Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Chinese couple photo shoot no-no at temple crematorium

    Chinese couple photo shoot no-no at temple crematorium

    Pictures of Chinese couple taking their pre wedding photos at the crematorium at Chalong temple have gone viral among Thais social media users.

  • Drug arrest in Yala links to bigger network

    Drug arrest in Yala links to bigger network

    Police announced on Tuesday the arrest the previous day of a local man in Yala’s Muang district and seized 30,000 “yaba” amphetamine pills valued at 2.4 million baht on the street and said they would continue to investigate to apprehend the man’s accomplices.

  • Workers seek help after ‘false promise’ of jobs in Australia

    Workers seek help after ‘false promise’ of jobs in Australia

    Fourteen workers in Chaiyaphum filed complaints with police on Monday stating that they had been cheated by a man who charged them money based on a promise to find them jobs in Australia. The workers filed the complaint at Muang Chaiyaphum Police Station at 9.30am, with the acting Chaiyaphum job-placement officer, Thawatchai Upanan, receiving the complaints at the station. The workers said a resident of Muang district identified only as Korakot Juakudkhamin, 33, had collected between 80,000 baht and 150,000 baht since September and promised to send them to work in Australia by January 16.

  • 4 metre long python found in goat farm

    4 metre long python found in goat farm

    Last night (January 28), the owner of Kiang Tawan goat farm in Krabi, 56 year old Kiang Yaithong, along with his friends, tried to capture a 4 metre and 15 kilogram python that sneaked inside his farm and ate a cat and a few chickens.

  • The best events and activities for expat families in Thailand

    The best events and activities for expat families in Thailand

    by Tabby Farrar Thailand has become one of the world’s favourite destinations for travellers and expats. As well as culture and natural beauty, the nation offers a huge range of family-friendly activities. Below is a calendar of some key family and child-orientated events, followed by some all-year-round activities

  • UPDATE: Prawit “not obliged to declare assets”

    UPDATE: Prawit “not obliged to declare assets”

    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan would not be required to declare his extravagant watch collection as assets under the anti-graft law if the watches did not belong to him, National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) secretary-general Worawit Sukboon said yesterday. At an NACC press briefing yesterday, Worawit said that if the watches belonged to Prawit, he would have to explain when he obtained them

  • Tight security in Samui for re-enactment of Israeli hit-and-run attack

    Tight security in Samui for re-enactment of Israeli hit-and-run attack

    Two Israelis accused of killing a compatriot on Koh Samui will re-enact the alleged crime on Sunday surrounded by dozens of heavily armed police. 24 year old Dolev Zuarez and 26 year old Eval Bokal were arrested at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport about five hours after they allegedly killed 34 year old Maor Mallil and injured his girlfriend, Rashel Oshana, in broad daylight close to popular Chaweng Beach. Police said the suspects drove their SUV into a motorcycle carrying Mallil and Oshana in front of Samui International Hospital

  • Not all cryptocurrencies are the same

    Not all cryptocurrencies are the same

    By Asina Pornwasin Thai companies wanting to raise public funds via Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) using cryptocurrencies should be required to follow the strict rules and regulations on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), currently applied to stocks and other financial instruments, said experts. The cryptocurrency hype in Thailand has stepped up following an announcement from listed Thai firm Jaymart’s J Venture subsidiary, of the country’s first ICO to raise 660 million baht from the public. The firm said last week it will issue 100 million JFin digital tokens for sale from March 1-31

  • UK to shift visa approvals from Bangkok to New Delhi

    UK to shift visa approvals from Bangkok to New Delhi

    United Kingdom Visa and Immigration (UKVI) will relocate its visa approval centre from Bangkok to New Delhi, starting in June this year.

  • Russian gang drain a couple’s Bitcoin account in a Phuket condo

    Russian gang drain a couple’s Bitcoin account in a Phuket condo

    A Russian couple have spoken to Thai police claiming that fellow-Russians, posing as Interpol, had entered their condominium and forced them to give passwords before stealing nearly 4 million baht in Bitcoin. 23 year old Maxsim Latsoka and 28 year old Anna Nikurina were returning home on Monday night.