Artikel tagged “News”

  • Royal Crematorium exhibition continues to draw huge crowds

    Royal Crematorium exhibition continues to draw huge crowds

    More than 3 million visitors have attended the exhibition at the Royal Crematorium of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since it opened on November 2, Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat said on Wednesday. A total of 3,005,206 visitors reportedly visited the site from its opening until Tuesday. Visitors to the site, which will remain open for public viewing until the end of this month, will also be able to take away a new souvenir

  • Phuket Brand, Phuket Best Festival 2017 – Starts December 29

    Phuket Brand, Phuket Best Festival 2017 – Starts December 29

    FILE PHOTO ‘Phuket Brand, Phuket Best Festival’ starts on December 29 for 11 days until January 8, 2018. It will feature famous food brands and entertainment at Saphan Hin Park.

  • Thailand ranks #1 for road deaths on World Atlas website. Dash-cams proposed as solution.

    Thailand ranks #1 for road deaths on World Atlas website. Dash-cams proposed as solution.

    With Thailand unofficially acknowledged as having the highest fatality rate in road accidents worldwide, road safety advocates and police are backing a proposal that would see as many as 80 per cent of cars equipped with dashboard cameras and carrying “Photo in Car” stickers to discourage violations. Don’t Drive Drunk Foundation secretary-general Dr Taejing Siripanich said Thailand last month ranked highest in per capita road fatalities on the World Atlas website. The previous top-ranked country, Libya, was not even in the top 30 because many deaths blamed on accidents had been re-evaluated to reflect violent deaths in that country’s civil war

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, December 12

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, December 12

    Thailand hits the World Number One spot for road deaths | Change.org calls for Prawit to ‘step down’ | The world’s tallest pagoda burns down | Toon, down with a cold, is back on track today | EU resumes political relations with Thailand | ‘Butt boys’ back home in San Diego. The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, December 12 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Surprise proposal at Phukethon

    Surprise proposal at Phukethon

    The mini-marathon runner at yesterday’s Phukethon, Pakornkij Kanchanaroj, made a surprise proposal to his girlfriend, Nannapat Saepua, after finishing the run together. The groom has revealed that the couple are from Nakhon Si Thammarat.

  • Skull of the anonymous corpse found in Thalang drain, found.

    Skull of the anonymous corpse found in Thalang drain, found.

    Following the case early yesterday where a man’s body was found without its head in Thalang (story HERE ), police have discovered his skull in a watercourse in Baan Lipon, Thalang (December 10) after a three hour search. After finding the body, police conducted a survey by walking along the watercourse at 9 am Sunday from the scene backwards to Lan Mountan which is a natural waterway

  • Bitcoin cracked $1,000 on the first day of 2017. Then…

    Bitcoin cracked $1,000 on the first day of 2017. Then…

    The ‘B” isn’t for Baht, it’s Bitcoin. An idiot’s guide to Bitcoin and one American reporter’s dabble in the new world of cryptocurrency

  • International Anti-Corruption Day. Zero tolerance with corruption in Phuket.

    International Anti-Corruption Day. Zero tolerance with corruption in Phuket.

    Phuket Governor Norapat Plodthong chaired the opening of the International Anti-Corruption Day event at Phuket Rajabhat University today (December 9) under the concept ‘Zero Tolerance with Corruption’. The Governor said during the opening that the United Nation has set December 9 of every year to be the International Anti-Corruption Day to raise world’s awareness about the major impact from corruption

  • DAY FOUR – Phuket King’s Cup. Wind softens but competition heats up.

    DAY FOUR – Phuket King’s Cup. Wind softens but competition heats up.

    It’s been a week of consistently excellent winds (and gusts which peaked at 25 knots at times), but lighter conditions appeared for Day Four. This had the potential to alter standings heading into today, as well as tomorrow’s final race. Today also marked the conclusion of a great week of racing across all of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Dinghy class events, with its biggest fleet ever and much more of an international vibe

  • Better training. Better lifeguards. Two day training course completed at Patong.

    Better training. Better lifeguards. Two day training course completed at Patong.

    Two days training for hotel staff, tour operators and budding beach lifeguards has been completed at Patong Beach.