Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

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    Descendants gather for Siamese Twins Chang & Eng Bunker’s 207th birthday

    By Phatarawadee Phataranawik PHOTOS: Chalinee Thirasupa If “Siamese twins” Chang and Eng Bunker, Thailand’s most famous twin entertainers, were alive today, they would no doubt be impressed to see their descendants making their first official visit to the Kingdom to celebrate their 207th birthday on Friday in Samut Songkhram province, the birthplace of the twins.

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    Taxi catches fire outside Cassia Laguna Hotel – No injuries

    Officials at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) stationed in Cherng Talay were notified of an incident in front of Cassia Hotel in Laguna, Cherng Talay at 9:05pm last night (May 11). Fire fighters with two water trucks arrived at the scene along with the Cherng Talay Police

  • 10 million meth pills, 398 kg of ‘ice’ seized in Bangkok. Six arrested.

    10 million meth pills, 398 kg of ‘ice’ seized in Bangkok. Six arrested.

    Bangkok police have arrested six suspects and seized a large drug haul of 10 million made-in-Myanmar methamphetamine pills and 398 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or “ice”. A haul that size led the national police chief, Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda, to hold a press conference this morning (Friday) at the Royal Thai Police headquarters to announce the seizure

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    Police search for truck battery thief in Krabi

    A condominium general manager in Ao Nang Kanchit Chotkosit says, “We’ve discovered that on Tuesday (May 8) a thief stole two batteries from water trucks which were parked inside the condominium compound. Those two batteries cost more than ten thousand baht

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    KLM jet continues flight after precautionary landing in Phuket

    At 12:20pm Wednesday staff members at the Air Traffic Control department of the Phuket International Airport were notified that a KLM Boeing 777-200, Flight KL 809 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, had to make a precautionary landing in Phuket, after smoke started filling the cabin when a passenger’s mobile phone ‘overheated’. Read more HERE General Manager Petch Chancharoen said, “There were a total 214 passengers on the plane. After the plane made a precautionary landing, we sent airport security staff to the plane. There was some smoke remaining in the cabin and burn marks on the mobile phone that caused the smoke

  • Over 14 million Malays vote today in general election

    Over 14 million Malays vote today in general election

    EC staff making final preparations at a polling station at Stadium Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur. Around 14.4 million Malay­sians will cast their votes today from 8am to 5pm at 28,115 polling stations nationwide. 14,940,624 are registered voters who are eligible to cast their ballots in today’s general election

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    Spa fire in Koh Sirey under investigation

    The Phuket City Police are still investigating a fire at a spa in Rassada on Saturday (May 5).

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    A mid June summit in Singapore – The Trump/Kim meeting

    Mid June.

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    Phnom Penh Post sold to Malaysian media investor

    The Phnom Penh Post has been sold to Sivakumar Ganapathy, a Malaysian investor and executive at a public relations firm that has previously done work for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government.

  • Wipawee wins in Krabi – fifth win of the year

    Wipawee wins in Krabi – fifth win of the year

    Wipawee Pratumsuwan after winning in Krabi Race favourite Wipawee Pratumsuwan racked up yet another title, clocking 1:36.34 hours to win the women’s 21km race at the Bangkok Airways Krabi Half Marathon yesterday (Sunday). The 27 year old assistant teacher, who spends most of her weekends competing, clocked eight minutes faster than runner-up Siriphat Bootjen, who crossed the finish line in 1:44.48 hours. “I’m happy that I won again but I just wish I’d run it faster