Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Dugong found dead at Phang Nga Beach

    Dugong found dead at Phang Nga Beach

    PHOTO: DMCR A 300 kilogram dugong has been found dead on a beach in Takua Thung, Phang Nga, yesterday. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) is reporting that they have been notified from the national park officials in Phang Nga that a dugong was found dead near a cave at Koh Panak in Takua Thung in Phang Nga. The female dugong is estimated to weigh around 300 kilograms and was nearly 3 metres long

  • March 24 election campaign starts with a whimper – Thai election 2019

    March 24 election campaign starts with a whimper – Thai election 2019

    If you were expecting Wednesday’s announcement of the forthcoming election to spark an outbreak of election posters, billboards and a stream of online campaigning, you’ll be disappointed.

  • Bus crash on Patong Hill takes out 12 other vehicles, passengers in bus shaken

    Bus crash on Patong Hill takes out 12 other vehicles, passengers in bus shaken

    PHOTOS: Phuket Traffic Report VIDEO: Provided by Newshawk Phuket The tour bus accident on Patong yesterday afternoon, the third such incident in the same spot within 24 hours, has caused three injuries and with vehicles damaged as the bus careered down the hill, out of control. There were 10 tourists on the bus who were shaken by the incident but unharmed. The Patong Police heard about the incident, adjacent to the Suwankeereewong Temple (Wat Patong) on Phra Baramee Road, the bottom of Patong Hill, just after 3.30pm yesterday

  • Chalong Police tracking down a foreigner caught on camera carrying a sea star

    Chalong Police tracking down a foreigner caught on camera carrying a sea star

    Chalong Police are trying to track down a foreign man caught on camera carrying a sea star along Chalong Pier. Chalong Police are checking CCTV footage at the Chalong Pier to find the foreign man who was caught on camera carrying sea stars in a plastic bag along the pier on Tuesday

  • Weather for January 24

    Weather for January 24

    Bangkok Abundant sunshine. High 33C.

  • Election date announced as Sunday, March 24

    Election date announced as Sunday, March 24

    Thais get their opportunity to express their democratic vote and will go to the polls on Sunday, March 24. The Election Commission (EC) has announced the date after chairing an urgent meeting of EC members this afternoon. The royal decree was signed by HM The King and co-signed by Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning.

  • OPINION – One, two, three bad incidents on Patong Hill within 24 hours

    OPINION – One, two, three bad incidents on Patong Hill within 24 hours

    The bottom of Patong Hill, on the Patong side, has been the scene of numerous fatalities over the past 20 years. Following a steep decent and some tight windy turns, some vehicles simply come to grief. Residents and shops at the bottom of the hill have built barriers, walls and fencing to try and defend themselves from the parade of accidents flowing down the hill

  • Crane topples in Bangkok killing four, many others injured

    Crane topples in Bangkok killing four, many others injured

    PHOTOS: มาด เซอร์. , Klong Prem ShinSuwan / FM91Trafficpro A crane has toppled at a construction site in Bangkok today

  • Fire damages house in Bangkok

    Fire damages house in Bangkok

    PHOTOS: FM91BKK A fire has damaged a residential home in Bangkok this afternoon. FM91Bkk reported that a fire was ablaze at the local houses around 2.20pm at Klong San in Bangkok. At the scene firefighters found a two storey building ablaze.

  • Soi Dog’s mobile clinic continues in Phuket, starting in Rawai

    Soi Dog’s mobile clinic continues in Phuket, starting in Rawai

    The mobile clinic of Soi Dog Foundation, which provides sterilisation and vaccination free of charge, has begun in the Rawai area. The mobile clinic forms part of the CNVR program – Catch, Neuter, Vaccinate, Release – which is the core mission of Soi Dog Foundation and the most effective and humane way to control the street dog and cat population and eventually help to bring to an end the suffering of stray animals.