Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • New ‘smart visa’. No work permit, annual reporting.

    New ‘smart visa’. No work permit, annual reporting.

    We’ve just had the announcement of the new ten year ‘Geeza Visa’, the long-term ‘retirement’ visa. Now the Thai Cabinet has just announced plans for a new ‘Smart Visa’.

  • Muslim insurgents suspected in this morning’s bombing outside police living quarters

    Muslim insurgents suspected in this morning’s bombing outside police living quarters

    Muslim insurgents are suspected in the detonation of a car bomb in front of a row of townhouses, the official living quarters of staff at Pattani’s Mayo Police Station.

  • Para-sailing ‘beat up’ in UK press

    Para-sailing ‘beat up’ in UK press

    OPINION A story from metro.co.uk shows a ‘terrified toddler’ being ‘forced’ to take a parasailing flight on Patong Beach. The headlines blasts ‘Father forces terrified toddler to go paragliding with him in Thailand’ .

  • Some changes for traffic flow at Phuket International Airport

    Some changes for traffic flow at Phuket International Airport

    Phuket International Airport is about to readjust the traffic flow in front of the domestic terminal as well as the pick-up point for arrivals. The readjustment aims to separate the arrivals and the departures of the domestic terminal and will start from August 19

  • Suspects arrested over Rawai murder

    Suspects arrested over Rawai murder

    After having arrested a Burmese worker, 24 year old Han Noui Lane and his alleged accomplice 32 year old Ang Htoui O in Kathu, Chalong Police have taken the men to the crime scene, a staff room at the back of restaurant in Rawai, for a reenactment. Han Noui Lane has been charged for murdering his ex-girlfriend, 24 year old Thida Mo. He’s confessed to Police that he was jealous and angry because he failed to reconcile their relationship and learned that she had started a new relationship

  • Phuket security at ‘maximum’. Seven southern provinces warned.

    Phuket security at ‘maximum’. Seven southern provinces warned.

    Security is being ramped up in some southern provinces today including Phuket, Trang, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phangnga and Krabi.

  • Bangkok Deputy Governor’s bad case of foot-in-mouth

    Bangkok Deputy Governor’s bad case of foot-in-mouth

    EDITORIAL Yesterday we reported on the current figures relating to HIV infection in Bangkok. Although the statistics look bad, in isolation, the general trend is of reduced new infections.

  • Pattaya taxi driver knocks out foreigner

    Pattaya taxi driver knocks out foreigner

    A Pattaya cabbie has flattened an unidentified foreigner, punching him in the face and knocking him unconscious. Police headed to Pattaya Soi 2 and found the 40 year old farang recovering next to the footpath after locals had dragged him off the road

  • ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’. Thailand in the middle of the world’s human trafficking hot spot.

    ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’. Thailand in the middle of the world’s human trafficking hot spot.

    Today is ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’ – a day where we reflect on the many victims of trafficking who live among us, but have been forced into silence due to threats to their life, retaliation against their family, feelings of hopelessness, or being enslaved and physically unable to speak out. The day has special meaning in Thailand where up to 103 officials have just been tried for their part in the trafficking of Rohingas and Bangladeshis back in 2012 following the discovery of mass graves along the Thai Malaysian border. In Southeast Asia, data from those assisted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that the region is a hotbed of trafficking, accounting for a quarter of all cross-border cases identified worldwide

  • Driving school, shophouse burned down in Phuket Town fire

    Driving school, shophouse burned down in Phuket Town fire

    PHUKET: A driving school in Phuket Town caught fire yesterday. The damages are estimated at about 500,000 baht. Four firetrucks were called to the scene and spent about 45 minutes battling the flames.

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