Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

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    KL driver gets an unexpected car wash in flooding tunnel

    An alert driver quickly had to climb out of his car’s window to safety when water suddenly gushed into a road tunnel near Jalan Tun Razak in central KL during heavy rain last night (November 11).

  • One dead in Burmese migrants’ Bangkok brawl

    One dead in Burmese migrants’ Bangkok brawl

    Police this morning arrested nine Myanmar migrant workers allegedly involved in a brawl in Bangkok last night that led to one compatriot’s death along with injuries to five others. A brief video circulated online showing 20 men fighting with knives and metal pipes near a poultry slaughterhouse on Soi Pridi Phanomyong 44, Khlong Ton Nua sub-district, Wattana district. Khlong Ton police superintendent Pol Colonel Suthep Chanasit led a team investigating the incident and found 37 year old Yar Zar dead with four knife wounds to the torso, along with five injured compatriots who were taken to hospital.

  • Top 10 Luxury Homes in Thailand (that you can buy)

    Top 10 Luxury Homes in Thailand (that you can buy)

    HEAVENS (Koh Samui) This exclusive home, to be completed in October 2019, is one of only 6 villas in The Heavens project located on Koh Samui island, in the sheltered Gulf of Thailand. While this 5 bed and 5 bath villa is in walkable distance to the famous Lad Koh Viewpoint, the views from the villa itself are even better.

  • Facebook adds income stream for Thai gamers

    Facebook adds income stream for Thai gamers

    Geek alert. Facebook is going to allow gamers in Thailand to earn income off their ‘livestreams’. Facebook currently has 51 million users in Thailand, the Kingdom’s favourite social media platform At the Thailand Game Show this year, the social media giant said it will allow viewers to send “stars” to the gamers as the livestream progresses

  • Pakistani terror suspect arrested in Pattaya

    Pakistani terror suspect arrested in Pattaya

    PHOTO: The Hindu A Pakistani terror suspect has been arrested in Pattaya following eleven years on the run after escaping prison in India. Pattaya One reports that Jagtar Singh alias Tara is now likely to be extradited to India for his alleged role as a ‘mastermind’ in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh in 1995. Security sources say they were alerted by the 37 year old trying to marry a Thai national.

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    Narathiwat officials swing into action to combat deadly measles outbreak

    by Narong Nuansakul The southern province of Narathiwat is stepping up vaccinations against measles as the disease has already claimed up to twelve lives in Yala and Pattani since June this year. A huge number of youngsters aged between one and five in Yala and Pattani have come down with measles in recent months, claiming the lives of 12 children. The disease has been spreading from the two provinces to Narathiwat

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    Questions arise about costs of military helicopters

    In the wake of the tragic crash of King Power supremo Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s personal helicopter last Saturday evening (UK time), an unintended story has emerged about the costs of the model of his helicopter, the same model used by the Royal Thai Army.

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    More than 130 kids rounded up in Saraburi pub raid

    More than 130 illicit drug users along with 128 underage drinkers were nabbed in a raid on a pub in Saraburi early this morning (Thursday). Saraburi is about a two hour drive north of Bangkok

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    Thailand drops a notch in the ‘ease of doing business’ world ranking

    The World Bank has declared that Thailand’s ranking in ease of doing business has dropped to 27th, one place down from last year’s 26th place. Thailand’s Ease of Doing Business (EODB) score, an absolute measure of the country’s progress toward global best practice, reached 78.45 this year, up from 77.39 last year. But some of the other countries above it performed even better, forcing Thailand down one notch this year

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    Phuket Carnival at Patong “ready to rock Phuket”

    The five day Patong annual carnival, this year themed “The Colours of Patong Beach”, starts tomorrow. The annual Patong Carnival is a celebration marking the beginning of the high season in Phuket. The carnival is usually held right at the beginning of November when the weather is starting to get sunnier