Artikel tagged “Phuket”

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    Chinese tourist badly injured in hit and run

    PHOTOS: Hamima Kahapana / Newshawk Phuket A Chinese tourist was hit by a pick-up after running onto the road near a hotel behind the Factory Outlet on ByPass Road, Phuket. The driver of the pick-up sped away even though it would have been completely obvious that they had hit the tourist, albeit an accident caused by the running tourist.

  • National police ask to be updated on death of German tourist on Koh Phi Phi

    National police ask to be updated on death of German tourist on Koh Phi Phi

    A top national police spokesman has commented on the, as yet, unsolved death of a German tourist found on rocks at Koh Phi Phi. The national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda has asked to be kept informed of any developments in the case. Daily News reports that 50 year old Markus Steinbach was found on Tuesday evening in a sandy crevice on rocks near the Chao Thai Mai (Chao Le) cemetery. He was fully clothed and had a green bag with him. Thaiger news report about the incident HERE .

  • Police say they will seek arrest warrants for publishers of Koh Tao story

    Police say they will seek arrest warrants for publishers of Koh Tao story

    FILE PHOTO: Sairee Beach, Koh Tao Khaosod English are reporting that Police are seeking a warrant to arrest the editor of a news site that published accounts of an alleged sexual assault on the tourist island of Koh Tao. According to the report, the editor of the Samui Times, Su Buchanan, will be charged under cybercrime laws for defaming the island’s reputation, according to Tourist Police commander Maj. Gen

  • PPHO Chief apologises for the hospital’s mistake over gauze left in body

    PPHO Chief apologises for the hospital’s mistake over gauze left in body

    Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) Chief has apologised over gauze being left in a woman’s vagina after the patient had given birth at a government hospital in Thalang. Two people have made official complaints about the Phuket government hospital in Thalang alleging malpractice. In one case, gauze was left in a woman’s vagina after the patient had given birth, whilst another had allergic reactions following a nurse giving an incorrect injection.

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    Pattaya police told to clean up their act

    PHOTOS: Pattaya News Pattaya police are being told to clean up their act, stop hiding behind masks and try harder to communicate better with tourists. The directive has come from Bangkok HQ. Pattaya News is reporting that the local Pattaya police chief Pol Col Apichai Krobpetch is passing on the directive to officers on the beat

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    Complaints over gauze left in body, wrong injections at Phuket Hospital

    FILE PHOTO Two people have complained about a Phuket government hospital in Thalang.

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    Thailand makes you fat

    by Tim Newton I came to Thailand as a fit, healthy 70 kilogram Australian. After six years in Thailand I’m now a reasonably fit, healthy 76 kilogram Australian.

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    Oh no! No more Ofo.

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket The Ofo Thai Company has issued an announcement to the Phuket City Development (PKCD) company that they’ve cancelled the Ofo bike project on the island. The announcement says that “the Ofo bike head office in China has canceled the Ofo bicycle project in Thailand.

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    Millions of soldier crabs found on Krabi beach

    Millions of soldier crabs have once again been found cavorting around Klong Sai Din Dang Noi Beach in Mueang Krabi after three years. Niwat Wattanayommanaphon, a committee member of the Krabi local conservationist group says, “These soldier crabs were last seen three years ago

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    The Nai Harn awarded for effective water management

    The Nai Harn has received a Best Water Treatment Management award from Thailand’s Regional Environment office in Phuket. This latest green award follows recognition earlier this year when Thailand’s Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, part of the Ministry of Natural Resources, bestowed a “Gold Level” Green Hotel Award on The Nai Harn for its ongoing initiatives and eco-friendly operations. “It is satisfying and motivating to be recognised for our commitment to protecting the stunning natural environment that supports us at The Nai Harn,” said Frank Grassmann, the resort’s general manager.