Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

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    Two escape injures in Patong house fire. Woken up by cat hero.

    Patong police have been notified of a fire in a Soi near the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) on Rat-U-Thit 200 Pi Road in Patong early today (May 31) at 05.20am. Firefighters and fire engines arrived to find a two storey old timber and concrete house ablaze. It took about 20 minutes to extinguish the fire

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    Temporary market being set up to assist vendors this weekend

    Forensic police have been investigating the ‘Trunk’ market fire last Sunday night (just off Phang Nga Road, Phuket Town), while an executive of the Jatujak Phuket Company, Wannakorn Pattarapakorn, was visiting shop-holders to discuss options. Read more about the fire  HERE . An executive of the Jatujak Phuket Company, Wannakorn Pattarapakorn says, “Some vendors still have products that they were able to salvage but don’t have a market to sell.” “So, we have asked the land owner of the land near the old market to be used as a temporary market for this weekend (June 2-3) from 3pm to 9pm.” “Tomorrow will be registered to sell at the temporary market.

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    Phra Phromsitti surrenders over alleged embezzlement of temple funds

    The former abbot of Wat Sa Ket has become the latest senior monk to become a guest of the Bangkok Remand Prison after surrendering to police yesterday. Previously known as Phra Phromsitti (Thongchai Sukhayano), the former abbot had absconded for nearly one week before he contacted police

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    Similan Islands – no more sleep overs from October

    by Pratch Rujivanarom With Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi Ley poised to close for four months from tomorrow, an announcement yesterday that overnight stays will no longer be allowed in the Mu Ko Similan Marine National Park off Phang Nga province starting from this October. While the number of visitors to its pristine islands will also be limited as part of efforts to protect the fragile marine ecosystem from tourism and pollution

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    Forensic police investigate Phuket market fire

    Forensic police have been investigating the ‘Trunk’ market fire last Sunday night (just off Phang Nga Road, Phuket Town), while an executive of the Jatujak Phuket Company, Wannakorn Pattarapakorn, was visiting shop-holders to discuss options. Fire fighters at the Phuket City Municipality were notified of an incident on Phang Nga Road on Sunday night (May 27).

  • Thaiger Radio News – Sunday

    Thaiger Radio News – Sunday

    Listen to the daily news from The Thaiger, anytime, anywhere. http://thethaiger.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Thaiger-Radio-News-4.mp3 The post Thaiger Radio News – Sunday appeared first on The Thaiger

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    Whale shark fishing boats prevented from leaving port

    Lt-General Jaruwat Waisaya, Chief of the Office of Legal Affairs and Litigation, has ordered officials to question every person involved in the ‘whale shark’ incident last Friday. Two fishing boats were captured on video by a nearby diving boat trying to free a whale shark that was caught up in one of their fishing nets. The crew wrangled with the big fish for 10 minutes before it was filmed slumping, apparently dead, back into the water.

  • Thaiger Radio News – Tuesday

    Thaiger Radio News – Tuesday

    Listen to the daily news from The Thaiger. http://thethaiger.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Thaiger-Radio-News-Tuesday.mp3 The post Thaiger Radio News – Tuesday appeared first on The Thaiger .

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    Open letter: Phuket Lifeguard Crisis – from The International Surf Lifesaving Association

    Heading into this year’s monsoon, the issue of safety along Phuket’s west coast comes sharply into focus. The role of lifeguards on our beaches has been pivotel to saving lives and providing a safer environment for foreign swimmers who are not in tune with the wave conditions and rips (many of them can’t even swim!).

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    Paraquat – Decision to be made about a ban in Thailand this week

    Thailand’s National Committee on Hazardous Substances Control will decide whether to ban the domestic use of Paraquat, a herbicide used to control weeds, after consumer protection and industrial groups joined hands to support the ban. The announcement is set to made this Wednesday.