Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Phuket seastead being removing by Thai Navy today

    Phuket seastead being removing by Thai Navy today

    Navy officers are in the process of dismantling and removing the Phuket seastead today. About 300 navy officers are currently in the process removing the structure off the south east coast of the island. The operation is expected to be done by today, according to a spokesperson.

  • Commerce Ministry talks up benefits of palm oil for generating power

    Commerce Ministry talks up benefits of palm oil for generating power

    While the Thai government is promoting the use of palm oil to produce power, the latest price of the oil remains lower than the cost of producing it because the volume of output was 30% more than the expected quantity. The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives will survey the real quantity of palm oil to be released onto the market to determine a solution to the problem

  • Give your stretch marks a makeover – the tattoo solution

    Give your stretch marks a makeover – the tattoo solution

    Stretch marks, we’ve all seen them and many of us have a few. Both men and women can be affected. But Inked In Asia has a possible solution.

  • Surachate on holiday in the US

    Surachate on holiday in the US

    PHOTO: Bangkok Biz News Former Immigration Chief and high-profile crime-buster, Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn, has been laying low since being dramatically sidelined two weeks ago, being demoted to ‘office duties’ at the Police HQ in Bangkok. Now he’s on holiday in America. Thairath  says that government spokeswoman Patcharaporn Inthiang revealed that the Lt Gen Surachate had put in a request for a holiday break (given his almost daily appearance on Thailand’s media for the past two years, he’s probably accrued a lot of holiday time!) He had put in a request for a holiday in the US and is expected to be back at the end of this month.

  • Princess Chulabhorn recovers after cataract surgery and back pain treatment

    Princess Chulabhorn recovers after cataract surgery and back pain treatment

    The Palace is reporting that HRH Princess Chulabhorn is recovering satisfactorily at Ramathibodi Hospital after cataract surgery and treatment for back pain. The medical team at the hospital report that the Princess’s back pain had eased satisfactorily so that medication will now be taken orally, instead of intravenously, until April 30.

  • Day Two: Songkran Seven Days of Danger

    Day Two: Songkran Seven Days of Danger

    PHOTO: Thai PBS The Songkran road toll has now jumped to 105, with more than 1,000 injured on Thailand’s roads. The latest stats reported by the Centre for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents.

  • Songkran around Thailand – where can you get wet?

    Songkran around Thailand – where can you get wet?

    Songkran Festival is an event where an all-out water battle and ancient traditions somehow blend in annual celebration. It’s unlike anything else in the world. And it’s wet

  • Princess celebrates Songkran at Laos mission in Bangkok

    Princess celebrates Songkran at Laos mission in Bangkok

    Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously attended a Songkran ceremony at the Lao Embassy in Bangkok yesterday. The Princess, who visits the Lao mission on Songkran every year, participated in the ceremonial tying of white thread on people’s wrists for good luck, and watched a performance of traditional Thai dance.

  • UPDATE: 2 confirmed dead, 20 injured in Central World Bangkok fire

    UPDATE: 2 confirmed dead, 20 injured in Central World Bangkok fire

    The Erawan Medical Centre has confirmed that two people were killed and another 20 injured in last evening’s fire at Centara Grand Hotel and CentralWorld Shopping Centre at Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong Intersection. One person was found dead at the scene (a staff member who jumped out of a fourth storey window), whilst the other fatality, identified as 50 year old Arthit Khamsai, was pronounced dead at Chulalongkorn Hospital

  • Three people injured, two chickens die in Chalong crash

    Three people injured, two chickens die in Chalong crash

    A motorbike sidecar (saleng) has collided with a motorbike in Chalong where two people sustained serious injuries and two chickens died yesterday in Chalong. The Chalong Police were notified of the incident on Chao Fa West Road at at the entrance of Soi Baan Klang in Chalong at 7pm last night. Police and emergency responders arrived to find a damaged motorbike and a damaged motorbike sidecar sprawled across the road