Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Chiang Mai to suffer haze and smoke problems until at least May

    Chiang Mai to suffer haze and smoke problems until at least May

    Thailand’s northern provinces, including Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, are likely to face health-threatening haze problems from PM2.5 dust particles until at least early May. The poor air quality has been a constant part of daily life for locals for over two months now. The chief of the Climate Change Centre at Chiang Mai University, Associate Professor Seth Sampattakul, says the north will have to wait for the forest fires to be extinguished or the arrival of the rainy season

  • Darasamuth Underpass closing this Saturday and Sunday night

    Darasamuth Underpass closing this Saturday and Sunday night

    The Darasamut Underpass (adjacent to Central Festival) will temporarily close tomorrow and Sunday from 9pm until 5am (overnight). The Phuket Highways Chief Somwang Lohanut says, “Both the northbound and southbound lanes through the underpass will be temporary closed at those times.” “Workers will be carrying out repairs and replacing light bulbs and fans as part of the normal scheduled maintenance.” “We apologise for any inconvenience during the maintenance works.” The post Darasamuth Underpass closing this Saturday and Sunday night appeared first on The Thaiger Thailand news .

  • Seven Chinese tourists injured in Pattaya tour bus crash

    Seven Chinese tourists injured in Pattaya tour bus crash

    PHOTO: Pattaya Mail Seven Chinese tourists have been injured after their tour bus overturned on Sukhumvit Road in Jomtien Beach, south of Pattaya. The victims were rushed to Pattaya Memorial Hospital after the Bangkok-registered tour bus careered into a traffic-island drainage canal in front of the Ambassador City Hotel. The Pattaya Mail reports that sixteen other passengers on the bus were shaken but unhurt by the incident.

  • Patong Police investigate taxi drivers beating up a tourist – VIDEO

    Patong Police investigate taxi drivers beating up a tourist – VIDEO

    Patong Police are investigating an assault on tourists from a group of Patong taxi drivers. Two video clips of taxi drivers attacking tourist in Patong have gone viral in social media today

  • Bus driver fined after dropping oil on Patong Hill – VIDEO

    Bus driver fined after dropping oil on Patong Hill – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: Kathu Police / Law Enforcement 201 / Newshawk Phuket A bus driver has been fined after his bus dropped oil onto the road as it was coming down from Patong Hill. Motorbike drivers had been been injured after slipping on the oil slick. The CCTV footage shows the incident when the bus was going down from Patong Hill, dropping oil on the road along the way.

  • Fourteen kilograms of marijuana seized in pre-Songkran drug crackdowns

    Fourteen kilograms of marijuana seized in pre-Songkran drug crackdowns

    Phuket police have sized a total of 14 kilograms of marijuana in three separate cases, including intercepting parcel post yesterday. It’s all part of the annual pre-Songkran drugs crackdown.

  • Immigration staff on alert after Thai jeweller bludgeoned to death in Bangkok

    Immigration staff on alert after Thai jeweller bludgeoned to death in Bangkok

    PHOTO: Thai Rath Thai border staff have been alerted after a female Thai jeweller was found bludgeoned to death in a Lat Phrao hotel room yesterday, in the northern Bangkok suburbs. CCTV indicates that a likely suspect is a South African man seen going into the woman’s room. Thai Rath reports that 35 year old Susama Reunrit from Kanchanaburi was found wrapped in a blanket on the floor by her bed in her room on the 6th floor of the hotel in Lat Phrao, Soi 130

  • Democrats toppled in Phuket

    Democrats toppled in Phuket

    PHOTO: Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva resigned the leadership position last night amid dismal polls around the country The Democrat Party in Phuket, once a reliable strong-hold of Democrat votes, has yielded its customary monopoly, ceding two House seats to the junta-aligned Phalang Pracharat Party. The unofficial tally, as of late last night, gave Phalang Pracharat’s Sutha Prateep na Thalang the victory in Constituency 1 with 32,338 votes

  • Exit poll says Pheu Thai will get most votes but not a majority

    Exit poll says Pheu Thai will get most votes but not a majority

    The polls are closed, the ballot boxes secured and the counting starts.

  • 2,821 days

    2,821 days

    It’s been 2,821 days between July 3, 2011 until today, March 24, 2019. July 3, 2011 was the last time Thais voted in a general election.