Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

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    The Hangover – Pattaya

    A British man has made an official complaint to police in Pattaya that 1,000 pounds sterling in cash and a diamond ornament worth 100,000 baht were stolen from his room yesterday. The 56 year old British man, whose name has been withheld, told police he met two young Thai women not far from his home in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district at about 2.30am (Saturday morning) . They returned to his room and had consensual sex

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    Krabi man arrested after shooting his friend with an M16 rifle

    The Plai Praya Police in Krabi have been notified that a man has sustained serious injuries after being shot at a house in Plai Praya.

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    Phuket’s New Year ‘seven days of danger’ announced

    PHOTOS: The Phuket Provincial Police / The Phuket PR Office Phuket Police are gearing up for the annual ‘Seven Days of Danger’ road safety period that will this year runs from December 27 to January 2.

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    Two die in Pattaya ferry engine room tragedy

    by Theerawat Thongma and Dethawee Theewarangkool Two workers have died and another three remain in critical condition after allegedly inhaling toxic fumes when they were cleaning a boat-restaurant’s engine room. The vessel was anchored at a pier off Chon Buri province yesterday. Muang Pattaya precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Apichai Krobphetch led a rescue team to head tot he scene of the incident at 11.30am.

  • Police ride pillion on big bike to chase down a hit-and-run pick-up – VIDEO

    Police ride pillion on big bike to chase down a hit-and-run pick-up – VIDEO

    A Krabi policeman has ridden with a local big biker, chasing and shooting at a pick-up after a hit and run incident. Ao Lueak Police Chief Col Kritsanat Wongklaharn in Krabi says, “At 10am we were notified from Phang Nga Police that a pickup truck had fled to Krabi after a hit and run in Phang Nga.” “After that Ao Lueak Police in Krabi set up a checkpoint to stop the pickup truck.

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    Bangkok #2, Phuket #11 – World’s most popular destinations

    “Phuket rank 11th with about 11.9 million tourist arrivals this year, higher than last year’s 11.6 million arrivals making it Thailand’s most important economy outside Bangkok.” Bangkok has come in second place in the list of the world’s top cities for tourism. The list has been compiled by Euromonitor International

  • Government poised to cast tax net over online transactions

    Government poised to cast tax net over online transactions

    As the world continues its relentless move online, and away from traditional retail, governments are having to find new ways to track and tax online transactions. The Thai Revenue Department is poised to cast a wider net over online vendors and other businesses that have been evading taxes. The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is soon to approve amendments to the Revenue Code

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    Russian model becomes Queen of Malaysia after marrying Muslim king

    Oksana Voevodina, is now the ‘first lady’ of Malaysia following the wedding to Malaysia’s monarch Muhammad V of Kelantan. She married the king in a royal wedding ceremony in Moscow after reportedly converting to Islam earlier this year. The beauty queen rose to fame when she was crowned Miss Moscow back in 2015 at the age of 22. Oksana – who has worked as a model in China and Thailand, and has posed in revealing pictures – is 24 years younger than the king. The Malaysian monarch is known as Yang di-Pertuan Agong and is referred to as ‘Your Majesty’ – his full name is Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra ibni Tengku Ismail Petra.

  • Internet freebies rolled out for Christmas

    Internet freebies rolled out for Christmas

    The government is finalising plans to give more than 11 million low-income Thai citizens free internet SIM cards and other subsidies that will together cost taxpayers billions of baht. The roll out is part of a charm offensive from the ruling NCPO in the lead up to next year’s poll, scheduled for February 24

  • Thais need to have more babies to reverse declining population

    Thais need to have more babies to reverse declining population

    PHOTO: SteemKR A government advisory body is urging the Government to come up with measures to encourage Thais to have more babies. The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has urged the government to implement additional measures to improve the birth rate in Thailand, following a recent study detailing the impact of a shrinking population. Thailand, with the fertility rate of 1.6 births per woman aged 15 to 49 in 2010, which is already among the lowest fertility rates in ASEAN, is expect to see that rate drop to 1.3 births by 2040.