Artikel tagged “Phuket”

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    More underpasses, overpasses built to solve Bangkok traffic congestion – PM

    PHOTO: Before the new Ratchayothin underpass that was opened this week PM Prayut Chan-o-cha wants more tunnels and flyovers be built to ease traffic congestions in Bangkok. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says Prayut was impressed that the new Ratchayothin underpass had reduced congestion on Ratchadapisek Road at the Ratchayothin Intersection. The tunnel project was completed in 21 months, three months ahead of schedule, and used just 1.2 billion of the 1.5 billion baht budgeted for construction.

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    Two Russians arrested after visas cancelled over threat to blow up consular offices

    Two Russians have been arrested for refusing to leave Thailand after their visas were cancelled for threatening to blow up the honorary consular offices of Russia in Chon Buri and Rayong.

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    Phuket’s Top 10 Beach Clubs

    Lounge, chill, relax by the beach to the soothing sounds of waves crashing in from the Andaman Sea with some cool beats tapping out the rhythm of another Phuket night. Here are Phuket’s best beach clubs, our top 10 list. All are great, all have their own personality, all deserve a visit… Catch Beach Club Phuket’s best-loved beachfront venue and the place to be for sun-drenched days and hedonistic nights.

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    Thailand drops in English proficiency levels

    English proficiency in Thailand is getting worse. The latest EF English Proficiency Index ranks Thailand in 64th place out of 88 countries, with an overall ranking of ‘low proficiency’. In 2017, Thailand ranked in 53rd place out of 80 countries and in 2011 Thailand was #42. The rating has been seesawing over the past six years but the trend has been towards less proficiency in English

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    Phuket Carnival 2018 kicks off in a blaze of colour

    More Than 30,000 oThai and foreign tourists, as well as Phuket residents lined the streets of Patong last night to usher in the annual Patong Carnival, held each year to mark the beginning of the tourism high season.

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    Phuket motorcyclist falls off bike at checkpoint – VIDEO

    A video clip of a man falling off his motorbike at a checkpoint in Rassada last night has gone viral in local social media. The elder brother of the injured man claims that police grabbed his brother’s collar when he was on the bike.

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    Man shot dead in a krathom brew party

    A man has been shot dead in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Chulabhorn district after a dispute broke out during a ‘krathom brew drinking party’ early today.

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    College student found dead in a bathroom in Nakhon Ratchasima

    A third-year student of a technical college in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Mueang district has been found dead in a college bathroom today, according to police. The 20 year old male IT department student, was found lying face-down on the floor of the bathroom on the third floor of one of the college buildings. A doctor determined that he had died about 12 hours earlier.

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    Northern temperatures to drop 3-5 degrees Celsius

    OK, so we’ve exaggerated a bit. Mercury in Thailand’s north is set to drop another 3-5 degrees from tomorrow until Friday.

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    Patong Municipality responds to waste water flowing into bay

    PHOTOS: Patong  Municipality A video clip of wastewater flowing into sea at Patong Beach has gone viral in social media over the weekend. Patong Municipality yesterday issued a statement saying, “Referring to the case of waste water adjacent to the Diamond Cliff Beach Resort and Spa, Kalim Beach, two water pumps transferring waste water had stopped working due to the amount of sand and leaves.” “This caused the waste water to overflow and flow to Kalim beach.