Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • Dinosaurs heading for Phuket holidays

    Dinosaurs heading for Phuket holidays

    PHUKET: Dinosaurs are taking a holiday in Phuket, along with all the other old bones on the island, in a travelling museum exhibition open from August 28 to September 16. The free-entry exhibition, with information in Thai and English about paleontological and geological discoveries in Thailand, will be open daily at the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) between 8:30am and 4:30pm

  • Phuket schools close after floodwater hits

    Phuket schools close after floodwater hits

    PHUKET: Phuket City Municipality this morning announced that Phuket Wittayalai School and Satree Phuket School, both on the north side of Phuket Town, are closed today after heavy rains last night caused minor flooding across the island.

  • Tiger Disco fire: Expert rates ‘20 per cent of upper floor as highly flammable’

    Tiger Disco fire: Expert rates ‘20 per cent of upper floor as highly flammable’

    PHUKET: The chief inspector from a team of expert architects called in to investigate the

  • Phuket contractors protest rising sand prices

    Phuket contractors protest rising sand prices

    PHUKET: A group of construction contractors and building material retailers yesterday gathered at Phuket Provincial Hall to protest the cost of building sand, which has spiraled upward following the raid and closure of an illegal quarry in Phang Nga. The protesters filed a joint complaint, addressed to Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha and Phuket Chamber of Commerce committee member Samran Sinthong

  • Tiger Disco fire: French, British named as probable victims

    Tiger Disco fire: French, British named as probable victims

    PHUKET: Patong Police Superintendent Jirapat Phochanaphan this afternoon confirmed to the Phuket Gazette that police were now investigating at least three more missing persons now suspected of being victims of the Tiger Discotheque fire that killed four people early Friday morning. “Police are investigating four people named as missing

  • Tiger fire ‘sounded like a bomb’, report staff

    Tiger fire ‘sounded like a bomb’, report staff

    PHUKET: Staff at the Tiger Discotheque in Patong initially thought the sound of an exploding transformer was a bomb, which caused people to panic and stampede towards the door when

  • Two survive as car plows into Phuket power pole

    Two survive as car plows into Phuket power pole

    PHUKET: Two men lucky to be alive are recovering at Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town after the car they were travelling in slammed into a power pole in Cherng Talay about midnight last night. Arriving at the scene, on Pasak-Koktanod Road, police and Phuket Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation rescue workers found a white Toyota Vios with extensive damage to its front end caused by a high-speed impact with a concrete utility post. Two casualties were pulled from the wreck: Somboon Khonthai, 27, from Cherng Talay, who suffered minor injuries; and another man who suffered severe facial and head injuries.

  • Damrong leads National Park raids on Phuket resorts

    Damrong leads National Park raids on Phuket resorts

    PHUKET: National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department (DNP) Director-General Damrong Phidet yesterday led raids on 10 resorts alleged to have encroached on National Park land on Phuket’s west coast. The raids started in the afternoon with Mr Damrong leading 10 teams of investigators brought in from 10 different offices of the Royal Forest Department (RFD) from across Thailand.

  • Two-day booze ban in effect in Phuket from tomorrow

    Two-day booze ban in effect in Phuket from tomorrow

    PHUKET: Retail sales of alcohol will banned in Phuket tomorrow and Friday, when Buddhists will celebrate Asarnha Bucha Day and Khao Pansa Day, the start of Buddhist Lent. Provincial Police Deputy Commander Peerayut Karajedee confirmed to the Phuket Gazette today that alcohol sales will be banned on both days under the Prohibition of Alcoholic Beverage Sales Act of 2009

  • Big Buddha Phuket

    Phuket News: Big Buddha Projekt auf Phuket

    Phuket News: Big Buddha Projekt auf Phuket wird verlängert Untersuchung Eine interne Untersuchung durch das Royal Forestry Department Community Forestry Management Bureau hat keinerlei Unregelmässigkeiten bei dem Phuket Big Buddha Projekt gefunden. Die Untersuchung war nach einer Flut von Beschwerden ins Leben gerufen worden. Damit beauftragt war Phukets Vizegouverneur Somkiet Sangkaosutthirak. Die Beschwerden wurden nun [...]