Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • UPDATE: The sea-going stray dog has disappeared from Ao Chalong

    UPDATE: The sea-going stray dog has disappeared from Ao Chalong

    Saranyoo Hassanai, who works at Chalong Bay, has spoken to Newshawk Phuket about the stray dog that had been hanging around Ao Chalong Pier for the past month, seemingly intent in finding its owner.

  • Plain tobacco packaging by September 2019

    Plain tobacco packaging by September 2019

    The Thai government has made a new legislative announcement regarding plain packaging for cigarette packets, making it the first country in Asia, and first low and middle-income country to do so.

  • Political parties throwing extravagant dinners to raise election funds

    Political parties throwing extravagant dinners to raise election funds

    The pro-Junta Palang Pracharat political party is expecting to raise 600 million baht from a grand fund-raising dinner named “One Thailand”.

  • Floating plastic waste removal machine in the Pacific Ocean – Fail, so far

    Floating plastic waste removal machine in the Pacific Ocean – Fail, so far

    The ‘plastic removal system’ that set sail from San Francisco in September to clean up the huge floating plastic patches in the Pacific Ocean, hasn’t been working as planned. The Ocean Cleanup System 001, a U-shaped floating barrier created by the organisation The Ocean Cleanup, arrived in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in October. But the system has failed to retain the plastic it captured, according to organisers.

  • Phuket beach back to normal after oil-spill clean-up

    Phuket beach back to normal after oil-spill clean-up

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office A beach in Ao Makham is almost back to normal following a big cleanup was launched to clear a black oil spill that had polluted 300 metres of shoreline yesterday. The oil spill was located along a beach at Ao Makham in Wichit over the weekend. It is believed to be from a big ship

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    The Hangover – Pattaya

    A British man has made an official complaint to police in Pattaya that 1,000 pounds sterling in cash and a diamond ornament worth 100,000 baht were stolen from his room yesterday. The 56 year old British man, whose name has been withheld, told police he met two young Thai women not far from his home in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district at about 2.30am (Saturday morning) . They returned to his room and had consensual sex

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    Krabi man arrested after shooting his friend with an M16 rifle

    The Plai Praya Police in Krabi have been notified that a man has sustained serious injuries after being shot at a house in Plai Praya.

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    Phuket’s New Year ‘seven days of danger’ announced

    PHOTOS: The Phuket Provincial Police / The Phuket PR Office Phuket Police are gearing up for the annual ‘Seven Days of Danger’ road safety period that will this year runs from December 27 to January 2.

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    Two die in Pattaya ferry engine room tragedy

    by Theerawat Thongma and Dethawee Theewarangkool Two workers have died and another three remain in critical condition after allegedly inhaling toxic fumes when they were cleaning a boat-restaurant’s engine room. The vessel was anchored at a pier off Chon Buri province yesterday. Muang Pattaya precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Apichai Krobphetch led a rescue team to head tot he scene of the incident at 11.30am.

  • Police ride pillion on big bike to chase down a hit-and-run pick-up – VIDEO

    Police ride pillion on big bike to chase down a hit-and-run pick-up – VIDEO

    A Krabi policeman has ridden with a local big biker, chasing and shooting at a pick-up after a hit and run incident. Ao Lueak Police Chief Col Kritsanat Wongklaharn in Krabi says, “At 10am we were notified from Phang Nga Police that a pickup truck had fled to Krabi after a hit and run in Phang Nga.” “After that Ao Lueak Police in Krabi set up a checkpoint to stop the pickup truck.