Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Royal Crematorium open for public tours

    Royal Crematorium open for public tours

    Public tours of the Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang in Bangkok begin today following yesterday’s trial run. Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapakorn said Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn would officially open the grounds to the public at 7am, with tours beginning shortly thereafter.

  • ‘Toon’ takes off on epic run for hospitals

    ‘Toon’ takes off on epic run for hospitals

    Rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai started the first leg of his 2,191-kilometre run under the banner the “Kao Kon La Kao”, or “Take One Step Each”, campaign from his starting point in Yala’s Betong district on Wednesday morning. As he and other participants started running at 6.09am from the mouth of Betong Mongkolrit Tunnel with many members of the public gathered to give encouragement as well as flowers and cash donations

  • Phuket’s Burasari Group Expands Into Hotel Management

    Phuket’s Burasari Group Expands Into Hotel Management

    Bursari Phuket.

  • THURSDAY after Midday: Arrival of the Royal Procession at Sunam Luang Royal Crematorium

    THURSDAY after Midday: Arrival of the Royal Procession at Sunam Luang Royal Crematorium

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  • Park chief says they have proof that dugongs are being hunted

    Park chief says they have proof that dugongs are being hunted

    Rangers in a no-hunting area have filed a complaint regarding illegal hunting with police after a dugong’s skin and body-parts were found hanging in a mangrove tree on Koh Libong in the Trang province. But local villagers say the find is a “set-up” by the officers. The National Parks chief last week claimed that dugongs were being hunted and killed for their meat, tusks and bones

  • 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