Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • 50 year old Brit’s dream holiday turns into a nightmare

    50 year old Brit’s dream holiday turns into a nightmare

    A dream holiday turned into a nightmare for a husband and wife when he was robbed at gunpoint and left so badly hurt he needed emergency surgery.

  • Happy Loy Krathong. Here are your kratong launching locations in Phuket.

    Happy Loy Krathong. Here are your kratong launching locations in Phuket.

    Happy Loy Krathong. That one day of the year where you can celebrate with fireworks, sky lanterns and sparklers. But this year authorities are saying ‘only floating Krathongs thanks’, and preferably no polystyrene or steel pins.

  • 90 flights cancelled over Loy Krathong

    90 flights cancelled over Loy Krathong

    Several airlines have cancelled a total of 90 flights to and from Chiang Mai during the Loy Krathong Festivities today and tomorrow out of safety concerns.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 2

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 2

    Flooding around north-east should ease within 14 days | Royal Crematorium now open for tours | 30 year old Australian still in Vachira Hospital | Thailand ‘Ground Zero’ for illegal wildlife trade | New flights to Phuket from Air Asia and Viet Jet. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 2 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • When Thai Tinder doesn’t work, try this

    When Thai Tinder doesn’t work, try this

    A 65 year old woman in Ubon Ratchathani’s Pibul Mangsahan district has put up a sign on her house’s gate seeking a good, pensioner boyfriend. Sompong Chomphupraphet said she is advertising in this way because she has become lonely after divorcing her German husband. “Woman 65, needs boyfriend between 60-70 years old, pensioner, who is good and sincere and has good health.

  • 210,000 fake sunglasses found in raids in BKK

    210,000 fake sunglasses found in raids in BKK

    The Department of Special Investigation has arrested a Chinese national and seized about 210,000 pairs of counterfeit eyeglasses of various name brand names in raids on three warehouses in Bangkok.

  • Less stress? Don’t come to Asia.

    Less stress? Don’t come to Asia.

    So you’re looking for the world’s least stressful cities? Better look outside Asia then according to this new list

  • Two cars and two motorbikes – Accident on Thepkasatri Road

    Two cars and two motorbikes – Accident on Thepkasatri Road

    This morning’s car and motorbike accident on Thepkasatri Road, southbound, just after 7.30am out the front of Boat Lagoon. Black car comes flying out of Soi, on opposite side of the road, hitting two cars and two motorbikes

  • Warning over fake Royal Cremation photos

    Warning over fake Royal Cremation photos

    The Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) is warning online users to stop sharing inaccurate photos related to the Royal Cremation rites. ISOC spokesman Maj-General Pirawat Saengthong held a press conference to issue the warning

  • Drugged-up driver trying to harm Rawai tourists

    Drugged-up driver trying to harm Rawai tourists

    Late yesterday afternoon (October 27), a bus driver from a tour company, 35 year old Suthon Klasamuth, went ‘crazy’ after allegedly taking methamphetamine and tried to harm tourists and others gathered around the windmill viewpoint in Rawai overlooking Nai Harn Beach and the Andaman Sea. After being contacted, Rawai Municipality officers did their best to try and calm him down. The man had a piece of wood in his hand as a weapon and was throwing rocks at cats and motorbikes when he got frightened by a group of people and officers trying to calm him and prevent him from doing any more harm to himself or the people around.