Artikel tagged “News”

  • Where is the most expensive place to live in the world? And Asia?

    Where is the most expensive place to live in the world? And Asia?

    PHOTO: Thomas Tucker/Unsplash How expensive is it to live in Phuket? And Thailand

  • Another Chinese tourist drowns in Karon

    Another Chinese tourist drowns in Karon

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  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, January 18

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, January 18

    Fire destroys two motorbike shops near Surakul Stadium | Two Russians robbed of their Bitcoin in condo raid | Governor urges better supervision of boat safety by marine office | DSI dismiss their raid on Bangkok brothel is politically motivated | Thailand’s sex trade valued at over 200 billion baht | Krabi council calls for limit on numbers at Maya Bay. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, January 18 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Fire destroys two motorbike shops near the Darasamuth intersection

    Fire destroys two motorbike shops near the Darasamuth intersection

    There’s been a fire, on the opposite side of the road between the Darasamuth School at the Central Festival underpass (Darasamuth Intersection) and Surakul Stadium, around 9am this morning. Two adjacent motorbike shops caught fire – there was an electrical work truck working on the electrical pole in front of the shops at the time.

  • Mystery of beached ‘Elysion’ solved

    Mystery of beached ‘Elysion’ solved

    The mystery of the boat beached on an Aceh beach (original post below) has been solved with this message from the man who was aboard the yacht when the decision was made to abandon it…. “I sailed ‘Elysion’, a Belgian registered yacht, from Phuket (Thailand) to Langkawi, Malaysia but had to abandon the vessel about 40 nautical miles west from Koh Lipe on 1/1/2018 due to several failures (broken boom, engine failure, broken backstay, etc). I was safely rescued by a passing cargo ship.” Paul Van Isacker Yesterday’s Facebook alert… Appears that ‘Elysion Phuket’ has made its way across the Andaman Sea and found a new resting place on an Aceh beach in Indonesia

  • Boat debris discovered and tagged off Viking Cave, Koh Phi Phi

    Boat debris discovered and tagged off Viking Cave, Koh Phi Phi

    King Poseidon 959 debris found in front of Viking Cave   A team of Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park officers, Krabi Marine officers, Forensic Police and divers explored the debris of King Poseidon yesterday (January 15), which washed up on a reef in front of the Viking Cave tourist attraction.   The debris was about 200 metres away from where the boat exploded

  • ‘Poshtel’s pushing into Southeast Asia’s budget and economy hotel space

    ‘Poshtel’s pushing into Southeast Asia’s budget and economy hotel space

    PHOTO: Agoda.com by Bill Banett, c9hotelworks.com A new market report question’s if cookie-cutter hotel groups will again fall asleep at the wheel as they did with online travel agents and Airbnb Call them ‘poshtels’, hostels or hybrid hotels, but one of the most exciting travel spaces across Asia is the emergence of socially-focused accommodation. Not only have millennials embraced the shift, but a rising number of older explorers are jumping the shark and abandoning traditional properties

  • SUNDAY MORNING HEADLINES – All your local news in 3 minutes

    SUNDAY MORNING HEADLINES – All your local news in 3 minutes

    Hope you enjoyed Children’s Day activities yesterday.

  • Powered paraglider crashes in provincial Children’s Day celebrations

    Powered paraglider crashes in provincial Children’s Day celebrations

    A powered paraglider fell and landed on a palm tree in Chumphon province during a show to mark National Children’s Day on Saturday morning. The accident happened at 10am behind the Tambon Haad Yai Administrative Organisation in Lang Suan district, tambon officials said. 47 year old Sathaporn Rakbamrung who was flying the paraglider, escaped without injuries

  • A third of Thai children are ‘disadvantaged’

    A third of Thai children are ‘disadvantaged’

    More than one in three children in Thailand are in disadvantaged groups – this according to the Mental Health Department’s director-general, Dr Squadron-Leader Boonruang Triruangworawat. “Of 13.82 million children (below 18 years of age), at least 5 million are underprivileged,” Boonruang said