Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Mystery woman drowns off Phang Nga beach

    Mystery woman drowns off Phang Nga beach

    PHOTO: komchadluek.net A woman, over the age of 60 in a black swimsuit, drowned on a beach north of Phuket on Tuesday.

  • Third drug dealer arrested at Phuket Gateway checkpoint this month

    Third drug dealer arrested at Phuket Gateway checkpoint this month

    Police have been having a good run at the Phuket Gateway Thatchatchai checkpoint lately intercepting small-time drug dealers and couriers.

  • Top Ten Thai words/phrases you need to know

    Top Ten Thai words/phrases you need to know

    Photo: eatingthaifood.com Living or travelling in a foreign country can be tricky at the best of times, we are often outside of our comfort zones especially when it comes to the local language, and that can hinder our experience. One of the best ways to get kudos with the Thai people is to learn a little bit of their local lingo. They find it endearing (and usually amusing) and will help you get what you need, get where you want, and help you get the best price too

  • Towel party in a Phuket Town bar

    Towel party in a Phuket Town bar

    Phuket authorities inspected the ‘Kanom’ bar in Phuket Town at 9.30 pm last night, after receiving a report about obscene behaviour at the premises. The promotion flyer of the bar has been shared among locals stating ‘On February 10, Towel Party at Kanom. Free Booze, Free Food all night long with pretty girls, coyotes and sexy show’

  • Thachatchai police announced stricter enforcement against ghost riders

    Thachatchai police announced stricter enforcement against ghost riders

    Cyclists in Thachatchai area who like to ride against traffic flow are being warned by local traffic police that the law enforcement on ‘ghost riding’ will be stricter from now on. Following a large number of cyclists being spotted riding against the traffic flow, Thachatchai traffic police announced that they will enforce the traffic law section 43 (8) for ‘careless riding’, which includes a 2,000 – 10,000 Baht fine or a maximum 3 months in prison. The cyclists who choose to break the law will be at the mercy of the Court for the judge to decide between a fine and, or, a prison sentence

  • Love online costs 1 million baht

    Love online costs 1 million baht

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, police are rounding up members of a gang of foreigners accused of running a “romance scam”. Accomplices are being sought after two Nigerians were arrested on Wednesday. Tourist Police Deputy Commissioner Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal said 31 year old Emeka Celestine Eze was apprehended at a condominium in Bangkok’s Bang Na area on Wednesday in possession of multiple ATM cards, and 44 year old Oliver Obioroh was picked up at Don Mueang Airport.

  • One-stop service centre set up on Phi Phi for fire victims

    One-stop service centre set up on Phi Phi for fire victims

    A one-stop service centre has been set by the Krabi Governor, gathering all the departments involved to assist victims of last night’s fire. Fire trucks have also been brought to the location and fire extinguishing drills has been taught to the locals as an additional measure for the future

  • Saucy coffee shop PR stunt backfires

    Saucy coffee shop PR stunt backfires

    Police are considering pressing charges against the owner of a coffee shop in Chon Buri’s Sattahip district, who posted a video clip and photos of two models wearing not much more than a barista apron and underwear while serving coffee to customers. The photos and video clip, meant as an advertisement to attract more visitors to the coffee shop, have been widely shared on Thai social media with many criticising the move as a PR stunt. Police said they had already summoned the coffee shop owner and the models to report to police late on Sunday.

  • January’s national road carnage up 65% – year on year

    January’s national road carnage up 65% – year on year

    With the Christmas/New Year road madness out of the way it’s now time to assess the road toll numbers for the first month of the year. After all the publicity leading up to the Christmas/New Year period the numbers are sure to drop

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 19

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 19

    Chinese swimmer drowns off Karon Beach | Police raid of BKK pub over late 4am closing time | Prawit promises free airing of World Cup games in Thailand | Workers get a new minimum wage | Enormous drug/assets haul from 59 locations. Plus the weekend’s forecast