Artikel erschien Februar 2018

  • Phuket Smart Bus kicks off

    Phuket Smart Bus kicks off

    The first route of the Phuket Smart Bus has been launched today (February 28) connecting Phuket International Airport all the way to the south of the island – Rawai Beach.

  • A Volunteer from the Defense Corps shot dead in Krabi

    A Volunteer from the Defense Corps shot dead in Krabi

    A 42 year old Volunteer Defense Corps officer, Thongchai Poonkerd, was shot early this morning (February 28) while going to work at a rubber plantation with his wife. Police suspect that the motive for the homicide is most likely drug suppression operations.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 28

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 28

    PM responds to ‘sex tourism’ remarks | Extra long Songkran | Shoot-out on Samui’s Chaweng Beach | Big crackdown on illegal immigrants along Soi Cowboy last night | High-speed rail gets go ahead between Don Mueang and Rayong | PM pushes election date forward to February | Two Americans held in Chiang Mai over fake US bills. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 28 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Phuket’s Governor visits Tritrang Beach to inspect action over effluent

    Phuket’s Governor visits Tritrang Beach to inspect action over effluent

    A team of Phuket authorities headed up by the Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong, have visited Tritrang Beach again following up another report of wastewater being released into the seas off Patong Beach. “Every office and all departments involved have to integrate their resources to find a sustainable solution to this problem. This is my second visit to Tritrang Beach

  • Pushing the election date forward, again

    Pushing the election date forward, again

    By Wasamon Audjarint and Kas Chanwenpen Faced with mounting pressure from critics and the international community, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday said the next election would be held “no later than” next February. While making his latest promise about the election date, however, Prayut also warned that it would also depend on the situation at the time. “I am not making any threats

  • Five day Songkran

    Five day Songkran

    The Cabinet today (Tuesday) has given the green light for a five-day “Songkran Festival” holiday from April 12 to 16.

  • How much would you pay for a plastic amulet?

    How much would you pay for a plastic amulet?

    The shenanigans at the Kathu Temple, where Chinese tour buses are arriving daily in their droves to purchase ‘lucky’ and ‘magic’ amulets, continues. This time two Dutch tourists, interested to visit a temple and check out the alleged lucky amulets, were horrified by what they discovered. The two, who have asked us not to publish their names, visited the temple yesterday (February 26) as independent travellers although most of the visitors are Chinese tour groups – sometimes up to 15 buses at a time – who are taken to the holy place.

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, February 27

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, February 27

    Flooding in BKK | More than 100 new political parties poised to register | Two Aunties waiting to be charged over Great Driveway Affair | Activists asking for transparency over Premchai case | Update on Russian ‘love-making’ classes in Pattaya | Tourists chastised over climbing photos in Ayutthaya | Makha Buscha this Thursday – Public holiday. The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, February 27 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Dream Beach Weddings In Phuket

    Dream Beach Weddings In Phuket

    By Thavorn Hotels & Resorts With couples seeking unique and memorable weddings, destination weddings have become the wedding trend on the rise. Couples are increasing skipping the traditional hometown ceremony and running off to a beach wedding. After all, what can more perfect than saying “I do” on the sandy beaches of Phuket

  • Big crowds and long waits at Phuket airport after runway closure

    Big crowds and long waits at Phuket airport after runway closure

    PHOTO reprinted with permission from  Pimmie Pimpathu The closure of runway 09 resulted in a big back-up of ‘not happy’ passengers waiting for their delayed flights. The runway fix started early morning yesterday (February 26) and finished at 6.30am this morning as planned. However, there are a large number of remaining passengers as the relative authorities reshuffle arrival and departure times and runway ‘slots’.

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