Artikel tagged “Beach”

  • THAIGER TODAY @ Ao Sane Beach. Wednesday, August 16

    THAIGER TODAY @ Ao Sane Beach. Wednesday, August 16

    We headed down to Ao Sane Beach today to check out the controversial villa | Red-light cameras are working TOO well | Security officers will be protecting Supreme Court Judges leading up to the Yingluck verdict. The post THAIGER TODAY @ Ao Sane Beach.

  • Construction worker drowns on northern Phuket Beach

    Construction worker drowns on northern Phuket Beach

    PHUKET: Phuket’s surf claimed another life over the weekend when a construction worker from Sisaket province drowned at Nai Yang Beach.

  • Kata jet-ski operator attacks Israeli tourists

    Kata jet-ski operator attacks Israeli tourists

    PHUKET: Two Israelis, a father and son, were attacked and injured by a jet-ski operator wielding a “No Swimming” flag-pole on Kata Beach yesterday afternoon. The attack was motivated by damage to the jet-ski the pair had rented, the attacker – who was arrested soon afterward – told the police

  • Russian body found off Patong Beach

    Russian body found off Patong Beach

    PHUKET: Beach guards recovered the body of a Russian man at Patong Beach late this morning. The body of Tsymbalyuk Alexey, 45, was brought back to shore at about 11am

  • Chinese tourist comatose after jet-ski, speedboat collision in Phuket

    Chinese tourist comatose after jet-ski, speedboat collision in Phuket

    PHUKET: A Chinese tourist remains comatose after being seriously injured in a collision between the rented jet-ski he was riding and a paragliding speedboat at Patong Beach today. Rescue workers and police were called to the beach at about 11am.

  • Phuket’s ‘rescued dolphin’ dead

    Phuket’s ‘rescued dolphin’ dead

    PHUKET: The striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) rescued off Phuket’s Kata Beach

  • Phuket tourists left to save themselves from dangerous surf

    Phuket tourists left to save themselves from dangerous surf

    PHUKET: Beach vendors have expressed their fears that it is only a matter of time before someone drowns at Phuket’s popular Nai Harn Beach, as distressed tourists are seen daily in the strong surf. “Since April, Thais and foreigners who regularly hang out at Nai Harn Beach, such as surfers, have often had to go out and save people who are in trouble and waving their arms for help,” beach vendor Song “Dui” Sa-ingtong told the Phuket Gazette. “It’s lucky that no one has drowned yet.

  • Phuket beach vendors evicted – again

    Phuket beach vendors evicted – again

    PHUKET: A team of about 50 police and municipal officers this morning arrived in force at Phuket’s tourist-popular Karon Beach and removed a restaurant belonging to a local family who were forcibly removed from the same location nine weeks ago. Led by Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha, Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong, Muang, Chalong Police Superintendent Col Krittapad Dej-intorrasorn, the officers arrived at 7am and started pulling down tents and removing tables and chairs.

  • Chinas Xue, Zhang win gold at Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final

    Chinas Xue, Zhang win gold at Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final

    PHUKET: Chinas Chen Xue and Xi Zhang defeated Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross to win the final of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour at Karon Beach today. Favorites Xue/Zhang defeated the second-seeded Kessy/Ross 21-16, 21-14 in 40 minutes, rounding off a perfect tournament of six wins, zero losses

  • China, USA to face off in Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final today

    China, USA to face off in Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final today

    PHUKET: Chinas top-seeded duo Chen Xue and Xi Zhang will take on the second-seeded team of Jennifer Kessy and April Ross from the United States in the gold medal final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour at Karon Beach this afternoon. Both teams ground out semifinal match victories yesterday to advance to the internationally-televised final, scheduled to start on center court at 4pm today.