Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Political activities may be allowed after October

    Political activities may be allowed after October

    The junta would discuss loosening its grip on political activities after this month, once the Royal Cremation had passed, said secretary-general of the National Council for Peace and Order General Chalermchai Sitthisart. Chalermchai, also the Army Chief, said the junta would discuss to what extent politicians would be allowed to carry out political activities, given that the political party law has already been passed.

  • Orca Whale spotted in the seas off Phuket

    Orca Whale spotted in the seas off Phuket

    The Orca aka “Killer Whale” has been spotted in the sea on the west coast of Phuket.

  • Record turnout expected on final day to pay respects before Royal Urn

    Record turnout expected on final day to pay respects before Royal Urn

    Tens of thousands of mourners are forming long queues today (Thursday) to pay their last respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall of the Grand Palace in Bangkok on the final day for public viewing of the Royal Urn. The Royal Household Bureau on Thursday reported that 12,628,642 mourners had viewed the Royal Urn in the past 336 days.

  • Torpedo found in Phuket believed to be pre-WW2

    Torpedo found in Phuket believed to be pre-WW2

    The EOD team from the Royal Thai Army Area 3, Phang Nga base, have confirmed that the item found off Naiyang Beach is an old bomb which they assume has been dumped there before World War II. The team is preparing to move it away before destroying it. Yesterday afternoon (October 4), the team led by Vice Admiral Thanakrit Jamjit investigated the item that looks like a torpedo about 30 metres off the beach.

  • Phuket struggles to find new lifeguards

    Phuket struggles to find new lifeguards

    There are still no lifeguards applying for the job, according to the OrBorJor. Following a meeting at the provincial hall today (October 3) OrBorJor Phuket representative, Satien Kaewpraprab, says that no one has applied for the lifeguard positions after an announcement of hiring for individual contracts

  • Koh Racha gets a clean-up, on the beaches and underwater

    Koh Racha gets a clean-up, on the beaches and underwater

    Volunteer divers tackled the rubbish around Koh Racha over the weekend. They collected 2,291 pieces of trash with a total weight of 506 kilograms.

  • Three foreign overstayers arrested

    Three foreign overstayers arrested

      3 foreigners have been arrested on Bangla Road, Patong, including 33 year old Khurram Rasheed from Pakistan, 23 year old Riasat Ali from Pakistan, and 21 year old Ratnakar Reddy Singireddy from India.

  • Phuket officials get behind the ‘Run 2Gether’ in Phuket Town

    Phuket officials get behind the ‘Run 2Gether’ in Phuket Town

    Early this morning (October 1), Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong, hosted the “Run 2Gether Phuket Town” event, the first ever running event that gathered 1,000 runners and disabled people to join the activity together. The Governor also joined the run, leading the way for participants in the event which started in front of Limelight Avenue mall. “I’m very glad that many sectors of government and business in Phuket see the value of the activity which helps support our disabled people.

  • Business as usual – Phuket’s beaches under lifeguard patrol

    Business as usual – Phuket’s beaches under lifeguard patrol

    The Phuket Governor held a meeting yesterday (Saturday) bringing together all the beach lifeguard resources to prepare for the end of the lifeguard company contract which finished at 6.30 pm last night. Several local officials from the areas across Phuket joined the meeting to finalise preparations to send beach guards to each beach on the island today. There are 4 beaches in Muang Phuket district, Nai Harn Beach and Yanui Beach fall under the responsibility of Rawai Municipality and Kata Beach and Karon Beach which are under Karon Municipality.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 29

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 29

    Phuket OrBorJor says it will continue the existing contract until a new contract is negotiated for Phuket’s Lifeguards | Custard Pie led police to the ATM bomber | May Bay to be closed next year | Two men arrested over rape of a woman in Ubon Ratchathani.