Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, February 13

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, February 13

    American hands himself into police over Pattaya ‘manslaughter’ | Phuket market bans smoking | UK’s Foreign Secretary visits Thailand | Road death statistics continue to rise | Coal plant protestors go on hunger strike | Greenpeace says stop BKK smog at the source.

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 12

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 12

    ‘Kra Canal’ project “not a priority” | Officals jump into action over black sludge washing into Ao Nang and Patong beaches | Student intern uncover 6.9 million baht alleged embezzlement | Student protests ‘must be handled carefully’ | Boris Johnson visits Myanmar | Cloud seeding being used to help settle last week’s BKK smog. The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 12 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Thai tourist’s mermaid pose ends up with a 1,500 Baht fine

    Thai tourist’s mermaid pose ends up with a 1,500 Baht fine

    By Somchai Samart, Pratch Rujivanrom Three Thai tourists have been fined 1,500 Baht each for sitting on a mountain coral at Mu Koh Surin National Park in Phang Nga. After pictures of two women posing picturesquely while sitting on a large ‘mountain coral’ – apparently in Ao Mae Yai Bay in the Surin Islands – went viral on social media, Mu Koh Surin National Park chief Phuttipot Kuprasit said on Thuesday the Thai tourist and two others had already been detained and fined for violating park rules

  • Phuket man found ‘aluminium’ in 7-11 sausage

    Phuket man found ‘aluminium’ in 7-11 sausage

    A Phuket man posted pictures of a sausage he bought from 7-11 on February 6 with the caption ‘Be careful when eating. There’s a small item that looks alike aluminium in the CP sausage. I bought it 20 minutes ago and luckily bit exactly here, otherwise it would have gone in my stomach’

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, February 8

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, February 8

    Premchai house raids reveal weapons and ivory / infamous Tiger Temple to re-open / Krabi Governor says Phi Phi completely unprepared for fires / National police chief orders changes following shooting of on-duty policeman / UN will sit next week to discuss Roningya crisis. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, February 8 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Wow factor! Spectacular new day club in Bali.

    Wow factor! Spectacular new day club in Bali.

    Phuket has some amazing beach clubs. Indeed we used to have more but, you know… the Great Beach Purge of 2016. So for pure drool value we present this astonishing day club just opened in Bali.

  • Limiting tourists on the most popular islands

    Limiting tourists on the most popular islands

    Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) held a meeting today (February 6) to discuss the excessive numbers of tourists visiting famous islands at the Pearl Hotel. The Chief of National Park Office, DNP, Songtham Suksawang, who chaired the meeting, said that the amount of tourists in the marine national parks is directly affecting the environment. “Those national parks, especially marine national parks, are suffering from an over-supply of visitors.

  • Four houses on fire in Phuket Town

    Four houses on fire in Phuket Town

    This morning (February 5), Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, Phuket Municipality received a report about a blaze in Soi Hub Aek, Phuket Town, that quickly spread to another three houses. The estimated value of the losses is at least 400,000 Baht.

  • Boat crew arrested after slashing tourist

    Boat crew arrested after slashing tourist

    Phuket Tourist Police and Thalang Police arrested a boat crew, 24 year old Thanakorn Sechana from Sakon Nakhon province, after he slashed a Ukrainian passenger with a knife yesterday (February 3). The passenger, 24 year old Vitalii Kuzmichov, was traveling back from Phi Phi Island with a Best Travel Club tour boat and got slashed near his left elbow by the boat staff after having an argument over the departure time from the island, according to Thanakorn.

  • Students satirise Thai politics in annual pre-game parade

    Students satirise Thai politics in annual pre-game parade

    Chulalongkorn and Thammasat University students took the opportunity at the traditional football match between the country’s two oldest universities this afternoon (Saturday) to mock prominent political figures.