Artikel tagged “Phuket”

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    Burmese baby killed in Phuket Town road accident

    A four month old Burmese baby girl died after a motorbike collided with a tour bus yesterday. Phuket City Police were notified of the accident on the main Phuket Road in Phuket Town at 5pm

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    Chiang Mai wall vandal arrives home in Canada

    PHOTO: 23 year old Canadian tourist Brittney Schneider returned to Alberta, Canada on Friday: Facebook/Brittney Schneider 23 year old Canadian tourist Brittney Schneider has returned home after being charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on an ancient wall in Chiang Mai. ‘I’m super happy and was super thrilled to see my family. I thought I’d never see them again.’ The young woman who faced threats of a decade in prison for vandalising the wall in the northern city has returned home and says she is eager to move on from the ordeal

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    Enjoy the Bua Tong Blossom Festival in Mae Hong Son

    The blooming of the Dok Bua Tong  – or wild sunflower – is on now around the hills and valleys of Mae Hong Son in Northern Thailand.

  • The Great Krathong Clean-up

    The Great Krathong Clean-up

    PHOTO: The Nation A total of 841,327 krathong floats, most made with degradable materials, were collected in Bangkok after last night’s celebrations Bangkok Metropolitan Administration governor Aswin Kwanmuang said on Friday.

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    Phuket’s largest Loy Krathong festivities – PHOTOS

    Phuket’s largest Loy Krathong parade was held in Phuket Town last night while police ramped up security for the island’s busiest celebrations in Saphan Hin. The Parade was hosted by the Phuket City Municipality and started at 6pm heading along the Phuket Town Road to Saphan Hin.

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    Walk on the wild side – the new Mahanakhon SkyWalk

    YIKES! Is there anything more terrifying than a ride in a border visa-run passenger van? We think we’ve found it. The Mahanakhon SkyWalk – Thailand’s highest observation deck and rooftop bar at 314 metres high – offers spectacular panoramic views of Bangkok from Thailand’s tallest building

  • Teenagers lighting up more than their krathongs

    Teenagers lighting up more than their krathongs

    For the teenagers who have more on their mind than floating a Krathong tonight…   Teenagers are being warned not to engage in inappropriate sexual behaviour or unsafe sex during the Loy Krathong Festival.   The Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health deputy chief Dr Bancha Khakhong says that young people usually release flowery floats into rivers and water sources at night during the festival and then hang out or attend booze-drinking parties.

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    ‘Phoenix’ investigation to wrap up within seven days

    Officials say it will take up to seven days to understand the full cause of the Phoenix sinking while evidence continues to be collected. Yesterday the Royal Thai Police Deputy Commander Gen Rungroj Saengkram, acting chief of Immigration, Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn and the Deputy Chinese Consul-General in Songkhla and Director of the China Consulate-General in Phuket Li Chun Foo inspected the Phoenix at Rattanachai Shipyard in eastern Phuket. Gen Rungroj says, “Evidence has been collected.

  • 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.