Artikel tagged “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.

  • Storm forming over South China Sea and heading our way

    Storm forming over South China Sea and heading our way

    The forecast path for the tropical storm A new storm is forming in the South China Sea and expected to move westwards across the Gulf of Thailand and hit the southern sections of Thailand next week. The storm warning came from the Thai Meteorological Department yesterday.

  • 16,000 ‘overwhelmed’ by yesterday’s ceremonies

    16,000 ‘overwhelmed’ by yesterday’s ceremonies

    At least 16,000 people sought medical help from mobile medical units based near the Royal Crematorium ceremonial grounds on Wednesday and yesterday morning. About 100,000 mourners have crowded into the areas along the route of the Royal Processions held in honour of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since Wednesday

  • The collection of the Royal Relics and Ashes, this morning from Sanam Luang

    The collection of the Royal Relics and Ashes, this morning from Sanam Luang

    Watch in English by clicking the selection at the bottom-right of the frame. Courtesy Thai PBS. The post The collection of the Royal Relics and Ashes, this morning from Sanam Luang appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Fire Walk at Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town

    Fire Walk at Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town

    One of the most astonishing rituals of the annual Vegetarian Festival is ‘Goi Hoi’, or fire walk. The event was arranged last night at the Jui Tui Tao Bo Keng Shrine in Phuket Town. About a hundred Masong gathered to participate in the event.