Artikel tagged “development”

  • change.org petition calls on Phuket locals to take action on construction dump

    change.org petition calls on Phuket locals to take action on construction dump

    Locals have launched a petition on Change.org to draw attention to a construction dump operating in central Phuket, in the suburb of Cherng Talay, which adjoins the coastal towns of Bang Tao, Layan and Surin.

  • Google cut off Huawei’s access to some Android apps and services

    Google cut off Huawei’s access to some Android apps and services

    In a surprise response to the ongoing Huawei vs Trump administration spat, Google has halted its business operations with Huawei. Huawei is one of the leading mobile phone manufacturers in the world. The Google ‘pull out’ is effective immediately, according to a report from Reuters.

  • Leaning Tower of Sathorn: not cracked or leaning says Sathorn district chief

    Leaning Tower of Sathorn: not cracked or leaning says Sathorn district chief

    PHOTO: Daily News The district chief in Bangkok’s swish Sathorn district has been forced to come out publicly declaring a luxury 72 story condominium development under construction in her area was neither cracked nor leaning. The false claims were made in social media after a minor fire in the building’s basement.

  • 500 free helmets to be handed out to motorbike drivers before Songkran

    500 free helmets to be handed out to motorbike drivers before Songkran

    FILE PHOTO: Patong Police Patong Development Foundation, along with Patong Police and Patong Municipality, will be handing out 500 helmets to motorbike drivers in Patong before Songkran Day under the campaign ‘Where’s your helmet’. Patong Police Chief Col Anothai Jindamanee says, “Many motorbike drivers have been injured and die in road accident. We want 100 percent of motorbike drivers and passengers to wear helmets.” “We will hand out 500 helmets to motorbike drivers on April 11 (Thursday) from 4.30pm onwards at the police box on Bangla Road, Patong.” The Thaiger notes that most of these helmet hand-out campaigns do little to encourage Thais to wear protective helmets.

  • Fix the smoke haze problem in 7 days – PM

    Fix the smoke haze problem in 7 days – PM

    “Go and hit the fires with this spade!” The Thai PM in Chiang Mai today by Saksit Muttafa, Krissana Porjit PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says the government was ready to support the integration of related agencies’ work to tackle the north’s smoke and haze problem within seven days. Prayut, who visited Chiang Mai today, also said HM the King was concerned about the northern smog crisis and was closely following the situation. Prayut also presented some forest fire-fighting equipment along with facemasks and drinking water at a ceremony at the 33rd Military Circle at Kawila Camp.

  • Ocean Property launch first Phuket development

    Ocean Property launch first Phuket development

    Thai real estate developer, Ocean Property, are continuing to expand outside of the capital with the launch of their first real estate development in Phuket – a townhome and modern commercial home office project “Ocean Town Muang-Ratsada”.

  • 250,000 northerners seek help for smog-related conditions

    250,000 northerners seek help for smog-related conditions

    Up to 250,000 northerners are seeking medical treatment for four different illnesses that have flared up amid the intense air pollution between February 17 and 23. The Office of Disease Prevention and Control 1 in Chiang Mai has put the figure of affected residents at 248,618, including a high numbers of respiratory complaints among children under four and cardiovascular concerns among adults over 60

  • 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.