Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Blade Runner. Cool tech gives Cola new legs.

    Blade Runner. Cool tech gives Cola new legs.

    After a first set of prosthetics, Cola now has new ‘bouncy’ blades to run on. Cola the two-legged dog has scored an Asian first – he’s the first dog in the world to be fitted with blades of the kind used by Paralympic sprinters. And he took to his new legs like a champion, racing up and down the beach on his blades within minutes of having them installed.

  • Better training. Better lifeguards. Two day training course completed at Patong.

    Better training. Better lifeguards. Two day training course completed at Patong.

    Two days training for hotel staff, tour operators and budding beach lifeguards has been completed at Patong Beach.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 8

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 8

    Prawit’s been given 30 days to ‘please explain’ | Flood crisis in Nakhon Si Thammarat | Last night’s island downpour | Australian couple in hospital with mounting bills following bike accident | 50,000 SIM cards seized on the Cambodian border. The post THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 8 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Phuket Governor visits dog shelter to check on renovations

    Phuket Governor visits dog shelter to check on renovations

    Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong, visited the Suan Pa Bang Kanun Dog Shelter yesterday (December 5) to check on the progress of its renovation.

  • 7 year old girl chained up by her mother

    7 year old girl chained up by her mother

    After pictures of a 7 year old Myanmar girl chained went viral in social media, Phuket Social Development and Human Security officers visited the scene today (December 5), which is a room in an apartment in Phuket Town. The girl and her 9 year old brother are safe at Phuket Children and Family Shelter.

  • Official opening of Wang Kee On Waterfall in Patong

    Official opening of Wang Kee On Waterfall in Patong

    At 9 am today (December 5), Patong Mayor, Chalermluck Kebsup, hosted the official opening of Wang Kee On Waterfall as the new attraction in Patong, even though it’s been there all the time.

  • Pattaya driver that killed two claims epileptic fit – call for ban on epileptic drivers

    Pattaya driver that killed two claims epileptic fit – call for ban on epileptic drivers

    A tragic accident yesterday morning in Pattaya is again focussing the public’s attention on a call for the Land Transport Department to ban people with epilepsy from driving. The crash occurred when a 44 year old self-described epileptic patient lost control of his pickup truck in Chon Buri’s Pattaya City, causing it to plough into 10 motorcycles, killing two people and injuring 15 others

  • Don says he knows nothing about Yingluck British passport

    Don says he knows nothing about Yingluck British passport

    Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has denied a report of unknown origin that Britain had granted fugitive ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra a passport. Don said before Monday’s Cabinet meeting that his ministry had no such information and that the British Embassy had not informed the Thai government of any such action

  • New direct route to Phuket from Korat – NewGen Airways

    New direct route to Phuket from Korat – NewGen Airways

    Every week it seems that there are more and more direct flights to Phuket, both domestic and international.

  • Upgrading Phuket’s stray dogs

    Upgrading Phuket’s stray dogs

    At the Governor-Meets-Media conference today (December 1), the Governor announced a new management strategy for Phuket’s stray dogs, following the project “Disease-Free Animals, Rabies-Free Humans” of HRH Princess Chulabhorn.