100 tourists saved from the sinking ferry where the boat they ride started sinking while returning from Phi Phi Island to Phuket, yesterday afternoon. It was damaged by big waves, fortunately no injuries were reported.
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May 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Local Updates
December 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
It began with 121 Burmese found in the sealed container heading from Ranong which then resulted for the dead of 17 men, 26 women and one 8-year old girl from suffocation in 2008. Four Thais finally found guilty for this human trafficking and were sentenced between three to ten years’ imprisonment.
May 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
Heavy downpours happened has caused traffic tailbacks and minor flooding across Phuket roads this morning. Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a “Heave Weather Warning” will cover Phuket and other provinces along the Andaman Coast.
May 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
Some 1,000 poor people in Phuket collected in the headquarter of Kusoldharm Foundation in Phuket Town yesterday to get food donation. This charity event was being the part of Te Krajard merit-making ceremony. This event led by the president of this foundation Benjawan Tamphanuwat while Kusoldham workers started to deliver 4,800 packs of rice and [...]
April 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
Phuket Custom officers caught 47,000 liters of illegal diesel on two Taiwanese boats in the eastern coastal of Phuket Sunday. The smuggled diesel was worth 21 million baht. Both boats are entitled ChingChunFa 168 and the Chi Tsai 16 were caught around two miles in the northern side of Taphao Yai Island on Sunday said [...]
March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
Fire has hit a construction equipment store in Cherng Talay this morning as it brought about 10 million baht loss, said Phuket Police. At 6 AM Cherng Talay Police informed the fire accident at Cherng Talay Ruam Wassadu store nearby police station on Srisoonthorn Road. Soon 10 fire trucks and 40 officers coming from Cherng [...]
March 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
Today (28/2) the owner of the Kinnari Elephant Camp in Rawai noticed the birth of a baby elephant in this camp. The name is Pang Saifon who was born at 1:49 AM. Jirayu Nirunwiroj, a veterinarian of Phuket Livestock Office from Animal Health Development division said the baby weighs 75 kilograms and she is health. [...]
February 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
Phuket provincial health office will hold AIDS Fair to celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14th. It is aiming to educate Phuket people about this endangered disease. Phuket is currently holding the highest rank province for the amount of AIDS sufferer throughout Thailand, said Dr Sak Tanchaikul, PPHO chief.
January 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Local Updates
The new 50-baht bank note released today but Phuket residents should wait until tomorrow or Friday to get them. The new 50 baht note was noticed by Bank of Thailand Governor Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul last week. The new 50 baht note is being release ahead of its bigger currency which planned to bring into full [...]
January 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Events, Local Updates
A Phuket Vocational College takes place in Saphan Hin will hold a blood donor from 9 AM to 3 PM tomorrow (12/1) to honor HM The King. Donation will hold at Building 5 at the school for easy access of transportation as it located at the southern skirt of Pink Bus Route 3.