Artikel erschien Februar 2018

  • The long and winding roads – Asia’s roads ranked

    The long and winding roads – Asia’s roads ranked

    PHOTO: Asian Development Bank “Road infrastructure is the marker of a country’s development and is significant for safety and satisfaction of the citizens.” This, according to an opinion survey by World Economic Forum very few Asian countries have the best road infrastructure. Singapore is ranked at the top in Asia and second globally in terms of road infrastructure in the country. It is followed by Japan and Taiwan which have equally well maintained roads ranked 5 and 11 respectively.

  • 8 million baht budget approved for Government Stray Dog Shelter

    8 million baht budget approved for Government Stray Dog Shelter

    An 8 million baht budget has been approved for a ‘dog condo’ and landscaping at the Phuket Government Stray Dog Shelter in Suan Pa Bang Kanun, Thalang. Phuket Lifestock Office Chief, Surajit Witchuwan, spoke about the improvements to the government dog shelter, a shelter located on 4 rai with about 500 dogs that has been opened since 2003 and was identified with low hygiene standard.

  • Samkong landslide killed one worker, injures another

    Samkong landslide killed one worker, injures another

    Yesterday’s (Wednesday) landslide occurred at the construction site of a clinic near Vachira Hospital where there is a 3-4 metre retaining wall. A team of police, rescue teams and a Vachira Hospital medical team tried to save a Myanmar worker, 22 year old Nay Sol Lin, by digging the soil around him and providing saline water

  • 7 Krabi King cobras reported in one day – 5 captured and released

    7 Krabi King cobras reported in one day – 5 captured and released

    The Ao Luek Rescue Team in Krabi received a report last night (February 20) at 8.30 pm from 23 year old Nutchanart Bangyabyeo, saying that she found a 4 metre king cobra under the dish washing sink.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 21

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 21

    Four die in a Krabi road smash | More of the Bangkok driveway-blocking drama | A BIG find on a Gulf beach | Suthep announces new political party | New engine-size tax for motorbikes | Government caves into power plant protesters. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 21 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Bangkok’s Great Driveway Drama – surrounding markets ordered closed

    Bangkok’s Great Driveway Drama – surrounding markets ordered closed

    The Bangkok governor has ordered the immediate temporary closure of five markets operating in Seri Villa housing project in Prawet district, in a bid to find an acceptable solution to the decade-long dispute between residents and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) over the presence of the markets. Bangkok driveway dispute drama. Posted by Phuket Gazette on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Governor Asawin Kwanmuang said on Wednesday that he would set up a panel within a week that comprises all parties in the conflict to find a solution, which is expected by next Wednesday.

  • TAT seeks help to stop damage by Chinese tourists

    TAT seeks help to stop damage by Chinese tourists

    Frequent cases of Chinese tourists damaging coral reefs and other fragile sea natural resources have prompted the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to seek help from its Chinese counterpart.

  • Road closures for Old Phuket Town

    Road closures for Old Phuket Town

    Phuket municipality has announced road closures during the 19 th  Old Town festival and Chinese New Year celebrations. On February 21 to 23, from 3:00pm to midnight, the following roads are be closed: Thalang Road Soi Romanee Krabi Road, from the intersection of Thalang Road and Yaowarat Road until the Thai Hua Museum Soi Pradit Takuapa Road, from the intersection with Rassada Road until the intersection with Phang Nga Road Thepkasattri Road, from the intersection with Dibuk Road until the Taew Num intersection Phuket Road, from the Taew Num intersection until the Phra Aram bridge intersection on Rassada Road A total of 11 designated parking spots have been selected for this event: Kajorn Rangsom temple Pud Jor shrine Mongkol Nimit temple Vichit Phra Nang Sang temple The area next to Mei Zhou hotel Trick Eye museum Next to Daeng Plaza hotel Limelight Avenue mall Phuket municipality office CAT Office (for motorbike only) TOT Office (for motorbike only) The post Road closures for Old Phuket Town appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Worker dies, another injured, in Samkong worksite landslide

    Worker dies, another injured, in Samkong worksite landslide

    PhuketLANDSLIDE IN SAMKONG KILLS WORKEROne worker died and another injured following a landslide on a work-site in Yowarat Road in Samkong near the Vachira Hospital.

  • Thailand Yacht Show 2018 – starts tomorrow (Thursday)

    Thailand Yacht Show 2018 – starts tomorrow (Thursday)

    Some of the world’s most prestigious marine brands are assembling at the Ao Po Grand Marina for the third edition of the Thailand Yacht Show. It starts tomorrow (Thursday) and runs until Sunday.