Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • Car thieves arrested in Soi Namtok in Kathu

    Car thieves arrested in Soi Namtok in Kathu

    Police received a report from Weeraporn Khamyindee that her Toyota Vios had been stolen inside Soi Namtok, Kathu, on March 17.

  • Only a tiny fraction of BKK pets registered as being vaccinated against Rabies

    Only a tiny fraction of BKK pets registered as being vaccinated against Rabies

    Only 5,193 of Bangkok’s 1.136 million stray and pet dogs and cats are registered as having been vaccinated against rabies, a senior Agriculture Ministry official said this morning (Wednesday). Ministry spokesman and inspector-general Sorawit Thanito said only 6,233 pet cats and dogs were registered with authorities in the capital and 1,266 of them had been sterilised

  • Banned! Dart board ban now in effect across Thailand. Bars urged to get boards registered.

    Banned! Dart board ban now in effect across Thailand. Bars urged to get boards registered.

    Thailand’s ban on bars and entertainment venues allowing punters to play darts is now in affect nationwide. In January, officials in Pattaya raided bars along Soi 6 to confiscate the ‘illegal’ dart boards.Bar owners and staff were told that venues must now have a dart board license if they wanted to be able to allow customers to play the popular pastime on their premises.

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 12

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 12

    New faces on the political scene | Rabies Epidemic Zone for Nonthaburi and Bangkok | Fire in Pattaya’s Walking Street | 27 tourists arrested on island near Ranong | Spate of drownings over weekend | Guy in hospital with amnesia, ummm, actually wanted by police… BUSTED! The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 12 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • 90 arrested, 74 motorcycles seized in crackdown

    90 arrested, 74 motorcycles seized in crackdown

    Bangkok police arrested 90 motorcyclists and pillion riders and seized 74 modified motorcycles in a crackdown on street racing on Bangkok’s streets.

  • Ex-husband kills woman on the street

    Ex-husband kills woman on the street

    The ex-husband of a head maid stabbed her in the the street almost 10 times in the middle of a crowd in southern Phuket Town.

  • Accelerating Rabies vaccinations in Trang

    Accelerating Rabies vaccinations in Trang

    There have been three deaths in Kalasin province linked to Rabies. And some suspected cases around Bangkok

  • What does Anastasia Vashukevich know?

    What does Anastasia Vashukevich know?

    PHOTOS: Instagram The raid on a ‘sex seminar’ in love-making in Pattaya last week has grown into an international story of intrigue with links to the ‘Russia-meddling-in-US-election’ ongoing investigation. A Belarusian escort, with close ties to a powerful Russian oligarch said from behind bars in Bangkok, yesterday that she had more than 16 hours of audio recordings that could help shed light on the ‘meddling’. The New York Times is reporting that the escort says she will hand over the recordings if the US grants her asylum

  • Thai Airways continues to struggle against newer, nimble competitors

    Thai Airways continues to struggle against newer, nimble competitors

    Fierce competition and rising fuel costs are said to be the main cause of Thai Airway’s tough last year. Thai’s operating profit for the last year was down nearly 30% to 2,856 million baht.

  • Local administrative organisations to take over lifeguard contracts

    Local administrative organisations to take over lifeguard contracts

    Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong, says that the local administration organisations will take control of the lifeguard hiring budget instead of the Provincial Administrative Organisation (OrBorJor) to avoid the problems with the annual lifeguard contract and beach safety. “Especially this year, there has been a lot of people drowning at our beaches during the time we didn’t have an effective lifeguard patrol. We are looking at better management and the local administration organisations should be the ones taking control of the lifeguards in their area.