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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 …

Sponsored article Possessing some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with crystal clear water, powdery white sand and a landscape dotted with coconut palms, Phuket is a paradise that the modern traveler cannot afford to miss. While the west coast has long been renowned for its beaches, it would be a mistake to …

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 …

ALL SPORTS: Russia continued to pay a heavy sporting price for its invasion of Ukraine yesterday (March 1), frozen by a snowball list of sports, with perhaps the most painful blow being ice skating . Separately, Russian President Vladimir Putin has had his honorary black belt in taekwondo revoked by the sport’s international governing body …

BANGKOK (Reuters) – The Russia-Ukraine crisis will have a negative impact on foreign tourist arrivals, Siripakorn Cheawsamoot, deputy governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for marketing communications, said on Thursday (February 24th). Beach chairs are placed on an empty beach in Phuket. File photo: Achadthaya Chuenniran / Bangkok Post The Russian-Ukrainian dispute will …

Following last week’s crackdown in Patong, electric scooters have been officially banned from all public roads in Phuket. Local police stations yesterday received an official notice from Major General Sermphan explaining how the stand-up scooter form of transport, popular among island tourists, fits in with current laws. He said anyone caught riding an electric scooter …

PHUKET: Amanda ‘Heidi’ Jensen, 22, from Phuket, has been crowned Miss Grand Phuket 2022. Heidi received the title at the Miss Grand Phuket 2022 final held at the Ramada Plaza Chao Fah in Wichit on Saturday February 19. Fellow Phuketian Charlotte Austin finished first runner-up, ahead of second runner-up Passanan Tadam of Songkhla and third …

FOOTBALL: English Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool will meet in an exhibition match in Bangkok in July, organizers announced yesterday (18 February). Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (left) and Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes will be in Bangkok in July as part of the exhibition match. Photo: AFP Fresh Air Festival said they have signed an …

Are people really that outrageous, or is this a case of “all publicity is good publicity?” Sri Pawna owner launches bizarre tirade Sri Pawna is a luxury resort in Phuket, and a Facebook user who went by the name of “Graz Suphawit” claimed to have stayed at the hotel from February 13 to 15, 2022. …

BANGKOK: The Cabinet on Tuesday (February 15) approved an incentive package including tax cuts and subsidies to promote the consumption and production of electric vehicles (EVs) between 2022 and 2023. Electric vehicles are showcased at a Bangkok International Motor Show. Photo: Patipat Janthong/Bangkok Post Subsidies range from B70,000 to B150,000 depending on vehicle type and …

Locals call for Phuket’s historic Provincial Hall to become a center for arts and culture PHUKET: A community group in Phuket Town has submitted a formal request for the 115-year-old Phuket Provincial Hall building on Narisorn Rd to be transformed into an arts and culture center. Chan Wongsattayanon, chairman of the executive committee of the …

Arrest warrants issued for Phuket hitmen Two Canadian nationals who shot dead an Indian mobster who allegedly left Thailand on February 6 A police officer holds one of two firearms used by two hitmen in the murder of Jimi “Slice” Sandhu in Phuket. They were found in the sea not far from the murder scene. …

SYDNEY: Australia officially listed koalas on part of its eastern coast as “endangered” today (February 11), as the marsupials struggle to survive the impact of bushfires, land clearing, drought and disease. Koalas have been listed as endangered across much of Australia’s east coast. Photo: Peter Parks/AFP Conservationists have said koala populations have crashed across much …

PHUKET: A 36-year-old Phuket expat has come forward to explain an in-depth scam involving a man wearing a police uniform claiming to be from the Phuket Town Police Station extorting tens of thousands of baht by threatening the expat 10 years in prison for receiving illicit funds. The scam began last Wednesday (February 3), when …

Cloud computing has revolutionized the business world. It gives businesses options that didn’t exist before. This is especially true for businesses in Thailand, where it can be difficult to find high-speed internet access and reliable electricity. As of 2021, the trend of cloud computing adoption in Thailand has increased. Search volume on Google for terms …

PHUKET: The latest daily COVID situation report from the Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) reported 415 new confirmed local infections across the island yesterday (5 February), bringing the total number of infections recorded since January 1 at 17,662. The PPHO daily report for February 5, marked as accurate as of 8 p.m. last night, …

PHUKET: Although Phuket has seen below-average rainfall throughout the past year, there is still plenty of water in the island’s three main reservoirs to safely supply tourists and residents alike. island throughout the coming dry season, Phuket Deputy Governor Anuphap Rodkwan Yodrabum said yesterday. (February 3). Mr Anuphap made the announcement during a meeting at …

A stripped BMW found buried in an oil palm plantation in Chalerm Prakiat district, Nakhon Si Thammarat, is seen after being dug up on Tuesday evening. (Photo: Nujaree Rakrun) NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: The owner of the BMW car found buried in an oil palm plantation in Chalerm Prakiat district was an American who left Thailand …

Royal Silk Class has 42 seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. THE ROAD Flight TG478, Sydney to Phuket THE PLANE Boeing 777-300ER, one of 14 in the Thai Airways International fleet. THE LOYALTY PROGRAM Royal Orchid Plus, Star Alliance TO CLASSIFY Royal Silk (Business) DURATION Eight hours and 40 minutes, non-stop CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSION 2.3 tonnes …

TENNIS: An imperious Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian to win her Grand Slam on home soil in 44 years yesterday (January 29), stopping fearless American Danielle Collins’ charge in straight sets. Ashleigh Barty celebrates after her final victory at the Australian Open in Melbourne yesterday (January 29). Photo: AFP The world number one trailed …

The Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square welcomes Marie-Laure Fleury as General Manager of the historic Grade II listed property. After a long career in hospitality, Marie is taking her next step with Four Seasons to oversee the hotel, residences and private club at Ten Trinity Square. Marie, born in France, started her …

(Jan 25, 2022) Cathay Pacific carried 92,219 passengers in December 2021, an increase of 130.6% compared to December 2020, but a decrease of 96.9% compared to the pre-pandemic level in December 2019. Revenue passenger kilometers (RPK) in December increased 156.5% year-on-year, down 95.1% from December 2019. Load factor increased by 18.2 percentage points to 36.6%, …

As Phuket’s economy struggles to recover from the effects of a pandemic that decimated the local tourist economy for nearly two years, it is worth remembering how the island grew from a tropical holiday destination rather obscure to one of the most vibrant and sought after playgrounds in the world for those who want winter …

A transgender woman accused of human trafficking and child exploitation was arrested in Phuket yesterday during a police operation. The 37-year-old trans woman allegedly organized the prostitution of children under the age of 18 online via Twitter. Local police sought her out after learning of her exploitation on her Twitter account where her name was …

Early this morning, fishermen off Phuket found the body of a man washed up on the beach. The corpse showed no signs of injury, however, police found incriminating glue stains on his clothing and a can of glue near his body. They also found a shrimp bucket near the body. Police believe the man had …

PHUKET: A Phuket woman has filed a complaint with the police after her savings were cheated by what she claimed was a gang posing as police officers and bank officials. The 49-year-old Karon resident, using the pseudonym Miss Phi, holds up her complaint filed with Karon police. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub The 49-year-old Karon resident, using …

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has issued a provincial order allowing schools in Phuket to resume on-site classes for students of all ages, starting tomorrow (January 17). The move made national news, as schools elsewhere in the country must remain closed to on-site classes until January 31 under an order from the Ministry of Education. …

PHUKET: Long-term wear and tear left a pontoon at Chalong Bay Marina, next to Chalong Pier, dangerously this week, leaving officials to decide whether to simply repair it again or spend up to 1 million baht to replace him. The pontoon began to sink on Thursday January 13, leaving the platform tourists use to board …

KANCHANABURI: Five men accused of hunting and killing two Bengal tigers near the Myanmar border in Thong Pha Phum district were due to surrender to police today (January 13). Thong Pha Phum National Park official Charoen Chaichon said today that park officials presented evidence collected at a campsite near the border to investigators from the …

SINGAPORE – Well rested after a month-long hiatus, South Korean golfer Kim Joo-hyung is striving to end the Asian Tour season on a high note and win the Order of Merit. The rising star, whose last competition was the Laguna Phuket Championship in early December 2021, is third on the Tour’s merit list and just …

After a shooting on Friday at Phuket Municipality Fresh Market 1 that left 3 injured and 2 dead, police announced today that they have apprehended the suspect they hold responsible for the shooting. Investigators followed his escape after he fled from the crime scene and managed to retrieve it this morning. He reportedly confessed to …

WORLD: The total number of recorded COVID-19 cases worldwide surpassed 300 million yesterday (January 7), the rapid spread of the Omicron variant setting new infection records in dozens of countries during the week last. A woman waits for her turn to take a COVID-19 swab test at the urban bus station in downtown Brasilia, Brazil, …

CRICKET: The ACG hosted the final games of 2021 last week as the Phuket Cricket Group (PCG) team faced Pakistan’s Hat Yai Academy in a 30-man double-face. The host entered the competition with confidence after winning the previous year’s three-game series 2-1, though it was the visitors who struck first in the opening game on …

BANGKOK: The requirement for employees to be present in the office is disappearing, which means that the growing trend towards “workstations” and the increase in the number of digital nomads should allow Thailand’s tourism industry to rebound faster. Photo: Bangkok Post. MBO Partners’ State of Independence report shows that there were 15.5 million digital nomads …

PHUKET: After a terrible year 2020, everyone thought 2021 would be better. How wrong we were. As we enter another year under the shroud of COVID-19, Phuket still struggles to recover economically, still suffering the financial impact of a tourist-free island with many households across the island. without basic income. Tourists board a boat at …

PHUKET: Authorities in Phuket only recognized two people injured in traffic accidents on the first day of the “Seven Days of Danger” New Year’s road safety campaign. The news finally arrived in a report released by the Phuket office of the Public Relations Department (PR Phuket) late yesterday afternoon (December 30). The first day of …

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CRICKET: A relentless Australia led by debutant Scott Boland beat England to an embarrassing 68 today (December 28) to win the third test by one set and 14 points and keep the Ashes with two games to go. England batsman Mark Wood (center) leaves the pitch following his dismissal as Australian players celebrate day three …

A powerful underwater earthquake struck off the north coast of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, at 7:59 a.m. local time, triggering a series of underwater shock waves that would eventually be felt all around the edge of the Indian Ocean. It was the Boxing Day tsunami (or Indian Ocean tsunami, or Asian tsunami) and it …

Kongkiat said sea turtle nesting has improved over the past two years as tourists are absent from beaches, while pollution has also been reduced. The number of nests has increased the most over the past 20 years. During the Covid-19 pandemic, tourist visits were restricted, a pleasant time for the laying of different species of …

PHUKET: The Mayor of Phuket Town, Saroj Angkanapilas, has launched a campaign to boost cultural tourism to attract more domestic tourists to the Phuket Town area to help local businesses and the economy of the island to recover. “The Municipality of Phuket must stimulate the domestic tourism market, especially in the area of ​​Phuket Town …

CRICKET: Australia beat a struggling England to win the second test in Adelaide today (December 20) and go up 2-0 in the Ashes series, leaving visitors’ dreams of reclaiming the tattered holy urn. Australian players launch a pre-wicket appeal against England batsman Ben Stokes (center) on the final day of the second Test of the …

It’s always difficult to rate a Marvel movie by delivering on the company’s promises. Every time a new Marvel movie comes out, they promise it’s bigger and better than the last one. Like all promises repeated sometimes they keep and sometimes they don’t, but trust me, you have to believe the hype when it comes …

Developed and managed by GCP Hospitality, the 177-room hotel spread over seven floors is strategically located in the prime area of ​​Bang Tao Beach on the island. Pool at the Hilton Garden Inn Phuket Bang Tao Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and GCP Hospitality today announced the opening of the Hilton Garden Inn Phuket Bang Tao, marking …

BANGKOK: Fake news has spread about the availability of shady services to issue COVID-19 vaccination certificates to people who have not been vaccinated. Authorities warn that this is false information and that falsifying state documents leads to legal penalties of imprisonment and fines. The government anti-fake News center verified the veracity of the news with …

PHUKET: ISCO Region 4, the military watchdog organization for all of southern Thailand, intervened about a Thai tourist arriving at a restaurant in Phuket to have a meal with friends, confronted and intimidated by a security guard. drunk parking lot. The problem arose after the tourist posted a video on social media yesterday (December 13) …

FORMULA ONE: Max Verstappen defeated Lewis Hamilton at the 2021 World Championship in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which ended the season yesterday (December 12), but Mercedes protests the result after a restart of the car safety in the last lap upset the race. Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium. Photo: …

PHUKET: A 57-year-old man new to driving escaped a serious injury last night (December 10) when he drove his new Nissan March into a grocery store outside his house. Wichit Police were called to the scene outside the Phuket Villa California subdivision at 7 p.m. Police accompanied by rescue workers from Wichit Municipality arrived to …

FORMULA ONE: You just couldn’t script it. After 21 innings, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are tied on points and brimming with animosity after an inaugural dynamite grand prix in Saudi Arabia last Sunday (December 5), and no one can guess who will be leaving Abu Dhabi with the championship. this week-end. Max Verstappen and …

PHUKET: Competitors from Toyota Gazoo Racing returned to Phuket this weekend for this year’s edition of the “Toyota Gazoo Racing Motorsport” street racing show. Under the theme ‘The Mind to Push the Limits’, four main races took place, with Mekratchakita Kalantanon outclassing her male rivals, taking 1st place in car 98 in the Toyota Vios …

Thani joined the informal Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC ISOM) Senior Officials Meeting, where Thai officials presented the visions and plans of Thailand’s APEC Presidency in 2022. The informal Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation senior officials meeting kicked off in Phuket, marking the trade bloc’s first face-to-face meeting since the pandemic. An official from the Ministry of Foreign …

PHUKET: Local residents expressed their anger over the poor organization of Pfizer walk-in vaccinations at Saphan Hin Indoor Sports Stadium yesterday (December 2). One of the biggest concerns was that people would stand outside for hours on end with no social distancing imposed in queues while waiting to be told to enter the stadium. When …

BANGKOK: Former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is on trial by the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court for political office holders for alleged irregularities in plans to build police stations and housing while he was deputy Prime Minister more than ten years ago. Former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban, second from left, arrives at the criminal …

DENPASAR (Bali) – Mr Ide Bagus Sidharta Putra had hoped his beachfront hotel Griya Santrian in Sanur, Bali put the Covid-19 days of empty restaurants and meager reservations behind him. It was not to be. Six weeks after Bali airport was cleared to accept international flights, not a single plane from outside Indonesia has landed, …

GOLF: Chan Shih-chang of Chinese-Taipei positioned to win the Asian Tour for the first time in five years after taking the lead in the third round of the Blue Canyon Phuket Championship yesterday (November 27) with American Sihwan Kim, who is looking for his first victory. Chan Shih-chang from Chinese Taipei. Photo: Paul Lakatos / …

The Philippines tied a milestone in men’s action as the women pitched a gallant position in the Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships at Bang Tao Beach in Phuket, Thailand. 19th seed Jude Garcia and Krung Arbasto reached the quarter-finals after a stunning 22-20, 18-21, 15-12 victory over Ahmed Mahmoud and Saifeddin Elmajid of Qatar 2, …

The move caught the attention of Russell Crowe, a Hollywood actor who developed an affection for the Kingdom while filming his new film in Thailand. The Prime Minister called on the authorities to step up their efforts to relocate power and communication lines underground. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha handed the directive to the Office …

FOOTBALL: Michael Carrick said yesterday (22 November) he relished the “privilege” of temporarily taking over Manchester United as captain Harry Maguire called on players to take responsibility for the disastrous results which led to the dismissal of ‘Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Carrick, who won several major trophies as a United player between 2006 and 2018, will …

FORMULA ONE: Lewis Hamilton took the most dominant pole position of the season to beat title rival Max Verstappen at the front of the grid under the spotlight at the Qatar Grand Prix yesterday (November 20). Hamilton established the biggest pole position margin in a dry qualifying session of the season, beating title rival Max …

The tech and financial industries are notoriously male dominated and often act as gatekeepers. Currently, the blockchain industry shares the same characteristics as the traditional industry. Despite the fact that more women are investing in cryptocurrencies, men still hold the bulk of jobs in the industry. This can be due to a variety of factors, …

As Thailand’s borders reopen, Avani welcomes new, familiar faces to lead the brand’s portfolio in Bangkok, Hua Hin, Phuket and the next destination – Khao Lak. Naowarat Arunkong joins Anantara Hua Hin Resort and Avani + Hua Hin Resort as cluster general manager. Naowarat Arunkong joined Minor Hotels in 1999 and got her first General …

Resort hotel The Slate has released a fluid genre collection with fashion label This Is Fred. The Phuket-based resort has teamed up with the London-based brand to produce urban, flowing clothing, inspired by the architecture and design of The Slate. “I discovered Fred in Shoreditch, a very creative and artistic area in East London where …

CRICKET: Village Cricket Club took a major blow in a final thriller against British Club Bangkok last Sunday (November 7) to finish clear for the Phuket teams in a weekend double-program at the Alan Cooke Ground (ACG), Thalang. The Village team poses for the camera after their scathing victory against British Club Bangkok last Sunday …

BANGKOK: The Government Center for Administering the COVID-19 Situation will allow Loy Krathong events to be held nationwide on November 19, provided that measures are taken to restrict the spread of the coronavirus. Family members prepare to take out their floats at a Loy Krathong festival at Kasetsart University Lake in Bangkok in October last …