Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • MONDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    MONDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    PHOTO: Kata Rocks winds up their 2017 Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous. Enjoy your public holiday today, if you’re lucky enough to have it off. It’s Constitution Day.

  • Thalang & Chalong drug arrests

    Thalang & Chalong drug arrests

    Thalang police arrested two Phuket men with 4,000 methamphetamine pills whilst Chalong police were busy arresting a man from Surat Thani with 3,474 methamphetamine pills along with 109 grams of crystal methamphetamine. The two cases have an estimated street value in excess of 2 million baht. On December 8, Thalang police arrested 24 year old Jirapat Samranrat and 24 year old Premruedee Tiratantikul with 12 bags of crystal methamphetamine and 4,199 methamphetamine pills together with drug-making paraphernalia.

  • Time to get your shoes dirty

    Time to get your shoes dirty

    When was the last time you felt like a kid?

  • Kamala vendors complain about illegal foreign vendors

    Kamala vendors complain about illegal foreign vendors

    30 local vendors of Kamala Beach led by Samran Kodsan headed to the Kamala Police Station yesterday (December 6) to complain about foreign vendors working illegally on Kamala Beach. The vendors say that the foreigners from Myanmar, Bangladesh and Vietnam have been working as vendors on the beach for a while and often try to pressure beachgoers to buy their items which, they claim, are low quality.

  • Car crash in Krabi kills six

    Car crash in Krabi kills six

    A pickup truck traveling from Trang province to Krabi lost control and hit an electric pole, killing all 6 passengers last night (December 5). The pick up truck driven by a retired policeman, 61 year old Prayad Jongrak, with other 5 family members, was found crashed into the high-voltage electric pole on Petchakasem Road heading towards Krabi in Nuaklong district

  • Phuket King’s Cup Regatta – Day Two. Perfect sailing weather.

    Phuket King’s Cup Regatta – Day Two. Perfect sailing weather.

    Day Two kicked off as strongly as yesterday had ended with consistent, shifting and challenging winds. Race Director Simon James set the two courses around the southern end of the island.

  • Phuket vs Penang – The two pearls go head to head

    Phuket vs Penang – The two pearls go head to head

    …including some reflections by guest writer TravellingMitch There was a time when Penang was the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, for some western travellers the only ‘orient’ they would know outside of Singapore and maybe Hong Kong. It was the 1950s and 60s when jet travel had just started making the world smaller and the western middle class were in search of new and exotic locations

  • SATURDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    SATURDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    Welcome to the weekend. As usual you can start your day with all the main local news stories from Phuket and Thailand.

  • More than 2,000 amphetamine tablets seized at Thachatchai Gateway

    More than 2,000 amphetamine tablets seized at Thachatchai Gateway

    Two men from Trang province, 41 year old Uthai Chankarn and 20 year old Puwadol Pornsawangniwate, were arrested at 11pm last night (November 30) while trying to smuggle amphetamine pills onto the island. The two men travelled with a private van and arrived at the Thachatchai checkpoint around 11pm. Officers searched the vehicle and one of the officers, Private Manop Jutisri, found 2,156 amphetamine pills hidden in the hand-jack storage near the stairs, on the right side of the van.

  • Two civilians injured in Narathiwat bomb attack

    Two civilians injured in Narathiwat bomb attack

    Two civilians have been injured after Muslim insurgents detonated a homemade bomb to ambush a team of soldiers from a development corps in Narathiwat’s Joh I Rong district on this morning (November 30). The explosion occurred at 8.45am on Joh I Rong-Ban Yaning Road in Moo 2 village in Tambon Juab.