Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Banning the butt – cigarette ban on Phuket’s beaches

    Banning the butt – cigarette ban on Phuket’s beaches

    What is the most numerous item found at the many beach cleans organised by groups around the island?

  • Hundreds of share-bikes taken home by renters

    Hundreds of share-bikes taken home by renters

    Despite excellent feedback on the share-bike initiative and more than a thousand users per day, the share-bike project is suffering from renters who think that the bikes are “giveaways from the government”. Many users have taken the bike back home and using it as a personal belonging

  • New set of tsunami detectors being installed in the Indian Ocean

    New set of tsunami detectors being installed in the Indian Ocean

    The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has sent a transport boat to pick up the existing Tsunami detectors and to deliver a new set to the middle of the Indian Ocean. The new set of tsunami detector systems have been installed on at the latitude 9 degrees North and longitude 89 degrees East position. The installation is taking place from yesterday, October  – October 18.

  • Jail terms for three officials in Phuket land encroachment case

    Jail terms for three officials in Phuket land encroachment case

    The Criminal Court on Monday handed down prison sentences to all three surviving offenders in the Phuket land-corruption case, while the Land Department was ordered to revoke the land deed at issue in the case. The court sentenced the first defendant, Narong Ounseam, the land surveyor, to five years in jail; the second defendant, Sommit Suebsin, the kamnan of Tambon Cheung Thale, to three years and four months in prison; and the chief of the land surveyor division, Yuhad Pattanasuree – who had earlier confessed to his crime – to a two-year term.

  • Hundreds of monkeys in Krabi waiting for food on the street

    Hundreds of monkeys in Krabi waiting for food on the street

    About a hundred macaques living in a mangrove near Baan Talane Pier in Krabi are flocking to nearby streets to get food from pedestrians packing the drive-way with a groups of monkeys and frequently blocking the road altogether. “I travel to Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga through this pier regularly and I can see the number of monkeys growing all the time. Sometimes, when there are tourists with a pack of chips or food vendors, the monkeys attack them to get food.

  • UPDATE: Phuket’s beach lifeguard emergency sorted, in the short-term

    UPDATE: Phuket’s beach lifeguard emergency sorted, in the short-term

    Phuket’s Governor Norapat Plodthong hosted a meeting at the provincial hall today (September 28), gathering all local authorities, including the Tambon administration organisation with defence volunteers and Royal Thai Navy area 3, to discuss about the beach security measures after the Phuket Lifeguard Company finishes its contract on Saturday night.

  • HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn extends time to pay respects at Grand Palace

    HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn extends time to pay respects at Grand Palace

    His Majesty the King has ordered an extension of the final day Thais can pay their last respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the Grand Palace from this Saturday to next Thursday, October 5.

  • Intrepid beach cleaners head out into the storm

    Intrepid beach cleaners head out into the storm

    Gloves on and umbrella up, Phuket’s Governor Noraphat Plodthong does his bit to help clean Karon Beach Despite the postponement of the mega Phuket Hotels Association organised beach clean today, due to the inclement weather, many Phuketians still rolled up their sleeves to make a difference on Phuket’s beaches.

  • Standing in your strength

    Standing in your strength

    Living a courageous and passionate life requires that we embrace the sheer physicality of these concepts. Treating yourself with compassion and loving kindness starts with standing in your truth. Are you honouring yourself with standing tall,opening up more to life and leading with your heart?

  • Retirement living comes to Kamala

    Retirement living comes to Kamala

    Thailand’s four leading real estate developers – Nye Estate, Chewathai, L.P.N. Development and CH. Karnchang – have announced their plans to launch Kamala Senior Living, a new benchmark of luxury senior living village that will offer its residents a dynamic and exclusive lifestyle within a private and secure village