Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

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    Officers and locals join in Phuket Provincial Hall fire drill

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office Phuket today (September 12) held a fire drill evacuation at the Phuket Provincial City Hall. The drill was led by the Phuket Vice Governor Sanith Sriwihok, government officers and local residents. Vice Governor Snith says, “the fire evacuation drill is aimed at preparing for any emergency fire situations for officers, staff and local residents

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    One ASEAN – no roaming charges

    Vietnam talks up future ASEAN initiatives including an ASEAN University of information and communication technology during the World Economic Forum in Hanoi.

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    3 metre king cobra caught in Thalang

    PHOTOS: Kusoldharm Foundation/ Newshawk Phuket A three metre king cobra has been caught by rescue worker in Thalang. Kusoldharm rescue workers stationed at Mueang Mai in Thalang were notified by local residents that the king cobra was found opposite the PTT gas station on Thepkasattri Road. Rescue workers arrived near a rubber plantation to find the three metre king cobra. It took about 15 minutes to catch the fiesty cobra with a snake snare before putting it in a bag

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    Maya Bay – closed for one extra month

    FILE PHOTO It won’t open to tourists now until November 1.

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    Minivan driver seriously injured in Patong hill accident – VIDEO

    A minivan driver has been seriously injured after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel whilst traversing Patong hill early this morning. (September 11). Patong Police were notified of the incident at 4.45am alerting them to the crash on Phra Baramee Road near the Patong City sign.

  • All four bodies of missing Phang Nga fishermen found

    All four bodies of missing Phang Nga fishermen found

    All four bodies of the missing Phang Nga fishermen have been recovered. Sadly they have all perished

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    ‘Smart Bus, Smart Passenger’ introduced for Phuket’s local buses

    Load up the free App and track Phuket’s local Po Thong buses in real time. Well that’s the idea

  • QANTAS passengers heap praise on pilot for turn-around

    QANTAS passengers heap praise on pilot for turn-around

    Passengers flying on a QANTAS non-stop flight from Perth to London have heaped praise a pilot’s decision to turn around just two hours into the 17 hour flight. The Boeing 787-9 series Dreamliner took off from Perth on Saturday evening. But QF9 was forced to return to Perth just two hours into the flight to London. The disruptive passenger was reportedly handcuffed, masked, then removed by police. A passenger, Christine Kohli, has told Australia’s ABC network that cabin crew had asked passengers for help to try to calm the man

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    New ferry service between Prachuap Khiri Khan and Sattahip under discussion

    Prachuap Khiri Khan officials have met to discuss plans for a new ferry terminal just south of Hua Hin in Pak Nam Pran. Banmuang reports that the new terminal will accommodate a car ferry and link Prachuap Khiri Khan with Sattahip in Chonburi. Estimates discussed at the meeting say the journey would take around two hours, about the same as the current ferry linking Hua Hin and Pattaya, but ticket pricing, scheduling or when the new terminal will be started have not been decided. The terminal would be built as part of the new “Thailand Riviera” project, the Thai government’s ambitious plan to develop 528km of coastline including in the provinces of Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon and Ranong.

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    Drug and pool parties busted after residents complain about short-term villa rentals

    PHOTOS: We Love Pattaya The Bang Lamung district chief has sent in police to check on complaints that pool villas in a Huay Yai estate were being rented on a daily basis for noisy parties. Ads for the properties owned by De Ville Group were on Facebook contravening hotel regulations. We Love Pattaya reports that a sting was conducted at one of four properties. The 3,900 baht fee was paid for a one-day rental and once 36 year old Wirawan Janlert opened the house door they were busted