Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • All four bodies of missing Phang Nga fishermen found

    All four bodies of missing Phang Nga fishermen found

    All four bodies of the missing Phang Nga fishermen have been recovered. Sadly they have all perished

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    ‘Smart Bus, Smart Passenger’ introduced for Phuket’s local buses

    Load up the free App and track Phuket’s local Po Thong buses in real time. Well that’s the idea

  • QANTAS passengers heap praise on pilot for turn-around

    QANTAS passengers heap praise on pilot for turn-around

    Passengers flying on a QANTAS non-stop flight from Perth to London have heaped praise a pilot’s decision to turn around just two hours into the 17 hour flight. The Boeing 787-9 series Dreamliner took off from Perth on Saturday evening. But QF9 was forced to return to Perth just two hours into the flight to London. The disruptive passenger was reportedly handcuffed, masked, then removed by police. A passenger, Christine Kohli, has told Australia’s ABC network that cabin crew had asked passengers for help to try to calm the man

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    New ferry service between Prachuap Khiri Khan and Sattahip under discussion

    Prachuap Khiri Khan officials have met to discuss plans for a new ferry terminal just south of Hua Hin in Pak Nam Pran. Banmuang reports that the new terminal will accommodate a car ferry and link Prachuap Khiri Khan with Sattahip in Chonburi. Estimates discussed at the meeting say the journey would take around two hours, about the same as the current ferry linking Hua Hin and Pattaya, but ticket pricing, scheduling or when the new terminal will be started have not been decided. The terminal would be built as part of the new “Thailand Riviera” project, the Thai government’s ambitious plan to develop 528km of coastline including in the provinces of Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon and Ranong.

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    Drug and pool parties busted after residents complain about short-term villa rentals

    PHOTOS: We Love Pattaya The Bang Lamung district chief has sent in police to check on complaints that pool villas in a Huay Yai estate were being rented on a daily basis for noisy parties. Ads for the properties owned by De Ville Group were on Facebook contravening hotel regulations. We Love Pattaya reports that a sting was conducted at one of four properties. The 3,900 baht fee was paid for a one-day rental and once 36 year old Wirawan Janlert opened the house door they were busted

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    ‘2,215’ – this year’s ‘must see’ documentary

    PHOTO: The Nation From the outset, I can’t recommend this wonderful documentary more highly. It was inspiring, highly entertaining and a beautifully crafted, intimate insight into, as he describes himself, a normal Thai person doing something extraordinary

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    Direct flights, luxury hotel brands and wellness push Samui performance

    While most of Thailand’s resort markets struggle with an onslaught of mass tourism, Koh Samui has remained a ‘calm in the middle of a gathering storm’ in the numbers driven industry. While low-cost airlines have tapped into Asia’s soaring consumer class in most destinations, creating dizzying growth numbers, the island’s privately-owned airport has allowed for poised and sustained development over the past five years

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    Woman drowns in underpass nearby her home

    A Bangkok motorist has drowned this morning after her pickup stalled in rapidly rising floodwaters in an underpass leading to her housing estate, engulfing the vehicle. Rescue workers from the Por Tek Tueng Foundation arrived soon after 2am near the Airport Rail Link’s Ban Thap Chang station

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    Darasamut Underpass closed for maintenance today

    The Phuket Highway Officereminds us that the Darasamut Underpass (adjacent to Central Festival) is closed today from 9am to 3pm (September 5).

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    Husband and wife tourists pulled out of the Nai Harn surf

    PHOTOS: Aroon Solos/ Newshawk Phuket At 10.30 am this morning (Tuesday) two Egyptian tourists (husband and wife) were rescued from surf by lifeguards at Naiharn Beach.