Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • 3 Women arrested after picking up drugs parcel in Phang Nga

    3 Women arrested after picking up drugs parcel in Phang Nga

    Police Region 8 have arrested three women who picked up a drugs parcel at the Takuapa bus terminal in Phang Nga, which contained drugs with a street value up to 4 million Baht. The investigative team received a report that there would be drugs smuggled via a Bangkok – Takuapa bus.

  • Double fatality in Krabi bus crash

    Double fatality in Krabi bus crash

    PHOTOS: มูลนิธิกระบี่พิทักษ์ประชา (Krabi Rescue) In what’s been a horror week on Thailand’s roads, two people have been killed and another six injured after a tour bus crashed into a pickup at an intersection in Krabi last night around 10pm (March 23).

  • Chinese tour van crashed, kills two in Phang Nga

    Chinese tour van crashed, kills two in Phang Nga

    A Chinese tour van crashed this morning in Kokkloy, Phang Nga, just north of Phuket, into a 18-wheel, truck resulting in two casualties and seven injuries.

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, March 20

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, March 20

    MH370 has NOT been found | Bar owner in Pattaya bashed unconscious | 10 million baht worth of marijuana seized in Chumpon | Officials concerned over damage on Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao | Nok Air being asked to ‘please explain’ over poor on-time record | 103 ‘practice bombs’ found near Vachira Hospital Bangkok.

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 19

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 19

    Wrist band ID for tourists and facial recognition tech. for 7-11s | DNA results are in for the Premchai case | PM encourages Thais to wear traditional costumes when in public | Chiang Mai air pollution ‘sixth worst in the world’ | Fire in BKK factory | Scaffolding collapse on BKK worksite

  • Migrant workers registered with iris scan technology

    Migrant workers registered with iris scan technology

    Five southern coastal provinces with large numbers of migrant workers have pioneered the use of iris scans in the registration procedure, the governor of Samut Nakhon announced today (Monday). Prapas Malakan said labourers on fishing trawlers, at fish and seafood processing factories and at related industrial establishments had undergone the scans in his province and in Samut Prakan, Rayong, Ranong and Pattani. The national government aims to conduct iris scans on 200,000 migrants in 22 coastal provinces, the others being Samut Songkhram, Phetchburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Trat, Chon Buri, Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Songkhla, Satun, Narathiwat, Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga

  • Dual pricing. Fair or price gouging?

    Dual pricing. Fair or price gouging?

    Photo TIT – This Is Thailand Facebook page Thailand’s dual pricing policy continues with, it seems, a completely random application of the system. In some places flashing your Work Permit might get you an exemption so you can pay local price but there is no consistency. What are your experiences with dual pricing

  • Phuket public transport service centre kicks off

    Phuket public transport service centre kicks off

    The central pillar of Phuket public transportation was launched yesterday (March 16) at the Phuket Bus Terminal 2 on Thepkassatri Road, aiming to become a one-stop-shop where people can call for car taxis and motorbike taxis. The automatic system to call for taxi services is expected to help solve problems relating to taxi fees and service standards as well as security standards. “The automatic queueing machine has been applied in many offices, both at the government and private sector.

  • 7-11 rolling out facial recognition in its 11,000 Thai stores

    7-11 rolling out facial recognition in its 11,000 Thai stores

    Smile, you’re on camera. Your friendly, neighbourhood convenience store, 7-Eleven store is rolling out facial recognition technology. The Japanese-owned franchise has 11,000 stores in Thailand

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, March 15

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, March 15

    Dog and cat registration may become compulsory | Premchai shows up to acknowledge charges | ONE…BIG…SNAKE | BKK Japanese restaurants reject fish from Fukushima | Mercedes invests in local electric car plant | Thanathorn’s new ‘Future’ party launched this morning. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, March 15 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .