Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Costs rise for northerners as they struggle with smoke haze – Nida Poll

    Costs rise for northerners as they struggle with smoke haze – Nida Poll

    People in the North are being hit by additional costs as they struggle with the ongoing haze crisis even as more forest fires erupted in some areas of the north yesterday. A Nida Poll survey of 1,253 respondents shows that nearly 57% of respondents are having to bear additional costs to protect themselves from the pollution. It was not revealed how much more they had to spend

  • Big, wide beaches, but where are the stars of the show?

    Big, wide beaches, but where are the stars of the show?

    The video opens with travelogue music from the 1970s and the rest of the segment was missing the main stars – tourists. MCOT Presenter Preewat Bupsiri explains to the viewers about the 400 million baht that had been spent on new sand to widen the beach from a mere 5 metres to the artificially bloated 35 metres wide

  • Female motorbike driver dies in Bypass Road crash

    Female motorbike driver dies in Bypass Road crash

    PHOTOS: Kusoldharm Foundation A female motorbike driver has died in a motorbike crash on Chalerm Phrakiet Rama 9 Road (Bypass road) early this morning. Kusoldharm rescue workers headed to the accident scene on the Bypass road in Rassada at 3.30am today.

  • Chiang Mai to suffer haze and smoke problems until at least May

    Chiang Mai to suffer haze and smoke problems until at least May

    Thailand’s northern provinces, including Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, are likely to face health-threatening haze problems from PM2.5 dust particles until at least early May. The poor air quality has been a constant part of daily life for locals for over two months now. The chief of the Climate Change Centre at Chiang Mai University, Associate Professor Seth Sampattakul, says the north will have to wait for the forest fires to be extinguished or the arrival of the rainy season

  • 60 year old arrested over alleged rape of neighbour’s 14 year old daughter

    60 year old arrested over alleged rape of neighbour’s 14 year old daughter

    Police have arrested a 60 year old man for allegedly raping a 14 year old girl in Khon Kaen. The suspect, identified only as ‘Song’, was arrested after the girl’s mother filed a police complaint saying the man had allegedly raped her daughter, and on several occasions.  The woman told the police that she first learned of the rapes on March 21 when she returned home to find the man, who lives closeby, exiting the toilet with her daughter

  • Chon Buri volunteer policeman to be charged with assault after clubbing toddler

    Chon Buri volunteer policeman to be charged with assault after clubbing toddler

    by Theerawat Thongma, Dethawee Theewarangkool The parents of a two year old boy say they will press charges after a civilian volunteer policeman in Chon Buri struck him with his baton while trying to beat the parents for trying to dodge a traffic checkpoint. The incident took place last night.

  • Cement truck company fined after dropping cement on Patong Hill – VIDEO

    Cement truck company fined after dropping cement on Patong Hill – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: Kathu Police A Phuket-based cement truck company has been fined after the truck dropped cement as it was climbing Patong Hill yesterday afternoon.

  • EC urged to clear public doubt, announce results immediately

    EC urged to clear public doubt, announce results immediately

    by Pratch Rujivanarom Facing a major public outcry over suspicious election processes and problematic vote counting, the Election Commission has been warned by both international and local election observers to promptly resolve all public doubts and prevent the escalation of political problems and conflicts.

  • Fake Garuda pilot arrested at Jakarta Airport

    Fake Garuda pilot arrested at Jakarta Airport

    PHOTO: The Jakarta Post Police at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta have arrested a man posing as a pilot for the Indonesian national flag carrier Garuda at the airport’s Terminal 3. The arrest happened last Friday.

  • Everything you need to know about tomorrow’s vote

    Everything you need to know about tomorrow’s vote

    by Kanjana Lao, Nation Graphics Seven million new eligible voters will impact the outcome of tomorrow’s election, the first since 2011.