Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Air quality for Thailand – February 1

    Air quality for Thailand – February 1

    Central Thailand Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.

  • Bangkok Air Quality: BKK Governor calls for help as PM2.5 smog continues

    Bangkok Air Quality: BKK Governor calls for help as PM2.5 smog continues

    PHOTO: Jor Sor 100 traffic radio – Bangkok Air Quality Bangkok’s governor is calling on experts to provide advice on how best to tackle the severe air pollution that blankets the city and is causing the wrong sort of headlines for the capital. The Pollution Control Department reported 41 Greater Bangkok areas as having unsafe levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller – this morning and affirmed the PM2.5 would continue accumulating until at least February 4. Aswin called on expert assistance while presiding over a ceremony at the Khon Muang Plaza on Thursday morning to dispatch 50 drones to spray water at haze-affected locations including Kasetsart University, the Lat Phrao five-prong intersection, Lumphini Park and Rama 9 bridge areas.

  • Peter Denman from Channel 3 visits Phuket’s Soi Dog Foundation

    Peter Denman from Channel 3 visits Phuket’s Soi Dog Foundation

    The famous actor from Channel 3, Thai-British Peter Denman, paid a visit to Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket on January 28. He visited so he could get to know more about the work they do and spend some quality time with the animals. He has also been nominated to be one of Soi Dog’s Brand Ambassadors as well

  • King Maha Vajiralongkorn supports boy attacked by dogs at Sarasin Bridge

    King Maha Vajiralongkorn supports boy attacked by dogs at Sarasin Bridge

    PHOTO: The Phuket PR Office His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has ordered that the boy, bitten by soi dogs at a Phang Nga beach this week, to be under special medical care by royal command. The seven year old boy was seriously injured after being attacked and mauled by a group of dogs near Sarasin Bridge last weekend.

  • Burmese migrants, heading for Malaysia, stopped in Chumphon

    Burmese migrants, heading for Malaysia, stopped in Chumphon

    Police and soldiers in Chumphon have arrested 37 Burmese people who were heading to Malaysia. Security forces, including troops from the 44th Army Circle, checked a wooded location where residents had seen a group of strangers in a makeshift camp

  • Bangkok air deteriorates today

    Bangkok air deteriorates today

    PHOTO: Bangkok skyline this morning – FM91 Traffic Pro Greater Bangkok’s air pollution was bad this morning, with 36 locations reporting the amount of PM2.5 micron pollutants rising beyond the safety limit of 50 micrograms of PM2.5 per cubic metre of air, with one area reaching as high as 113 micrograms. The Pollution Control Department say the breeze is too low to blow the dust away today, but just enough to stir up the dust and make things worse this afternoon. The PCD is urging people to refrain from using vehicles emitting dark exhaust, avoid outdoor burning, and reduce their use of personal cars and take public transport.

  • British Embassy contact Police to release the body of the 17 year old who died in a motorbike incident last week

    British Embassy contact Police to release the body of the 17 year old who died in a motorbike incident last week

    A representative of the British Embassy has contacted Kamala Police to retrieve the body of the teenager who died in a motorbike incident in Kamala last week.

  • Statistics don’t lie, agents do

    Statistics don’t lie, agents do

    Anyone currently involved in the Thailand property market will be happy to note that Thailand’s global ranking for transparency within its real estate market (Jones Lang LaSalle, 2014) has improved from 39 th in 2012 to 34 th in 2019.

  • Chiang Mai temple roasted for charging foreigners to enter

    Chiang Mai temple roasted for charging foreigners to enter

    There’s two-tier charging then there’s the next step of allowing Thais in for free and only charging foreigners. That seems to be the case when a Chiang Mai temple has been caught out charging a 50 baht fee, but only for foreigners. A Facebook post from Aronong Silvestra claims he found the box at Wat Suwan in the Muang district of Chiang Mai.

  • Krabi pair arrested over smuggled beef products

    Krabi pair arrested over smuggled beef products

    Krabi’s livestock development officials have arrested a man and a woman after they found 1,780 kilograms of beef that they claim had been smuggled from overseas without proper documentation.