Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Tight security in Samui for re-enactment of Israeli hit-and-run attack

    Tight security in Samui for re-enactment of Israeli hit-and-run attack

    Two Israelis accused of killing a compatriot on Koh Samui will re-enact the alleged crime on Sunday surrounded by dozens of heavily armed police. 24 year old Dolev Zuarez and 26 year old Eval Bokal were arrested at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport about five hours after they allegedly killed 34 year old Maor Mallil and injured his girlfriend, Rashel Oshana, in broad daylight close to popular Chaweng Beach. Police said the suspects drove their SUV into a motorcycle carrying Mallil and Oshana in front of Samui International Hospital

  • Not all cryptocurrencies are the same

    Not all cryptocurrencies are the same

    By Asina Pornwasin Thai companies wanting to raise public funds via Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) using cryptocurrencies should be required to follow the strict rules and regulations on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), currently applied to stocks and other financial instruments, said experts. The cryptocurrency hype in Thailand has stepped up following an announcement from listed Thai firm Jaymart’s J Venture subsidiary, of the country’s first ICO to raise 660 million baht from the public. The firm said last week it will issue 100 million JFin digital tokens for sale from March 1-31

  • UK to shift visa approvals from Bangkok to New Delhi

    UK to shift visa approvals from Bangkok to New Delhi

    United Kingdom Visa and Immigration (UKVI) will relocate its visa approval centre from Bangkok to New Delhi, starting in June this year.

  • Russian gang drain a couple’s Bitcoin account in a Phuket condo

    Russian gang drain a couple’s Bitcoin account in a Phuket condo

    A Russian couple have spoken to Thai police claiming that fellow-Russians, posing as Interpol, had entered their condominium and forced them to give passwords before stealing nearly 4 million baht in Bitcoin. 23 year old Maxsim Latsoka and 28 year old Anna Nikurina were returning home on Monday night.

  • Future of money or a fraud? Deconstructing Bitcoin in the region.

    Future of money or a fraud? Deconstructing Bitcoin in the region.

    By Asia News Network, NEW DELHI Bitcoin’s popularity in Asia has had a positive influence on other alternative cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and litecoin. Clearly there is a great demand for such digital money, even though its volatility hurts.

  • Three nabbed over fake goods and items seized in Karon

    Three nabbed over fake goods and items seized in Karon

    An undocumented migrant from Myanmar and two others from Cambodia have been arrested in Karon for selling pirated goods.

  • A third of Thai children are ‘disadvantaged’

    A third of Thai children are ‘disadvantaged’

    More than one in three children in Thailand are in disadvantaged groups – this according to the Mental Health Department’s director-general, Dr Squadron-Leader Boonruang Triruangworawat. “Of 13.82 million children (below 18 years of age), at least 5 million are underprivileged,” Boonruang said

  • Bib Gourmand 2018 – Bangkok Michelin Guide listings for every budget

    Bib Gourmand 2018 – Bangkok Michelin Guide listings for every budget

    Following the recent launch of the first-ever edition of the MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, that has generated a lively buzz around town and has put Michelin-starred Bangkok restaurants in the global spotlight, Michelin has now started to promote the ‘Bib Gourmand’ distinction and make it widely known among food aficionados and others in Thailand. The Bib Gourmand list highlights more affordable restaurant options than those typically recognized with the Michelin Star. Michelin Star and Bib Gourmand distinctions, however, will together help boost the reputation of Bangkok as the city of amazing cuisine in all types and price ranges.

  • Anti-graft activist passes on 16 more watch pics to the NACC

    Anti-graft activist passes on 16 more watch pics to the NACC

    Anti-graft activist Srisuwan Janya yesterday provided more evidence to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) about another 16 watches seen worn by Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan, adding to information on three other watches he had already submitted. Srisuwan asked the NACC to ask the Customs Department to provide information on the multi-million-baht watches regarding the payment of customs duties. “This is a crucial landmark for the NACC

  • Dante Alighieri Phuket rolls their sleeves up for the elderly

    Dante Alighieri Phuket rolls their sleeves up for the elderly

    Today (January 11), Dante Alighieri Society Phuket distributed food for elderly people at Ban Phuket Elders Public Aid in Thalang. Mrs Nonglak Khantong, president of Dante Alighieri Phuket and Mr Carlo Briola, treasurer of the Association, have declared that this is just the first of the group’s charity initiatives.