Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, September 25

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, September 25

    Truck crash in Saraburi kills four | Aussie detained at BKK airport for trying to smuggle 26 new iPhones | Weather warning out for southern provinces | Police on the hunt for third suspect in San Buri bombing | Thai Air Asia adds more HKT flights | Phuket’s Car Free Day, report from yesterday. The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, September 25 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • First bird photograph exhibition@ Limelight – Vachira Hospital fund

    First bird photograph exhibition@ Limelight – Vachira Hospital fund

    Yesterday (September 23) at 4pm, at Limelight Avenue Mall, was the launch of the first bird photograph exhibition aiming to raise funds to assist final-stage patients at Vachira Hospital. The opening ceremony was attended by heads of sections involved including the Hospital Director, Dr Chalermpong Sukhonthapol and Chief of Nature and Wildlife Education Centre at Khao Phra Thaeo Non-Hunting Area, Pongchat Chuahom. The exhibition took place from September 22 – 24 from 10am to 11pm next to another exhibition called “Birds in Khao Phra Taeo” and birds shows from Phuket Bird Park

  • Phuket arrangements for the funeral of HM Rama IX

    Phuket arrangements for the funeral of HM Rama IX

    Phuket is set to arrange the ceremony for His Late Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama IX’s cremation at the main stage of Sapanhin Park, Phuket Town on October 26, 2017.

  • Beaches and underpass closed (for different reasons)

    Beaches and underpass closed (for different reasons)

    Beach closure has been announced due to the bad weather and big waves include 10 beaches around Phuket which are Mai Khao Beach, Nai Yang Beach, Nai Thorn Beach, Bangtao Beach, Surin Beach, Kamala Beach, Patong Beach, Karon Beach, Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach. Meanwhile, the underpass at Darasamuth School intersection has also been closed down for painting the lane separation in the underpass. The works are taking place from September 20 – 22 from 9 pm until 4 am for northbound lanes and from September 23 – 24 from 9 pm – 4 am for southbound lanes

  • Mystery jellyfish stinging tourists

    Mystery jellyfish stinging tourists

    Rawai’s Mayor visited Nai Harn beach this afternoon after a number of tourists were stung by jellyfish After getting a report from Nai Harn’s lifeguards that about 6 tourists were stung by anonymous jellyfish, Rawai Mayor, Aroon Solos, headed down to the beach with officials in tow. “There are a lot of them floating along the shore as the waves are very strong these days. We believe these jellyfish are fire jellyfish from the Pelagia family.

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 19

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 19

    Two men arrested in Buri Ram over molestation of 9 year old girl | Some of Phuket’s troublesome monkeys on the move | Thai PM visiting central Thailand for talks with locals | Mega drug crackdown has netted astonishing amounts of drugs in 2017 | Big win for the Big Mango in the Business Traveller Awards 2017. The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 19 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Phuket’s monkeys being moved to their own island

    Phuket’s monkeys being moved to their own island

    A meeting yesterday (September 18) between Phuket’s Governor and wildlife officials discussed the management of Phuket’s monkeys. Following many reports from locals and tourists about problems caused by Phuket’s monkeys, the meeting agreed on a possible sustainable solution. “There are 7 spots where monkeys live in Phuket including Rang Hill, To Sae Hill, Soi Thanun, Soi Ginggaew 9 in Koh Siray, Bangrong Pier and Baan Yamu

  • Trang drug network infiltrated – dealers arrested

    Trang drug network infiltrated – dealers arrested

    Police announced today (September 18) that they’ve arrested Sakorn “Mam” Soithong, a drug dealer from a Trang network, with 36,400 amphetamine pills worth 910,000 Baht. Police initially arrested a first drug dealer, 36 year old Aekkachai Suanya, in Kathu with about 70 grams of meth amphetamine on September 12. Aekkachai implicated Somying “Ja-Ying” Poo-Ngern, who is the wife of a drug dealer arrested earlier, Eakkachai “Korlet” Emyuden

  • Aussie woman dies after swimming at red-flagged Kamala Beach

    Aussie woman dies after swimming at red-flagged Kamala Beach

    Yesterday afternoon (September 17), Kamala Beach lifeguards rescued 65 year old Barbara Fistrovic from the sea after she went swimming in the red flagged zone part of the beach. She was swept by a big wave and disappeared before her husband, 75 year old Ivan Fistrovic, rushed to call for help. The lifeguards provided CPR and first aid and send her to Patong Hospital but she passed away whilst in the ambulance

  • Upcycling the Oceans – sustainable solutions for Thailand’s ocean plastic

    Upcycling the Oceans – sustainable solutions for Thailand’s ocean plastic

    Photo from Marca España Thailand says it will be the first Asian country to join a global initiative to clean up its oceans and waterways around Bangkok, Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Phuket. Lonely Planet reports that Upcycling the Oceans is an effort spearheaded by the Ecoalf Foundation. The projects gets local fishermen removing plastic from the waters.