Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

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    Soi Dog – Going, going green!

    To celebrate the World Environment Day on June 5, 2018, the Soi Dog  Foundation implemented a series of actions to reduce its carbon footprint as well as improve its Corporate Social Responsibility and ‘best practice.’ While the core mission of the Foundation remains the same, Soi Dog now goes one step further by measuring the impact of its work within the Phuket Sanctuary from an eco-sustainability point of view. More than 15 initiatives have been successfully implemented including; not selling plastic water bottles, reducing the amount of printed paper by encouraging online visitor registrations, changing all light bulbs to low-voltage LED lights and selecting vendors who do not provide food in Styrofoam containers.

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    Saleng driver escapes side-car gas bottle fire

    A saleng (motorbike side car) has caught fire after a cooking gas leak today (June 22) in Kathu.

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    Nine arrested in Phuket drunk-driving campaign

    Nine people have been arrested during random checks last night (June 21)around Phuket Town. A team from the Phuket City Police set up a checkpoint from 8.30pm to 11.30pm on Pa Lean Road in Phuket Town to enforce traffic rules and conduct random alcohol breath tests

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    Phuket to hold Digital Innovation Summit 2018: Big Data

    Digital Innovation Summit 2018. The event will be held on June 29-30 from 10am to 6pm at Central Festival Phuket East (Home Works ground floor) The main purposes of the event is to build awareness and to drive more understanding about the digital economy and smart city projects in Phuket and nearby. The keynote speaker is Dr

  • Hat Yai: 18 students injured after school van crashes into ditch

    Hat Yai: 18 students injured after school van crashes into ditch

    Eighteen students were slightly injured when their school van crashed into a roadside ditch about one kilometre from their school in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district this morning (Tuesday). The accident occurred on the Hat Yai-bound Asia highway in Tambon Khor Hong

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    Pattaya: Australian arrested for selling sex tours on yachts

    “On December 31, under the name of “AUSTHAI TOURS”, he advertised a boat trip with women supplied in the waters off the coast of Pattaya.” An Australian man has been arrested who police say offered a sex tour in Pattaya. They also say they believe 49 year old  Stephen Allan Carpenter is mixed up in smuggling cocaine into Australia hidden in golf equipment. The 49 year old was arrested for ‘pimping’ at a house in Nong Yang Seua sub-district of Muak Lek, Saraburi at the weekend. So far he has not responded to the claims saying that he” does not understand the language being used”.

  • Ride4Kids – Interview with Romeo Perthuis

    Ride4Kids – Interview with Romeo Perthuis

    PHOTO: Romeo presenting Ride4Kids Organiser Donna Toon with a cheque for money raised at a fund-raiser at his school, Headstart International. Romeo speaks to Tim Newton on Saturday night at the welcome home dinner at Mezzos. Read more about Romeo’s involvement in the Ride4Kids HERE

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    Phuket lifeguards warn about Portuguese man-o-war

    Phuket Lifeguards are warning swimmers after Portuguese man-o-war have been spotted on Phuket’s west coast beaches today (June 18).

  • Bangkok: Be brave to speak, get better jobs and a better social life

    Bangkok: Be brave to speak, get better jobs and a better social life

    (Translated) Young Thais students are still being subjected to a largely rote learning style of education. But some young Bangkokians are speaking out about widening their education and life to embrace the English language as well.

  • Thai economic growth forecast projections up to 6% – World Bank

    Thai economic growth forecast projections up to 6% – World Bank

    The World Bank is looking to boost projections for growth in the Thai economy. In the last financial quarter, expansion of the Thai economy hit a five-year high. Ulrich Zachau, the World Bank’s director for Thailand and regional partnerships, says that a stable outlook and signs that Thai business is investing again domestically are among the positive factors for the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia.