news sources in thailand

News in English

Here’s a few news sites that we recommend for information about Samui & Thailand.  Especially important to be informed during Covid outbreaks.

Richard Barrow 


Samui Info by Nicha


PR Thai Government


PR Surat

  • Facebook:
  • They share the daily updates for cases in Suratthani province (including Samui) on this page – in English and Thai
  • Most of the posts on this page are in Thai, but you can use the automatic Facebook translator, or Google Translate app to read in English


Covid Center Koh Samui


Thai News Reports (in English)

For Thai Speakers:

National News Bureau of Thailand (Live News on Facebook)

  • Facebook:
  • This is a Thai news channel, they share the daily CCSA press briefings live on their Facebook page.  The press briefing starts in Thai, and usually finishes with a wrap up in English from Khun Natapanu.   Note:  the English version is shared on the PR Thai Facebook page about an hour later.

Let us know if you have any other good news sources….