afternoon (September 7). Phang Nga rescue workers were notified of the accident in Takua Thung in Phang Nga at 1.50pm