Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Confusion reigns over ‘proof of earnings’ letters for Retirement Visa

    Confusion reigns over ‘proof of earnings’ letters for Retirement Visa

    A letter crossed the desk of The Thaiger today. Not the first on this topic. Seems to be a growing chorus of concerned people on the ‘Retirement Visa’.

  • Weather warning issued for Phuket and the South

    Weather warning issued for Phuket and the South

    Residents of 10 southern provinces are being warned to brace for severe weather conditions due to heavy rains throughout today from the influence of the remnant storm Toraji . Now downgraded to an active low-pressure cell, Toraji covers the lower South and is expected to move through the Andaman Sea today, said the Meteorological Department in its 13th warning about the storm, issued at 11am this morning.

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    Pru gets Phuket’s only Michelin gong

    PHOTO: Trisara Phuket now has a Michelin star restaurant in its midst.

  • Phuket China Travel Conference on Thursday

    Phuket China Travel Conference on Thursday

    A strategic hospitality event titled The 360° China Travel Market Conference is taking place this Thursday, November 22   in Phuket. The Duangjitt Resort in Patong is the venue, and a wide variety of leading China specialists will be on stage.

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    Man kills wife and holds two children hostage in Krabi

    A man allegedly strangled his wife to death then held his two children hostage in Krabi yesterday. Khao Panom Police were notified about the incident at a house in Khao Panom yesterday morning.

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    Thailand Medical Tourism 2018: REVIEW

    It continues to be another busy year for Thailand’s private hospitals, clinics and dental facilities, with the seemingly endless arrival of international patients from across the globe. Whilst the volume begins to subside a little as the year comes to a close, the guys at MyMediTravel put together their analysis from a sample of 1,000 of their English-speaking, non-Thai based customers and made some interesting discoveries. It’s no surprise that the Aussies make up nearly a fifth of all arrivals, given its relative proximity to Thailand, but what is surprising is that Americans make up the largest group at 20% – the country with by far the biggest medical tourism market in the world! Our neighbour, Singapore, understandably provides 10% of arrivals – Thailand is much cheaper after all and a 1.5-hour long flight can cost as little as 2,500 baht, return

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    World-renowned Buddhist scholar officially opens Mindfulness Centre at UWC Thailand International School

    On Sunday, November 18, world-famous Buddhist Scholar Dr. B. Alan Wallace took time out of his two-day seminar to officially open UWC Thailand’s on-campus Mindfulness Centre

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    Man arrested over murder of woman in Mai Khao

    The Tha Chatchai Police have arrested a man who has admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend in Mai Khao. A man stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death in Mai Khao on November 7 before escaping. Police believe the violent act was brought about over jealousy.

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    Pattaya beaches remain a disgrace despite 429 million baht clean-up

    PHOTOS: Facebook/Pattaya News Pattaya News has reported about the state of the beach along the Pattaya foreshore saying hundreds of millions of baht has been spent on adding new sand to the beaches but the area still looks a dirty mess. “What should be a stunning natural attraction for tourists is a continuing disgrace,” reports the Pattaya News. They report that authorities have so far spent 429 million baht to restore and widen the beaches but there appears to be no budget available to clean up the rubbish of groom the beaches.

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    Korean man ran over by truck in Phuket accident

    A Korean man has died after colliding with a six wheeler truck in Kathu yesterday The Kathu Police were notified of the incident on Wichit Songkram Road, Kathu around 4.30pm. The motorbike driver was identified by Kathu Police as 39 year old South Korean male Keewoong Lee. He was taken to Siriroj Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.