Artikel erschien in der Magazine Category

Phuket Hotels & Travel Guide – Phuket News and Tourist Information and all about This tropical Island.
This Category is supported by Phuket Gazette!

  • Officials seize 12 tonnes of fake ‘coffee’ laced with hazardous materials

    Officials seize 12 tonnes of fake ‘coffee’ laced with hazardous materials

    Here’s something to contemplate next time you’re about to enjoy your next caffeine-fix.

  • Image 53009-1024x576.jpg

    Krabi wedding parade carries 2 million baht dowry

    A parade of 6 trucks and trailers to celebrate the wedding of a local couple in Lamtab District, Krabi, drew a lot of attention from people in the area.

  • Boracay – Last one out, turn the lights off

    Boracay – Last one out, turn the lights off

    Philippines officials are sending in the troops to keep tourists off the island and deter potential protests as Boracay Island prepares for closure from April 26. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has branded the tourist magnet island and its white-sand beach a “cesspool”. In a move that’s sent tour operators, hotel chains and locals into a panic, the island will be off limits from April 26 as proper sewage systems can be established and many of the illegal structures and encroachments can be torn down or removed

  • Private investors being wooed over planned marina for Samui

    Private investors being wooed over planned marina for Samui

    Samui is looking to establish the island’s first marina and is currently looking to investors for the project in the Gulf of Thailand. Asia Pacific Superyachts reports that Koh Samui has succeeded in attracting international five-star brands, a strong luxury villas market as well as quality golf courses. The report says that superyacht sailors are now coming to the region but looking beyond Phuket in the Andaman Sea for their journeys

  • Image 870e603b4ed0160892d9a719fada1769.jpeg

    Police make two arrests over travel scams

    The owner of a Thai tour company has been arrested for deceiving 33 tourists left abandoned in Osaka, Japan last February. Tourist Police deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal says that 35 year old Sonthaya Phosri had been arrested the day before under a warrant issued by the Thonburi district court.

  • Brunei woman drowns in Ao Nang, Krabi

    Brunei woman drowns in Ao Nang, Krabi

    A 60 year old Brunei woman, PG HJH Jamilah PG HJ Othman, drowned at Gai Island in the Had Nopparat Thara National Park – Mu Ko Phi Phi. Apparently she lost consciousness whilst wearing a life vest swimming in the water yesterday (April 18).

  • Image S__5087301-1024x886.jpg

    Big drug crackdown in Thalang

    Thalang police have arrested a local drug dealer, 24 year old Saowarak ‘Tah’ Oamsin, with 4,548 amphetamine pills and 136.55 grams of crystal methamphetamine. She was arrested in a house in Paklok after police received a report from undercover officers in the area that she was selling drugs to local juveniles regularly. At the house, police found the drugs, a digital scale, zip-lock bags to separate the drugs with black, pink and brown hand bags, for a total value of about 1 million Baht.

  • Image 30704015_10211061118989524_4609693909516288000_n-1024x768.jpg

    Soi Dog mobile clinic at Nai Harn Lake

    Rawai’s Mayor visited Soi Dog’s Phuket mobile clinic at Nai Harn Lake Park today (April 18) to observe the work and progress of sterilisation and vaccination programs for the area. The mobile unit has been operating since April 9 until April 27 and it’s still not too late to bring your dogs and cats to be sterilised and vaccinated at the mobile clinic. The Soi Dog’s Phuket Mobile Clinic team of veterinarian, nurses and catchers are set up at the sala by the lake on the island of Nai Harn Lake

  • Image f77fbd3c423f4c0b6f9a009bdaaad16f-sld.jpeg

    Close the beach, put up signs. Hua Hin tackles a one-in-2-million chance.

    Shark prevention measures will be introduced in the resort town of Hua Hin after a Norwegian tourist was bitten by a bull shark, even though a marine biologist says there was only a one-in-2-million chance of someone being attacked by a shark. Prachuap Khiri Khan’s deputy governor Chotnarin Kerdsom has confirmed what experts have already validated – a Norwegian tourist was bitten by a bull shark while he was swimming at Sai Noi beach, southern Hua Hin.

  • 66 more foreigners arrested in nationwide crackdown

    66 more foreigners arrested in nationwide crackdown

    FILE PHOTO: The Nation Tourist police have arrested 66 more foreigners during crackdowns around the country last night (Wednesday). Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal, deputy tourist police chief spoke whilst in Soi Cowboy off Sukhumvit Road early this morning to announce the results of the operation. He said 11 foreigners were arrested for overstaying their visas and 51 others for unlawfully entering the Kingdom while four others were arrested on other charges