Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

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    17 year old motorbike driver dies in Paklok accident

    Thalang Police were notified of an accident on Saturday night (June 2) at 11.30pm near the  Heroines Monument – Paklok Road in front of Sitti Srisoonthorn Bamrong School (Baan Pak Cheed School) in Thalang. Rescue workers arrived at the scene to find a teenager who was later identified as 17 year old Wasurat ‘Oat’ Palapon from Khon Kaen. Wasurat had head injuries and broken legs

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    Road accident prevention project aimed at schools – Phuket

    A promotion has been launched at Phuket Wittayalai School in Phuket Town this morning, hosted Phuket’s Governor, with a target to decrease road accidents. Governor Norraphat says, “The number of accidents and injuries during this year’s Songkran Festival decreased, but the number of deaths from road accidents was the same as last year. Students were the highest demographic in this year’s Songkran road accident list.” “The aim of the project is to increase monitoring of road safety, especially for students and government officers involved in educational institutions

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    Boracay. Maya Bay. Phuket?

    Bangkok, July 30, 2018 Today the Thai Government has announced a six month closure of the island of Phuket. The shutdown will commence on May 1, 2019 and reopen on October 31, 2019

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    Phuket student seriously injured in crash with tour bus

    Chalong Police were notified about an accident at Soi Yod Sanae in Chalong this morning (May 29). Chalong Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find a tour bus on the side of the road

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    Phuket celebrates Visakha Bucha Day

    A Buddhism ceremony was held this morning (May 29) at Wichit Sangkaram Temple (Wat Kwuan) in Phuket Town led by Phuket’s Governor Norraphat Plodthong and Phuket Provincial Police commander Maj Gen Teerapol Thipjaroen. The Phuket Office of Buddhism conducted the ceremony to encourage people, especially students, to learn more about one of the most important international Buddhism holidays

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    Officials call for help in the search for the whale shark

    A team of officials, led by director of the Phuket Marine and Coastal Management Division of the Phuket Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Watcharin Thinthalang, have been following the issue of the whale shark caught off Phuket last Friday. “Before, the search for the whale shark covered an area 24 kilometres from the original position it was spotted

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    Paraquat – Decision to be made about a ban in Thailand this week

    Thailand’s National Committee on Hazardous Substances Control will decide whether to ban the domestic use of Paraquat, a herbicide used to control weeds, after consumer protection and industrial groups joined hands to support the ban. The announcement is set to made this Wednesday.

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    Pattani school lifts ban on wearing hijab

    The Education Ministry has defused a dress-code row at a school in Pattani province by giving the green light for Muslim students there to wear the hijab and long trousers in line with their religious beliefs. Starting today, Muslim students at the Anuban Pattani School can wear hijab and long trousers. “It’s just that they also must respect school rules by wearing only the colours allowed by the school

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    Phuket hosts Andaman marine rescue ‘brainstorm’

    This morning (May 17) Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong joined in a brainstorming meeting at Pavillion Queen’s Bay Ao Nang in Krabi whilst working on a marine rescue centre project for the Andaman provinces.

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    Five ‘Monkey Islands’ to be established

    Five uninhabited small islands off Phuket have been chosen as possible monkey colonies. Public hearings for the plan to release wild monkeys from various provinces that are overcrowded with monkeys to these small islands will be held later this month.