Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • R-Rated BKK fast-food snack gets moral attention

    R-Rated BKK fast-food snack gets moral attention

    The world’s coming to an end, according to the morally-inclined-online. To quote Khaosod’s story… “A woman who makes penis-shaped waffles stuffed with sausage and cheese is experiencing brisk sales – and a public scolding – for her phallic food.” And that’s about it.

  • Top Ten things to do when it’s raining in Phuket

    Top Ten things to do when it’s raining in Phuket

    There’s a bit of rain around.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 21

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 21

    Jet Airways bomb-scare in BKK | Ofo launching share-bike around Phuket Town on October 1 | PSU safe sex project packs 25,000 condoms | Orange is the new black… Toyota | Chinese FM backs Myanmar at UN | Krabi’s prosecutor files case over July’s Krabi massacre.

  • Major tax hike for alcohol and cigarettes

    Major tax hike for alcohol and cigarettes

    A new excise tax rates effective starting Saturday, September 16, hits alcoholic beverages hard. The rates, published in the Royal Gazette, adjust the tax rate for beer to 22 per cent of retail price and 430 Bt per litre of alcoholic content For wine made from grapes, the tax rate is 1,500 Bt per litre of alcoholic content for a wine bottle not exceeding 1,000 Bt

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

    Flooding around Phuket whilst Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ slams into Vietnam | Patong Tunnel underway next year – maybe | Bomb attacks in Yala kill two | And Thais welcome the ‘departure’ of the TM6 Immigration Form.

  • Patong tunnel to start April/May next year

    Patong tunnel to start April/May next year

    Looks like the island’s long-awaited tunnel through Patong Hill might actually be becoming a reality. Authorities say it will be the first of its kind in Thailand. The Daily News is reporting on the progress of the Patong tunnel project which, it is hoped, will eliminate much of the carnage and delays experienced by drivers on the hill everyday.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 14

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 14

    New eco-tourism area for Phuket | AMLO chasing ex-PM Thaksin’s son | Bangkok ATM exploded opened with TNT | Radio Free Asia silenced in Cambodia | Tropical storm Doksuri heading our way affecting our weather this weekend. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 14 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • California’s Fresno Police release video of the difficult recovery

    California’s Fresno Police release video of the difficult recovery

    Fresno County has released video clip of the September 1 operation to retrieve bodies of two Thai students who died in a road accident at the King River in California.

  • Banana Beach by FAT MANGO

    Banana Beach by FAT MANGO

    We love Phuket and we love our video partners, Fat Mango. We’ll post a video from them each week showcasing some of our amazing coastlines.

  • Yingluck spotted near Cambodian border

    Yingluck spotted near Cambodian border

    The investigation into the flight of former PM Yingluck Shinawatra has narrowed down to the border province of Sa Kaew after authorities say she was spotted there days before her verdict hearing where she was a dramatic ‘no show’.    Sa Kaew is 237 kilometres east of Bangkok and near the border of Cambodia.    According to The Nation, the CCTV footage doesn’t show the convoy at the border checkpoint but finishing at a military checkpoint in the province.   Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan says it’s the first “solid evidence” to emerge from a two-week investigation of Yingluck taking the escape route via the east.    He says the CCTV cameras could not track the vehicle’s movement any further hence there was no evidence to suggest that it had actually crossed the border into Cambodia.    Officials are trying to track down the car’s driver for interrogation