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  • Tourists leave. Garbage problem stays.

    Tourists leave. Garbage problem stays.

    Tourists left behind more garbage at New Year holiday destinations this year, report tourism operators around Khao Lak and Hua Hin. Garbage was left behind in major tourist destinations as tourists returned home after New Year long holidays.

  • Governor visits Rassada Pier to inspect improvements

    Governor visits Rassada Pier to inspect improvements

    Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong, along a team from the Provincial offices, visited Rassada Pier this morning (January 2), to encourage the staff and promising to upgrade the security and services at the pier. Rassada Pier is one of the most important piers in Phuket, apart from Chalong Pier and Ao Po Pier, and welcomes more than a thousand passengers per day during the festive season. “During the visit, we discovered that the pier has grown a lot.

  • Thailand Yacht Show. Returns to Ao Po Grand Marina February 22 – 25, 2018

    Thailand Yacht Show. Returns to Ao Po Grand Marina February 22 – 25, 2018

    It is that time of the year where we make resolutions; promises about the year to come and how we will approach it. Rather than ploughing through a northern hemisphere winter to get to the gym or sourcing for fresh fruits during a juice cleanse, why not enjoy the best of the southern tropical lifestyle and head to the Thailand Yacht Show ! Apart from the mega-yachts and exhibition of some of the world’s great yachting brands, here are three other reasons to visit Phuket and the Thailand Yacht Show in 2018… The Great Outdoors Why pound the gym’s treadmill when you could select one of the 30 beaches around Phuket for an invigorating work out?

  • The new Smart Visa and digital nomads

    The new Smart Visa and digital nomads

    PHOTO: neverendingvoyage.com The new Smart Visa might be a visa solution for some, but not all, of the ‘digital nomads’ that have been become ubiquitous in Thailand, from all over the world. Whereas the young professionals might have taken off around the world on a break between their schooling and the start of their professional careers, now they’re taking their professional careers along with them and logging in to their job remotely from some far flung cafe overlooking rice paddies in Chiang Mai for a beach in Phuket.

  • 18 year old alleged killer arrested in Thalang crackdown

    18 year old alleged killer arrested in Thalang crackdown

    An 18 year old, who allegedly shot a 17 year old couple on December 23, killing the girl, has been arrested along with 33 other people who illegally posses guns and bullets plus another 20 people involved in drug-related cases. This follows a police crime crackdown measures during Christmas and New Year period.

  • Thalang car crash kills two, including a one year old baby

    Thalang car crash kills two, including a one year old baby

    At midnight on Saturday night, at Saladaeng intersection on Thepkasattri Road in Thalang, a 6-wheel bus crashed into a car, resulting in two casualties and an injured driver in serious condition. The bus was driven by 42 year old Boonyong Linla, who police allege was driving at high speed and ignored a traffic signal, running the red light. He crashed into the car of the family of three, driven by 24 year old Pradit Robroo with two passengers, 18 year old Kanlaya Mianbut and one year old Kornkamon Robroo

  • SUNDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    SUNDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    Sunday, Sunday. Rain, sunshine, clouds

  • Global Hotel Brands boosts Japan’s Niseko tourism

    Global Hotel Brands boosts Japan’s Niseko tourism

    Mount Yotei, Niseko in summer. The Hokkaido destination is rapidly becoming as popular in the summer as it is in the winter. Image courtesy of The Ginto Residences

  • Elephant shows and rides under siege

    Elephant shows and rides under siege

    PHOTO: (The Nation) Elephant and mahouts wait for the next group of tourists to take them for a ride. Twenty or thirty years ago many western tourists would have thought nothing about hopping on the back of an elephant and taking a ride astride one of these mighty Thai beasts.

  • 62 year old jailed over Phra Mongkutklao Hospital bomb attack

    62 year old jailed over Phra Mongkutklao Hospital bomb attack

    PHOTO: Early responders race to the Phra Mongkutklao Hospital following the explosion – The Nation The Criminal Court has convicted a former Electricity Generating of Thailand engineer for launching a bomb attack inside the Phra Mongkutklao Hospital in May. He’s been sentenced to 27 years in jail.