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SAILING: On Saturday (Dec 9), His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun graciously assigned H.E Air Chief Marshal Chalit Phukbhasuk as Personal Representative of H.M. the King to preside over the 31st Phuket King's Cup Regatta Royal Award Ceremony held at the Kanda Hall, ...
"Some 150 kids aged about 12-14 joined the program on Patong beach today," said Ms Vitanya Chuayuan, Deputy Chief of Phuket Lifeguard Service. "The program was so successful, that the school is planning to make it a regular weekly event for the students. They will coordinate with Patong lifeguards to ...

Lt Col Suchart Meelampong of the Phuket City police was notified that the body of a man had been found in a canal near the Dowroong Intersection south of Phuket Town at 3:40am yesterday (Dec 10). Lt Col Suchart arrived at the scene to find the body of Rattapoom Ratchaderm, 18, from Trang lying in the ...
Phuket: A number of rescue workers are today (Dec 11) continuing a search for a 27-year-old Ukrainian man who went missing after going into the sea ... At 6:30pm yesterday (Dec 10), Sen Sgt Maj Boonyarit Intakarn of the Phuket Tourist police was notified that a tourist had gone missing after going into ...
Phuket: police have found a skull they believe belongs to a body found in a roadside drain in central Phuket over the weekend, and have dispatched the ... Phuket police believe a skull found near where the drain empties into a canal belongs to the headless corpse found in a roadside drain in Thalang on ...
Songyod Tuangsin, the chief safety officer at the Phuket office of the Highways Department, said that workers dispatched to investigate the outage discovered that the fault lay with an overloaded transformer. "We set up a temporary power supply for the lights before dawn this morning to make sure the lights ...

Bangkok: Thalang district police found a dead body missing its head in a drain on Thepkasattri Road in Thalang heading towards Phuket Town after receiving a tip-off earlier on Saturday night. At the scene, police found a large crowd crowded around a drain with a strong smell coming from it.
Planning for a beach holiday in Bali or Phuket for the festive season but worried about getting bored at the same resort with limited dining and Entertainment options? In both locations, you can easily find a beach club where you can relax on a sunbed by the pool and enjoy great food and music. For those ...
If you're seeking warm beaches and budget cocktails, Phuket has it in spades. And the price to paradise isn't too shabby either. It starts from $316 return when taking off from Perth, with flights from Sydney starting from $414, the Gold Coast from $415 and from Melbourne from $418. These are all return fare ...
"I was never concerned over his words as I thought that he suffered from a normal disease, but I always encouraged him. I did not expect that he was going to commit suicide," Mr Suriya added. Lt Kanan said, "His body was taken to Vachira Phuket hospital for further examination to find the cause of death." ...
Phuket: More than 100 local residents from the Pracha Samakkee Community massed at the Phuket Provincial Hall this morning (Dec 6) to call for help after 77 of the residents, who were said to have lived on the land where the community stands for over 10 years, were expelled by 'capitalists' they say ...
The make-over inspection is a part of Gov Norraphat's announcement at a press conference last Friday (Dec 1) that Phuket's local government are launching a new strategy to manage Phuket's stray dogs under the "Disease-free animals, rabies-free humans" royal project initiated by HRH Princess ...
It's safe to say that a Victoria's secret girls trip is going to be a little more fabulous than most. After wrapping things up on the lingerie brand's annual runway in Shanghai, the angel squad of Sara Sampaio, Lais Ribeiro and Josephine Skriver traveled to Phuket Island, Thailand for a wind-down weekend ...
SAILING: The exciting prospect of week-long strong winds and fast sailing conditions is extremely tantalising, and Phuket looks set to deliver as promised. Race Day One kicked off with some of the best conditions seen at the PKCR in recent years, winds around 19 knots, and more of the same hotly ...
With the leatherback turtle already listed internationally as a critically endangered species, the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant conservation Department yesterday expressed serious concern that none of the animals had returned to beaches in Phuket and Phang-nga to lay eggs since 2013.
"In Phuket, when the foundation began in the year 2007, there were 98 scholarships given to children worth B648,000. During the 2017 academic year, 119 scholarships are being granted to the students. "In Bangkok, Her Royal Highness has awarded and presented scholarships to the children herself," ...

Phuket: army officers, police and municipality officials inspected beaches at Kata, Karon and Patong yesterday (Dec 5) fined a total of 16 beach management offenders under the orders of Col Santi Sakuntanark, Commander of the 25th Infantry Regiment and the highest-ranking army officer stationed in ...
The street is home to two of the biggest gyms in the world in Tiger Muay Thai and Phuket Top Team. Living as a coach and professional MMA fighter in Southeast Asia since 2011, I put together this tournament because of the lack of professionally-run tournaments in Phuket and Thailand in general. This is ...
Phuket: The mayors of Patong and Rawai Municipalities are now in the process of finding budgets to hire their own lifeguards for beaches under their jurisdiction following last Friday's announcement that lifeguards would no longer be working at a number of the island's west coast beaches.
V/Gov Prakob said, "Phuket welcomes Nakhon Ratchasima to Phuket, now Isaan has two well-connected tourist destinations with Phuket International Airport and Chiang Mai International Airport. "Nakohn Ratchasima combined with seven other provinces in northeast Thailand has over 15 million people.
Even before Leonardo DiCaprio and The Beach crew pitched up on Ko Phi Phi Leh Island near Phuket, this coral-beached paradise offered an intoxicating pull for adventurous young travellers, with its friendly people, festive atmosphere, and exquisite Thai food. But now you're beyond backpacks and ...
But when these "all inclusive" low-budget Chinese tour operators are clear with their customers about which shops they will be visiting as part of their itinerary while in Phuket, there is no misleading collusion to herd these tourists unwittingly into a particularly pricey souvenir shop. And the issue of ...
Bangkok should look to Phuket as an example for curbing road injury rates, public health Minister Dr Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said on Friday at a regional conference on road safety. The minister made his statement after Thailand and other South and East Asian countries -- Myanmar, Bangladesh, the ...
Phuket: police on the island are hunting for a man who tried to shoot his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend on Saturday night (Nov 18).
Phuket: The Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket donated bras and sanitary towels to female inmates at Phuket Provincial prison on ...
While many people conserve precious animals like sharks, rare animals can be found being sold in Phuket restaurants, this clearly shows the ...
Phuket: A Myanmar man who works on a pineapple farm in Thalang was arrested in Rassada on Saturday (Nov 18) after murdering the head ...
The Office of the Inspector-General has confirmed the transfer of 10 Phuket police who were allegedly involved in accepting massive bribes ...
Patrick Campbell is undoubtedly the best writer on Phuket. He is best known for his many contributions to the local press in his intelligent ...
Phuket: The mob at Surin Beach this week that caused the construction of a seawall to grind to a halt (see page 4) painted a picture as clear ...
Phuket: Building a seawall at Surin Beach would seriously damage coastal resources instead of preventing beach erosion, said experts who ...
The OrBorJor Phuket has announced it will launch another auction for the provision of lifeguard services, this time offering a budget of Bt16 ...
The police inspector-general has issued two orders to transfer 10 Phuket police officers to inactive posts in Bangkok, causing dissatisfaction ...
You can fly to Phuket, Thailand, for $400 round-trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees, on China Southern, using the money you save on ...
Kamala Beach, western Phuket, at sunset. I'm bent double doing the downward dog. Then the triangle, then some other move that I've never ...
Phuket police chief Pol Maj Gen Thirapol Thipcharoen said deputy national police chief Pol Gen Srivara Ransibrahmanakul had ordered an ...
Phuket: The Phuket Immigration Office chief Lt Col Kathatorn Kumthiend has today (Oct 24) denied there are any issues with the 90-day ...
Tourism ministry recently promoted Sail Sabang 2017 event at two yacht clubs in Phuket, Thailand namely Phuket Yacht Club and Yacht ...
Kusoldharm rescue workers were notified by a local resident that a large python had been found near the Phuket Formal education Centre at ...
Phuket: The Royal Flame which is to be used for the Royal Cremation ceremony of the late King Rama IX was yesterday passed over to the ...
Phuket: Phuket government officials and volunteers today (Oct 23) participated in the rehearsal for the upcoming Oct 26 Royal Cremation ...
Phuket: Two male Chinese tourists were saved from drowning at Patong Beach at about 7:30pm on Saturday night (Oct 21) by volunteer ...
Phuket: In the early hours of this morning, rescue workers successfully caught a 5-metre long reticulated python weighing 70 kilograms which ...
Four people have been shot - one remains in critical condition - in a house near Saphan Hin in Phuket Town. It all started from a conflict ...
Phuket: The entire nation of Thailand will come to a stop next Thursday (Oct 26) to witness the Royal Cremation Ceremony of the nation's ...
Town shots are filmed around Old Phuket Town and many of the wider shots of open paddocks and fields were filmed around Krabi. The film ...
Phuket: A Krabi-registered pickup was found on fire in front of PPAO Baan Nabon school on Chao Fa East Rd on Friday afternoon (Oct 20).
Phuket: A 13-year-old Phuket motorcyclist died at the scene after he was struck by a pickup on the main road in Pa Khlok yesterday (Oct 20).
Phuket: Patong police confirmed that there were no injuries or damage after a tour bus experienced break problems on Patong Hill and the ...


 

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