Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Prawit instructs the Royal Thai Navy to take action against the Seastead

    Prawit instructs the Royal Thai Navy to take action against the Seastead

    PHOTO: Chad Elwartowski and Nadia ‘Summergirl’ – in the centre of a Seastead storm Deputy PM, and Defence Minister, Prawit Wongsuwan has ordered the Royal Thai Navy and security agencies to take action against the planned seasteading settlement on the Andaman Sea off Phuket “in accordance with international standards of practice and to ensure the protection of Thai natural resources.” American Chad Andrew Elwartowski and his Thai wife, Nadia ‘Summergirl’, had, along with ‘Ocean Builders’ erected a ‘seastead’ as part of his ambitious plan to build a sovereign seasteading settlement on the high seas about 22.2 km south- east from Phuket’s Racha Island.

  • “The Thai military wants us dead” – Phuket Seastead owner

    “The Thai military wants us dead” – Phuket Seastead owner

    by Kimberly Craig (WXYZ Detroit), Tim Newton, ocean.builders American Chad Elwartowski and his Thai partner, Nadia Supranee Thepdet, say they are on the run from police in Thailand after the government has accused the couple of trying to lay claim to Thai maritime territory with their ‘seastead’, a maritime house considered to be a permanent dwelling at sea off Phuket. The ‘seated’ is located to the south east of Koh Racha Yai, approx.

  • Boeing investigation continues as attention turns to the engines

    Boeing investigation continues as attention turns to the engines

    Within the past six months, two Boeing 737 Max 8 have fallen out of the sky, both during the early climbing phase of the flight. In October, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed just off Jakarta, killing 189 people

  • Stateless Thais can now apply for birth certificates and Thai ID

    Stateless Thais can now apply for birth certificates and Thai ID

    PHOTOS: The Nation “Rootless” people, born in Thailand but abandoned at birth – so without any Thai identification number or household documents – are now permitted to file for a birth certificates and apply for Thai nationality. The new laws have been published in the Royal Gazette, effective this week. The new edition of Civil Registration Act also allows these people to change the names and information to appear on the household documents, although those staying in a house or on land over which they had no ownership will only get receive temporary household documents.

  • UPDATE: 25 year old Canadian dies after falling from Chiang Mai zipline ride

    UPDATE: 25 year old Canadian dies after falling from Chiang Mai zipline ride

    PHOTO: chiangmainews.co.th A 25 year old Canadian tourist fell to his death yesterday after a zipline ride failed in Chiang Mai. Police say the tourist fell to his death while riding a zipline in the forests at the Flight of the Gibbon in Mae Kam Pong.

  • Sacred water drawing ceremony led by Bangkok Governor

    Sacred water drawing ceremony led by Bangkok Governor

    PHOTO: The grand parade was just part of the lead up ceremonies for the forthcoming Coronation of His Majesty – Thai PBS Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang has led city officials in a ceremony to draw water from a pond at the Haw Sastrakhom, a small building inside the Grand Palace.

  • ‘Seastead’ set up off coast of Phuket

    ‘Seastead’ set up off coast of Phuket

    PHOTOS: Nation TV A Thai couple has successfully set up a ‘Seastead’ near Phuket. Seasteading is aiming to build floating societies with “significant political autonomy”

  • Two young men killed in Krabi hit-and-run

    Two young men killed in Krabi hit-and-run

    Police in Krabi are hunting for the driver of a pickup truck whose vehicle hit and killed two young boys riding a motorcycle. He failed to stop and drove away.The boys, 14 and 12 years old, who have not been officially identified, were killed just after midnight on Sai Khao-Klong Thom Road in the village of Ban Klong Raed, Klong Thom district in Krabi

  • Ministry works towards ending sugarcane burning in three years

    Ministry works towards ending sugarcane burning in three years

    The Ministry of Industry is proposing to the Thai Cabinet a plan to end sugarcane farmers’ annual burn-off of their plantations before harvesting. The practice is being largely blamed for the north’s smog problems.

  • Body of missing boy found in canal in Phetchburi

    Body of missing boy found in canal in Phetchburi

    The body of a one year old who has been missing for eight days has been found in a canal in Phetchburi today. The body was found floating face down in the klong in Phetchburi early this morning. The male toddler, just over a year old, was reported missing to police in Pakin Kidtalod eight days ago. The mother of ‘Nong Pakin’  has identified the body of her son