Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • BNK48 singer apologizes for wearing shirt emblazoned with a Nazi swastika

    BNK48 singer apologizes for wearing shirt emblazoned with a Nazi swastika

    Two foreign envoys representing the Israeli Embassy in Thailand have openly expressed dismay after a member of the pop all-girl singing group BNK48 was wearing a T-shirt bearing a Nazi swastika. The sister band of Japan’s AKB48 issued an apology yesterday to match the tearful one delivered earlier by 20 year old singer Pichayapa “Namsai” Natha. “It was a bad fashion choice based on ignorance.” “I am saddened and feel seriously guilty,” she said, overcome with emotion and collapsing to the stage

  • 43 foreign Phuket tourists saved after speedboat capsizes on way to Koh Phi Phi

    43 foreign Phuket tourists saved after speedboat capsizes on way to Koh Phi Phi

    VIDEO: อันดาวารี 43 foreign tourists from Phuket have been saved after water started pouring into a speedboat they were travelling in and capsized on the way to Koh Phi Phi. At 11.40 am yesterday a speedboat named ‘Apitsada 1’ with 43 foreign tourists and two Thai guides, left from Chalong Pier to Koh Mai Thon and Koh Phi Phi. When they were between Koh Dokmai (Flower Island) and Koh Keaw (Green Island), about 9.2 nautical miles from Phi Phi, the boat captain discovered that the boat was getting heavier

  • Weather for January 25

    Weather for January 25

    Bangkok A mix of clouds and sun. High 33C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h

  • UPDATE: Response to Rabies zone in Chalong

    UPDATE: Response to Rabies zone in Chalong

    ‘Following the earlier reported rabies incident in Chalong, the Soi Dog Foundation yesterday (Friday, January 18) teamed up with The DLD and Chalong OBT to carry out vaccinations in the area the infected dog was discovered. Jointly, the team was successful in vaccinating 128 dogs in a swift response to what is hoped to be an isolated case

  • Human Rights Watch condemn Narathiwat temple murders as a war crime

    Human Rights Watch condemn Narathiwat temple murders as a war crime

    PHOTOS: The Nation The cold-blooded attack on a Narathiwat temple, where two monks were gunned down last night, was “inhumane and barbaric”. Spokesman for the Defence Ministry, Lt General Kongcheep Tantrawanich, says that those behind the attack at Wat Rattananuparb in Sungai Padi district “showed no mercy”

  • What to do if a pet tests positive for Rabies

    What to do if a pet tests positive for Rabies

    PHOTO: PR Department An announcement about animals in a Rabies Outbreak Zone. These are things that pet owners must do when it has tested positive for rabies

  • Japanese family asks Thai authorities to raise reward for murder of daughter in 2007

    Japanese family asks Thai authorities to raise reward for murder of daughter in 2007

    PHOTO: SBS News Eleven years have passed since the murder of a Japanese woman in Sukhothai province (central Thailand) in 2007 and, with no developments, an existing cash reward for any information leading to an arrest is expected to be raised from 1.6 million to 2 million baht.

  • Burmese human-trafficking suspect escapes from Songkhla police cell

    Burmese human-trafficking suspect escapes from Songkhla police cell

    PHOTOS: The Nation A Burmese suspect has broken free from a detention room at a police station in Songkhla today where he was detained pending a human trafficking investigation.

  • Weather for January 17

    Weather for January 17

    Bangkok Generally clear.

  • The Minister for Putting-Foot-in-Mouth

    The Minister for Putting-Foot-in-Mouth

    The Deputy PM, Prawit Wongsuwan, luxury watch lover and Defence Minister, is now becoming notorious as the Minister for Putting Foot in Mouth.