Artikel tagged “Phuket”

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    More wind and rain predicted for the North and South

    The Thai Meteorological Department is warning we still have some rain ahead, in the northern and southern ends of the country. They report that the active low-pressure system from tropical depression Son-tinh is still leading to torrential rain for the North and the North-east of Thailand

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    The 21st century’s longest lunar eclipse next week

    The moon is going to disappear for six hours next week in a mega lunar eclipse – the longest for the entire 21st century. In fact it will be this century’s longest lunar eclipse and will be able to be seen across Thailand on July 27-28 between 00.14-6.10 am.

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    Swedish motorcyclist found dead on Wiset Road, Rawai

    Chalong Police arrived at the Chalong underpass roadworks construction control office on Wiset Road in Rawai at 6am this morning to find the body of a foreign man who was later identified as 39 year old Swedish Frederik Maes on the ground. Two serious wounds were found on his stomach, knees and left leg. Blood was found coming from his mouth and nose

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    Rawai Mayor confirms 3 metre crocodile off Nai Harn beach

    Red flags have been put up on Nai Harn and Yanui Beaches to warn tourists of a crocodile in the water. Locals and Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos have been patrolling the southern beaches trying to locate the crocodile that was first reported yesterday morning by a local fisherman

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    30 tourists stuck at Koh Racha Yai call for help to get back to Phuket

    The Phuket Marine Police were called today (July 19) to fetch about 30 tourists back to Chalong Pier from Koh Rach Yai, following another day of strong winds and high seas. At 6am today the Phuket Marine Police were notified that there were 6 Thais, 15 Chinese, 2 Russians and 7 New Zealanders that were stuck at Koh Racha Yai and unable to depart the island yesterday due to the strong winds and high waves. They’d been staying on the island

  • ‘Crocodile-like’ creature spotted swimming at Yanui Beach

    ‘Crocodile-like’ creature spotted swimming at Yanui Beach

    Something officials are describing as a ‘crocodile’ was spotted off the coast at Yanui Beach, just south of Nai Harn beach, yesterday. The witness who first saw it claims the crocodile was chasing him but that he managed to escape. Chalong Police were notified of the incident around 4.30pm

  • Search for missing jet-ski operator/crew resumes in poor weather

    Search for missing jet-ski operator/crew resumes in poor weather

    A search for a missing jet-ski staffer resumed at 7am today with jet-skis and speed boats combing the area the man was last seen. A staff member from a jet-ski business disappeared after he was hit by a wave near Koh Naka in Paklok, off the Ao Po coast, at 3pm yesterday (July 17) while a search resumed agin this morning today

  • Three dead in light aircraft crash in Khon Kaen

    Three dead in light aircraft crash in Khon Kaen

    PHOTO: National News Bureau of Thailand A small privately-owned plane has crashed in a field in Khon Kaen, north-east Thailand, this morning (July 18). Three people are reported dead

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    Tesla investors demand apology from Musk over ‘pedo’ comment

    PHOTO: Fortune London’s Evening Standard is reporting that Tesla investors are demanding an apology from Elon Musk after he branded a British cave diver who rescued children from a cave in Thailand a “pedo”. The billionaire business magnate’s Twitter post sparked a huge backlash from shareholders in his firm, who later hit out further at Mr Musk in an open letter . It went on: “The exchange with Vern Unsworth crossed the line.

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    Ex-insurance broker arrested for alleged 10 million baht credit card scam

    A 27 year old former insurance broker has been arrested along with information on approximately 20,500 credit-card accounts, some of which Police allege he used to make online purchases. Police estimate the amounts involve more than 10 million baht over recent years. Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Intelligence Analysis and Special Tools Sub-Division cooperated with Bank of Ayudhya’s investigation and anti-fraud division to conduct a probe that led to the arrest of 27 year old Piraeus Krutthaphan.