Artikel tagged “chinese”

  • Krabi: Chinese tourist drowns at Railay Bay

    Krabi: Chinese tourist drowns at Railay Bay

    After all the heavy monsoonal weather along our coasts in recent days, we’re lucky we haven’t had more reports of risky swimmers getting into difficulty.

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    Ministries collaborate on rehabilitation of tourism sites

    Maya Bay and Boracay Island aren’t the only tourist magnets to be suffering from too much tourist love. Thai ministries are now looking at all the tourism hot spots in an effort to find a more sustainable way forward.

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    Pattaya: Koh Larn survey shows tourism over-whelming facilities on island

    Consultants have completed a long-awaited survey of Koh Larn’s tourist capacity. The survey says it’s the first step toward new zoning laws to protect the island’s ecosystem. Ampai Sakdanukuljit, assistant director of the Tourism and Sports Council, officially presented the Silapakorn University report his group commissioned to Pattaya Deputy Mayor Apichart Virapal, Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya office Director Suladda Sarutilavan, and police and military officials on June 5.

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    Chinese delegation visit Patong lifeguards and had some suggestions too

    A meeting was held yesterday (May 10) at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phuket Office (DDPM-Phuket) with the Consul-General for Thailand Zhou Guangxi, Counsellor Li Chunlin, Chinese Consulate-General in Phuket Ma Cui Hong and Phuket Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung in attendance.

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    10th ‘X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner’ sting – another 63 foreigners arrested

    In what’s becoming a regular weekly announcement, Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpa from the national tourist police says another 63 foreigners have been arrested last night in the latest ’10th X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner’ sting.

  • A Chinese-speaking man dies in bike crash near the Klong Kata Dam

    A Chinese-speaking man dies in bike crash near the Klong Kata Dam

    Chalong Police received a report about a motorcycle crash last night (April 28) on the road behind Klong Kata Dam that killed a man whom the police are yet to positively identify.

  • Foreigners detained in Pattaya sex orgy raid

    Foreigners detained in Pattaya sex orgy raid

    PHOTO: Siamchon News More raids in Pattaya after police and authorities raided a ‘sex party’ being held at a hotel allegedly managed by a 53 year old Chinese man. Local police, immigration officers and Tourist Police carried out the raid after reports that the 30 room hotel located in the Nong Prue area was being used to host sex and swinging parties, as reported in Siamchon News. As many as 25 people were part of the orgy according to police including nationals from the US, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany, Thailand, Cambodia, India and Ukraine.

  • Phuket reports its first fatality for the Songkran break

    Phuket reports its first fatality for the Songkran break

    After three clear days, during the seven day reporting period over the Songkran break, Phuket has had its first fatality, a motorbike accident just after 2pm yesterday (Saturday). The fatality involved a 29 year old Chinese tourist Li Jing. He was riding a rented motorbike along the coast road from Kamala to Patong when his bike crashed into a pickup

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    Chinese tourist died after parasailing

    A 47 year old Chinese, Gu Weidong, has died after taking a parasailing ride at Naka Yai Island from a heart attack. Yesterday (Saturday), the man took a parasailing ride for 3 minutes then stayed on the boat for another 10 minutes when he fell unconscious. He was taken to Thalang Hospital but died on the way.

  • “US-China trade war will hurt Thai exports” – Economist

    “US-China trade war will hurt Thai exports” – Economist

    By Wichit Chaitrong, The Nation The Government has been urged to brace for the impact from a possible trade war between the United States and China with US President Donald Trump planning to impose tariffs on many Chinese goods and China vowing to retaliate. Sompop Manarungsan, veteran economist and president of the Panyapiwat Institute of Management, yesterday said he was concerned about the risk of a full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Trump announced on Thursday a plan to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, accusing it of intellectual property infringement.