Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

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    Korat dog gets shot with an arrow

    A poor dog in Korat had a bad day earlier but it ended up a better day thanks to some good Samaritans. The stray dog in Nakhon Ratchasima underwent emergency treatment this morning (Thursday) after it was found crying in agony with a fish-hunting arrow embedded in its side.

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    Man arrested after picking up drugs at Phuket Bus Terminal

    The Phuket City Police have arrested a man who was picking up drugs delivered to the old bus terminal in Phuket Town yesterday (Aug 1). A team of the Phuket City Police led by Capt Teerasak Narasri arrested 25 year old Kanokpon ‘Pop’ Sripiboon from Songkhla at the bus terminal (Bus Terminal 1) on Phang Nga Road in Phuket Town

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    Australian travel media coming to BKK for annual conference

    Thailand is hosting the AGM of the Australian Society of Travel Writers From August 16-19 , 2018. The  ASTW has already held its AGM twice in Thailand (1999 and 2009).

  • Top 10 Coffees in Chiang Mai

    Top 10 Coffees in Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai, the northern capital and centre of Lanna culture, has rapidly transformed itself and is now home to numerous health and yoga communities as well as some trendy shops and restaurants. Following these developments, a variety of great coffee shops have sprung up all over the city, looking to entice passersby with their aromatic cups of coffee and sweet pastries.

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    Illegal bird feed vendors arrested at Tha Pae Gate, Chiang Mai.

    Chiang Mai City Life is reporting that the pigeons at Tha Pae Gate have been an ongoing issue for the city as their numbers has been reportedly increasing. In the attempt to prevent an infestation of pigeons in the area, Chiang Mai Municipality enacted a law prohibiting any street vendor in the area to sell bird feed. For tourists and locals, it is not uncommon to have someone try and sell bird feed to you at the gate, despite this law.

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    Body of missing boy washed up on Nai Yang Beach

    PHOTO: The Royal Thai Navy The body of an 11 year old boy has been found on Nai Yang beach this morning (Aug 1).

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    Rayong grandmother gets back 117,000 baht in termite-damaged banknotes

    Good fortune has smiled on a Rayong grandmother after she got back 117,000 baht in Thai banknotes that had been partially eaten by termites from police, a week after she dumped them in a garbage bin. 83 year old Chaluay Saetiaw was taken by her grandson, 49 year old Wasant Boon-anukul, to Mueang Rayong police station to retrieve the damaged banknotes at 10am this morning. Pol Lt-Colonel Yutthachai Phorung, inspector at the station, handed the cash back to the woman. Even better, the assistant manager of the Bank of Thailand’s Rayong branch, offered to exchange the damaged notes for new ones for the elderly lady

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    Laos to work with Korean, Thai and Laos owners during investigation

    PHOTO: Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith By Souksakhone Vaenkeo  – Vientiane Times As the mopping up continues in southern Laos, relief starts to pour in and the death tolls rises, the Laos government is no promising a ‘transparent and just’ investigation. “The government will work with the countries whose companies are stakeholders in the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project to investigate the cause of the collapse of the project’s saddle dam.” Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith. The Vientiane Times has confirmed that the 410 MW capacity hydro plant is a joint venture between SK Engineering and Construction (Republic of Korea), Korea Western Power (Republic of Korea), Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding PCL (Thailand), and Lao Holding State Enterprise (Laos).

  • Pattaya street racers busted

    Pattaya street racers busted

    Pattaya youth have been foiled in their attempts to organise a late night street race. Pattaya police say they’ve detained 20 young motorcyclists early this morning (Sunday) and seized their bikes on suspicion they were planning illegal street races. Muang Pattaya Police led by deputy superintendent Pol Lt Colonel Korn Somkanay began a sweep of Jomtien 2 Road at about 1.30am after receiving a tip-off about teenagers planning a race there. Police say that there was no racing going on when they arrived, but suspects were detained pending drug tests and their bikes confiscated to check if they were illegally modified.

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    Lucky amulet or lousy shot? Cha-am man escapes gun attack.

    Sanook is reporting that Cha-Am police found three casings from a 9mm gun near the Bor Prakhon housing estate by Soi 2 in Nong Ta Phot sub-district yesterday. A man was allegedly shot at six times by his son-in-law but not a single bullet hit him.