Artikel tagged “Phuket”

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    Injured Phuket monkey captured after swimming around Ao Po marina

    A monkey which was found injured in Ao Po, on the north-east coast of Phuket, is now recovering and getting veterinary attention. It was found at the Ao Po Grand Marina. The Wildlife Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand was notified last week about the monkey which some of the staff at the Ao Po marina believed had swam back from Koh Payu (where Phuket’s excess monkey population were re-homed three weeks ago – The Thaiger doubts this theory). Officers from the Khao Phra Taeo National Park were called when the distressed and injured monkey was discovered on a yacht in the marina.

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    Tenth Multihull Solutions Regatta gets underway

    Day one in the 10 th Multihull Solutions Regatta saw fifteen boats divided into four classes compete off the shores of host organizer Phuket Yacht Club in Chalong Bay in the ‘Boat Lagoon’ Race Day.       Before the regatta started, Multihull Solutions’ Andrew de Bruin said, “We are back for the 5 th  year as title sponsors to the Phuket Yacht Club’s Multihull Regatta and, as usual, we look to be in for the windiest and friendliest regatta in the region

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    Chiang Rai: Mission Possible explained

    by Pradit Phulsarikij – Nation Graphics As details emerge about the 17 day mission to find and extract the 13 members of the Mu Pa Football Academy from the Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai, The Nation has put together an excellent infographic explaining many of the challenges that confronted some of the world’s diving experts.

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    Firearms, ammunition and incendiary devices seized in Phuket

    A team of soldiers and police yesterday (July 12) arrested two suspects and seized a cache of firearms, ammunition and incendiary devices. Officers first raided a house in Rassada around 6pm. Officers arrested 52 year old Phuket man, Sanakorn. Police seized various kinds of firearms, ammunition and incendiary devices in his home

  • Kamala man streams live video of his suicide

    Kamala man streams live video of his suicide

    A man shot himself, killing him instantly, while on a Facebook live video stream inside a bedroom in Kamala earlier today (Thursday).

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    Phuket boat disaster toll: 42 survivors, 46 found dead, 1 remains missing

    The Phuket PR Office has revealed the latest death toll for passengers who drowned following the sinking of ‘Phoenix’ south-west of Phuket last Thursday evening. Three bodies were recovered in the Monday and Tuesday recovery missions.

  • Phuket boat disaster: Investigation underway. One boat captain now in custody.

    Phuket boat disaster: Investigation underway. One boat captain now in custody.

    The Chinese boat manager of the ‘Serenata’ is now facing charges in addition to the captain of the ‘Phoenix, which also sunk, who is now in custody.  A Russian jet-ski driver has also been charged.

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    PM visits Chinese families and the injured at hospitals

    Thai PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha visited Vachira Phuket Hospital to meet some of the Chinese families who have lost their families members in the Phuket boat disaster. General Prayut arrived at Vachira Phuket Hospital at 2.30pm yesterday (July 9).

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    Phuket boat disaster toll: 43 dead, 4 remain missing

    Yesterday (July 9) the Phuket PR Office revealed the latest death toll for passengers from the ‘Phoenix’ yacht that sunk south-west of Phuket on Thursday evening. One more body has been recovered near Koh Mai Ton. The Phuket PR Office announced that it was originally thought that there were 93 tourists plus 12 boat crew and tour guides who were registered with the Phuket Marine Office on Thursday (July 5) to travel on the ‘Phoenix’ – a total of 105

  • Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa announces their new GM

    Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa announces their new GM

    Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa  have today announced the appointment of Markus Kosch as the new GM. Markus most recently served as General Manager of Conrad Guangzhou in China