Artikel tagged “governor”

  • Government donates money to the family of Chinese road accident victim

    Government donates money to the family of Chinese road accident victim

    Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong together with the Vice Governor, Sanit Srivihok, have past on a grant of 50,000 Baht to the father of the Chinese man, Li Jing, who passed away from a road accident on the Kamala – Patong route on April 14.

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    The Brunei woman who drowned in Krabi is not from Brunei’s Royal Family

    The 60 year old woman from Brunei, PG HJH Jamilah PG HJ Othman, who drowned near Gai Island in Krabi (story HERE ) was reported as being a member of Brunei’s Royal Family. Since that report the Royal Thai Police’s deputy spokesman Pol Col Krissana Pattanacharoen clarified that the woman was not member of the royal family of Brunei Darussalam as earlier reported

  • Four Andaman provinces discuss logistics issues

    Four Andaman provinces discuss logistics issues

    The Transport Commission of the National Assembly of Thailand held a meeting at the Proud Phuket Hotel to discuss logistics development for Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga and Ranong with the governors of the 4 provinces. The Chairperson of the Transport Commission, Lt Gen Charaesak Anupap, says that the commission board have received many submissions from individuals, including operators and players in the fast-growing tourism industry in the 4 provinces. “We invited the officials from Bangkok to discuss and listen to our problems in the region as there are problems that cannot be solved by only one sector

  • 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’.