Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Double fatality in Krabi bus crash

    Double fatality in Krabi bus crash

    PHOTOS: มูลนิธิกระบี่พิทักษ์ประชา (Krabi Rescue) In what’s been a horror week on Thailand’s roads, two people have been killed and another six injured after a tour bus crashed into a pickup at an intersection in Krabi last night around 10pm (March 23).

  • Air Asia mea culpa over bike unloading

    Air Asia mea culpa over bike unloading

    AirAsia has apologised to cyclists whose bicycles were seen to be poorly handled by ramp staff in a viral video. As a gesture of goodwill the low-cost airline is waiving all fees to transport bicycles for April, said its CEO Riad Asmat. “As a cyclist myself, I was pretty disturbed when I saw the actions of our staff

  • Police ban water splashing on main roads for Songkran

    Police ban water splashing on main roads for Songkran

    The Royal Thai Police are looking to impose a total ban on water splashing activities on main and secondary roads throughout Thailand during from April 11-17, the Songkran holiday break. They are citing road safety as the reason for the drastic plans. In phuket, in the past, Chao Fah east and west, Viset Road in Rawai and parts of Thepkasattri Road north of Heroines Monument have been popular locations for families to splash motorists as they pass by on April 13 each year.

  • Chinese tour van crashed, kills two in Phang Nga

    Chinese tour van crashed, kills two in Phang Nga

    A Chinese tour van crashed this morning in Kokkloy, Phang Nga, just north of Phuket, into a 18-wheel, truck resulting in two casualties and seven injuries.

  • Pattaya police on the hunt for ‘amorous couple’

    Pattaya police on the hunt for ‘amorous couple’

    Tourist police are trying to locate and take legal action against a foreign couple who were caught on video having sex on Dong Tan beach in Pattaya City. The couple appear in a 31 second clip that was taken at 8am on Sunday and widely shared on social networks.

  • Naked tourist hugs a rock in Samui. But not just any rock!

    Naked tourist hugs a rock in Samui. But not just any rock!

    Samui residents are calling on police to locate and arrest a naked foreign tourist who was photographed hugging Hin Ta rock, which is regarded by local residents as a symbol of Koh Samui in Surat Thani. The photos show the unidentified woman walking around and hugging the rock, which resembles a phallus, to pose for photos. They were posted on the Facebook group of local residents

  • Argentinian man arrested for robbery claiming to find money for sick wife

    Argentinian man arrested for robbery claiming to find money for sick wife

    A 25 year old Argentinian man, Nahum Pedre, was arrested yesterday (March 11) in Rawai after robbing Chinese tourists twice.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, March 8

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, March 8

    Freak storm hits Nakhon Pratom uprooting power poles | 7 Russians arrested in a Phuket kidnapping incident | Re-enactment of Premchai’s alleged bribery conversation | Chinese tourist assaulted in Krabi | New tourism plan for Thailand’s west coast including a high speed train. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, March 8 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Krabi residents, “Close Maya Bay”

    Krabi residents, “Close Maya Bay”

    An initial survey by a leading marine scientist found that most residents supported the closure of the popular Maya Bay in Krabi after more than 80% of coral reefs in the area were damaged. Thon Thamrongnawasawat, deputy dean of the Fishery Faculty at Kasetsart University, said his team was compiling results from an opinion survey of more than 300 local people and tourism operators in Krabi

  • Top 25 Asian beaches survey is out – three in Phuket

    Top 25 Asian beaches survey is out – three in Phuket

    Thailand has ended up with two beaches in the top ten in the latest ‘Top 25 Beaches in Asia’ survey.