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  • Krabi granny still going strong at 111 years old

    Krabi granny still going strong at 111 years old

    Krabi Governor, Pol Lt Col ML Kitibodhi Prawit, along with Krabi authorities and Krabi Red Cross, visited a local resident, Pliew Petchpuang who is 111 years old, to greet and grant her with New Year gifts today (February 6). The Chief of Krabi Office of Social Development and Human Security, Kitti Intarakul, who also went to visit the old lady, said that his office made a search for citizens who are over than 100 years old and found that she is the oldest. She was born in 1907, which was during the era of King Rama 5

  • Facebook page reveals soldiers were ordered to distort online poll

    Facebook page reveals soldiers were ordered to distort online poll

    The Junta could have shot itself in the foot after an online information operation targeting websites and social media has been revealed. Analysts say “this casts the Government’s credibility in a bad light, which could eventually lead the public to lose trust in the military government”.

  • Property boom – firms acquire land worth nearly 100 billion baht

    Property boom – firms acquire land worth nearly 100 billion baht

    Twelve listed property firms have announced investment budgets worth between 98.04 and 99.04 billion baht to acquire land to develop residential projects worth between 385.15 billion and 385.64 billion baht during 2018, according to a survey by The Nation.

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 5

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 5

    Thammasat and Chulalongkhorn University students mock Thai politics | 24 year old Ukranian stabbed by boat crew | Strong winds ravage Songkhla coastal communities | Unidentified body found floating in BKK along | US Labour department puts Thai fishing industry on notice | Thepa and Krabi power plants put on hold. The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 5 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Anonymous attack in Patong

    Anonymous attack in Patong

    A 27 year old man, Natchasak Satitrong from Surat Thani province, was attacked while sleeping in a sala near the Loma Park football stadium in Patong early yesterday morning (Sunday). At 4 am Kusoldham Foundation received a report about a man being attacked by a sharp item.

  • Baby crocodile found in Chalong tin mine lake

    Baby crocodile found in Chalong tin mine lake

    A local fisherman has found a baby crocodile at an old mine in Soi Nakok, Chalong. Fisheries Officers have been visiting the area and speaking to the man this morning. The question on everyone’s lips…’Where’s the mother?!” More information coming soon

  • Thaiger Today February 1

    Thaiger Today February 1

    Smoking ban enforcement starts today | Yingluck’s assets seized | British Embassy sold in BKK for record amount | Lunar eclipse put on a show, but not in Phuket | ‘Last kiss’ for French and Thai murder plotters | Government uses strategic lawsuits to quell dissent. The post Thaiger Today February 1 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Activists report Thepa power plant concerns to UN

    Activists report Thepa power plant concerns to UN

    Representatives of the Thepa coal-fired power plant opposition group went to the UN offices in Bangkok yesterday to report their concerns about the project.

  • Laguna Phuket Marathon to welcome 8,000+ runners for 2018

    Laguna Phuket Marathon to welcome 8,000+ runners for 2018

    South East Asia’s leading destination marathon, the award-winning Laguna Phuket Marathon, will take place at the Laguna Phuket resort complex on Bang Tao Beach on June 9 & 10, 2018. Organised by leading event organiser Go Adventure Asia, Laguna Phuket Marathon has been certified by AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) for a 13th consecutive year and remains a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon. The event’s been voted a “Top 10 Best Marathon” in Thailand by Wingnaidee for the second year running and as the event continues to grow organisers expect to break 8,000 runners from more than 50 countries to “Run Paradise” this year.

  • Phuket Hotels Association award their first six scholarships

    Phuket Hotels Association award their first six scholarships

    The PHAB (Phuket Hotels Association Benefit) fundraising event was held last year on May 13 and raised approximately 4 million baht. Since then, the Phuket Hotels Association’s Education Working Group has placed advertisements, shortlisted candidates and interviewed the prospects for its scholarship program

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