Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

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    Loose plastic chairs and locked exit door – Krabi-Phi Phi ferry

    There is no doubt a lot of infrastructure is at critical ‘overload’ stage where tourist attractions are struggling to cope with the sheer number of tourists and visitors coming to the region. This applies to the transport infrastructure getting people here and there as well. While there has been an announcement about new ferry services linking the golden tourist triangle of Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi, we’re still a few years away from introduction

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    Chiang Rai: Province tackling pineapple oversupply

    It’s not only Phuket where the popular fruit crop, pineapple, is in oversupply. A glut is causing prices to drop, but not only in the southern provinces. In Chiang Rai the provincial government is taking a pro-active approach to try and support farmers through the short-term supply/demand problem.

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    2.8 million tourists visit Thailand in May

    Tourist arrivals in Thailand gained 6.3% to 2.8 million in May 2018.

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    Monkey update: Rassada locals say returned monkeys happy to be home

    Tha Chin locals in Rassada say they’re satisfied with the way the monkeys were captured last Friday (June 15) while locals say sterilised monkeys at Soi King Kaew in Rassada can get back into their groups now that they’re been released into their area. Yesterday (June 19) Pongchart Chouehorm, the Director of the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre at Khao Phra Thaew Non-Hunting Area in Thalang visited locals at Soi Tha Chin in Rassada after 38 long-tailed macaques were caught at Soi Tha Chin in Rassada last Friday (June 15). Read more HERE

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    Coastal erosion experts ringing alarm bells

    “This is a big problem needing urgent solution.” Erosion is eating away five metres of land every year along a combined 42 kilometre long stretch of Thailand’s coastline. The situation is now so serious that a consulting firm is proposing that the government invoke an already-passed environmental law to protect the hard-hit coasts.

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    Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep homes “at risk from natural disasters”

    A separate issue has arisen in the case of the controversial buildings on the slopes of Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai.

  • National: A hidden world of male sex slavery

    National: A hidden world of male sex slavery

    by Rina Chandran @rinachandran.

  • Pattaya: Potty mouth grandpa apologises to cop!

    Pattaya: Potty mouth grandpa apologises to cop!

    It all started last Sunday when Pattaya granddad, 77 year old Joseph from Canada, threw a wobbly on his motorcycle. He had just made an illegal turn at the intersection of South Pattaya road and Sai 3 thinking that he was in the right. Traffic cop Pol Lt Woraphan Kaewmorakot – himself near retirement age – issued a ticket for the violation.

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    Meet Bangkok’s friendly neighbourhood midwife

    A traffic police captain, trained under a project initiated by HM the late King Bhumibhol Adulyadej, has helped another mother deliver a baby girl.

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    Phuket Town woman arrested with drugs

    In a week of ‘crackdowns’, a woman has arrested with methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine in Phuket Town. A team of Phuket City Police have arrested 33 year old Hassaya ‘Pla’ Kamjanapong at Soi Taling Chan