Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

    Flooding around Phuket whilst Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ slams into Vietnam | Patong Tunnel underway next year – maybe | Bomb attacks in Yala kill two | And Thais welcome the ‘departure’ of the TM6 Immigration Form.

  • UPDATE – Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ about to hit Vietnam’s coast

    UPDATE – Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ about to hit Vietnam’s coast

    DATELINE: 8.50am Thai Time • Typhoon Doksuri reaching the coast of Vietnam around midday today. Gusts up to 125 kph. • At least 100,000 residents have been ordered to evacuate in Vietnam as Typhoon Doksuri approaches.

  • Khao Phra Theao – Phuket’s new eco-tourism destination

    Khao Phra Theao – Phuket’s new eco-tourism destination

    Phuket’s Governor, Noraphat Plodthong, has announced today (September 13), that after surveying the non-hunting area of Khao Phra Theao, he has planned to make it a destination for eco-tourism and a nature study route. The 22.28 square kilometers of lush rainforest mountain features a long list of wildlife such as gibbons, mouse deer, wild boar, wild fowl, green pit viper and many kinds of birds. “The forest also covers two waterfalls, Bang Pae and Tonsai, which are about 4 kilometers away from each other.

  • Truck driver killed in Surat Thani crash

    Truck driver killed in Surat Thani crash

    A drive was killed after his 18 wheel trailer truck went off the road and crashed into a palm tree in Surat Thani’s Phra Saeng district early Wednesday, police said. Police said the accident happened on a road in Ban Khuan Sawang village in Tambon Sai Khueng. The truck driver was identified as 44 year old Eng Muangkaew.

  • Sai Yuan crash – a flipped car and one motorcyclist injured

    Sai Yuan crash – a flipped car and one motorcyclist injured

    Last night (September 12), at Soi Saiyuan in Rawai, a Russian man named as 35 year old Julian Ranmer crashed his Honda Jazz into the back of a car parked on the side road before flipping it and hitting a motorcycle riding in the opposite lane.

  • Banana Beach by FAT MANGO

    Banana Beach by FAT MANGO

    We love Phuket and we love our video partners, Fat Mango. We’ll post a video from them each week showcasing some of our amazing coastlines.

  • Waterspout spotted near Krabi’s Ao Nang

    Waterspout spotted near Krabi’s Ao Nang

    A waterspout was spotted near Ao Nang beach, in Krabi yesterday (September 11). The impressive, yet relatively harmless mini-tornado, lasted for about 20 minutes before it disappeared. The 15 second video of the waterspout was shared by Warakorn Chamnanpoom

  • Chicken deaths make Krabi villagers nervous

    Chicken deaths make Krabi villagers nervous

    Krabi locals are scared of an epidemic after finding 6,000 chickens dead. The villagers of Klong Kamao sub-district reported the incident to the Krabi Livestock Office before the officers were able to get rid of the remaining chickens that could possibly be infected. However, the cause of death of such a large amount of chickens hasn’t yet been ascertained, making locals anxious as some of them who own chicken have already been sick.

  • 200 kilograms of Kratom seized in Hat Yai

    200 kilograms of Kratom seized in Hat Yai

    Police arrested a 32 year old drug suspect along with 200 kilograms of fresh kratom leaves and 2,000 bottles of cough syrup in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district today (September 11). Following a tip-off, Hat Yai’s deputy superintendent Pol Lt Colonel Ranon Surawit led a raid on a rented house in Tambon Kuan Lang and seized 300,000 Baht worth of illicit drugs and arrested Anek Rattanapan, an alleged major dealer of kratom leaves

  • ‘Dowry Digger’ denies marrying 13 men. She says it was only 7.

    ‘Dowry Digger’ denies marrying 13 men. She says it was only 7.

    The 32 year old ‘dowry digger’ from Loei (north-eastern Thailand) has been arrested for allegedly duping at least 13 men into marrying her and then fleeing with their dowries and wedding gifts. Jariyaporn Buayai is denying the accusations