Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • 28 year old Norwegian found dead in car on Koh Samui

    28 year old Norwegian found dead in car on Koh Samui

    Police are investigating a Norwegian tourist found dead inside his car on Samui last Monday.

  • Jeans and T-shirts banned for Government House journalists and photographers

    Jeans and T-shirts banned for Government House journalists and photographers

    PHOTO: A group of Thai journalists and photographers learning how to put on a tie Tatty old jeans and a T-shirt – OK for a night out in Sukhumvit but not good enough when attending pressers with the Thai PM. If you want to attend media conferences or take photos of junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, then you need to dress to impress, or don’t bother coming

  • Protesters demand removal of the court-owned properties on Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai

    Protesters demand removal of the court-owned properties on Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai

    The fight over the Doi Suthep houses, deemed illegal several months ago, has taken a new tack over the weekend with an approach to the Department of Agriculture in Chiang Rai to build new offices and housing for judges there.

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    Indonesia all set for the Asian Games

    Having taken on the responsibility for hosting this year’s Asian Games after Vietnam pulled out, Indonesia says it’s ready for the sporting expo starting next week. Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra will be host to over 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the Asian Games, the world’s largest multi-sport event behind the Olympics. Indonesia has set aside worries about terrorism, street crime and Jakarta’s notorious traffic, saying it is ready to roll for the Asian Games which will run from August 18 to September 2.

  • Damage toll continues to rise on Lombok

    Damage toll continues to rise on Lombok

    Whilst the death toll continues to rise – and will rise as rescuers scramble through the rubble – the toll mounts on those that remain to try and rebuild their lives. It’s now nearly a week after the 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island

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    More rain = more Dengue fever

    The wet season has provided a spike in new Dengue cases around the Kingdom. The Disease Control Department chief says a total of 3,301 new cases of dengue fever have been reported nationwide during the past week. Dr Suwannachai Watanayingcharoenchai says the number of people infected with dengue was an average of 10,000 patients a month during the rainy season from June to September

  • 11 year old Thai child bride sent back to Thailand

    11 year old Thai child bride sent back to Thailand

    The 11 year old Thai girl, caught up in the middle of a ‘child marriage’ storm, has been sent back across the border to Thailand. The girl’s ‘marriage’ to a 41 year old Malaysian man caused a social media meltdown and strong negative response from human trafficking groups, human rights groups and the Malaysian government. A Malaysian social activist claims the Kelantan state government returned her to Narratiwat, southern Thailand, on Wednesday.

  • Electricity glitches for Samui and Koh Phangan

    Electricity glitches for Samui and Koh Phangan

    PHOTO COMPILATION: Thai Rath The Thai media are claiming there’s an electricity crisis on the holiday islands – Samui and Koh Phangan.

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    Who is this week’s Champion of Overstayers? – Operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner

    PHOTOS: Thai Tourist Police Bureau The Thai Tourist Police have executed the 20th raid in their “X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner” campaign. Again, they’ve turned up dozens of foreigners on overstay and people entering the Kingdom illegally. Eighteen schools were raided for illegals including three international schools and 2 language institutes

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    Man charged after 21 month old stepson’s death

    A 21 month old child has died after being repeatedly hit by his stepfather with a broom. The man has been charged with bodily harm causing death.