Phuket to receive B71bn for infrastructure, traffic management

Phuket to receive B71bn for infrastructure, traffic management

PHUKET: Phuket is slated to receive 71 billion baht in infrastructure funding, with an emphasis on improving traffic management and chalking out effective solutions for the island’s growing traffic woes, the Ministry of Transport announced yesterday. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith held a meeting at the Phuket Boa

- Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 03:19 PM

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Canadian tourist found dead in Phuket

Canadian tourist found dead in Phuket

PHUKET: A 49-year-old Canadian tourist was found dead in a condo in Kathu this morning. He is believed to have been dead for at least two days before his body was discovered. Police received a report of the incident at about 11am from ‘Plus Condo 1’. “We noticed a peculiar smell outside his room, which was on the 6th floor.

- Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 06:12 PM

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Korean tourists and dive instructor 'hunted' for damaging coral off Phuket

Korean tourists and dive instructor 'hunted' for damaging coral off Phuket

PHUKET: A concerned diver captured pictures of Korean tourists and their Thai dive instructor stepping on coral while diving at Koh Racha Yai yesterday. The diver then shared the snaps with other divers and officials in the hopes of bringing the offenders to justice. A social media user who calls himself ‘Seaman Freeman’ share

- Yesterday, 05:23PM

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Phuket Roads: Two more critically injured in five-vehicle crash

Phuket Roads: Two more critically injured in five-vehicle crash

PHUKET: Two people were seriously injured after a speeding truck driver lost control and hit two parked vehicles, two motorbikes and a restaurant in Thalang again last night. “The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of Thepkrasattri Road in front of the Makamdeekwai restaurant. According to witnesses, an Isuzu pick-up, dr

- Today, 12:04PM

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