Artikel tagged “Airport”

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    An earthquake, a tsunami, now a bubbling volcano – Sulawesi

    PHOTO: North Sulawesi’s Mt Soputan erupts, status raised to Level 3’Alert’ – The Jakarta Post Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi’s Minahasa regency is emitting a 4 kilometre high plume of ash this .

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    Anatomy of a photo

    PHOTO: หญิง’ โลนลี่ / ¥.OunG.¥ / เหยี่ยวข่าว ภูเก็ต Yesterday a dramatic photo of an approaching storm front was a big hit, being shared many thousands of times. It was taken at the Phuket International Airport at 14.39, according to the time stamp

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    Statement from Tiger Marine Charter Phuket

    Following the incident over the weekend where a 70 foot charter yacht from Tiger Marine ended up stranded off Koh Phi, necessitating the Spanish tourists to swim over to another vessel to be taken back to shore, Tiger Marine have contacted The Thaiger (no connection) and asked us to post their response. The original story HERE . Here’s the Tiger Marine letter of response… It has been widely reported by Thai TV and the press regarding our incident on one of our boats near the Phi Phi Islands on Saturday, September 15.

  • Bangkok’s MRT given the green light to run Phuket and Chiang Mai light rails

    Bangkok’s MRT given the green light to run Phuket and Chiang Mai light rails

    Bangkok’s subway operator. the MRTA (Mass Rapid Transit Authority) has been given the green light to invest in the proposed Phuket/Phang Nga and Chiang Mai light rail services

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    A new dusitD2 opening in Krabi later this year

    Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Vogue Pranang Bay Resort Company to run the new dusitD2 in Ao Nang, poised to open at the end of this year. The hotel will be the second Dusit property in Krabi. Located 25 km from Krabi International Airport, the new dusitD2 Ao Nang is located on a hillside in downtown Ao Nang, yet within walking distance to the beach. The downtown location is also within walking distance of supermarkets, convenience stores, cafés and fast-food outlets

  • British tourist freaks out after being told she’d overstayed her visa by 160 days

    British tourist freaks out after being told she’d overstayed her visa by 160 days

    An ‘aggrieved’ tourist by the name of Auj-e Taqaddas, holding a British passport, assaulted a patient and calm immigration officer in Bali, Indonesia after being told she’d overstayed her Indonesian visa. A British tourist has been caught on camera screaming and slapping an immigration officer at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport today (Saturday) after being told that she had to pay a hefty fine.

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    Krabi FC sport scientist fired after carrying kratom on domestic flight

    A sport scientist from the Krabi FC football association has been fired from the job after he was found with kratom at an airport on Tuesday (June 26). Police at Don Mueang International Airport arrester 26 year old Teerayut Santiwong who was working as a sport scientist for the Krabi FC football team

  • Change Thailand’s helmet culture

    Change Thailand’s helmet culture

    by Patrick Mattimore On a recent trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I was struck by an interesting phenomenon traveling from the airport to my hotel.

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    Phuket airport launches ‘Take off HKT ready for ASQ’ event

    An event was launched today (May 18) at the The Slate Phuket Hotel in Thalang, hosted by the Phuket International Airport General Manager Petch Chancharoen (between fixing the air-conditioning at the domestic terminal). The event was aimed to present the readiness of the airport to join the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) of Airport Council International (ACI) for airport ranking

  • Phuket Court denies bail in alleged property fraud case

    Phuket Court denies bail in alleged property fraud case

    PHOTO: Emerald Development Group Facebook page Bail has been denied at a hearing in the Phuket Provincial Court earlier today in the case of Sawit ‘Mai’ Ketroj who was arrested at Phuket International Airport on May 1 over a case involving alleged fraud related to the Emerald Development Group. Khun Mai’s lawyers say they will appeal the decision of the Court not to grant bail. The prosecuting lawyers say they’ll submit an objection during any appeal hearing