Artikel tagged “national”

  • Go Team Phuket! Blitzing the waves in Bangkok

    Go Team Phuket! Blitzing the waves in Bangkok

    The Phuket team blitzed the Asia Flow Tour 2017 in Bangkok over the weekend.   Asia Flow Tour is an annual surfing contest series around Asian countries and had its second stop in Bangkok last Saturday, August 26. The small but tightly knit Asian flow board riding community got together for the event to decide who gets to represent Asia against riders from America, Europe and Oceania.

  • Krabi – Number One for growth on Trip Advisor

    Krabi – Number One for growth on Trip Advisor

    Krabi Town has ranked Number One for growth in year-on-year search results for Thai holiday destinations on TripAdvisor. According to TripAdvisor,  searches rose 41% compared to the same time last year

  • 240,000 methamphetamine pills seized after northern car chase

    240,000 methamphetamine pills seized after northern car chase

    Police have seized a huge haul of 240,000 methamphetamine pills after a hot pursuit of drug smugglers near Chiang Rai yesterday morning.

  • Government ramping up its plans to control Thai media

    Government ramping up its plans to control Thai media

    The military government’s so-called “agreement of truth” will likely include a mechanism to oversee media in the name of ensuring the press “act responsibly to society” by following an imposed code of conduct and professional morality.

  • Expert calls for NDWC to revise tsunami warning protocol

    Expert calls for NDWC to revise tsunami warning protocol

    PHUKET: Lertsin Raksaskulwong, director of the Environmental Geology and Geohazard Bureau under the Department of Mineral Resources, yesterday called for the National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) to revise its procedure for issuing tsunami warnings. Speaking at a meeting at Provincial Hall held to review Phuket’s tsunami-response procedures, Mr Lertsin said, “The events of April 11 were chaos. It seemed they asked people to evacuate [tsunami-risk areas] immediately after announcing the earthquake.

  • Phuket surf zones to mark coastal conservation

    Phuket surf zones to mark coastal conservation

    PHUKET: At least three surfing locations at Phuket beaches are being shortlisted for recognition as National Surfing Reserves (NSRs). Brad Farmer, global chair of the non-profit organization … Full story