Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • UPDATE: Phuket Lifeguard boycott of OrBorTor contract

    UPDATE: Phuket Lifeguard boycott of OrBorTor contract

    The Governor said today (September 27) that there is no auctioneer joining the bid so far, possibly because of the lower budget of this year. “I can see that the budget has been cut down every year, from 25 million to 22 million and this year 19.8 million Baht

  • HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn extends time to pay respects at Grand Palace

    HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn extends time to pay respects at Grand Palace

    His Majesty the King has ordered an extension of the final day Thais can pay their last respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the Grand Palace from this Saturday to next Thursday, October 5.

  • UPDATE: Another 17 bodies found in mass graves – Rhakine State

    UPDATE: Another 17 bodies found in mass graves – Rhakine State

    Update from Voice of America Mass graves of dozens of slain Hindus have been found in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state, according to government officials. Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye told VOA’s Burmese Service he witnessed another 17 bodies recovered Monday, after 25 bodies were found in two mass graves a day earlier.

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 26

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 26

    Phuket Lifeguards taking a stand against OrBorTor budget | Yingluck’s verdict from Supreme Court handed down tomorrow | Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Rhakine | TaT reveal August tourist arrivals | Mt. Agung showing signs of erupting

  • Phuket Lifeguards finish this Saturday – not renewing contract

    Phuket Lifeguards finish this Saturday – not renewing contract

    There will be no more lifeguard on Phuket beaches from the end of this month according to Phuket Lifeguard after 7 years of duty. The meeting of the Phuket Lifeguards announced that the Company won’t be joining the auction organised by the Phuket OrBorJor this year.

  • 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.