Artikel tagged “government”

  • The first Thai to run for election in Queensland, Australia

    The first Thai to run for election in Queensland, Australia

    PHOTO: Courier Mail Wuttipong Sangjitphun, running for a seat in the Queensland state parliament.

  • Supreme Court says Layan beachfront is ‘public land’

    Supreme Court says Layan beachfront is ‘public land’

    PHOTO: y Travel Blog Today the Phuket Gazette visited Layan Beach following the verdict in the Thai Supreme Court that confirmed that the land, where six beach restaurants and businesses continue to operate, was public land. The land in question spans the an entire 3 kilometre frontage including stretches of Layan and Laypang beaches and covering some 178 rai of land.

  • Businesses lose billion baht land probe on Layan Beach

    Businesses lose billion baht land probe on Layan Beach

    Pol Lt Col Montree Boonyayotin, Director of Natural Resource and Environment Case Division, Department of Special Investigation (DSI) The Supreme Court on November 1 confirmed the 6 businesses who tried to sue the government have lost their battle against Phuket local government offices including Thalang Land Office officers, Phuket Land Office Chief, Thalang District Chief, Phuket Administrative Office and Land Department. The prosecutors include Orapan Ploypetch, Sodsai Ongsritrakul, Pitak Boonpotjanasunthorn and Sawat Thongpaiyuth, who had businesses on Layan Beach, were given warnings from the officials to move out as the location were public land

  • Nine killed and 300,000 more affected by flooding in 21 Provinces

    Nine killed and 300,000 more affected by flooding in 21 Provinces

    Floods in 21 provinces, mostly in the North, Northeast and Central regions of the country, have killed at least nine people and affected more than 300,000 others over the past two weeks, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation have reported.

  • Koh Phi Phi – Thailand’s most profitable national park

    Koh Phi Phi – Thailand’s most profitable national park

    Phi Phi Islands is the most profitable national park in the nation for 2 years in a row. Had Nopparat Thara – Phi Phi Island National Park has officially reached the highest income among the national parks across the country this year with 669 million Baht

  • International Aviation body removes red flag for Thailand

    International Aviation body removes red flag for Thailand

    PHOTO: Nikkei Asian Review Thailand’s aviation sector is set to grow at a higher rate after the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) removed its red flag over safety issues, signifying the agency’s satisfaction with measures taken over the past three years to address concerns. Chula Sukmanop, director-general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) Office, said ICAO officials had inspected the Thai aviation regulatory system from September 20-27 and approved a total of 33 measures that tackled previously expressed safety and other concerns. Later, the ICAO team concluded that they were satisfied with the solutions to these concerns and would formally inform the CAAT of its decision next week.

  • Yingluck pondering asylum in UK, France or Germany

    Yingluck pondering asylum in UK, France or Germany

    Latest from The Nation Fugitive former PM Yingluck Shinawatra is considering applying for political asylum in the United Kingdom, Germany or France, a source from her legal team said yesterday.

  • Yingluck guilty

    Yingluck guilty

    Fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been sentenced to a five-year jail term. The Supreme Court took almost three hours to read the verdict on Yingluck’s alleged negligence in her government’s rice-pledging scheme

  • THAIGER TODAY. Monday, August 28

    THAIGER TODAY. Monday, August 28

    “She wasn’t here” – Cambodian officials | Thai Government under fire for ‘allowing’ Yingluck to escape | New sugary drink tax | Flow Ride 2017 win for Phuket locals | Gold Mine health-effects report | Big auction win for Land Traffic Office for special number plates.

  • Taxi, tuk-tuk co-ops blame ‘unfair rules’ for problems

    Taxi, tuk-tuk co-ops blame ‘unfair rules’ for problems

    PHUKET: Groups of tuk-tuk and taxi operators in Phuket blame “unfair regulations” as the underlying cause of most problems faced by tourists who use Phuket’s public transport services. The accusations were made during a meeting of senior government officials, including Government Spokesperson Prompong Nopparit, at Phuket Provincial Hall on April 27