Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • 5 metre python found in Phuket Town

    5 metre python found in Phuket Town

    This afternoon (October 23), a sleeping five metre python was found under a sign of the local educational service office, Region 7. The team from Kusoldham weren’t able to put the python in the sack they were provided with as it was too big

  • Ammonia leaks from ice-factory in Rawai

    Ammonia leaks from ice-factory in Rawai

    An ammonia gas leak has been discovered from an ice and drinking water plant located behind the Rawai Temple. About 300 residents living within 500 metres were asked to evacuate.

  • Free share-bike extended to the end of the year

    Free share-bike extended to the end of the year

    The operators of the Ofo and Obike share-bike scheme have agreed to extend the free service from the end of this month to the end of the year to provide more time for Phuketians and tourists to get used to the share-bike system. The extension was announced during a press conference yesterday (October 20) to explain about the public share-bike system in Phuket, chaired by Governor Norapat Plodthong alongside the executives of PKCD (Phuket City Development), Ofo, Obike and police. The conference explained more about the system, cooperation, rules, and punishments and hosted a Q&A session to clarify the details of this new service.

  • French man arrested in BKK after posting nude photos of ex-Thai girlfriend

    French man arrested in BKK after posting nude photos of ex-Thai girlfriend

    File Photo A French tourist was arrested in Bangkok on Friday for allegedly posting nude photos of his Thai girlfriend to her Facebook wall without her permission. Police said 34 year old Vincent Anthony Jean Marie LeGrand was arrested at 6.25 am on Thursday upon arrival at the Suvarnabhumi Airport on Flight QR826 of Qatar Airways.

  • DSI claim ‘powerful people’ interfering in Krabi land-deed corruption case

    DSI claim ‘powerful people’ interfering in Krabi land-deed corruption case

    Krabi Forest – File Photo The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has said local powerful people are behind a delay in revoking an illegal land deed involving forest lands in Krabi. Saengrawee Bongkotmas filed a complaint with DSI on Thursday calling on the body to investigate delays in revoking an illegal land-deed registration for a forested area

  • Got a drone in Thailand? Here’s what you need to know.

    Got a drone in Thailand? Here’s what you need to know.

    The days of you flying your drone carefree in the skies above Thailand are over. Last week, the Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) announced that all drones in Thailand need to be registered. The NBTC said the move came after only 350 drones out of an estimated 50,000 had previously been registered in Thailand

  • Minesweeper relic taken to Phang Nga

    Minesweeper relic taken to Phang Nga

    The minesweeper found just offshore at Nai Yang Beach two weeks ago is said to be safe and has been taken to Phang Nga.

  • “Not guilty”. One judge speaks about the Yingluck Shinawatra verdict.

    “Not guilty”. One judge speaks about the Yingluck Shinawatra verdict.

    Pison Pirun, a judge in the nine-member Supreme Court panel that ruled in the case over the rice-pledging scheme against ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra case, was the only judge to rule her not guilty on the grounds that “she lacked the intention to cause loss or seek advantage she was not entitled to”. His ruling was circulated yesterday, three weeks after the panel had read the majority verdict against Yingluck in absentia following her flight from the country. In his verdict dated September 27, the judge explained that the Attorney-General had prosecuted Yingluck for negligence or misconduct.

  • Dress code for local ceremonies on October 26

    Dress code for local ceremonies on October 26

    Many people have been asking for a guide to appropriate clothing if they wish to attend any of the ceremonies on October 26 around Thailand. Anyone will be welcome to attend the Cremation or Royal Flower ceremonies around Phuket on the day but will need to respect the dress code. The dress code for participating to King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama IX Cremation ceremonies on October 26: Gentlemen Polite black shirt with collar and sleeves Polite back trousers (no jeans) Polite black shoes Ladies Polite whole black shirt with collar and sleeves (no gymslip, tights, tube top) Polite long black skirt (below the knees) Polite black shoes Students Student uniform / university student uniform *Information from www.kingrama9.th Most officials and some invited guests will be wearing white or white uniforms

  • Russian tourist drowns at Karon red-flagged beach

    Russian tourist drowns at Karon red-flagged beach

    A 42 year old Russian tourist, Parshukov Ole, drowned at Karon Beach this afternoon (October 15). The area of the beach the man was drowning was designated with red flags, deemed unsafe for swimming with big waves and rip currents

Phuket Magazin News