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2013-08-28 23:24:48

As one of Thailand’s leading providers of luxury holiday villas, Krabi Riviera Co Ltd is delighted to promote the 14th World Gourmet Festival, which will take place in Thailand next month. The festival will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok, and there is already an impressive list of eminent chefs, food experts and wine makers set to participate. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is keen to raise awareness of Thailand’s reputation as the...

2013-05-10 23:21:48

With the recent completion of a beautiful new beachfront villa, an array of magnificent limestone cliffs and long sandy beaches, the Krabi province of Thailand guarantees a perfect holiday for climbing devotees. Krabi, Thailand (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Situated in the heart of southern Thailand, Krabi has an abundance of climbs that will please both established climbers and beginners wanting to get a taste of this exciting sport. The most popular climbing areas are Ao Nang, Ton Sai and Railay,...

2011-11-25 08:00:00

The kayaking season has opened in the marine sanctuary of Kung Kraben Bay in Thailand; an enchanting coastal haven, only about 200 kilometers from the bustling metropolis of Bangkok. The sanctuary is a magnet for visitors wishing to enjoy the coolness and peace of the mangroves and learn about the life cycle of the sea coast. The award winning eco resort Faasai Resort and Spa is offering daytrips In the cooler winter months from November to March, with kayaking in the bay and and mangroves,...

2010-02-16 12:52:24

Penn State researchers and their international collaborators have discovered a diversity of corals harboring unusual species of symbiotic algae in the warm waters of the Andaman Sea in the northeastern Indian Ocean.  "The existence of so many novel coral symbioses thriving in a place that is too warm for most corals gives us hope that coral reefs and the ecosystems they support may persist "” at least in some places "” in the face of global warming," said the team's leader,...

2008-09-23 06:00:19

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 23 September [Report by Apinya Wipatayotin: "SINO-THAI COOPERATION: Joint monsoon study agreed"] Scientists from Thailand and China will jointly study the monsoon and cyclone pattern in the Andaman sea in the hope of better forecasting weather in the region. The Marine Biological Centre in Phuket and the First Institute of Oceanography in China will sign an agreement on the development of the observation buoy system in...

2005-09-29 07:05:00

KHAO LAK, Thailand -- Most hotels in Thailand's tsunami-shattered Khao Lak beach resort are closed, the sea is filled with junk, but young Thais are being trained in tourism trades for when better times return. The biggest source of tourism in Khao Lak, where more than 3,000 people died in the December 26 tsunami -- most of them foreigners -- are the thousands of volunteers from around the world who have come to help rebuild the community. Aid donors say the biggest priority, now that...

2005-07-24 12:24:39

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand issued a tsunami alert on Sunday and ordered thousands of people living along the Andaman Sea coastline to evacuate after a major earthquake struck off India's eastern coast. "There is a possibility that a tsunami can happen. Start the alert and evacuation," Plodprasob Surasawadee, head of the National Disaster Warning Center, said in a message broadcast on all television networks. The warning was issued for six southern provinces hit by a deadly tsunami on...

Latest Andaman Sea Reference Libraries

2007-02-13 11:13:53

Acanthurus leucosternon is a tropical fish with the common names powder blue tang and powder blue surgeonfish. Appearance The powder blue tang is light blue with yellow and white highlighted fins. Its face is a uniform black with a white outline. The fish doesn't undergo color changes as it matures as some tangs, surgeonfish and unicornfish do. The species can grow to as large as 21.25 in (54 cm). Diet The powder blue tang, like most in the Acanthuridae family eats is herbivorous...

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