Artikel tagged “development”

  • Soi Dog Foundation responds to Rabies outbreak zone in Chalong

    Soi Dog Foundation responds to Rabies outbreak zone in Chalong

    Following the announcement form the Phuket Livestock Development Office that a rabies outbreak zone was set in Chalong area yesterday (January 17), Soi Dog Foundation Co-Founder, John Dalley, explained about the incident as the dog, which was indeed infected with rabies, was sent to Soi Dog Foundation for treatment after it was found very sick. It is the first dog which was found positive for rabies after several years in the one and only ‘Rabies Free’ zone of Thailand – Phuket. A district livestock development office in Phuket province has announced a Rabies outbreak zone in the Chalong area yesterday

  • City by the Bay – Laguna Phuket’s urbanisation

    City by the Bay – Laguna Phuket’s urbanisation

    by Bill Barnett from c9hotelworks.com If you were going to play a soundtrack to this story, perhaps it could be started off best with the 80’s hit “We Built This City”. If you toured the Laguna Phuket  area in the year the song charted in 1985, the area was an eerie lunar landscape of a former tin mining domain. Today the virtual wasteland had been turned into a resort wonderland and the past is a far distant memory

  • Medical marijuana is now legal in Thailand

    Medical marijuana is now legal in Thailand

    • Possession of marijuana and krathom within legal limits will be allowed for treatment of certain diseases, for first aid or in cases of emergency •The committee has the authority to give permission to requests for production, import and export of marijuana A new law that legitimises the use of marijuana for medical purposes has sailed through the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday with overwhelming support. The big picture Under the revised Narcotic Drugs Act, possession of marijuana and krathom within legal limits will be allowed for treatment of certain diseases, for first aid or in cases of emergency.

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    Many fish caught at Nai Harn Beach – normal phenomenon

    Lots of Torpedo Scads have being caught at Nai Harn this week is a normal phenomenon, which happens twice in a year. About 10 local Kata fishermen caught ‘Torpedo Scads’ (Hardtail scad, Finny scad, Finletted mackerel scad, Cordyla scad), about 3,000 – 4,000 on Sunday night. Many people were worried that this was abnormal or a portent of disaster

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    Government ready to develop medications, rejects seized marijuana

    by Khanittha Thepphajorn and Kornrawee Panyasuppakun The move to getting medical marijuana legalised is edging closer. The bill on the issue has already made headway through the National Legislative Assembly (NLA).  Yesterday, a bill was passed with 145 votes, allowing marijuana to be used for medical and research purposes

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    Chiang Mai banner-protester house raid

    Police this morning searched the house of a leading protester against the controversial housing estate for appeal court officials at the foot of Doi Suthep mountain in Chiang Mai, looking for evidence of last week’s banners. Read that story HERE . Muang Chiang Mai precinct superintendent Pol Col Theerasak Sripasert led a warranted search of the Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network coordinator Teerasak Rupsuwan’s house in Tambon Don Kaew, Mae Rim district.

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    Senior official arrested over alleged poaching in Kanchanaburi

    A new group has been arrested following alleged poaching in a Kanchanaburi national park, again involving high profile officers. A group, including a deputy district chief, who allegedly camped out overnight and shot a ‘ binturong ‘ at the Sai Yok National Park in Kanchaburi province over the weekend, has been arrested. An informed source said park officials checked the group after finding that they had entered the park on Saturday and did not come out on the same day

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    Habitat Group launch Walden Sukhumvit 39

    ADVERTISEMENT Following the success of Walden Asoke launched in March this year, and now 90% sold, the Habitat Group is launching its second city centre luxury low rise condominium under the Walden brand – Walden Sukhumvit 39.

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    ‘Travel Thailand in Style, Reduce Plastic Waste’ – TAT waste reduction program

    “We will encourage consumption of reusable or sustainable items; such as, plant-based drinking straws instead of plastic straws.” The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced its new ‘ Travel Thailand in Style, Reduce Plastic Waste ’ initiative in collaboration with various Thai stakeholders in a bid to cut tourism-related waste by up to 50 per cent by 2020.

  • Buying off plan? A few things to consider.

    Buying off plan? A few things to consider.

    Many developers offer units and condo “off-plan” for sale at an early stage of the project development, even before the first brick has been laid.

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