Artikel tagged “Asien”

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    Great southern comforts – Narathiwat

    by Pattarawadee Saengmanee  The southern province of Narathiwat is a great place to chill, unspoilt by mass tourism and full of southern surprises. Narathiwat shares a border with Malaysia. A stone’s throw from the Narathiwat airport are the white sands of Ban Ton Beach where I stretch out while my media friends tuck into a Southern-style lunch in Chulabhorn marine camp’s Sala Koei Had restaurant

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    Krabi crackdown on dodgy hostels – 99% illegal

    Krabi’s Governor has ordered a deadline on the closure of illegal hostels after officials found that 99% of the businesses are illegal and don’t comply with regulations. Yesterday (July 19) officials ordered illegal hostel and hotel operators to meet with investigating officers at the Krabi administrative office next Monday (July 23) to face legal charges

  • Belgian motorcyclist found dead on Wiset Road, Rawai

    Belgian motorcyclist found dead on Wiset Road, Rawai

    Chalong Police arrived at the Chalong underpass roadworks construction control office on Wiset Road in Rawai at 6am this morning to find the body of a foreign man who was later identified as 39 year old Belgian Frederik Maes on the ground.

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    Swedish motorcyclist found dead on Wiset Road, Rawai

    Chalong Police arrived at the Chalong underpass roadworks construction control office on Wiset Road in Rawai at 6am this morning to find the body of a foreign man who was later identified as 39 year old Swedish Frederik Maes on the ground. Two serious wounds were found on his stomach, knees and left leg. Blood was found coming from his mouth and nose

  • Three dead in light aircraft crash in Khon Kaen

    Three dead in light aircraft crash in Khon Kaen

    PHOTO: National News Bureau of Thailand A small privately-owned plane has crashed in a field in Khon Kaen, north-east Thailand, this morning (July 18). Three people are reported dead

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    “Phoenix might have reduced safety standards to save costs” – Surachate Hakparn

    In the ongoing investigation into the sinking of ‘Phoenix’, it’s emerged that the boat may have cut back on safety equipment in efforts to save costs. We now know that the ‘Phoenix’ is owned by TC Blue Dream, with 26 year old Thai Woralak Rerkchaikan as its biggest shareholder. She is now in detention after Phuket Provincial Court denied her bail request during a Monday bail hearing.

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    Fisherman washed off rocks near Kata found floating near Cape Promthep

    The body of a man who was washed off rocks by a wave while fishing at Kata Viewpoint yesterday (July 16) has been found floating near Cape Promthep today (July 17) Rawai’s Mayor Aroon Solos was notified by locals that a body was found floating near Promthep Cape in Rawai. Officers from Rawai Municipality headed to the area on a long tail boat with local fishermen. The body was found near Ao Wai Dang.

  • Death sentence handed down on southern insurgent

    Death sentence handed down on southern insurgent

    File photo Thai PBS is reporting that a Muslim militant has been sentenced to death for his involvement in three violent incidents. The incidents took place around Pattani province where seven people were killed and eight others injured.

  • Chiang Rai: Mu Pa team sends messages from hospital

    Chiang Rai: Mu Pa team sends messages from hospital

    The Mu Pa team have each sent a message from hospital.

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    Tenth Multihull Solutions Regatta gets underway

    Day one in the 10 th Multihull Solutions Regatta saw fifteen boats divided into four classes compete off the shores of host organizer Phuket Yacht Club in Chalong Bay in the ‘Boat Lagoon’ Race Day.       Before the regatta started, Multihull Solutions’ Andrew de Bruin said, “We are back for the 5 th  year as title sponsors to the Phuket Yacht Club’s Multihull Regatta and, as usual, we look to be in for the windiest and friendliest regatta in the region