Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • It’s time for “Upcycling the Oceans”

    It’s time for “Upcycling the Oceans”

    On January 27 and 28 2018, the PHA and TAT, in association with resources giant PTT and environmental design studio Ecoalf, will launch a new campaign aimed at collecting ocean waste and transforming it into stylish clothing and accessories.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, December 14

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, December 14

    Prawit’s been caught wearing another seven watches | The Army will release it’s report into dead cadet today | Patong Mayor says the 10% zones aren’t being ‘expanded’ | PM dances with the red shirts in Kalasin | Hemp crops will be legal from January 1, but… All brought to you by Phuket’s 102.75 FM, The Thaiger. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, December 14 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Missing Ukranian swimmer turns up – alive and well

    Missing Ukranian swimmer turns up – alive and well

    Happy ending for our missing Ukranian man. Original story HERE .

  • Headless corpse found in a Thalang drain

    Headless corpse found in a Thalang drain

    Thalang police received a report about a dead body found in a drain on Thepkasattri Road in Thalang heading towards Phuket Town last night (December 9). At the scene, police found a large crowd crowded around a drain with a strong smell coming from it. After opening it up, police found a decayed male body without his head.

  • PHUKET KING’S CUP – Day Three report. Lay day today.

    PHUKET KING’S CUP – Day Three report. Lay day today.

    Perfect breezes at 12-15 knots on top of two whole days of strong wind had the swells riding higher today, and conditions that were way more “Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

  • No Michelin Three Star restaurants in Bangkok

    No Michelin Three Star restaurants in Bangkok

    The inaugural Michelin Guide Bangkok on Wednesday announced 14 one-starred and three two-starred restaurants at its debut at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok. No restaurant was awarded the ultimate accolade of three stars

  • Patong Municipality announces the reopening of the waterfall in the town’s heart

    Patong Municipality announces the reopening of the waterfall in the town’s heart

    Patong Mayor, Chalermluck Kebsup, says that the Wang Kee Aon waterfall in the middle of Patong used to be the main attraction in Patong and HRH King Bhumibol Adulyadej 9 also paid a visit in 1959, which was an important early part of putting Patong on the domestic map for Thailand tourism. “However, later, when the land in front of the waterfall was sold to a non-local business man, there was construction in front of the waterfall blocking the entrance and no one could get inside anymore leaving the waterfall stranded. Patong municipality also constructed a road leading up the hill above Wang Kee Aon waterfall.

  • Phuket vs Penang – The two pearls go head to head

    Phuket vs Penang – The two pearls go head to head

    …including some reflections by guest writer TravellingMitch There was a time when Penang was the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, for some western travellers the only ‘orient’ they would know outside of Singapore and maybe Hong Kong. It was the 1950s and 60s when jet travel had just started making the world smaller and the western middle class were in search of new and exotic locations

  • Viral video exposes an alleged call-centre scam

    Viral video exposes an alleged call-centre scam

    A viral video clip has prompted police to track down the man whose bank account is apparently used by a fraudulent call centre. Investigators from the Muang Lampang Police Station on Friday headed to the house of 37 year old Poonsawat Khamphira to question him over his role in the alleged scam. “I was paid 1,000 Baht to open this bank account on October 3,” Poonsawat told police.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 1

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 1

    Weather watch – more rain on the way | Government says it hasn’t made a final decision on Thepa | Exports and tourism stats are up | World AIDS Day – Thailand still has challenges | Forensic report on dead cadet unfinished | Explosion in Narathiwat injures two.