Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • D-Day looms for illegal Phuket taxis, jet-skis

    D-Day looms for illegal Phuket taxis, jet-skis

    PHUKET: The Phuket Governor will sign an order giving illegal taxi operators 15 days to register their vehicles, officials were told yesterday. The news came at a meeting headed by Phuket Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada, who said the order will be signed into effect ahead of a report being submitted to Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung.

  • Phuket’s Big Buddha project cleared of wrong doing

    Phuket’s Big Buddha project cleared of wrong doing

    PHUKET: An internal inquiry by the Royal Forestry Department’s Community Forestry Management Bureau has found no wrong doing by any parties involved in the Phuket Big Buddha project. The inquiry was launched after a flood of

  • Krabi drug rehab student drowned in escape, says friend

    Krabi drug rehab student drowned in escape, says friend

    PHUKET: Eyewitness reports are now indicating that the student who died after escaping a youth drug rehab facility in Krabi last week was not beaten to death by teaching assistants, as

  • Phuket’s Muslim prison inmates gifted supplies for Ramadan

    Phuket’s Muslim prison inmates gifted supplies for Ramadan

    PHUKET: The Phuket Islamic Committee gifted food items to Muslim inmates at Phuket Provincial Prison on Thursday so they could properly partake in Ramadan. At 11:30am, Phuket Islamic Committee President Komon Doomluck handed over rice as well as other dried foods, such as palm dates, which are the traditional foods for breaking fasts, to the 225 male and female Muslim prisoners in the facility

  • Anonymous donor gives stranded Kiwi ticket home

    Anonymous donor gives stranded Kiwi ticket home

    PHUKET: Sean Kenzie, the 27-year-old New Zealander stranded and unable to pay his mounting medical bills after a

  • Aussie tourist who cried ‘rape’ in Phuket deported today

    Aussie tourist who cried ‘rape’ in Phuket deported today

    PHUKET: Stevie Rochelle Bamford, the 21-year-old woman convicted of falsely reporting that she was raped in Patong, was deported to her native Australia today.

  • Phuket Live Wire: Faster and  closer, but not for us

    Phuket Live Wire: Faster and closer, but not for us

    PHUKET: Investors are lined up, and ground is about to be broken on the Asia Pacific Gateway, the fastest, slickest submarine data cable ever constructed. And it’s coming to Thailand

  • Patong, Phuket set for election alcohol bans

    Patong, Phuket set for election alcohol bans

    PHUKET: The sale of alcohol will be banned across Phuket on August 26 and again in Patong on September 2 as voters go to the polls for local elections. The August 26 island-wide alcohol ban will come into effect as residents vote in the upcoming Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) council election

  • Ukraine dance troupe wows Phuket

    Ukraine dance troupe wows Phuket

    PHUKET: Fans of traditional eastern European dance will have a chance to catch the world-renowned Vohon Ukrainian Dance Ensemble at the Simon Star Cabaret in Phuket this afternoon. The 50-strong troupe is on the island courtesy of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, who helped organize the event in order to raise funds for the Thai Red Cross Society, Phuket Chapter.

  • Three more suspects in custody for shooting of Phuket cop

    Three more suspects in custody for shooting of Phuket cop

    PHUKET: Police in Phuket have arrested three more suspects wanted for the shotgun shooting of a Chalong police officer in a live music venue last month. The victim, Snr Sgt Maj Nikom Jeenyuen, received shotgun wounds to the neck, chest, stomach and arm in the June 19 shooting at Saraphanpleng Bar, a live music venue on Patak Road, about 300 meters from Chalong Circle.