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.

Feb 21

Ultra Trail Koh Chang 2017

Ultra Trail Koh Chang 2017 returned to the island, with hundreds of runners taking part in 13km, 35km, 70km and 100km races around the wild forests of Salak Phet.

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Dec 11

German Tourist Rescued from Koh Chang Jungle

A German tourist has been rescued from the Koh Chang jungle near Klong Plu Waterfall, after a huge search by over by 50 police officers, soldiers and National Park rangers.

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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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