Category Archive: News from the Islands

We bring you all the latest topical news from the Koh Chang Islands, from organised events, to tourist related incidents, government initiatives.

Aug 19

Two Lost British Trekkers Rescued in Koh Chang Jungle

Two lost British trekkers have been rescued by local National Park rangers from the Koh Chang jungle after going missing in the Bang Bao area on the west coast.

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Aug 17

Rip Tides Claim Two Lives off Koh Chang Beaches

A 19 year old Brtish student and 55 year old German father have drowned in separate rip tides incidents off the coast of Koh Chang.

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Aug 15

Koh Chang Ferries Halted as Company Protests Encroachment Decision

Services at Ferry Koh Chang were halted for an afternoon in protest at recent land encroachment decisions ordering the demolition of one of its piers

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Jul 01

Deal Reached in Encroachment Case of Collapsed Koh Chang Hotel

A potential deal has been reached in the ongoing land encroachment case of a Koh Chang hotel, Siaam Beach Resort, already in the news for a partial collapse which killed one Thai tourist and injured five others.

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Mar 01

Ultra and Trail Unseen Koh Chang 2016

The Ultra and Trail Unseen 2016 races returned to Koh Chang, with difficult endurance tests at 13km, 35km, 66km and 100km. Winners and gallery.

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