Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Aussie tourist dies while snorkeling in Krabi

    Aussie tourist dies while snorkeling in Krabi

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  • Across the Land: Proposed 10-year visa for over-50s

    Across the Land: Proposed 10-year visa for over-50s

    PHUKET: Finally, after years and years of consideration and watching other neighboring countries benefit from attracting foreign residents for long-term resident stays, the Thai government has announced a long term (ten-year) visa for foreigners over the age of 50. The intention is to promote Thailand as an international hub for medical services. As Thailand plans to develop itself into a ‘medical and wellness tourism’ center, this is seen to be a good start in that direction.

  • Ministry of Farang Affairs: Same menu as Thais

    Ministry of Farang Affairs: Same menu as Thais

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  • Canadian tourist robbed of $4,000 by Bangla ‘companion’

    Canadian tourist robbed of $4,000 by Bangla ‘companion’

    PHUKET: A hapless Canadian tourist yesterday filed a complaint against a Thai woman, claiming that she made off with about 130,000 baht in cash from his hotel room. Alexander Ryan, 31, told police that he had met the woman on Bangla Road in Patong on Tuesday night, and then invited her back to his room at the Holiday Inn hotel where they both continued to drink.

  • Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King Rama X

    Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King Rama X

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  • Phuket tour guides, bus drivers demand action for lost jobs

    Phuket tour guides, bus drivers demand action for lost jobs

    PHUKET: A group of local tour guides and a group of local tour bus operators simultaneously submitted letters at Phuket Provincial Hall today demanding that action be taken against illegal tour guides and operations “stealing” their jobs. About 50 members of the Andaman Tour Guide Association (Phuket-Phang Nga-Krabi) led by Mr Krit Thepbamrung gathered at Provincial Hall at 9.30am to submit their letter to Phuket Governor Chokchai Dejamornthan.

  • Marine Office prepares to tackle Mai Khao encroachment

    Marine Office prepares to tackle Mai Khao encroachment

    PHUKET: The Phuket Marine Office yesterday vowed to take action against a business owner who has allegedly constructed a building on public beach land in Mai Khao. Earlier this month, the building owner, Somboon Pakdee, was summoned for discussions to allow him to clarify his position.

  • Speedboat sinks longtail at Maya Bay

    Speedboat sinks longtail at Maya Bay

    PHUKET: A minor was injured yesterday after a speedboat smashed into a longtail boat at Phi Phi Island’s Maya Bay.

  • Opinion: No cellphones while re-fuelling

    Opinion: No cellphones while re-fuelling

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  • Phuket’s premium pineapples sold out in an hour

    Phuket’s premium pineapples sold out in an hour

    PHUKET: A hundred Phuket-grown premium pineapples priced at 1,543 baht each were pre-booked for sale within an hour last week. The pineapples will be ready for harvest in February next year and sold at the Phuket Pineapple Festival 2017, Phuket Governor Chokchai Dejamornthan announced at a press conference at Tu Kab Khao restaurant in Phuket Town.