Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Ridley sea turtles return to Phang Nga for breeding

    Ridley sea turtles return to Phang Nga for breeding

    PHOTO: World Wildlife Fund Ridley’s sea turtles, a protected species in Thailand, have returned to Phang Nga beaches to breed, following a 23 year absence from the beach in Thai Muang district.

  • Nan blossoms in pink splendour

    Nan blossoms in pink splendour

    Tourists are flocking to the far northern province of Nan, on the Laos border, this weekend to witness the beauty of wild Himalayan cherry tree blossoms, widely known as “Thai sakura”, at a research station in Nanoi district. Kanyarat Natebutr, chief of Tonnam Kunsatan research station said that the areas around the station, where cherry trees, green maple and macadamia trees were located, were crowded every weekend. Visitors also came to see deer that wandered in the area, she said

  • Bangkok air pollution reduction schemes  – FAIL

    Bangkok air pollution reduction schemes – FAIL

    OPINION Smog, air pollution, air quality, PM2.5 micron particulate. If you live in Bangkok it’s all the same thing. Four water-carrying drones took off from Bangkok City Hall this morning to join three fire engines in the latest assault on health-threatening haze

  • Send in the drones – Bangkok Governor – Air pollution – VIDEO

    Send in the drones – Bangkok Governor – Air pollution – VIDEO

    Authorities in Bangkok launched 50 drones yesterday in an attempt to combat the ongoing air pollution that has gained international attention. The drones were equipped with sprinklers and water was sprayed to lower the PM2.5 particles in the atmosphere. The water was laced with molasses (a gooey, surgery syrup)  help capture the fine particles of pollution and bring them to the ground (well, that’s the theory anyway).

  • Wastewater from Bang Tao Canal flowing into sea

    Wastewater from Bang Tao Canal flowing into sea

    Local residents near the Bang Tao canal in Cherng Talay are again pleading for help because of the ongoing bad smells and effects from wastewater flowing down the waterway.

  • No injuries as ceiling collapses at Tesco Lotus Samkong

    No injuries as ceiling collapses at Tesco Lotus Samkong

    A part of a ceiling at Tesco Lotus in Samkong on the Bypass road collapsed early last night. No injuries were reported. At 5.50pm yesterday a part of ceiling at the Tesco Lotus Samkong collapsed while customers were still shopping.

  • Pattaya air quality suffering as well

    Pattaya air quality suffering as well

    Pattaya public health authorities are advising residents at the resort to keep up-to-date with news about Pattaya’s air quality woes. Report in The Pattaya News suggest that the 2.5 PM particulate matter was at its worst in the early morning hours and in the evenings

  • Air quality for Thailand – January 31

    Air quality for Thailand – January 31

    Central Thailand Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects Northern Thailand Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.

  • Luxury beachfront suites at The Bay & Beach Club 

    Luxury beachfront suites at The Bay & Beach Club 

    The Bay & Beach Club boasts luxurious beachfront accommodation in the heart of Patong .

  • Bangkok smog forces school closures and PM insists on odd/even car driving days

    Bangkok smog forces school closures and PM insists on odd/even car driving days

    The Education Ministry is ordering educational institutes in Greater Bangkok to close for two days, starting tomorrow (Thursday), after smog worsened today. The ministry will review the situation this weekend to decide whether the measures would be extended, said minister Dr Theerakiat Charoensettasin