Artikel tagged “governor”

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    Chiang Rai: Governor says searchers headed for key cave area

    The latest news out of Chiang Rai as the search continues at a critical time. Chiang Rai’s Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn has confirmed that Navy SEALs and other divers had reached the T-junction inside Tham Luang Cave and would turn left and press on towards the area dubbed “Pattaya Beach” where the lost football squad are believed to be trapped. He said other divers would begin searching towards the right if there was adequate manpower

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    Miss Grand Thailand 2018 team heads to Phuket stray dog shelter for make-over

    77 beauty contestants from the Miss Grand Thailand 2018 headed to the Phuket stray dog shelter for a clean up day in Thalang yesterday (July 1). Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong welcomed the Miss Grand Thailand 2018 contingent to the shelter in the Suan Pa Bang Kanun, Thalang

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    Furniture warehouse fire damage bill estimated at 20 million baht

    Fire fighters took more than 4 hours fighting the fierce blaze with over 20 fire trucks and assistance from local Navy personnel to control the furniture warehouse fire.

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    Chiang Rai: Deeper and deeper. Navy SEALS get to the 3rd chamber.

    PHOTOS: The Nation A SEAL unit of the Royal Thai Navy has reportedly reached a spot inside the Tham Luang, closer to where the stranded 13 are believed to be taking refuge. The search for the 12 young football players and their coach trapped in the Chiang Rai caves enters the second week today.

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    Update: Rescue in Chiang Mai – 11 teenagers and their coach missing in cave.

    The 11 missing teenagers and their football coach are still believed to be still alive but remain trapped inside the innermost sections of the cave where they’re believed to be safe but separated by flooding waters. Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osotthanakorn headed to the Thamluang-Khunnam Nang non park in Mae Sai district to supervise the continuation of the search and rescue operations to recover the 11 young footballers and one coach trapped inside the flooded cave since Saturday night

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    Kamala flash flood “worst in 20 years”

    The heavy rainfall this week (mostly Tuesday morning between 6-8am) caused severe flash flooding which Kamala locals say is the worst they’ve seen in 20 years. Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong says, “The rainfall on June 5 reached 147 millilitres, we think even more in Kamala. After the inspection, locals in Kamala all say that they have never seen flooding like this anytime during the past 20 years.” “We have declared parts of Kamala a disaster area”.

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    24th anniversary of the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge

    Australia’s ambassadors to Thailand and Laos joined the Nong Khai Governor Ronachai Jitwiset on Wednesday in unveiling a sign commemorating the 24th anniversary of the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge. Paul Robilliard, Australian Ambassador to Thailand, and Jean Bernard Carrasco, Australian Ambassador to Laos, presided at the 9am ceremony with Ronachai on the span linking Nong Khai to Laos.

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    Phuket film festival honours the late King Rama 9

    Phuket is honouring the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej by presenting nine Thai movies made during his reign for an exhibition being held at SFX Cinema Central Festival Phuket from June 4-6. It’s part of a national film exhibition, selecting films produced during King Rama 9’s reign and showing them around the country

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    Road accident prevention project aimed at schools – Phuket

    A promotion has been launched at Phuket Wittayalai School in Phuket Town this morning, hosted Phuket’s Governor, with a target to decrease road accidents. Governor Norraphat says, “The number of accidents and injuries during this year’s Songkran Festival decreased, but the number of deaths from road accidents was the same as last year. Students were the highest demographic in this year’s Songkran road accident list.” “The aim of the project is to increase monitoring of road safety, especially for students and government officers involved in educational institutions

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    Illegal hostel crackdown in Krabi

    Administrative officers, soldiers, police and land officers in Krabi have conducted another raid in efforts to crackdown on illegal hotels and hostels. They measured the boundaries of some hostels after receiving complaints that public areas have been encroached. Officers found that a few of the hostels checked were using traffic cones to block public areas such as car park areas for their customers.