Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • New ferry service to link Phuket Airport to nearby provinces

    New ferry service to link Phuket Airport to nearby provinces

    File Photo The Harbour Department will build a new pier near Phuket Airport and open five ferry routes linking Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga according to the department chief today (Thursday).

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    An addiction to the music beats

    The 19 year old Thai-French girl who was born on the island of Phuket, Sophie Marguerite Indracusin, is widely known as an actress working with Channel 7 and has been shining in through television shows and dramas as the main role for years. Now it’s time for her to introduce another perspective of herself, through her first single ‘Mary Jane’. How did you start singing?

  • Phattalung man dies in van/bike crash in Kathu

    Phattalung man dies in van/bike crash in Kathu

    A 25 year old man from Phattalung, Wanlop Pothongkham, cut in front of a van with his motorcycle and was killed yesterday (March 25).

  • Points system for traffic offences to be considered by Thai cabinet

    Points system for traffic offences to be considered by Thai cabinet

    A national road safety committee is pushing for a new points system that can be applied to drivers licenses as part of an effort to force better standards of driving and provide a blunt reminder of the importance of road safety. Under the points system, motorists who commit traffic offences will loose points from a starting total of 12 points

  • 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