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.

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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Aug 07

Koh Kood, Koh Mak Connect to National Electricity Grid

After a decade of ever worsening power outages, the two Trat Islands of Koh Kood and Koh Mak are finally connected to the National Electricity Grid.

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Mar 01

Ultra and Trail Unseen Koh Chang 2015

Ultra and Trail Unseen came to Koh Chang, with runners from all over Thailand in 13km, 35km and 66km races in the south east of the island at Salak Phet. We were there to see first hand how things panned out.

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Jan 01

Koh Chang Diving Gets Second Wreck

Latest Koh Chang news as the National Park authorities sink a 2nd boat near to Koh Klum, making a new Koh Chang dive site for wreck diving.

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