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  • Ceremony to commence the removal of the Royal Crematorium replica in Saphan Hin

    Ceremony to commence the removal of the Royal Crematorium replica in Saphan Hin

    A worship ritual was held yesterday (December 22) to start the removal the replica of the Royal Crematorium of Late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama 9 in Saphan Hin.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 22

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 22

    Prayut pushes ahead with high-speed train project | Bangkok police start a 100% helmet campaign | Laypang Beach 70% cleared | Thai tour guides protest against illegal guides, again | Pattaya tiger zoo under fire for ‘poking’ video | Less than 200 Km to go for Toon | Missing Koh Lanta boat found. The post THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 22 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Two illegal tour guides picked up but blitz is on for illegal Chinese guides

    Two illegal tour guides picked up but blitz is on for illegal Chinese guides

    Two illegal Thai tour guides have been arrested following a protest lasting two days from other local Thai tour guides crying foul over illegal Chinese guides taking their jobs. Yesterday (December 21) at 5 pm police visited the popular tourist spot following the local tour guide protest at Promthep Cape. Phuket’s Governor ordered a team to conduct a random check for illegal guides by setting a temporary checkpoint on the side of Sutat Road in Ratsada towards Koh Siray and found 2 people who worked as tour guides without registered license, including 22 year old Thawatchai Saelee and 30 year old Pee Saengmuang.

  • Strong winds in Krabi sweep a speed boat off its mooring

    Strong winds in Krabi sweep a speed boat off its mooring

    A speedboat belonging to a Swedish man, that was tied up in the bay at Koh Lanta, went missing after strong north easterly winds on Wednesday night. The 9 metre speedboat named ‘Baghera’ was reported missing.

  • Less than 200 Km to go – Toon reaches 2,000 Km milestone mark on Day 52

    Less than 200 Km to go – Toon reaches 2,000 Km milestone mark on Day 52

    Rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai reached the 2,000km mark of his 2,191km charity run early this morning (Friday) amid chilling weather of 10 degrees Celsius. Toon and his group started the day’s first lap at 3:20am from their rest point in Ban Mae Prao village in Tambon Ban Huad in Lapang’s Ngao district when the mercury was about 10C or lower. The group had to wear jackets for the run.

  • FRIDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    FRIDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

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  • Accolade for Samui resort at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017

    Accolade for Samui resort at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017

    Thai boutique collection, Manathai Hotels and Resorts proudly announced that its Manathai Koh Samui was voted Best Luxury Island Resort at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017. The prestigious accolade was given during a gala dinner event hosted at the Kulm Hotel in St

  • Local tour guides protest over illegal Chinese tour guides

    Local tour guides protest over illegal Chinese tour guides

    A group of local tour guides, who lead Chinese tours, protested today (December 21) at Promthep Cape against workers, they claim, are illegal Chinese tour guides taking their jobs in tour companies. TOUR GUIDES CRYING FOUL OVER ILLEGAL GUIDESA group of local tour guides, who lead Chinese tours, protested today (December 21) at Promthep Cape against workers, they claim, are illegal Chinese tour guides taking their jobs in tour companies. Click the story to read more…https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/local-tour-guides-protest-illegal-chinese-tour-guides Posted by Phuket Gazette on Thursday, December 21, 2017 The protest started yesterday (December 20) but continued again at the same place today

  • Krabi supporters of the coal power plant voice their support

    Krabi supporters of the coal power plant voice their support

    More than 400 Krabi residents gathered in front of Klong Nua District Office to support the coal power plant today (December 21). The group of villagers, led by Baan Pakasai Moo 3 Village Chief, Kijja Thongthtip, says the group under the name ‘Representative of Krabi people network’, filed a letter to the district officials to pass to PM Prayut Chan-Ocha and Minister of Energy, Dr Sira Chirapongpan, to express their stand in support of the coal power plant project in Krabi and Klong Rua Pier. “According to the National Energy Policy Council (NEPC)’s agreement to continue the construction of the charcoal power plant project as well as Klong Rua Pier project in Krabi by making a new Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the group agrees with the policy and is ready to support

  • Tiger-poking at a Pattaya Zoo sparks social media outrage

    Tiger-poking at a Pattaya Zoo sparks social media outrage

    A Thai zoo in Pattaya is sparking outrage after a video of staff repeatedly prodding a tiger to elicit roars for tourist photos went viral, renewing criticism of Thailand’s notorious animal tourism industry. Today witnessed the ugliness of tourism and wildlife in Pattaya; this tiger gets poked all day, hundreds of times a day so it will roar for the picture with tourists

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