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Road closures for Old Phuket Town

Phuket municipality has announced road closures during the 19th Old Town festival and Chinese New Year celebrations. On February 21 to 23, from 3:00pm to midnight, the following roads are be closed: Thalang Road Soi Romanee Krabi Road, from the intersection of Thalang Road and Yaowarat Road until the Thai Hua Museum Soi Pradit Takuapa Road, […]

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Posted on 21 February 2018 | 4:23 am

Worker dies, another injured, in Samkong worksite landslide

PhuketLANDSLIDE IN SAMKONG KILLS WORKEROne worker died and another injured following a landslide on a work-site in Yowarat Road in Samkong near the Vachira Hospital. Posted by Phuket Gazette on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Emergency responders are working to extract a worker from a construction site in Samkong near Vachira Hospital this morning following a […]

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Posted on 21 February 2018 | 12:17 am

Thailand Yacht Show 2018 – starts tomorrow (Thursday)

Some of the world’s most prestigious marine brands are assembling at the Ao Po Grand Marina for the third edition of the Thailand Yacht Show. It starts tomorrow (Thursday) and runs until Sunday. Buyers, charterers and locals are invited to climb aboard and experience the watercraft – superyachts, catamarans, sailboats, sports-fishers, dinghies, tenders, water sport […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 11:41 pm

Rare animal – a moonrat – found in Krabi

A small creature that looks like a mouse, with a nose and mouth shaped like a pig, has been found in Krabi. It is believed to be a moonrat. Krabi Defense Volunteer Officer, 53 year old Pornchai Sudrak, who found the animal, explains that he was jogging near his house in the evening and heard […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 9:47 pm

Four killed on a dangerous corner in Krabi

A pickup truck reportedly lost control on a curve, crossed the traffic island in the middle of the road and crashed into another pickup truck on the opposite lane, killing four people in Krabi province. The accident occurred last night on Phetchakasem Road, Nuaklong – Klongthom route. At the scene, Nuaklong police found a gray […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 8:32 pm

Suthep’s party to support Prayut as post-election PM

From The Nation Suthep Thaugsuban, core leader of the now-defunct People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), plans to found a political party to support Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha becoming premier after the next general election, a former Democrat party-list MP has claimed. Watchara Petchthong said on Tuesday that the party would be named the People’s […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 5:13 am

Top ten ways to avoid Dengue Fever

Most of Phuket is jungle. Most of the east coast is mangroves. Mosquitoes thrive in both. You’re in their domain and they’re not going anywhere just because you want to live here or are on your vacation. Aedes aegypti carry Dengue Fever which is very prevalent in south east asian countries. 1. Most mosquitoes ‘hang […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 4:34 am

The legacy lives on – International Gill Dalley’s Remembrance Day

PHOTO: John & Gill Dalley (soidog.org) February 13 is known by Soi Dog Foundation as the International Gill Dalley’s Remembrance Day, in order to honour the kind heart of the co-founder of the foundation, Gill Dalley, who had dedicated her life working on the strays’ issue in Thailand. Gill Dalley founded the Soi Dog Foundation […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 3:16 am

THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, February 20

Woman NOT happy with pick-up parked over her driveway | Car chase for two Nigerians on Cambodian border | Vandals leaving their mark in Krabi | How NOT to reverse a container truck | 23 tourists stung by jellyfish | 62 year long-term resident in Pattaya giving back to his community. Coming to you from […]

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Posted on 20 February 2018 | 1:11 am




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