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UPDATE – Landslides, potholes and budgets. Aftermath from Phuket’s floods.

Today (September 16) a team from Phuket Provincial Highway Office has closed and is fixing Bangpae Bridge, which is on Tharua road, on the...

Major tax hike for alcohol and cigarettes

A new excise tax rates effective starting Saturday, September 16, hits alcoholic beverages hard. The rates, published in the Royal Gazette, adjust the tax rate...

Intrepid beach cleaners head out into the storm

Gloves on and umbrella up, Phuket's Governor Noraphat Plodthong does his bit to help clean Karon Beach Despite the postponement of the mega Phuket Hotels...

September 30 – Final day to pay respects

The Royal Household Bureau is allowing people to pay their respects to HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before his Royal Urn inside the...

The mopping up starts in the wake of ‘Doksuri’ in Vietnam

Typhoon Doksuri battered the central coastal areas of Vietnam with strong winds and heavy rains today, causing electrical blackouts, damage to houses and trees...

Release of 1.5 million marine creatures in Krabi

Today (September 15), Krabi locals across the province released 1.5 million sea creatures as a pre-National Fisheries Day activity. National Fisheries Day is coming...
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THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

Flooding around Phuket whilst Typhoon 'Doksuri' slams into Vietnam | Patong Tunnel underway next year - maybe | Bomb attacks in Yala kill two...
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UPDATE – Phuket town and Karon Beach also flooded

In Phuket town, areas along the Bypass Road (in front of Vinich House), in front of the Super Cheap store on the lane towards...

Wet feet at Patong Police Station again – Photo essay

Patong traffic police are warning people to avoid traveling on Patong's roads following the floods and small landslide across the road to Kalim after...

4 year old Chinese boy drowned in Patong Beach

Family and friends assist The Rawai Municipality Rescue Team at Nai Harn in another near-miss yesterday One drowning and two other 'near misses' in the...
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