Artikel tagged “phuket privieleges card”

  • Dugong found dead on a beach in Rassada

    Dugong found dead on a beach in Rassada

    Kusoldham Phuket Foundation and Muang Phuket Police received a report from locals at noon today (January 26) about the dead body of a dugong washed up ashore on Somkiet Beach in Baan Laem Nga, Rassada sub-district. The 1.2-meter-long dugong started to smell already and there were traces of cuts from sharp items on the head, skin and stomach with its entrails hanging out. The dugong is believed to be a baby dugong of 1-2 years that has been dead for at least one week.

  • Filipino and Burmese killed in Karon crash

    Filipino and Burmese killed in Karon crash

    A Fillipino man, 35 year old Arthur Mina, and a Burmese woman have died following a crash earlier this morning (January 25) on Patak Road, Karon. Police say that his motorcycle collided with another motorcycle driven by a woman (whose name hasn’t been announced by police). The accident occurred on a curve.

  • Melbourne to Sydney is the second busiest air-route in the world. Where’s the busiest?

    Melbourne to Sydney is the second busiest air-route in the world. Where’s the busiest?

    PHOTO: Wiki Commons Where’s the busiest air-traffic route in the world?

  • The big three. 2018 elections for Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia.

    The big three. 2018 elections for Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia.

    In 2018 there will be three elections in our immediate region – the much-predicted (and confirmed by the Thai PM) Thai election, another in Cambodia and one in Malaysia.

  • UPDATE: Blaze near Surakul Stadium damages local shops

    UPDATE: Blaze near Surakul Stadium damages local shops

    The fire started in the electric cabling curled up on the electric pole in front of a motorcycle garage and damaged the shop, including many motorbikes. The total loss, according to police attending the scene, following discussions with the proprietors, is at least 300,000 Baht.

  • Three nabbed over fake goods and items seized in Karon

    Three nabbed over fake goods and items seized in Karon

    An undocumented migrant from Myanmar and two others from Cambodia have been arrested in Karon for selling pirated goods.

  • Dante Alighieri Phuket rolls their sleeves up for the elderly

    Dante Alighieri Phuket rolls their sleeves up for the elderly

    Today (January 11), Dante Alighieri Society Phuket distributed food for elderly people at Ban Phuket Elders Public Aid in Thalang. Mrs Nonglak Khantong, president of Dante Alighieri Phuket and Mr Carlo Briola, treasurer of the Association, have declared that this is just the first of the group’s charity initiatives.

  • Progress on Sea Gypsy Sirinath NP fishing case

    Progress on Sea Gypsy Sirinath NP fishing case

    Rawai’s Mayor, Arun Solos, led a group of Rawai Sea Gypsies to file a complaint this morning (January 11), in order to call for justice for the 6 fishermen arrested in Sirinath Marine National Park. The mayor headed a delegation including Niran Yangpan, the community leader, village chief and sub-district chief with the 6 fishermen to hand the letter to Vice Governor Sanit Srivihok, who says he will pass it to the Governor.

  • Asia’s prison populations – Thailand #10 in the world

    Asia’s prison populations – Thailand #10 in the world

    China has the largest prison population in Asia, more than four times as large as India. However, when it comes to prison population rates, Thailand has the highest incarceration rate in the region. Around the world more than 10.35 million people are imprisoned either as pretrial detainees or having been convicted and sentenced, according to the report of UK-based Institute of Criminal Policy Research.

  • Krabi Coal Power Plant to get more public hearings

    Krabi Coal Power Plant to get more public hearings

    The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and its consulting company are preparing another set of public hearings about the proposed coal power plant project at Baan Klong Rua Pier after a series of protests against the project from locals and activists. “After the government suspended the project following the disagreements from locals, who commented that the EHIA (environmental health impact assessment) was not complete, we have reconsidered the information and errors and will submit the project once again”, said Wimonchai Mongkhol, the Head of Project Study, about extending the current Krabi Power Plant with community involvement. “The charcoal power plant is one of the projects included in the ‘PDP 2010’ to extend electricity productivity from 2012 – 2030 to support the economic development in the southern region of Thailand, which grows at an average of 5-6% per year.