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Anucha said the government has already sent its application to host the specialized Expo as “Expo 2028 – Phuket, Thailand” to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris. The government and all parties concerned are trying their best to secure the right to hold Expo 2028 – Phuket, Thailand, according to the government spokesperson.Announcing …

Chef Amit Gusain hails from the picturesque town of Rishikesh and has worked in top restaurants and hotels across India and Thailand. He joins a multinational team of talented chefs from Europe, Malaysia and Thailand. SAii Laguna Phuket, the free-spirited beach resort on Phuket’s beautiful sunset coast, has announced the appointment of Amit Gusain, a …

TAIPEI: A strong earthquake struck the southeastern coast of Taiwan today (September 18), the US Geological Survey said, destroying at least one building in a small town and prompting Japan to issue an alert to the tsunami. The Japanese Meteorological Agency has warned that Typhoon Nanmadol will be a dangerous storm. Photo: AFP The quake …

What better way to enjoy a splashy day than having a fun time at Phuket’s largest water park? Andamanda Phuket Water Park is one of the newest and largest water parks on the island. Featuring 5 different areas, the water park offers a range of slides, thrilling water rides, lazy river pools and even acrylic …

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FORMULA 1: Charles Leclerc clinched Ferrari’s first home pole position since 2019 by overtaking Max Verstappen in first place in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix. Charles Leclerc all smiles after the pole at Monza on the ground of Ferrari. Photo: Miguel Medina / AFP However, Verstappen will serve a five-place grid penalty, promoting Mercedes …

Face masks on Thai flights? The world is coming out of the pandemic, but is it Thailand? You may see people on domestic flights in Thailand wearing masks, but are they mandatory? The Thai government made face masks “voluntary” in June, but still recommends wearing them in crowded spaces. A statement in the Royal Gazette …

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia is buying potentially millions of artillery shells and rockets from communist North Korea to replenish stocks depleted by the invasion of Ukraine, the White House said yesterday (6 September) . Local residents stand amid the rubble of an apartment after it was hit by a Russian missile strike in Kharkiv, Ukraine. …

The annual list features some of Phuket’s most famous top restaurants and explains why the island is such a popular dining destination. Travel index, a content-driven ecosystem for the travel and tourism industries, has announced its “TOP25 Restaurants Awards Phuket 2022” list, showcasing some of the best restaurants on the popular resort island. Samut Restaurant …

Are you going to Thailand for a relaxing holiday by the beach? While Phuket welcomes foreign tourists to Thailand, all eyes are currently on this picturesque island. The beloved tourist destination combines beautiful scenery with island charm and, unsurprisingly, has countless Instagrammable spots for your social media. If you’re not sure where to start, here’s …

PHUKET: An investigation into the “food poisoning” of children at Darasamuth Phuket school two weeks ago was ultimately traced to untreated drinking water. The explanation came from a public statement released by Dararat Pengpinit, headmaster of Darasamuth Phuket School, yesterday (August 31). Ms Dararat said “some” students fell ill on August 19, suffering from diarrhea …

A rowdy traveler has been kicked off a Jetstar flight to applause from the entire cabin after a nasty war of words allegedly broke out over a window seat. The woman, believed to be Australian, was filmed attacking passengers on the Phuket-Sydney flight over the weekend. According to social media posts, the woman became frustrated …

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Grace Bay Resorts, developer and operator of luxury resorts and branded residences in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, announces the appointment of Franck Chantoiseau as General Manager of Rock House, the first residential resort nestled in the limestone cliffs rugged and unspoiled Providenciales. the North coast. Chantoiseau will provide day-to-day management and oversee operations for …

BANGKOK: Thailand has been chosen by ASEAN members to establish an ASEAN Center for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases. Photo: Bangkok Post. According to the Permanent Secretary for Public Health, Dr. Kiattiphum Wongrajit, the unit will serve as a center of excellence and a hub to strengthen Asean’s capacity to manage public health emergencies …

PHUKET: The Phuket offices of the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) have announced three separate power outages which will affect Cape Panwa, Srisoonthorn Rd and Cherng Talay areas tomorrow (August 23) while works are underway to modernize the local electricity distribution network. The National PEA has announced that the power outage in the Cape Panwa area …

BANGKOK: The government will declare COVID-19 endemic in October, and the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will then no longer be the main agency dealing with the disease. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyotin, spokesperson for the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, announces the decision of the CCSA meeting from Government House on Friday, August 19. Image: …

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday (August 17) called on people infected with monkeypox to avoid exposing animals to the virus following a first reported case of transmission from humans to dog. A first case of human-to-human transmission of monkeypox – between two men and their Italian greyhound living together in Paris – was …

Petr Yan is back in training ahead of his fight with Sean O’Malley at UFC 280. The former bantamweight champion has landed in Phuket where he will be doing a Tiger Muay Thai fight camp. The fight is scheduled for Abu Dhabi on October 22, giving Yan around two months to prepare. He decided to …

After two suspects were arrested in Phuket last week for having thousands of methamphetamine pills, five other methamphetamine suspects were arrested on August 10 and 11. The five men were arrested in different areas of Phuket. In total, police ended up seizing 3,373 methamphetamine pills. A man was arrested in the town of Karon, on …

FOOTBALL: Organizers FIFA and Qatar yesterday (August 12) counted the cost of bringing the start of the World Cup one day forward as they launched the 100-day countdown to the event. People gather outside the dome housing the countdown to the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup as it marks one hundred days, in the capital …

RUN: A charity run organized by Satree Phuket School was confirmed in October to raise funds for local schools in Phuket. The “Run with Hearts Together for 113 Years Phuket Women SPK RUN 2022” will take place on Sunday, October 9 with Satree Phuket School students, parents, teachers, alumni and the general public all invited …

BANGKOK: The National Communicable Diseases Committee (NCDC) decided to downgrade COVID-19 from “dangerous communicable disease” to “communicable disease under surveillance” from October as part of the country’s plan to enter an endemic period normal. A boy waits for his turn to receive a COVID-19 shot at Central Westgate mall in Nonthaburi on August 4, 2022. …

CHON BURI: The owner of the Sattahip pub which burned down early Friday morning (August 5), killing 15 people, is in custody at a police station after reporting to police last night. Mountain B owner Pongsiri Panprasong (head bowed, wearing a cap) is escorted inside the building after arriving at Phlu Ta Luang police station …

Russian airline Aeroflot will resume direct passenger flights on two exotic routes between Moscow (SVO), Phuket (HKT) and Seychelles (SEZ), according to several media reports. Despite being almost entirely shut out of the international air travel market due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the carrier plans to resume direct flights from Moscow to Phuket from …

Traveling as a family is fun and brings people together. For this reason, it makes more sense to plan a trip to Thailand with children. Many people associate Thailand with its amazing markets and temples, but there’s more to this beautiful country than its culture. The country is world famous for its extravagant number of …

PHUKET: The latest daily COVID situation report from the Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) reported 20 new confirmed local infections across the island yesterday (July 28), bringing the total number of infections recorded since January 1 at 54,109. The PPHO daily report for July 28, marked as accurate as of 6 p.m. last night, …

MARATHON: Authorities have confirmed that the 2022 Phang-nga International Marathon will be held on August 12-13 at Khao Lak Beach under the Royal Cup Somdej Phra Kanitthathirat Department of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The marathon is expected to attract many well-known runners from around the world who will compete in a fun …

Bangkok: No new cases of monkeypox have been reported in Thailand since the first reported case in the kingdom last week. Phuket’s provincial health chief, Dr Kusak Kukiattikoon, said a total of 14 people deemed to be at high risk because they were in close contact with the kingdom’s first patient, tested negative for monkeypox. …

Monkeypox patient captured in Cambodia: African Osmond Chihazirim Nzerem identified a Chiang Mai language school as linked to his stay in Thailand when he arrived last October, but Phuket Deputy Governor Pichet Panapong says told reporters on Friday that he had overstayed his Thailand visa by 4 months after arriving in the kingdom on October …

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BANGKOK: The Royal Thai Police are planning to launch a so-called traffic point cut-off system, a form of electronic ticketing aimed at improving driving discipline and reducing traffic accidents, early next year, after already increased penalties for traffic violations. Photo: Bangkok Post. From January 9, each driver’s license holder will receive 12 points, which will …

Conversations are intensifying between Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health and Bangkok’s new governor over the growing number of Covid cases, primarily fueled by the recent BA.4 and BA.4 subvariants of Omicron (a variant of the SARS-CoV-2). The call comes at a time when the variant is causing a new wave of Covid infections in Europe, …

A rai of land in Thailand is all up to you, whether you are a foreigner, have a lot of money or are going to be staying in Thailand for a long time. Plans to sell freehold land to foreigners are gaining momentum and are expected to become law by the end of this year. …

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(ProNewsReport Editorial):- Phuket, Thailand July 8, 2022 (Issuewire.com) — The Asia Long Drive Association has announced that the 2022 Asia Long Drive Championship will be held at Laguna Golf Resort in Phuket, Thailand from September 14-16. 2022. be the first in a series of long-running events taking place in Asian lands. The championship is open …

PHUKET: Surachet Laophulsuk, Governor of the Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT), was in Phuket on Monday July 4 to lead the first public feedback hearing on the 30 billion baht Muang Expressway construction plans Mai-Koh Kaew-Kathu. Mr. Surachet explained that the public hearing was part of the feasibility study carried out to assess “the adequacy …

ATHLETICS: Former national team athlete Thanaporn Asawawongcharoen has made history by becoming the first Thai in nearly half a century to win a medal at the World Masters Athletics Championships. Thumbs up from Thanapoporn. Photo: Phuket Sports Association Thanaporn won a silver medal in the women’s 10,000 meter race walk in the 40-45 age category …

FORMULA 1: Carlos Sainz mastered a soggy Silverstone to beat Championship leader Max Verstappen to pole position for the British Grand Prix. Ferrari’s Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr rides in the rain during the second qualifying session for the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racing circuit in Silverstone, central England, July 2, …

PHUKET: A man was fined B500 for driving his car in the wrong direction along a busy section of Thepkrasattri Rd in Koh Kaew on Monday June 27. Police confirmed the fine yesterday after locating the man, whose name has not been released. The man, ‘Mr A’, 35, was approached by Phuket City police at …

You can enjoy a fantastic vacation in any of these destinations in Thailand. Whether you’re interested in one of the luxury resorts in Pattaya, Phuket, Ao Nang and Hua Hin, or a rustic beach bungalow in Koh Kao Yai, start planning your tropical getaway today! If you are planning a luxury stay in Thailand, you …

PHUKET: The decision to have over 100 rai of a mangrove forest reserve on Phuket’s east coast dedicated for protection and use as an ecotourism attraction is a big step forward for Phuket. The only problem is that we need more. The largest project area aims to protect over 1,234 rai of mangroves east of …

The new Angsana Oceanview Residences are unveiled as part of a luxury branded real estate rollout at the 1,000-acre standalone Laguna Phuket development in Thailand. As the world continues to wake up from the pandemic, some very clear trends are emerging; a desire to live dreams, seize the day and explore the world, with health, …

PHUKET: An emotionally distraught Bangkok man was persuaded not to jump from the sixth floor of a hotel in Patong this morning (June 21). Police were called to the scene, the Red Planet Patong Hotel on Rat-U-Thit 200 Pi Rd, opposite the Patong Post Office, at 11.30am. Lt. Col. Wuttiwat Liangboonjinda and his fellow officers, …

PHUKET: Singapore Deputy Prosecutor and Honorary Secretary of Porsche Club Singapore Gnanasihamani Kannan died on Tuesday (June 14) in an accident believed to have taken place in Phuket. Gnanasihamani Kannan. Photo from Mr. Kannan’s personal Facebook page (Facebook.com/kannan.gnanasihamani) “The Office of the Attorney General (AGC) is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Gnanasihamani Kannan, …

BANGKOK: The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Friday (June 17) agreed to relax the requirement to wear a face mask, making it purely voluntary outdoors or in low-traffic places. People wear face masks as they stroll through the popular Chatuchak weekend market. Photo: Apichart Jinakul/Bangkok Post The CCSA meeting, chaired by Prime Minister …

Phuket Deputy Governor Anupap announced a 5-year target to reduce Phuket’s road death toll at a meeting yesterday. Anupap said the goal for 2027 is to have only 12 deaths per 100,000 people. That would mean 41 road deaths a year in Phuket. Last year, Phuket saw 70 road deaths. To meet the 2027 target, …

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump flooded his aides with conspiracy theories about voter fraud after losing the 2020 U.S. election, his top law enforcement official said in testimony revealed yesterday (June 13) by a congressional investigation which the ex-president called a “travesty of justice”. ” The House panel investigating the US Capitol riot is holding its second …

PHUKET: The Supersports Laguna Phuket Marathon came back strong as more than 7,000 runners from 63 countries enjoyed a weekend of wholesome fun on the tropical island of Phuket and impressive race times. The Thais dominated the long distances on Sunday while a mix of nationalities shared the spoils at the shorter distances on Saturday. …

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Regarding the current situation of the LGBTQ+ community, Kittinun Daramadhaj, president of the Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand, posted on his Facebook that the Thai Parliament is expected to vote on June 8 on a bill introducing same-sex unions with almost equal rights. legal than married couples. Due to its relatively high tolerance for sexual …

Singer-songwriter Eric Canham has just returned to Durban from Phuket and is ready to wow local audiences once again with his musical talent. His style appeals to young and old audiences alike, and he is well known for singing covers of works by Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Eric Clapton and Seal. …

Tourists walk along Patong Beach on Phuket Island, Thailand. This year, India has become the main source of tourists to the popular island. Credit: Depositphotos Advertising On May 1, Thailand scrapped its “Test and Go” entry program involving mandatory RT-PCR testing and up to two nights of quarantine to boost the country’s tourism industry recovery. …

A man has spoken of a shark attack he miraculously survived in 1968. Frank Logan was with friends at Bodega Rock in Sonoma County, California when the terrifying accident happened. Only 25 years old at the time, he managed to fend off the predator by playing dead. Now he has 18 tooth wounds on his …

Pol Gen Montree Yimyam, Special Advisor to the Royal Thai Police Bureau, reported to Provincial Police Region 8 in Phuket on Sunday to report the seizure of assets believed to have been acquired with drug money. (Photo: Achadthaya Chuenniran) PHUKET: Police have seized numerous assets worth a total of 113.41 million baht in several provinces …

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Even though Thailand’s English proficiency ranked 100th out of 112 countries last year, one district official in Phuket isn’t giving up on teaching the language. Kathu district chief in Phuket, Siwat Wangkun, says he has looked beyond the walls of schools in the district to teach English, as some school staff lack English teaching skills. …

PHUKET: The body of a 55-year-old man who had gone to collect mushrooms was found in Pru Jeh Son Lake at Moo 3, Mai Khao, just inland about halfway along Mai Khao beach. Tha Chatchai Police Lt. Col. Thongchai Kreerat said officers were first informed at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday May 22 by Mai Khao …

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From May 1 to May 17, Phuket received a total of 45,806 visitors via 413 international flights, while the Provincial Tourism and Sports Board now estimates that at least 200,000 international tourists will visit Phuket by the end of May. . The Phuket Sports and Tourism Board said the province is likely to welcome up …

BANGKOK: Thailand has offered a regional COVID-19 vaccination certificate as a way to facilitate travel between ASEAN countries. Travelers collect their luggage at Suvarnabhumi airport in Samut Prakan province on May 1. Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul and Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob attended the Changi Aviation Summit …

PHUKET: The Chalong branch of the Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) has announced that electricity supply will be temporarily cut off at the southern end of Wiset Rd, Rawai, tomorrow (May 17) as work is underway on upgrading the high voltage cables. Areas affected by the power outage, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will …

Phuket expects $1.8 billion increase after 4-day vacation Hotel occupancy is expected to rise to 60% from the current average of around 45%, according to TAT The walking street in Phuket’s Muang district is popular among Thais and foreign tourists. (Photo: Achadthaya Chuenniran) PHUKET: The four-day vacation that began on Friday is expected to generate …

THE LAST Phuket police are still looking for the German tourist who reportedly disappeared from a hotel in Thalang district on Monday (May 9). The 76-year-old was originally only identified as Ms Barbara, but the Thalang District Police Chief has now said The Phuket Express that her full name is Barbara Elisabeth Monika Glag Lange. …

GOLF: Shahriffuddin Ariffin doesn’t want to look back or get ahead of himself. None of those feats will be easy to accomplish as he takes a four-shot lead heading into the final round of the $75,000 (B2.5m) Laguna Phuket Cup today (May 10). Shahriffuddin Ariffin takes a four shot lead in today’s final round. Photo: …

(07 May 2022, 12:09 +07) The Slate resort on Nai Yang Beach, northwest of Phuket, Thailand, aims to further tap into the domestic market by accepting dogs. Guests staying in a 1 Bedroom Pool Villa, 2 Bedroom Family Pool Villa or 2 Bedroom Pool Villa are now permitted to bring up to two dogs weighing …

60% of construction now complete and 30% of units sold, as eco-friendly condotel joins WorldHotels to broaden appeal to lifestyle-seeking guests worldwide. Layan Green Park, the new eco-friendly family condotel in Phuket, is on schedule and expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2023. The company announced today that this pioneering property is …

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden yesterday (May 3) urged voters to stand up for “basic” rights after a leaked draft Supreme Court ruling indicated the imminent end of legal abortion nationwide , long considered a fundamental freedom by tens of millions of Americans. A protester outside the Federal Building in San Francisco yesterday (May 3). …

Joshua Grenville-Wood (The Els Club, Dubai), a member of both Mena and Asian Development Tours (ADT), says the new strategic alliance is nothing short of “fantastic”. If you feel a strong excitement from the players before the Beautiful Thailand Swing (BTS), wait to talk with David Spencer. The Mena Tour Commissioner is adamant that the …

BANGKOK: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is looking forward to attracting at least 1 million tourists per month during peak season last quarter with a less cumbersome entry process. Partygoers enjoy themselves at the Full Moon Party on Koh Pha-ngan in Surat Thani province on April 16. Photo: Supapong Chaolan/Bangkok Post The agency reported …

A 13 FORTS Filipino contingent, led by members of the 31st Southeast Asian Games athletes, opens its campaign on Friday at the Asian Junior Masters Championships at Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket, Thailand. New national stroke play champions Kristoffer Arevalo and Jet Hernandez will team up with Shinichi Suzuki and Patrick Tambalque in the …

Country Snapshot: Thailand to open 120 new hotels across the country [Infographic]

Radisson Phuket Mai Khao Beach Thailand is on track to welcome 120 new hotels over the next few years, with a significant 29,861 rooms between them. Bangkok is expected to see the most new properties, with Phuket and Pattaya also expected to see an influx of new hotels. Develop the country’s hotel offer According to …

The couple’s apprehension operation, which is taking place in Phuket province, was carried out by officers from the Transnational Criminal Investigation Unit (TCIU) while DHS requested assistance from the CIB after discovering that the two suspects fled to Thailand after failing to pay taxes on the employment of hundreds of illegal immigrants in their home …

PHUKET: Government officials in Phuket are preparing to welcome a ministerial delegation from Bhutan to the island as part of a Joint Trade Committee (JTC) next week as the two countries strive to establish an agreement Preferential Trade (PTA) on certain goods and tariffs. Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew held a press conference at 10am yesterday …

PHUKET: A special event to attract tourists and generate income for the people of Phuket and Phang Nga will be held this weekend at Sarasin Bridge, with mini hot air balloons as the main attraction. The event, organized by the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO), was announced by PPAO Chairman Rewat Areerob during a press …

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IIt was a sight familiar to anyone visiting a Buddhist country – an orange-robed monk approaching people with his bowl, ready to receive food (called alms) for good karma. But, standing at Wat Chak Daeng temple in Bangkok, something was markedly different. Rather than the standard lunch of rice and freshly cooked vegetables, people here …

BANGKOK: Twenty-six people were killed and 238 injured in 237 crashes on Monday (April 11), the first of “seven deadly days” of the Songkran festival, with speed being the main cause of accidents, the deputy permanent secretary of China said. ‘Interior Nirat Pongsithithavorn said yesterday. A family walks past a waiting van in a parking …

The government plans to use film and television production to harness the “soft power” of scenic nature and the country’s welcoming reputation to boost revenue, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said yesterday. Mr Thanakorn unveiled the plan alongside research from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports showing that foreign film crews have shot a total of …

A Soi Dog Foundation volunteer in Phuket plans to brave a trek through the rugged Himalayan Mountains to raise money for the foundation. The volunteer, Yanisa, 51, wants to summit the 6,419-meter Mount Chulu West with her husband in 21 days. Yanisa and her husband, Rohun, 65, will depart Kathmandu, Nepal on April 27, and …

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India’s Sumit put up a dominating performance to advance to the semi-finals while Gaurav Chauhan suffered a defeat at the 2022 Thailand Open international boxing tournament in Phuket on Tuesday. Playing his first match after receiving a bye in the first round, Sumit looked in good touch throughout the match as he comfortably earned a …

Airbnb has just announced that for the first time in over half a century, the Governor’s Mansion in Phuket, Thailand will be open to guests. Designed to celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year, the Sino-Portuguese Baroque mansion is billed as the ultimate designer stay with furnishings from six of Thailand’s top designers, and it will …

Following Phuket’s Roi Rim Lay seafood festival last weekend, island officials yesterday offered another seafood and food festival for the first time. The festival is called “Phuket Tastival Seafood and Food: Roi-Yok-Lo”. It will continue until Monday, April 4. Phuket Deputy Governor Anupap and several other officials attended the opening at Saphan Hin, the huge …

PHUKET: A resident of Phuket Town has called on authorities to take action against a man who lives on the streets as a vagrant, stealing items from shopkeepers at night and sniffing glue in broad daylight. Police failed to take action against the man despite repeated complaints, and welfare officers briefed on the man’s behavior …

PHUKET: A 13-year-old boy died after his head hit a pylon while he and his friends were running on Laem Sai Pier in Thepkrasattri, Thalang, yesterday morning (March 28). Police and rescue workers were called to the wharf at Moo 6 Thepkrasattri shortly after 11.30am. First responders arrived to find the boy, Chanachon Chaiwichian, a …

PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) is continuing its province-wide vaccination campaign to provide third-dose booster shots to the elderly and other people classified as ‘Group 608’. The “608 group” is the authorities’ preferred term for high-risk patients, including those over the age of 60 as well as those with one of seven recognized …

PHUKET: Vorasit ‘Pla Wan’ Issara, owner of the upscale Sri Panwa resort on Phuket’s east coast, was involved in another serious car incident, this time losing control of his $30 million Bentley, which overturned three times before going up in flames, while returning from Khao Lak to Phang Nga. Mr Vorasit was with three friends …

PHUKET: The latest daily COVID situation report from the Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) reported 296 new confirmed local infections across the island yesterday (March 22), bringing the total number of infections recorded since January 1 at 44,079. The PPHO daily report for March 22, marked as accurate as of 8 p.m. last night, …

FOOTBALL: Liverpool and Manchester City’s bid for the historic trophies will face off in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley next month after playing their last eight matches differently yesterday (March 20). Phil Foden (left) scored an emphatic third goal for Manchester City to put the tie beyond Southampton’s reach. Photo: AFP City finally got …

BANGKOK: The COVID-19 Situation Administration Center decided today (March 18) to remove the requirement for visitors to take a COVID-19 test before travel, from April 1, but tests on arrival will continue. Visitors undergo arrival procedures at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb The change in procedure was announced by CCSA spokesperson Taweesilp Visanuyothin, reports the …

For months and months we have wondered: what is Phuket Cafe, a deep underlying project opening on Friday March 18 from prominent chef-restaurateur Akkapong “Earl” Ninsom and his business partner, Eric Nelson, a supreme cocktail innovator and the instigator of the festive atmosphere behind Eem, our Restaurant of the Year 2019? Ninsom …

Marriott International released a statement confirming the closure of its Moscow office. The global hospitality giant will also abide by sanctions imposed on Russia for the invasion of Ukraine and provide $1 million for humanitarian aid. Marriott’s portfolio of brands spans the globe. Image: Marriott International The statement reads in full as follows: “We are …

PHUKET: Police have confirmed they successfully apprehended two men who robbed a young man at gunpoint in Kathu on Thursday (March 10) and who had previously robbed a Burmese national last November. The latest victim, 20-year-old Suwat Chae-iab, told police he was waiting on his motorbike for his younger brother at the pavilion outside Ban …

Sponsored article CBRE Thailand Phuket, located in southern Thailand, is famous for its beautiful tropical scenery, idyllic beaches, breathtaking beachfront, hilltop properties and vibrant expat community. The island offers a high standard of living at a reasonable cost compared to other leading holiday destinations, and its well-deserved reputation for luxury and exclusivity makes it one …

More than 500 delegates, including many Thai tourism and hospitality personalities, gathered at the 11th Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF 2022) on March 1, 2022, with the aim of charting a strong and sustainable path out of the global pandemic. TTF 2022, Thailand’s largest annual tourism and hospitality event, taking place as the industry grapples with …

Koh Samui police said the body of Australian cricketer Shane Warne would be taken home for a state funeral once the autopsy was completed. The 52-year-old was found dead in a villa on the island on Friday, a day after arriving. The player is believed to have died of a heart attack.According to a report, …

CHONBURI: Operators of nightlife venues in Pattaya that have reclassified as restaurants in a bid to stay in business during the pandemic have urged the government to extend restaurant serving times with alcoholic beverages beyond 11 p.m. A new sign illuminates the entrance to Walking Street in Pattaya, Chon Buri. Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut/Bangkok Post As …

Airlines around the world are rerouting flight paths after the recent wave of airspace travel restrictions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The European Union has banned Russian planes from crossing its airspace, thereby triggering Moscow’s reciprocal ban on European planes. Late last week, commercial airlines in Europe were warned to avoid Ukrainian airspace, as well …