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  • Marine and Coastal Resources check for protected shark meat in Karon

    Marine and Coastal Resources check for protected shark meat in Karon

    Officers from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Area 9 Phuket Office visited a Karon restaurant after a picture of them selling shark meat had gone viral on social media. The team visited the avenue on November 19 but couldn’t find sharks being sold as in the pictures. The shop owner, Narongchai Thanataweesakul, told the investigating team that the picture was taken at the shop 2 years ago.

  • Familiar faces take honours in the Phuket Triathlon

    Familiar faces take honours in the Phuket Triathlon

    PHOTO: Facebook/Laguna Phuket Triathlon Firm favourites Michael Raelert of Germany and Amelia Watkinson of New Zealand successfully retained their titles in contrasting fashions in the Laguna Phuket Triathlon yesterday. 37 year old Raelert came from behind in the swim to stay neck and neck with arch-rival Anthony Costes of France in the concluding run before speeding up at the end to cross the finish line in 2:19.32 hours and complete a hat-trick of Phuket wins. Costes, who was runner-up to the German last year, again had to settle for second, in 2:20.29.

  • Ten Phuket police shipped off to inactive posts in BKK

    Ten Phuket police shipped off to inactive posts in BKK

    The police inspector-general has issued two orders to transfer 10 Phuket police officers to inactive posts in Bangkok, causing dissatisfaction and affecting the morale of other officers. Four of the transferred officers were moved from the Patong police station amid allegations that their recent crackdown on a restaurant in the popular tourist town had affected the business of certain police officers in Bangkok. In the latest order, issued on Friday, Pol General Suchart Thirasawat, acting police inspector-general, transferred four officers to the Royal Thai Police Operations Command Centre in Bangkok

  • Fake land deeds in Krabi

    Fake land deeds in Krabi

    On November 4, Village Chief of Moo 3, Khaokram subdistrict in Krabi, Sucha Wansuk, received a complaint from the villagers, 67 year old Sompat Sengyong and 46 year old Sumalee Saeho, who say they lost money from the mortgage on about 10 fake title deeds.

  • AoT airports increase traffic 6% in past 12 months

    AoT airports increase traffic 6% in past 12 months

    A total of just over 129 million passengers travelled through the six airports operated by the Airports of Thailand in 2017, a 7.73% increase from the previous year (September 2016 – September 2017).

  • Phuket Smart Bus to launch start of 2018

    Phuket Smart Bus to launch start of 2018

    Phuket Smart Bus, as a part of Phuket City Development (PKCD), is launching the first ten smart buses, thanks to an investment of 40 million Baht, aiming to develop Phuket public transportation. The route will be from Phuket International Airport straight to Phuket Town. “Phuket Smart Bus is one of the twelve Smart Growth projects we created for Phuket

  • Celebrate Loy Krathong this Friday. But there are some rules.

    Celebrate Loy Krathong this Friday. But there are some rules.

    It’s Loy Krathong time. That one day of the year where you can celebrate with fireworks, sky lanterns and sparklers

  • The Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha reopen for visitors

    The Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha reopen for visitors

    Tourists are flocking back to Bangkok’s most popular tourist attractions Tourists flocked to visit the jewels in the crown of the capital’s tourist attractions, the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, after their reopening to visitors on Monday. The Royal Household Bureau last month announced that both would be closed to all tourists from October 1-29 as preparations were made for the Royal Funeral and Cremation of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

  • THURSDAY: Watch the Royal Cremation processions and ceremonies here. Live from Bangkok….

    THURSDAY: Watch the Royal Cremation processions and ceremonies here. Live from Bangkok….

    To watch in English, click the button at the bottom the screen and select ‘EN’. The post THURSDAY: Watch the Royal Cremation processions and ceremonies here.

  • Phang Nga trips to Similan Islands cancelled on October 26

    Phang Nga trips to Similan Islands cancelled on October 26

    Wow Andaman Pier in Phang Nga which is the pier tourists, especially Chinese and Europeans, use to go to Similan Islands, announced today (October 25) they will be closed tomorrow, the Royal Cremation Day, to allow their staff to join the ceremony as attendees and volunteers. “We would like to announce to all tourists that Wow Andaman, will close for one day tomorrow to allow 50 of our staff and executives to join the Royal Cremation. So far, we have informed tourists who were expected to travel to the pier via social media, tour agents and hotels and we will reopen again on October 27.