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    Trang shipping container retrieval will resume tomorrow

    The Trang Harbour Office says the operation to retrieve 16 containers that fell off a cargo ship in the sea off Trang province would resume again tomorrow (Monday). Commander Chatkul Wanitchanat, director of the Trang Harbour Office, says the operator of the MV.NP Love Gistic 2 ship could not find a crane on the barge to pull the containers out of the sea hence fishing boats will be needed to tow them instead

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    More bombs rock the South – three injured

    Three people have been injured following suspected insurgent attacks in the South yesterday. Explosives were placed in or near to ATM machines and bank branches in 14 locations in Yala, Songkhla, Pattani and Narathiwat.

  • Gulf of Thailand battered – heading towards the Andaman Sea, north of Phuket

    Gulf of Thailand battered – heading towards the Andaman Sea, north of Phuket

    (There is an update from the TMD at the bottom of this article – the tropical depression is weakening as it moves across the landmass from Gulf of Thailand towards the Andman Sea, north of Phuket) A severe weather warning was issued for the South Eastern Region on Monday, as the Meteorological Department forecast heavy rain for the entire region, while banana farmers in Songkhla were already suffering gale-force winds caused by Typhoon Damrey. The South Eastern Meteorological Centre warned of a strong low depression over the Southern Region that had caused heavy rain in the entire Eastern coast of the Southern Region and were likely to continue until at least Tuesday. People in the whole of the South Eastern Region were also warned to prepare for possible flash floods

  • Storm forming over South China Sea and heading our way

    Storm forming over South China Sea and heading our way

    The forecast path for the tropical storm A new storm is forming in the South China Sea and expected to move westwards across the Gulf of Thailand and hit the southern sections of Thailand next week. The storm warning came from the Thai Meteorological Department yesterday.

  • Phuket Tourism: TAT in major drive to bring on more tourists

    Phuket Tourism: TAT in major drive to bring on more tourists

    PHUKET: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is revising strategies to deal with the economic crisis in Europe and bad situations in the domestic market, such as floods and violence in the South, all of which threaten Thai tourism. Phuket is featured in the plans despite record visitor arrivals during the first half of this year and what some see as formidable …