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.
Samui Info by Nicha
- Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/samuiinfobynicha
- Khun Nicha is a Samui resident who shares updates in English on her Facebook page.
PR Thai Government
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thailandprd/
- This page also shares the daily CCSA press briefings with Khun Natapanun, in English
- Facebook: https://bit.ly/3mSpkYY
- 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
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/covidcenterkohsamui/
- This page is only in Thai, but they share the daily updates and timelines of the people who test positive.
Thai News Reports (in English)
- This is a comprehensive daily round-up of news for #Thailand, edited by Richard Barrow.
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThaiNewsReports
- If you don’t have Twitter, all of the posts are shared on this website, http://www.thainewsreports.com/
For Thai Speakers:
National News Bureau of Thailand (Live News on Facebook)
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LiveNBT2HD
- 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….