Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • 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.

  • King awards rescuers of Mu Pa football team

    King awards rescuers of Mu Pa football team

    His Majesty the King has awarded 187 people, including 115 foreigners, with The Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn for the rescue of the Mu Pa football team last July.

  • UPDATE: Christchurch massacre – The mind of an alleged mass murderer

    UPDATE: Christchurch massacre – The mind of an alleged mass murderer

    The gunman who Facebook live-streamed himself shooting his way into the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch also posted a political manifesto addressing his reasons for the attack. In his manifesto he described himself as “just a regular White man”. At this stage 49 people have died after a gunman opened fire at two mosques in the South Island city of Christchurch

  • Prayut and Thanathorn cleared to proceed with election

    Prayut and Thanathorn cleared to proceed with election

    Future Forward’s Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and PM Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha have been cleared to proceed with the election. Future Forward’s young leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has now been cleared by the Thai Election Commission of any wrongdoing over an alleged posting of misleading information in his biography on the party’s website.

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    Happy National Elephant Day – March 13

    The annual National Thai Elephant Day was held yesterday, March 13, to celebrate and draw public attention for more concerted efforts to save the species and protect its habitat including showcasing how important the species is to the country. Thailand has witnessed a severe decline in elephant numbers with less than 3,000 wild elephants now remaining in the kingdom

  • Deputy PM orders review of intercity and rural road speeds

    Deputy PM orders review of intercity and rural road speeds

    Deputy PM, Defence Minister and also in charge of police affairs, General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police and related agencies to review and set appropriate speed limits for various vehicle types on intercity motorways and rural roads in order to boost road safety and reduce accidents. He has instructed the Royal Thai Police to coordinate with Interior and Transport ministries to review and update ministerial regulations issued under the Land Transport Act and the Highway Act

  • China lowers growth targets to lowest in 28 years

    China lowers growth targets to lowest in 28 years

    “A more complicated environment as well as risks and challenges, foreseeable and otherwise, that are greater in number and size.” by Chong Koh Ping, The Straits Times – Asia News Network China will set lower growth targets, between 6-6.5% this year, as the world’s second largest economy loses steam due to the ongoing trade war with the US along with weaker domestic and global demand. “We must be fully prepared for a tough struggle,” said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the opening of the annual session of the national Parliament this morning

  • A toast to female chefs – Women in Gastronomy 2019 Bangkok

    A toast to female chefs – Women in Gastronomy 2019 Bangkok

    Leading female chefs and wine makers will gather in Bangkok for the International Women’s Day culinary forum at Banyan Tree on March 8. The second edition of the global food forum Women in Gastronomy (WIG) organised by Gastronauts Asia will showcase an array of acclaimed female food personalities from Thailand and beyond

  • Day One of burning ban – Chiang Mai still choking on poor air quality

    Day One of burning ban – Chiang Mai still choking on poor air quality

    PHOTOS: The Nation Air pollution remains above the official safety limit in and around Chiang Mai today – the first day of a 50 day ban on all burning. Next door, in Mae Hong Son, the level of PM2.5 micron airborne particulates measured 93 micrograms per cubic metre of air, nearly double the safe limit of 50mcg. Chiang Mai measures 51.9 mcg at lunchtime today The worst pollution earned the tambon of Jong Kham in Muang Mae Hong Son “code red status” with 93mcg of PM2.5 and an Air Quality Index level of 102