Artikel tagged “royal-thai”

  • It’s not a torpedo. It’s not a bomb. It’s a….

    It’s not a torpedo. It’s not a bomb. It’s a….

    The mysterious object found in the sea of Nai Yang Beach has been revealed as “Oropesa”, a buoy from a naval minesweeper from World War II. The object is not harmful.

  • Police move to detain Rohingya at purpose-built regional shelters

    Police move to detain Rohingya at purpose-built regional shelters

    PHUKET: The Royal Thai Police are lobbying Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to build regional detention centers to house Rohingya refugees across Southern Thailand. The move aims to relieve the pressure on already-overflowing detention centers at immigration offices in Phuket, Phang Nga and Ranong.

  • Phuket-bound yacht crew rescued from southern Thailand storm

    Phuket-bound yacht crew rescued from southern Thailand storm

    PHUKET: Two foreigners sailing to Phuket from Langkawi in Malaysia are safe after being rescued from turbulent seas by the Royal Thai Navy off the coast of Satun early this morning. Vice Admiral Choomnoom Ardwong of the Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command at Cape Panwa, Phuket, was notified of a distress call from the sailing yacht Aqua at 1:45am. Sailors Gionata Bellagamba from Italy and Luke Lockyer from South Africa reported that they could not make landfall at the southern Thailand province of Satun due to strong winds and large waves