Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Deja vu: Dirty, smelly, blackwater flows into the Andaman Sea, again

    Deja vu: Dirty, smelly, blackwater flows into the Andaman Sea, again

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket Phuket’s Governor has given an urgent order to solve the problem of wastewater flowing into Bang Tao Beach yesterday after the issue went viral in social media. If you suddenly having a sense of deja vu and are SURE you’ve read this before, that’s because the issue has been brought up hundreds of time in the past decades with nothing being done to address the shameful situation. Here’s what usually happens… Social media posting or local complaint made about the black water flowing into Phuket’s west coast beaches along any of many canals flowing into the Andaman Sea Governor says he wants ‘immediate attention’ to the matter

  • The Thaiger roars into an online-only future

    The Thaiger roars into an online-only future

    The Thaiger is the bearer of sad news today as we announce the closure of our provincial Phuket FM radio station.

  • Ping-pong bombs used in Samut Prakan gang brawl

    Ping-pong bombs used in Samut Prakan gang brawl

    Samut Prakan police have had to intervene in a confrontation between rival gangs and ended up sending five injured youth to hospital, only for the whole matter to flare up again in the hospital parking area.

  • Motorbike driver dies after colliding with truck in Thalang

    Motorbike driver dies after colliding with truck in Thalang

    PHOTOS: Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation A female motorbike driver died after colliding with a truck in Thalang yesterday. Kusoldharm rescue workers were notified of the accident on Thepkrasattri Road, southbound, in Baan Liphon in Thalang at 6am in the morning.

  • Eight month old baby in ‘walker’ crushed by truck in Samut Prakan

    Eight month old baby in ‘walker’ crushed by truck in Samut Prakan

    PHOTOS: FM91BKK An eight month old baby, who was in a ‘baby walker’, has died after being crushed by a truck in front of the parent’s house in Samut Prakan, just south of Bangkok yesterday. Thairath reports that Phra Samut Jaedee Police were notified of the horrible incident in Soi Suksawat in Phra Samut Jaedee District in Sumut Prakan at 2.30pm yesterday. Police and rescue workers arrived to find the damaged baby walker laying on the road

  • Maya Bay’s new two year closure could be further extended

    Maya Bay’s new two year closure could be further extended

    Maya Bay, closed to the public since last June to allow its beach and coral to recover, will remain shut to visitors for at least another two years as its ecology needs more time to heal.

  • Man found hanged at rental property in Wichit

    Man found hanged at rental property in Wichit

    A man has been found hanged at a rental property in Wichit. His mother believed that he was stressed after being arrested with drugs, and was unemployed

  • King greets the people in a massive public audience at the Grand Palace

    King greets the people in a massive public audience at the Grand Palace

    Yesterday’s appearances on the balcony of the Suddhaisavarya Prasad Hall of the Grand Palace in Bangkok of HM The King and royal family capped off three days of pomp and circumstance for the coronation of Thailand’s monarch. His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn granted a historic public audience from the main balcony yesterday afternoon. A sea of yellow-clad people of all ages and from across the land had gathered in front of the balcony, waving yellow flags, chanting loudly, “Long Live the Royals”.

  • Sea turtle rescued on Kamala beach

    Sea turtle rescued on Kamala beach

    PHOTOS: Niruj A sea turtle has been rescued after being washed up on the shores of Kamala beach. Tourists who were walking along the beach discovered the beached turtle. They informed beach vendors

  • Chinese travellers heading to more non-Asian countries for holidays

    Chinese travellers heading to more non-Asian countries for holidays

    More Chinese are now travelling further and taking in non-Asian destinations during this week’s Labour Day holidays, according to Hotelbeds, a leading hotel booking website. Monitoring holiday bookings made by Chinese, Hotelbeds said 10 to the top 30 destinations were outside of Asia compared with just three destinations a year earlier