Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Rescuers try to free people trapped in collapsed mosque – Lombok

    Rescuers try to free people trapped in collapsed mosque – Lombok

    PHOTO: Basarnas National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says that on Monday at 3pm heavy equipment arrived in the Lading-lading village, Tanjung district, Lombok, to assist with the search for people thought to be buried under the debris from a collapsed mosque. Local devotees were busy with their evening prayers when the quake hit

  • Emergency water shut-off hits Koh Kaew and Thalang

    Emergency water shut-off hits Koh Kaew and Thalang

    FILE PHOTO: PWA The Phuket Water Authority (PWA) has announced today (August 6) that water supply in some areas of Koh Kaew and Thalang will be shut off as the mains pipe broke earlier today. The mains have been shut off from 9am until repair works can be completed. The PWA says that water supply in some areas of Koh Kaew will be shutoff while work is being carried out on the mains pipes broken in Bang Jo, Thalang

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    Laos Energy Ministry joins the investigation – Attapeu dam failure

    The Vientiane Times is reporting that the Laos Ministry of Energy and Mines will join all private stakeholders in a government investigation to oversee the cause of the damage to saddle dam D at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project. The breach of the dam resulted in serious flooding and destruction in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province in the south of Laos.

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    11 of the Mu Pa team complete their ordination, coach Ekkapol stays on

    A provincial committee is being set up to screen approaches made to the 12 Mu Pa football players and their coach to attend various events and activities. Chiang Rai’s new Governor Prajon Pratsakul was speaking to reporters after the team made a courtesy call on him. They were accompanied by Phra Khru Prayut Jetiyanukarn, acting abbot of Wat Phra That Doi Wao in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district.

  • Top 10 things to see in Phuket, on a budget

    Top 10 things to see in Phuket, on a budget

    PHOTO: The Trick Eye Museum in Phuket Town We can’t all afford to stay in the lap of luxury in five star properties, and spend our Sunday’s at extravagant hi-so brunches. Good luck to those who can! In Phuket you can have fantastic experiences that either cost you nothing or not much more. Here is, in no particular order, our Top 10 things to see in Phuket on a budget….

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    Peaceful Pattani – the other side of the southern province

    By Pattarawadee Saengmanee, The Nation Weekend The former capital of the ancient Langkasuka Kingdom, Pattani province in Thailand’s far south has traditionally been feted for its multiculturalism, though sadly the ongoing violence has kept it well off the tourist map for more than a decade. But his southern province bordered by Narathiwat, Yala, and Songkhla has plenty to offer the visitor

  • Bangkok cat owner faces cruelty charges

    Bangkok cat owner faces cruelty charges

    WARNING: This story may be stressful for some readers The animal rights group Watchdog Thailand has filed a complaint with the police against a cat adopter for allegedly repeatedly abusing his pet by hanging it and beating it until it became “depressed”. Watchdog Thailand posted on Facebook that it has filed a complaint with Bueng Koom police, who had allowed the previous owner to rescue the cat

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    Couples posting obscene photos in Old Phuket Town to meet with police

    Pictures of a couple in allegedly obscene photos taken in Old Phuket Town are to meet with police after their photos went viral in social media yesterday (Aug 2). A Thai facebook page which is translated as ‘Want to be famous; here we go’ yesterday shared photos of a Facebook user with message read ‘here we come, school cosplay.

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    Korat dog gets shot with an arrow

    A poor dog in Korat had a bad day earlier but it ended up a better day thanks to some good Samaritans. The stray dog in Nakhon Ratchasima underwent emergency treatment this morning (Thursday) after it was found crying in agony with a fish-hunting arrow embedded in its side.

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    Man arrested after picking up drugs at Phuket Bus Terminal

    The Phuket City Police have arrested a man who was picking up drugs delivered to the old bus terminal in Phuket Town yesterday (Aug 1). A team of the Phuket City Police led by Capt Teerasak Narasri arrested 25 year old Kanokpon ‘Pop’ Sripiboon from Songkhla at the bus terminal (Bus Terminal 1) on Phang Nga Road in Phuket Town