Artikel erschien September 2017

  • More fire jellyfish found off Krabi

    More fire jellyfish found off Krabi

    More of the fire jellyfish have been found at the beach at Koh Hong between Krabi and Koh Yao Noi. The Chief of Than Bok Khorani National Park, Jampen Pompakdee, and his team collected the poisonous (nasty stings but unlikely to be fatal) fire jellyfish floating along the coast of the Hong Island beach. “The number of fire jellyfish found on the beach comes from the changing direction of the wind and the strong waves hitting Hong Island beach, which bring these jellyfish closer to shore and washes them up on the beaches,” he said

  • Where’s Yingluck? CNN report contradicts Thai PM

    Where’s Yingluck? CNN report contradicts Thai PM

    Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in London and seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom, a source in her Pheu Thai Party told CNN on Thursday. The Supreme Court convicted Yingluck on Wednesday of dereliction of duty over a controversial rice subsidy program and sentenced her to five years in prison. The scheme cost Thailand billions of dollars.

  • Chinese tour bus catches fire – no injuries

    Chinese tour bus catches fire – no injuries

    We’re used to seeing smoke come out of the back of the hundreds of tour buses moving around Phuket’s roads, but not like this. 22 Chinese tourists and their 50 year old bus driver, Khunchai Pinyo, had a scare yesterday. “I was driving the bus with 22 Chinese tourists coming back from Thalang to a birds nest shop in Koh Siray

  • Suspect confesses to fatal Pattani bombing

    Suspect confesses to fatal Pattani bombing

    One of the six detainees who were allegedly involved in a bomb attack that killed fours rangers in Pattani’s Sai Buri district last week, has confessed to the crime, Pattani Taskforce commander Maj-General Jatuporn Klampasut told a press conference on Friday.

  • 250,000 expected to attend the Royal Cremation next month

    250,000 expected to attend the Royal Cremation next month

    About 250,000 Thai citizens are expected to attend the Royal Cremation of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang in Bangkok on October 26, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Friday. If Sanam Luang becomes overcrowded, the authorities will seek the cooperation of mourners to place funeral flowers at replicas of the royal crematorium at various sites around Bangkok instead, Prawit said. He was speaking after a meeting of the committee tasked with providing security and traffic during the Royal Cremation

  • Laypang, Phuket’s star croc, has finally started to eat

    Laypang, Phuket’s star croc, has finally started to eat

    The crocodile captured from the tin mine lake near Laypang and Bang Tao Beach last month has started to eat some chicken today (September 29) after rejecting the tasty morsels for a month. The crocodile’s complete DNA test is expected early next month. The 200 kilogram reptile, that remains in the rehabilitation pond at the Phuket Coastal Aquatic Animals Development Centre, is healthy but has declined to eat the food given in the pond until today, making the staff very happy to see it was eating the food.

  • Ao Sane luxury villa being investigated by the DSI

    Ao Sane luxury villa being investigated by the DSI

    The 12 metre high beach villa project on the cliff at Ao Sane has been proven to be illegal according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

  • Punching above it’s weight – Rayong, Thailand

    Punching above it’s weight – Rayong, Thailand

    Singapore has been crowned as the Asia-Pacific city of the future by the Financial Times.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 29

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 29

    Phuket OrBorJor says it will continue the existing contract until a new contract is negotiated for Phuket’s Lifeguards | Custard Pie led police to the ATM bomber | May Bay to be closed next year | Two men arrested over rape of a woman in Ubon Ratchathani.

  • Top Five things to consider if you’re buying a condo

    Top Five things to consider if you’re buying a condo

    Not quite a Top Ten but some good straight-talking about buying condominiums in Thailand from Desmond Hughes from FazWaz News… One of the most commonly read or spoken summary of foreign ownership of property in Thailand is along the lines of “Foreigners can buy a foreign freehold condominium in their name”. At this sentence, many foreign investors switch off, and assume that the rest of the detail provided by the author may be legal mumbo jumbo or a thinly veiled attempt to win their business

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