Artikel erschien April 2018

  • WARNING: Shocking accident between motorcyclist and pick-up

    WARNING: Graphic photos Gruesome pictures of an accident in Phuket show the aftermath of a collision between a female motorcyclist and the rear of a pick-up truck.

  • Seven year old Trang Twins marry in a big ceremony

    Seven year old Trang Twins marry in a big ceremony

    Tharaporn and Tharapong – seven year olds – are the children of Natthapong and Pilanthana Pankhong who own a big agricultural equipment supply firm in the southern Thai town. Some 1000 guests turned up for the ceremony that is held to satisfy old beliefs that by so doing the twins will avoid misfortune and live a long life

  • Brits behaving badly

    British nationals are more likely to be arrested in Thailand than in any other overseas country, official figures reveal. However, it’s in Spain and the USA where the highest number of arrests of British nationals were recorded. According to the most recent stats available, which record the period from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016, a total of 194 Brits were arrested in Thailand, which amounts to 45 per 100,000 visits

  • Day Three: Top of the Gulf Regatta 2018

    PHOTOS: Guy Nowell All the fleet are playing catch-up in their respective series after two days of unseasonal weather in the Gulf of Thailand and race officers on the keelboat and multihull, dinghy and Optimist courses were eager to get going today. Two quick windward/leewards for all in classes 1-6 (keelboats, multihulls) and two quick races for the dinghies (classes 9a, 9b and 10) was all the wind gods gave time for as a storm and lightening forced racing to be abandoned early with the entire fleet sent back to shore. Having started later, the Thailand Optimist National Championships managed just a single race today.

  • Peeling back the red tape – Thailand 4.0

    Peeling back the red tape – Thailand 4.0

    A committee tasked with propelling needed reforms under the Thailand 4.0 policy on Monday heard progress updates from state bodies in a meeting chaired by PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha. A series of measures must be implemented to aid in the nation’s digital transformation including, this August, cancelling state agency requirements for photocopies of the Thai national ID card and household registrations to access services. Tasked with developing Thailand’s e-Government, the Electronic Government Agency, a public organisation, will by the end of May provide details of its choices for 40,000 public service access points, the meeting at Government House was told

  • High performance coaching secrets for life and business

    by Hayden Rhodes I recently spent time in New Zealand and this special country reminded me of fundamentals required for optimal mental and physical performance – fundamentals that are mandatory to be put in place so that you can live and work at your best, day in and day out.

  • Officials raising the yellow flags on Krabi beaches

    Officials raising the yellow flags on Krabi beaches

    Officials raised yellows flags at two popular beaches warning tourists against swimming following strong winds and high waves that kicked up from Sunday evening. Champen Phomphakdee, chief of two national parks – Mu Koh Hong National Park and Than Bokkhoranee National Park – said officials put up yellow flags on the beach in front of Koh Hong beach to warn tourists against swimming

  • The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The fate of the Good Shepherd Learning Centre Phuket is a matter of concern.

  • Police look into deaths linked to Lyn-brand weight-loss products

    Fresh on the heels of an investigation into Magic Skin beauty products, police are now looking at another well-known brand, Lyn, after its weight-loss products were allegedly found to contain two dangerous substances.

  • Phuket’s Nepalese community commemorate the Buddha’s birthday

    Buddha’s Birthday celebrations vary from place to place according to the different schools of the faith that have developed over the years, but regardless, the birthday of Lord Buddha remains one of the largest Buddhist festivals wherever and whenever it’s celebrated. In Nepal, Myanmar and India the Buddha’s birthday is being celebrated today.