Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Baby dumped in Patong rubbish bin

    Baby dumped in Patong rubbish bin

    Last night (February 28), Patong police received a report about the dead body of a baby dumped in a bin in Soi Kuan Yang Charoen on Phra Baramee Road. The bin was at the beginning of the alley near the main road. Inside, the police and a team from Kusoldham Phuket found a transparent plastic bag containing the dead body of a baby girl with the ombilical cord still attached

  • Phuket’s Governor visits Tritrang Beach to inspect action over effluent

    Phuket’s Governor visits Tritrang Beach to inspect action over effluent

    A team of Phuket authorities headed up by the Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong, have visited Tritrang Beach again following up another report of wastewater being released into the seas off Patong Beach. “Every office and all departments involved have to integrate their resources to find a sustainable solution to this problem. This is my second visit to Tritrang Beach

  • Big crowds and long waits at Phuket airport after runway closure

    Big crowds and long waits at Phuket airport after runway closure

    PHOTO reprinted with permission from  Pimmie Pimpathu The closure of runway 09 resulted in a big back-up of ‘not happy’ passengers waiting for their delayed flights. The runway fix started early morning yesterday (February 26) and finished at 6.30am this morning as planned. However, there are a large number of remaining passengers as the relative authorities reshuffle arrival and departure times and runway ‘slots’.

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 26

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 26

    59% of those polled don’t want a political party with Prayut as leader | Repairs to Phuket Airport runway | More carnage on Patong Hill | Poorly planned ATM snatch it Krabi | January’s numbers for new cars and tourism | Toon hands over the cash – 1.3 billion baht | Police raid Russian sex classes in Pattaya. The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, February 26 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • ATM theft gone wrong in Krabi

    ATM theft gone wrong in Krabi

    Two thieves tried to steal an ATM by dragging it with a pickup truck last night (February 25) in Krabi.

  • We’re going to see more of the three-fingered salute

    We’re going to see more of the three-fingered salute

    Thai PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha said he will call a meeting of relevant parties to discuss and decide an appropriate and acceptable date for the next general election. The public in recent weeks has witnessed a series of delays in the passing and enforcing of laws and other legal manoeuvres that have raised doubts over the timing of the next election.

  • Rare animal – a moonrat – found in Krabi

    Rare animal – a moonrat – found in Krabi

    A small creature that looks like a mouse, with a nose and mouth shaped like a pig, has been found in Krabi. It is believed to be a moonrat.

  • Four killed on a dangerous corner in Krabi

    Four killed on a dangerous corner in Krabi

    A pickup truck reportedly lost control on a curve, crossed the traffic island in the middle of the road and crashed into another pickup truck on the opposite lane, killing four people in Krabi province.

  • PIA air-conditioning breaks down, again

    PIA air-conditioning breaks down, again

    …and this woman’s not happy about it. Hundreds of Facebook users have given their support to a woman’s complaint about a breakdown of air-conditioners at the Phuket International Airport, which she says causes heat to be trapped and body odour to spread inside the passenger building. “Is this a model of a green airport?” Facebook user Paithoon Tou Monpanthong asked on her Facebook page on Sunday night, urging others to share the post so that airport management could hear her complaint.

  • Phuket’s Rajabhat launches a fun run

    Phuket’s Rajabhat launches a fun run

    Phuket Rajabhat University Alumni has kicked off a fun run to ‘encourage a healthy lifestyle’. More than 2,000 runners registered for the event