Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Thachatchai checkpoint to be renovated – better security

    Thachatchai checkpoint to be renovated – better security

    Phuket authorities, led by the Governor, are planning on the renovation of Thachatchai checkpoint, the northern gateway of Phuket.

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 5

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 5

    Police investigating 40 men in Phang Nga village over rape case | Khao San Road vendors being moved off the footpath | 16 Thai airlines grounded | Our favorite crocodile has a name | Samui has critical rubbish problem The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 5 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Phuket’s Croc Hunters

    Phuket’s Croc Hunters

    A hunting team spotted the crocodile in an old tin mine lake near Laypang Beach yesterday afternoon (August 30).

  • “It’s a freshwater crocodile”. The latest from the Fisheries Office Chief

    “It’s a freshwater crocodile”. The latest from the Fisheries Office Chief

    Freshwater crocodile in Australia’s Northern Territory.  Photo: abc.net.au Phuket’s Fisheries Office believes that the crocodile spotted in Bangtao Beach is a freshwater crocodile which can only live in salt water for a few days and they assume that it comes from a tin mine lake in the nearby area. Governor Plodthong, along with the Head of the Phuket Office of Fisheries, Paiboon Bunlipatanon, inspected Bangtao Beach this afternoon (August 30) with a number lifeguards driving jet-skis to search for the crocodile but found nothing. But the order went out for lifeguards and officers from departments involved to go on croc-watch, day and night, around Bang Tao and Layan Beaches.

  • Two million Baht worth of drugs off the streets

    Two million Baht worth of drugs off the streets

    A 43 year-old man from Phatthalung, Preecha “Ann” Utapala, was arrested in his house in Phuket with almost 4,000 amphetamine pills and one kilogram of meth amphetamine with an estimated market value of over 2 million Baht. With police reporting that drug trading volume in Phuket remains high, undercover police continue to investigate all the drug dealer networks.

  • Thailand’s Best Beaches 2017. How many are in Phuket?

    Thailand’s Best Beaches 2017. How many are in Phuket?

    The results are in for Thailand’s annual ‘beach star rating’ study by the Pollution Control Department. 13 beaches around Thailand have been awarded five-star ratings.

  • “She wasn’t here. It’s only rumour.” Cambodian officials.

    “She wasn’t here. It’s only rumour.” Cambodian officials.

    From The Phnom Penh Post Cambodian officials Sunday dismissed media reports that former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra fled the country to Dubai via Cambodia ahead of a court decision, saying they had “no record” of such activity and calling the reports “rumours”. Yingluck was scheduled to appear at the Thai Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders on Friday but failed to show up.

  • Friday’s ‘THAIGER TODAY’

    Friday’s ‘THAIGER TODAY’

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, August 25 Yingluck a no-show at the Supreme Court | Phuket Court case dropped against BBC’s Jonathan Head | World Bank upgrades Thai economy outlook | Patong hotel elevator accident was a ‘tragic mistake. The post Friday’s ‘THAIGER TODAY’ appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Phuket’s main soi dog shelter in Thalang gets a make-over

    Phuket’s main soi dog shelter in Thalang gets a make-over

    Phuket authorities, led by Phuket Vice Governor, Siwaporn Chuasawat, visited the Phuket Stray Dog Shelter today (August 23) in the Suan Pa Bang Kanun man-made forest in Thalang for a big clean-up event. A one million Baht budget was approved to give the shelter a much-needed make-over. Currently, there are 460 stray dogs living in the 4-rai shelter with only two elders taking care of the entire complex with another 2,000 other stray street dogs expected to be sent to the shelter after extensions are completed.

  • 240,000 methamphetamine pills seized after northern car chase

    240,000 methamphetamine pills seized after northern car chase

    Police have seized a huge haul of 240,000 methamphetamine pills after a hot pursuit of drug smugglers near Chiang Rai yesterday morning.