Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

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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.

  • AirBnB ‘illegal’ for daily and weekly rentals in Thailand

    AirBnB ‘illegal’ for daily and weekly rentals in Thailand

    PHOTO: Wan Vayla Condos in Khao Tao A court ruling handed down in Hua Hin effectively confirms that people who rent out their rooms via AirBnB on a daily and weekly basis are acting illegally. A letter has been sent to the Wan Vayla condos in Khao Tao from the local authorities outlining the court’s decision in two of three cases where condos were rented out for less than a month. In one case a fine of 5,000 baht must be paid and 500 baht per for each of twenty days totaling 15,000 baht. In a second case a 5,000 baht fine must also be paid with further fines of 100 baht for an 81 day period. A third case is pending

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    Pete & Abbie’s holiday goes wrong – Go Fund Me campaign raises funds for medical bills

    PHOTOS: ‘ Pete & Abbies Journey’ Facebook page A British travel agent was left ‘unable to move’ after the taxi she and her partner were in was in a head-on smash with a truck heading to Khao Lak. The incident happened back on May 9.

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    Top Ten Coffees in Phuket

    Phuket has developed quite a coffee culture with new cafés opening every week all over the island. The Thais love their iced coffee drowned in sweetened condensed milk whilst the western favourites are gaining in popularity

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    Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon announced

    A press conference was held at Limelight Avenue hosted by the Phuket Provincial Police Commander Maj Gen Teeraphol Thipjaroen, Phuket Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung and Deputy Director of the Phuket Office of Tourism Authority of Thailand, Montri Manator. The media gathering was called to announce the Phuket Half-Marathon to be held on August 5.

  • TOONS TUNES – Halsey “Alone”

    TOONS TUNES – Halsey “Alone”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Halsey and the latest release as the third single from her upcoming second studio album “Hopeless Fountain” the track is called “Alone”.

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    Rain expected in many provinces in Thailand up to the weekend

    PHOTO: Colin Gallagher All regions in Thailand are expecting increased rainfall from now until the weekend while officials in many provinces are mopping up the damage left behind by recent storms. TMD has issued weather warnings for thunderstorms and heavy rain up to May 13 as a high-pressure trough from China extends across the upper part of Thailand while southeasterly winds continue to produce humidity over the South China Sea and in the Gulf of Thailand. The precipitation is expected to taper off on May 14-15

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    Two arrested with drugs and guns

    Over the past few days a team of Sakoo Police led by Lt Col Urampohn Kundetsamrit have arrested 17 year old ‘Oat’ and 18 year old Permsak Somsakfrom, both from Phuket. Oat was found with 80 millilitres of liquid kratom inside a pot, one bottle of ‘Datissin’ cough syrup, a can of Pepsi, 50grams of kratom leaf and 400 millilitres of liquid kratom inside a refrigerator in his house. He was taken to Sakoo Police Station to face charge with illegal possession of Category 5 drugs.