Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Motorbike driver dies exiting Bang Khu underpass

    Motorbike driver dies exiting Bang Khu underpass

    A 43 year old Thai man died in a motorbike accident when he was driving out of the Bang Khu Underpass in Koh Kaew yesterday (June 21). Police were notified of the accident at Bang Khu Underpass on Thepkrasattri Road at 3.40pm. They arrived at the scene with rescue workers to find a man who was later identified as 43 year old Chupachai Jankaew from Nakhon Sri Thammarat lying in the right hand lane

  • Phuket: Persistent Python vs Dog

    Phuket: Persistent Python vs Dog

    Today in Phuket..

  • Persistent Python vs Dog

    Persistent Python vs Dog

    Today in Phuket.. Lucky dog.

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    Chiang Rai: Province tackling pineapple oversupply

    It’s not only Phuket where the popular fruit crop, pineapple, is in oversupply. A glut is causing prices to drop, but not only in the southern provinces. In Chiang Rai the provincial government is taking a pro-active approach to try and support farmers through the short-term supply/demand problem.

  • Nakhon Ratchasima: Ten injured in Korat bus crash

    Nakhon Ratchasima: Ten injured in Korat bus crash

    Another day in Thailand. Another bus crash

  • Hat Yai: 18 students injured after school van crashes into ditch

    Hat Yai: 18 students injured after school van crashes into ditch

    Eighteen students were slightly injured when their school van crashed into a roadside ditch about one kilometre from their school in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district this morning (Tuesday). The accident occurred on the Hat Yai-bound Asia highway in Tambon Khor Hong

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    Two escape serious injuries in Phuket storm

    Two people have escaped injures after a big tree toppled by high winds landed on their moving car as they were travelling through Thalang on Saturday (June 16). Thalang Police were notified of the incident on Pru Sompan Road at the entrance of Soi Baan Ja in Thapkrasattri, Thalang at 8.30pm. The fallen tree had blocked the road with the car underneath.

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    National: 260,000 tonnes of electronic and plastic trash imported from China

    Thai PBS is reporting that about 260,000 tonnes of trash have been imported into Thailand in the first five months of this year period this year. This compares to 116,000 tonnes imported for the whole of 2017, said This from the Customs Department spokesman Mr Chaiyuth Khamkhun. He added that, of the trash imported this year, it included 52,200 tonnes of electronic waste.

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    Two charged over Chinese tourist assault

    Two men have been charged with assault after they attacked two Chinese tourists following an argument on a speed boat yesterday (June 13). The arrests come after a video clip went viral in social along with a headline ‘Yunnan tour guide hit Chinese tourists at Nontasak Pier.’ The Phuket Provincial Police Commander Maj Gen Teeraphol Tipjaroen has ordered an investigation into the incident. Police went to Vachira Hospital Phuket, where the two Chinese tourists are being treated, for questioning

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    88 million baht seized from ex-officials of destitute fund

    The AMLO (Anti Money Laundering Office) has seized 41 assets worth 88 million baht from three former senior officials at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry and nine alleged accomplices as part of the probe into the misappropriation of allowances and related irregularities at protection centres for the destitute. AMLO acting secretary-general, Pol Maj-General Romsit Viriyasan, yesterday said the agency’s in-depth investigation had found that the former permanent secretary for Social Development and Human Security, Puttipat Lertchaowasit, and his former deputy Narong Kongkham, as well as the former inspector-general Theerapong Srisukhon were allegedly involved in corruption. Meanwhile, AMLO legal affairs director Witthaya Neetitham met yesterday with the Royal Thai Police’s Counter-Corruption Division (CCD) chief, Pol Maj-General Kamol Rienracha, to discuss filing complaints against 12 senior officials, including Narong, Theerapong, Puttipat and Puttipat’s female close aide who is also an ex-official.