Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

  • King to mark completion of Royal Crematorium

    King to mark completion of Royal Crematorium

    After Sunday’s rehearsals, Princess Sirindhorn suggested adjustments of music played during processions. Meanwhile, HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn will tomorrow install the grand nine-tiered umbrella at the top of the elaborate Royal Crematorium for his late father.

  • Flooding hits Bangkok and Central Thailand

    Flooding hits Bangkok and Central Thailand

    Heavy rains lashed the capital past midnight on Friday and continued into the early hours of Saturday, leading to flooding on many Bangkok roads.

  • More Phuket – Bangkok flights on offer during Royal Funeral week

    More Phuket – Bangkok flights on offer during Royal Funeral week

    Thai Airways and Thai Smile Airways will increase their roundtrip daily flights during the Royal Cremation of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The additional domestic flights will be operated from October 23 to 31 to meet the transport needs of passengers attending the ceremony

  • Phuket father and son set off on a special journey for a special King

    Phuket father and son set off on a special journey for a special King

    A local disabled person is heading north to Bangkok to attend King Bhumibhol’s Cremation – by road in his wheelchair. The representative of Phuket disabled people is 49 year old Sompong Juiplub and his 15 year old ‘abled’ son, Thanawut Juiplub, who will be assisting during the journey.

  • HM Bhumibol Adulyadej commemorative coins popular at reservation locations

    HM Bhumibol Adulyadej commemorative coins popular at reservation locations

    Specially minted coins, commemorating the forthcoming funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, are causing long queues at locations around the country. Long queues formed at various designated locations across the country on Tuesday morning as members of the public waited to reserve commemorative coins minted for the funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

  • “It was a Barracuda”. Phuket Provincial Fisheries investigate the mystery bite of Japanese man.

    “It was a Barracuda”. Phuket Provincial Fisheries investigate the mystery bite of Japanese man.

    Phuket’s Governor, with the help of a local specialist, says that the mystery fish attacking 36 year old Japanese man, Keira Kosigoe, while surfing 15 metres offshore in Kamala, wasn’t a shark but a barracuda. Following the incident yesterday (August 16), Governor Norapat Plodthong says that after asking the specialist from Phuket Provincial Fisheries Office to investigate the wound, the fish is believed to be a barracuda, a large-size ray-finned fish which is known to be dangerous to swimmers for its sharp teeth.

  • Supreme Court Judges under protection in lead up to Yingluck verdict

    Supreme Court Judges under protection in lead up to Yingluck verdict

    Security officers will be sent to guard judges in the high-profile case involving former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to maintain order ahead of the announcement of a verdict. The panel of nine judges hearing the case in the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders, and their residences, will be under guard until after the court delivers its verdict on August 25.

  • Phuket Opinion: The fine art of garnering government support

    Phuket Opinion: The fine art of garnering government support

    Anucha Deeviset, 35, is a freelance photographer and member of B&W Photo Phuket Club. A Chaiyaphum native, Mr Anucha has a photography degree from Rangsit University and spent 13 years working in production companies in Bangkok and Phuket before becoming a freelancer. Here, he talks about why more people don’t know about Phuket’s art scene and how the government can help.

  • Phuket’s secret souvenir: The perfect pair

    Phuket’s secret souvenir: The perfect pair

    Breasts are big in Phuket.

  • Celebrity Thai designer dies after Phuket beach rescue

    Celebrity Thai designer dies after Phuket beach rescue

    PHUKET: One of Thailand’s best-known graphic designers, Pharuephon “Tum” Mukdasanit, was pronounced dead at Bangkok Hospital Phuket this morning after being pulled from the surf by lifeguards at Kata Beach on Saturday. Mr Pharuephon, known to his many youthful fans by the moniker “Mamafaka”, was pronounced dead at 2:50am, a hospital medic told the Phuket Gazette. He was set to turn 35 this Saturday.