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  • Phuket prepares for heavy rains, expected later this week

    Phuket prepares for heavy rains, expected later this week

    Following the weather forecasts predicting downpours and strong waves from today (October 31) until the end of the week (November 3), Phuket Governor Plodthong chaired a meeting today involving all departments to get ready for possible flooding, especially in the areas prone to regular flooding when there’s heavy rain. Phuket Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office Chief, Prapan Khanprasaeng, assured the Governor that the fast-response rescue team, machinery and all equipment are prepared to control the situation and take care of the victims. Meanwhile, the Governor says that the heavy rain that can might bring flooding to the island until November 3 has been announced by the Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD)

  • 16,000 ‘overwhelmed’ by yesterday’s ceremonies

    16,000 ‘overwhelmed’ by yesterday’s ceremonies

    At least 16,000 people sought medical help from mobile medical units based near the Royal Crematorium ceremonial grounds on Wednesday and yesterday morning. About 100,000 mourners have crowded into the areas along the route of the Royal Processions held in honour of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since Wednesday

  • AFTER 5PM: The symbolic Royal Cremation at the Sanam Luang Royal Crematorium

    AFTER 5PM: The symbolic Royal Cremation at the Sanam Luang Royal Crematorium

    Click in the lower right corner to listen to the English commentary. The post AFTER 5PM: The symbolic Royal Cremation at the Sanam Luang Royal Crematorium appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Watch today’s Royal Funeral ceremonies here

    Watch today’s Royal Funeral ceremonies here

    The post Watch today’s Royal Funeral ceremonies here appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, October 23

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, October 23

    Junior world Badminton Champ | Van plows into ByPass Road pole | Rama 9s Grand-Daughter leads final rehearsal for this week’s Royal Funeral | Surprise visitor on Pattaya Beach | Jellyfish invasion long Gulf beach | Vets ‘apologies’ for not being able to save young elephant. The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, October 23 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Late King’s granddaughter at final dress rehearsal

    Late King’s granddaughter at final dress rehearsal

    HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, granddaughter of the late King and daughter of King Rama X, led the 77-horse cavalry in the sixth procession at the final dress rehearsal for enshrining the Royal Ashes in two temples last night. The final procession sees the Royal Ashes transferred in a royal car from the Phra Sri Rattana Chedi at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha to be enshrined at Wat Rajabopidh and Wat Bavoranives. The actual royal ceremony will take place on October 29 at 5.30pm.

  • ‘Tara’ given a 50-50 chance of surviving

    ‘Tara’ given a 50-50 chance of surviving

    A 15 year old male elephant rescued from a muddy canal in Phitsanulok province yesterday was lifted using two big backhoes, placed in a truck and taken to an elephant hospital in Lampang province where it is now receiving treatment. A veterinarian said the elephant had a 50-50 chance of survival due to its broken legs. Teams of rescuers, villagers and civilians spent almost six hours moving the animal 300-metres from the bank of the Chompu canal into the truck.

  • DSI claim ‘powerful people’ interfering in Krabi land-deed corruption case

    DSI claim ‘powerful people’ interfering in Krabi land-deed corruption case

    Krabi Forest – File Photo The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has said local powerful people are behind a delay in revoking an illegal land deed involving forest lands in Krabi. Saengrawee Bongkotmas filed a complaint with DSI on Thursday calling on the body to investigate delays in revoking an illegal land-deed registration for a forested area

  • Chinese tourist drowns near Koh Racha whilst snorkelling

    Chinese tourist drowns near Koh Racha whilst snorkelling

    Yesterday afternoon (October 15), 26 years old He Sixiang drowned during a snorkelling tour near Racha Noi Island.

  • Dress code for local ceremonies on October 26

    Dress code for local ceremonies on October 26

    Many people have been asking for a guide to appropriate clothing if they wish to attend any of the ceremonies on October 26 around Thailand. Anyone will be welcome to attend the Cremation or Royal Flower ceremonies around Phuket on the day but will need to respect the dress code. The dress code for participating to King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama IX Cremation ceremonies on October 26: Gentlemen Polite black shirt with collar and sleeves Polite back trousers (no jeans) Polite black shoes Ladies Polite whole black shirt with collar and sleeves (no gymslip, tights, tube top) Polite long black skirt (below the knees) Polite black shoes Students Student uniform / university student uniform *Information from www.kingrama9.th Most officials and some invited guests will be wearing white or white uniforms