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Major power outage to hit Pa Khlok

Monday August 19, 2019

PHUKET: The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) has announced that the electricity supply will be temporarily shut off in parts of Pa Khlok on Thursday (Aug 22) as work is carried out on installing new high-voltage cables. Les mer >>>

After death threats, Bangkok MP fires up legal action over Phuket condo project

Monday August 19, 2019

PHUKET: Bangkok MP Sira Jenjaka today (Aug 19) challenged Phuket officials and police as to why no progress has been made in the investigation of The Peaks Residences condo project at Kata Noi, which stands accused of being built on protected forest land. Les mer >>>

Three underpasses to close for electrical works

Monday August 19, 2019

PHUKET: The Chief of the Phuket Highway Office has confirmed that three of Phuket’s underpasses will be closed while the Provincial Electricity Authority installs electricity metres at the three sites. Les mer >>>

International sales expert to highlight BCCT Chambers of Commerce Phuket Business Briefing

Monday August 19, 2019

PHUKET: Tareq Bagaeen, Founder and CEO of Aqedina Hospitality Sales Excellence and also a hotelier with over two decades of extensive experience in international sales, will be the guest speaker at the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) Multi-Chambers Phuket Briefing & Networking event at the Banyan Tree Phuket resort next Friday (Aug 30). Les mer >>>

Mature male dugong found dead off Railay

Monday August 19, 2019

PHUKET: A male dugong estimated to be about 25 years old found washed floating just offshore from Ton Sai Beach in Krabi yesterday (Aug 18) has been brought to the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) in the hope of determining what caused it to die. Les mer >>>

Expat forum on TM30 yields little impact

Monday August 19, 2019

BANGKOK: Long-term foreign residents of the kingdom have spent the weekend scratching their heads in bewilderment over the baffling requirements of the now notorious TM30 form after a recent forum at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT) with senior Thai immigration officials present on the panel. Les mer >>>

Visa waiver proposal under fire

Monday August 19, 2019

BANGKOK: The Foreign Ministry has asked the government to review the economic ministers’ proposal to offer a visa waiver to Chinese and Indian tourists as a part of the governments economic stimulus package. Les mer >>>

Phuket Property Guide: What makes a condo in Phuket?

Sunday August 18, 2019

In our previous article we wrote about freehold property ownership, which is mostly limited to condominiums. Here, we go through the basics of what is defined as a condo in Thailand, and what that ownership means. Les mer >>>

Phuket Opinion: The Expendables

Sunday August 18, 2019

PHUKET: The Rawai building collapse last Sunday (Aug 11) has brought home a few hard truths about Phuket and the Myanmar migrant worker community that the island has come to rely on. Les mer >>>

Funeral services announced for honoured Phuket lifeguard founder

Saturday August 17, 2019

PHUKET: The Patong Lifeguard Club has announced the funeral services for Prathaiyuth Chuayuan, one of the main founders and driving forces behind Phukets essential lifeguard services, who died of a heart attack yesterday (Aug 16). Les mer >>>