Artikel tagged “governor”

  • Bus driver admits taking methamphetamine before fatal journey

    Bus driver admits taking methamphetamine before fatal journey

    The 44 year old driver (reported to be 45 in other media) of the bus which crashed in Nakhon Rachasim on Wednesday night, killing 18, was arrested  in roadside buses where police found him hiding after he fled the crash-scene as emergency responders dragged the dead bodies from the wreckage. Krissana Juthachuen has admitted that he used methamphetamine to keep him alert whilst driving.

  • Phuket gives away more than 12,000 shirts to public drivers

    Phuket gives away more than 12,000 shirts to public drivers

    Phuket Vice Governor, Sanit Srivihok, chaired a give-away ceremony this morning (March 21), aiming to encourage public transport drivers to dress more professionally. The 12,810 shirts are divided into categories of public transport by color, including a white shirt for taxi, Tuk Tuks with the number plate that begins with 30, bus and van drivers with the plates that begin with 10, while blue shirts are for green plate taxi driver, Tuk Tuk driver with the ฟข and ฟค plates and bus/van driver with plate that begin with 10.

  • Makha Bucha Day dedicated to the King

    Makha Bucha Day dedicated to the King

    Devout Buddhists across the country are observing Makha Bucha Day today by attending merit-making events, with much of the merit being earned on behalf of His Majesty the King.

  • Making Phuket a special administrative region

    Making Phuket a special administrative region

    Business enterprises in Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga have put a proposal to the Tourism and Sports Ministry to make Phuket a special administrative region. Phuket authorities and the heads of tourism-related organisations gathered at the Beyond Resort Kata

  • Chillva Market bans smoking

    Chillva Market bans smoking

    ‘Action on Smoking and Health Foundation’ plus Phuket authorities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a smoking-free zone at Chillva Market on February 10, aiming to expand the non-smoking areas in public spaces.

  • Waste water flowing freely onto Krabi’s beaches

    Waste water flowing freely onto Krabi’s beaches

    Krabi Vice Governor, Pol Capt Apinan Puakpong, with a team of military officers, Krabi Office of Natural Resources and Environment and Krabi Provincial Public Health Office, inspected hotels, resorts and restaurants along Tub Kaeg Beach and found that there are five 5-star hotels as well as one restaurant that have their waste water pipe releasing directly into the sea. The inspection followed a complaint from people that they got itchy after swimming at the beach

  • ‘Private beach’ in front of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

    ‘Private beach’ in front of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

    The video of Facebook user Aziz Yotharak, who uploaded a post of a tourist being asked to move from the ‘private’ beach in front of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, has gone viral whilst the resort denies that they ordered the staff to chase the tourist and his children off the beach. The video shows the tourist with two children sitting on a mat on the beach in front of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, being asked from the staff of the resort to move out as the space is ‘private property’.

  • Century old Phuket house to become VIP accommodation and museum

    Century old Phuket house to become VIP accommodation and museum

    Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong, hosted a meeting planning to renovate the hundred year old Charter Bank House, which belongs to the Treasury Department, to become accommodation for VIPs who are visiting Phuket. The first draft plans are expected to be finished by January 15. The Governor has already filed a letter to the Ministry of Interior to use the location.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, January 3

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, January 3

    Changes to universal healthcare system | Super Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan | Latest death toll from Seven Dangerous Days | DSI uncovered 9 billion baht of unpaid taxes on imported cars | Governor visits Rassada Pier | Idiot arrested over random gunfire on NYE. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, January 3 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • DAY FIVE REPORT: Phuket road accidents and casualties

    DAY FIVE REPORT: Phuket road accidents and casualties

    FILE PHOTO Total accidents on fifth day of the ‘Seven days of danger’ campaign have been announced for Phuket. The total number of accidents for the first five days of the New Year season is 31, with 31 injuries and 2 casualties