Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Ao Sane luxury villa being investigated by the DSI

    Ao Sane luxury villa being investigated by the DSI

    The 12 metre high beach villa project on the cliff at Ao Sane has been proven to be illegal according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 29

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 29

    Phuket OrBorJor says it will continue the existing contract until a new contract is negotiated for Phuket’s Lifeguards | Custard Pie led police to the ATM bomber | May Bay to be closed next year | Two men arrested over rape of a woman in Ubon Ratchathani.

  • Top Five things to consider if you’re buying a condo

    Top Five things to consider if you’re buying a condo

    Not quite a Top Ten but some good straight-talking about buying condominiums in Thailand from Desmond Hughes from FazWaz News… One of the most commonly read or spoken summary of foreign ownership of property in Thailand is along the lines of “Foreigners can buy a foreign freehold condominium in their name”. At this sentence, many foreign investors switch off, and assume that the rest of the detail provided by the author may be legal mumbo jumbo or a thinly veiled attempt to win their business

  • Karabi’s Bok Koranee Waterfall closed

    Karabi’s Bok Koranee Waterfall closed

    Than Bok Koranee Waterfall in Krabi has been closed due to possible flash flooding. The Chief of Than Bok Koranee National Park, Weerasak Srisajjang, has ordered national park officers to closed down the waterfall today (September 26) after muddy water was found along the swiftly flowing waterfall

  • Phuket expecting 5 – 7 percent increase in high-season tourists

    Phuket expecting 5 – 7 percent increase in high-season tourists

    Phuket Hotels Association President Anthony Lark The Phuket Hotels Association is expecting the number of international direct passenger arrivals at Phuket International Airport for the high season of 2017 to 2018 to increase by between 5 per cent and 7 per cent year year-on-year. This, according to Association President Anthony Lark. The latest figures show that from January to April this year, the number of international direct passenger arrivals at Phuket airport was 1,690,890 – up 5 per cent over the same period last year, according to data from Airports of Thailand and C9 Hotelworks

  • Buddhism Office ex-chief found with gold bars, lots of them.

    Buddhism Office ex-chief found with gold bars, lots of them.

    From The Nation Phanom Sornsilp, former director of National Office of Buddhism, faces two corruption-related charges after 80-baht weight of gold bars and other valuables were found in his house. Counter Corruption Division police raided Phanom’s house on Buddhamonthon 4 Road in Nakhon Pathom’s Samphran district on Thursday, one of 14 locations in seven provinces searched as part of an investigation into alleged embezzlement of Buddhism Office subsidies to temples. CCD commander Pol Maj Gen Kamol Rienracha said gold bars weighing 80 baht in total were found at Phanom’s home along with receipts for shares he purchased in a cooperative

  • Phang Nga gang-rape case – Nine suspects deny positive ID from the victim

    Phang Nga gang-rape case – Nine suspects deny positive ID from the victim

    Following on the investigation of the Phang Nga gang rape case yesterday (September 20), the victim, facing the suspects for the first time since the incident (story HERE ), pointed out the same 9 men twice but all of them declined to sign a document accepting the identification. The police brought 9 suspects (out of 11 suspects) of the gang rape case from Baan Ko Raed to the investigation room alongside another 30 random men.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 21

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, September 21

    Jet Airways bomb-scare in BKK | Ofo launching share-bike around Phuket Town on October 1 | PSU safe sex project packs 25,000 condoms | Orange is the new black… Toyota | Chinese FM backs Myanmar at UN | Krabi’s prosecutor files case over July’s Krabi massacre.

  • Roll out of Royal Commemorative Banknotes

    Roll out of Royal Commemorative Banknotes

    Citizens on Wednesday began exchanging old banknotes for new commemorative ones honouring His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  • UPDATE Jellyfish at Nai Harn

    UPDATE Jellyfish at Nai Harn

    Marine experts and lifeguards are keeping an eye on Phuket’s beaches for any more of the pink/purple jellyfish that stung a number of tourists at Nai Harn yesterday. After getting a report from Nai Harn lifeguards that about 6 tourists were stung by anonymous jellyfish, Rawai Mayor, Aroon Solos, headed down to the beach to discuss with the local lifeguards and speak to the tourists. Marine officials believe they are jellyfish from the Pelagia family, commonly known as flame jellyfish