Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • The Boracay make-over is revealed in a month

    The Boracay make-over is revealed in a month

    Fewer hotels, no smoking or partying on the beaches. And construction works will still be going on. Welcome to the new Boracay.

  • Image Screen-Shot-2018-09-23-at-15.41.29-1024x608.jpg

    Weather warnings out for mid-week

    The Meteorological Department is warning people living in the East and Lower North-east regions of Thailand to be mindful of rain-related dangers. The TMD is forecasting heavy rains in those regions until September 29. Bangkok and adjacent provinces are expecting rain to fall on 40 per cent of the area today. The weather bureau has also issued warnings for fishermen in the Andaman Sea, including the waters around Phuket, saying waves could reach two metres in height from September 27 to 29.

  • Image 4392-1024x628.jpg

    More sea snakes sighted along Patong Beach

    PHOTOS:  ได้หมด ถ้าสดชื่น / Newshawk Phuket Many sea snakes have been found along the shores of Patong Beach this morning (September 21).

  • Image S__32694324-1024x768.jpg

    Phuket woman arrested with over 20,000 methamphetamine pills

    A Phuket woman has been arrested with 20,772 of methamphetamine pills and 73.43 grams of crystal methamphetamine in Chalong. A team of patrol police arrested 39 year old Jiraphon ‘Sao’ Chauykerd.

  • Thai PM fires back at media over question of his political future

    Thai PM fires back at media over question of his political future

    The Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha fired back at the media when pressed for an answer about his political future. The PM has said in recent months that he will make an announcement about his political future sometime “in September”.

  • Image S__25665555-768x1024-1.jpg

    Man dies after breaking through checkpoint and threatening to shoot police

    A Phuket man, who broke a Phuket City Police checkpoint, has died after attempting to open fire on police in Cherng Talay very early this morning (September 18).

  • Unsworth sues Musk over ‘pedo’ slur

    Unsworth sues Musk over ‘pedo’ slur

    The British cave expert who was part of the international rescue team helping to bring the 13 Mu Pa footballers out of the Tham Luang caves in July, has sued Tesla founder Elon Musk for calling him a “pedo guy” and a “child rapist”, amongst other insults in a series of Tweets.” The defamation suit has been filed in LA by Vernon Unsworth after the very public spat between the two. It followed Musk travelling to Thailand and offering to assist in rescue efforts. He brought along a ‘mini submarine’ and showed it to the local rescuers who dismissed it as inappropriate for the rescue at hand.

  • Image 1363000-768x1024.jpg

    780kg of kratom seized at Phuket Checkpoint in separate incidents

    Three people have been arrested with a total of 780 kilograms of kratom. That’s a LOT of kratom leaves! Three suspects have been arrested in two separate cases with 780 kilograms of kratom seized at the Phuket Checkpoint during the weekend. On Saturday (September 15), a team of officers at the Phuket checkpoint arrested 38 year old Wichan Kraikaew from Songkhla

  • Typhoon Mankhut batters Hong Kong and Macau

    Typhoon Mankhut batters Hong Kong and Macau

    Swaying buildings, scaffolding being torn off buildings under construction, collapsed walls, smashed windows and flooding. That’s the result after Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into Hong Kong and Macau today around lunchtime. Heavy rain and strong winds have delivered storm surges of up to three metres in coastal regions such as Heng Fa Chuen in eastern Hong Kong Island and Tai O in western Lantau Island.

  • Image Credit-Fabrizia-Bozzo-S_8575792172186-1024x499.jpg

    Trash Hero Phuket in World Beach Cleanup Day

    Trash Hero Phuket held their weekly beach cleanup on this year’s World Beach Cleanup Day. Trash Heroes started at 9am at the north end of Karon beach with a group of 220 volunteers. Many individuals and also local resorts in association with the PHA (Phuket Hotels Association), like Le Meridien and Centara Grand Resort, got their staff involved.