Published: May 19, 2022
With Thailand easing rules for entry, Phuket will likely attract as many as 5 million foreign tourists this year, making up 50 per cent of the pre-Covid arrivals, according to the island resort province’s Tourism and Sports Office.
Published: May 13, 2022
The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has been ordered to review the plan to construct a mass transit system (tram) for Phuket province to cope with rising construction costs, a source from the Transport Ministry said on Friday.
Published: Apr 01, 2022
With the success of the Phuket Sandbox pilot project, the Thai government is now aiming to turn the resort island into a world-class “medical plaza” with integrated healthcare services for tourists from around the world, Government Spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Friday.
Published: Mar 28, 2022
Phang Nga police say that wealthy hotelier Vorasit “Pla Wan” Issara and three friends were not tested for alcohol after he crashed his Bentley on Thursday because officers “did not smell alcohol on their breath”.
Published: Mar 25, 2022
Vorasit “Pla Wan” Issara, owner of Phuket’s ultra-luxury Sri Panwa resort, narrowly escaped death along with three friends when his Bt30-million Bentley crashed and rolled several times before bursting into flames on Phetkasem Road in Phang Nga province on Thursday night.
Published: Mar 24, 2022
Similan Islands National Park officials together with the Third Naval Area Command rescued a Vietnamese national on Wednesday from his “unsafe” inflatable boat in the Andaman Sea off Similan amid strong winds and waves.