Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • EC dogged by new controversy after poll re-run in Nakhon Pathom

    EC dogged by new controversy after poll re-run in Nakhon Pathom

    Five times they counted and five times they got different results. The re-run of the election and the counting of votes in Nakhon Pathom, west of Bangkok, couldn’t have gone worse for the Election Commission, coming under fire from all directions over irregularities, forced recounts and hundreds of small errors in the counting process. The credibility has come under renewed scrutiny after it announced incorrect results for a recount in a Nakhon Pathom constituency

  • Chon Buri marine officials take action against Sattahip tour guide – VIDEO

    Chon Buri marine officials take action against Sattahip tour guide – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: Go-Eco Phuket The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) officials have made an official report to Sattahip Police in Chon Buri after a video clip of a man, acting as a tour guide pulling up a sea flower where an Anemone Fish was hiding inside for tourists, became viral in social media yesterday. The video clip was posted on the ‘Go -Eco Phuket’ Facebook page and then shared in social media pages showing the man plucking the plant from the sea bed for tourists to get a closer look.

  • Cardboard box factory burns down in Ayutthaya

    Cardboard box factory burns down in Ayutthaya

    PHOTO: Matichon Online A cardboard box factory in the Wang Noi district of Ayutthaya has burned to the ground in a massive fire this morning. The Wang Noi police station was alerted at 2am that a blaze had broken out at the factory of Top Gold Products and Packaging on Phaholyothin Road in Tambon Sanab Theub.More than 20 fire units from Ayutthaya and Saraburi battled the flames until dawn but were unable to save the building, which eventually collapsed.

  • US Court gives go ahead for Musk to face defamation charges over cave spat

    US Court gives go ahead for Musk to face defamation charges over cave spat

    PHOTO: Vernon Unsworth v Elon Musk. by ThaiVisa American tech entrepreneur, investor, and engineer, Elon Musk, is likely to face a lawsuit in the US over defamation after he described a British cave diver as a “pedo guy” on Twitter last year.

  • Man arrested with Cat 1 drugs and guns in Phuket

    Man arrested with Cat 1 drugs and guns in Phuket

    Officers have arrested a drug suspect in Cherng Talay, Phuket. The man was found with 20,666 methamphetamine pills, 339 grams of crystal methamphetamine (a third of a kilogram) and two guns.

  • Bangkok home prices among the cheapest in the Key Global Cities report

    Bangkok home prices among the cheapest in the Key Global Cities report

    Hong Kong maintains its position as the world’s most expensive residential city, while Bangkok ranks at #33 out of 35 global cities surveyed. In the fifth annual Global Living Report , CBRE profiles the property markets across 35 key global cities.

  • Army commander visits Phuket residents to discuss water shortage

    Army commander visits Phuket residents to discuss water shortage

    Lt Gen Pornsak Poonsawat, the Commander of the Fourth Army Region (Southern) in Nakhon Si Thammarat, came to Phuket to visit residents over water shortage issues in Rassada.

  • 3.6 million coronation souvenir coins ordered

    3.6 million coronation souvenir coins ordered

    The Treasury has reported that orders have been placed for more than 3.6 million souvenir coins of different models that are being especially minted to mark the May 4 coronation of His Majesty the King.

  • Three million baht Central Pattaya stormwater roadworks – FAIL

    Three million baht Central Pattaya stormwater roadworks – FAIL

    PHOTO: A representative of the City Engineering Department inspects two side streets in the Soi Arunothai Community. Central Pattaya residents are complaining that 3 million baht in roadworks has been a waste of money – Pattaya Mail Three million baht spent but not a lot to show for the considerable investment. Central Pattaya residents say that nearly 3 million baht was spent on roadwork but has failed to alleviate the flooding in the sois where the money was invested

  • Transport Ministry and State Railways told to pay HK company 11.9 billion baht

    Transport Ministry and State Railways told to pay HK company 11.9 billion baht

    The long running issue of Bangkok’s ‘stonehenge’ has been resolved after the Supreme Administrative Court handed down its findings today over the disputed contract of the 60 kilometre link from central Bangkok to Don Mueang Airport. The Thai Ministry of Transport and the State Railway of Thailand have been dealt a costly blow after the Supreme Administrative Court today overturned the Administrative Court’s verdict and ordered the two state agencies pay almost 11.9 billion baht in compensation to the Hong Kong-based Hopewell Holdings Company for the termination of the Hopewell project – a 60 kilometre elevated highway and rail line from central Bangkok to Don Meuang international airport back in the 90s. Thai PBS reports that the compensation, plus another 500 million baht in bank guarantees put up by Hopewell Holdings Company, must be paid within 180 days of the verdict from the Supreme Administrative Court.