Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Jealous wife attacks husband with Ito kitchen knife in Chumpon

    Jealous wife attacks husband with Ito kitchen knife in Chumpon

    Police and rescue medics rushed to the scene of an attack on a Chumpon man. Sanook reports that Police found 38 year old Anon with serious wounds to his head and arm on a concrete road outside a house. He was taken to Sawee Hospital.

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    Marijuana across the Mekong – 350 kilograms seized

    A routine naval patrol has foiled an attempt to smuggle 350 kilograms of marijuana across the Mekong into Nakhon Phanom from Laos last night (Tuesday). Rear Admiral Pisit Thongdeelert, commander of the Mekong Protection Unit for Nakhon Phanom, said a patrol vessel spotted a boat approaching the bank in Ban Na Nong Book in Tambon Chaiyaburi of Tha Uthen district

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    ‘Phoenix’ salvage ordered while investigation continues

    The director-general of the national marine department has ordered the salvage of  ‘Phoenix’ – the tour boat that sank on July 6 resulting in the drowning of 47 Chinese passengers. The investigation into official negligence is also being conducted. Director general of the Marine Department Jiru Wisanjit says, “We issued an order for the ‘Phoenix’ boat owner on to organise the salvage of the boat on July 7, the day after after the boat sank

  • Bangkok father jumps to his death after acquittal of suspect in his son’s murder

    Bangkok father jumps to his death after acquittal of suspect in his son’s murder

    A tragic story from the Bangkok Criminal Court today where it’s emerged that a man has jumped to his death after witnessing the acquittal of the suspect in his son’s murder. The man jumped from the sixth floor of the court building at 10am

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    Seven arrested over a 300 kilogram ‘ice’ shipment in Chiang Rai

    Chiang Rai is in the news for a different reason this morning after six adults and a 15 year old have been arrested over a drug bust in Chiang Rai early today (Monday).

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    Four Dubai tourists pulled out of the Nai Harn surf

    Four male tourists were dragged from the surf off Nai Harn beach after getting into difficulty in waves last night (July 22). Nai Harn lifeguards rescued four Dubai male tourists at 7pm last night (Sunday). The head of Nai Harn Lifeguards, Jula Nontree, says, “The incident happened at 7pm (just after sunset) after we had finished our official working hours at 6.30pm

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    New tropical storm warning for north and north-east until Tuesday

    The Thai Meteorological Department have issued another warning for people in the north and in north-east of the country to brace for intense rains or heavy rains in some areas, today and Tuesday due to another tropical depression. The depression is situated in the Bay of Tonkin, near Hainan Island heading towards the Chinese mainland and Vietnamese coast. It was forecast to prevail over southern China today and Tuesday and would cause intense rains in the northern and northeastern regions of Thailand, with heavy rains anticipated in some areas of the two regions which might cause sudden flash floods.

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    Global Green Hotel Report – the third annual edition launched

    by Bill Barnett of The Green Lodging Trends Report 2018 (the third annual report) has been launched and will remain open until August 10, 2018. To participate, which is free, hotels need to sign up using the link HERE. Given the current influx of tourism to Phuket and all resort markets across Southeast Asia, this is a invaluable tool in measuring sustainability and best practices in the local hotel industry

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    Pattaya netizens blast marine safety photo-opportunity as PR stunt

    Pattaya officials have conducted urgent marine safety checks following the Phuket boat tragedy where two boats sank and 47 Chinese tourists drowned on July 6. In yet another knee-jerk reaction to an incident, the Marine Department and municipal police checked licenses, boat seaworthiness and life-jacket use at Bali Hai Pier in Pattaya. The checks follow the sinking of the tour boats Phoenix and Serenata in heavy seas between Koh Racha and Koh Hei, on their way back to Chalong Pier.

  • Thai PE teacher allegedly continued to rape students over three years

    Thai PE teacher allegedly continued to rape students over three years

    Sanook is reporting that a Thai PE teacher was effectively allowed to continue raping students after an initial complaint. A student complained three years ago that she was forced to the floor by the teacher who, the student claims, then tried to rape her.