Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Pabuk: Heading for Koh Samui, Surat Thani

    Pabuk: Heading for Koh Samui, Surat Thani

    The projections of ventusky.com show ‘Pabuk’ making its way up the Gulf of Thailand in a north-westerly direction. According to the map model, the storm is likely heading for Koh Samui and likely to make mainland landfall further up the coast around Chumpon.

  • Thai oil ship battles with ‘PABUK’ off southern Vietnam – VIDEO

    Thai oil ship battles with ‘PABUK’ off southern Vietnam – VIDEO

    VIDEO: Peerayut Koombunsong A Thai ship carrying palm oil has been battling with seas kicked up by tropical storm ‘PABUK’ off the coast of southern Vietnam. A Video clip has been posted by ‘Peerayut Koombunsong’ on his personal Facebook.

  • Foreigners frolicking off Jomtien beach attract police attention

    Foreigners frolicking off Jomtien beach attract police attention

    Daily News is reporting that two foreign tourists at Jomtien beach have been videoed by a passing Thai who noticed them ‘frolicking’ in the water on New Year’s Day.

  • National road toll – Day Five “Seven Days of Danger”

    National road toll – Day Five “Seven Days of Danger”

    “Chiang Mai has reported the highest cumulative crashes with 91 cases yesterday.” 314 lives have been lost in 2,761 road incidents over the first five days of the New Year seven day safety campaign. 2,848 people have been injured during the same period around Thailand’s roads. The most cited causes for Monday’s road incidents were drunk driving (44.9 per cent) and speeding (29.9 per cent, while most crashes (81.7 per cent) involved motorcycles.

  • Coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn announced

    Coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn announced

    A three day long coronation ceremony for His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn is to be held from May 4-6. The announcement was made by Palace staff today, nearly two years and three months after the death of his father, the revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX.

  • Helping Koh Samui fight the garbage glut

    Helping Koh Samui fight the garbage glut

    Photos and story by Laurie Maitenaz An article by guest writer Laurie Maitenaz, a resident of Koh Samui, seeks to focus attention on the long-term garbage accumulation problems on the island. Most of his 11-point-plan to reduce garbage are things we can all action around the Kingdom.

  • Chiang Mai soldier caught in gun road rage

    Chiang Mai soldier caught in gun road rage

    PHOTO: Sanook Footage from a dash cam shows a soldier advancing on a family of three, threatening to shoot them with a gun in Chiang Mai.

  • Thai authorities visit airports following reports of thefts and food overpricing

    Thai authorities visit airports following reports of thefts and food overpricing

    PHOTO: King Power With over 3 million people expected to pass through Thailand’s airports during the new year, authorities are focused on ensuring safe and ‘fair’ travel conditions. A report by Channel 3 tv news says Thailand ombudsman, General Withawat Ratchatanan and airport authorities were seen inspecting Suvarnabhumi airport.

  • More AirAsia flights into Krabi

    More AirAsia flights into Krabi

    Air Asia is increasing services to the Krabi in south Thailand to four daily flights starting January 9. Faced with declines in Chinese visitors to neighbouring Phuket island, mainland Krabi has also witnessed a decline in visits and advance bookings through to the end of January 2019. In addition to overnight stays at Krabi’s beach resorts, the province also relies on day trips from Phuket by road and sightseeing boats

  • NACC wearing backlash on social media over Prawit luxury watch case

    NACC wearing backlash on social media over Prawit luxury watch case

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is finding itself in the hot seat after it cleared Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwon of wrongdoing in the luxury watch scandal, ruling by a majority vote that he did not make a false asset declaration. The Bangkok Post reports that the NACC secretary-general Worawit Sookboon said the commission ruled 5:3 there were no grounds to accusations that the deputy premier falsely declared his wealth when he did not include 22 luxury watches and rings in his list of assets.