Prachuap gets new tourism chief, Chiang Mai flights hinted

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Ms Soraya Homchen began her tenure as the new director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Prachuap Khiri Khan office.

Hua Hin Today reported that the new chief, who just completed her four-year tenure as director of the TAT office in Mumbai, India, replaces outgoing TAT Prachuap director, Mrs Orasa Awuthkhom.

Continue reading “Prachuap gets new tourism chief, Chiang Mai flights hinted”

Dead dolphins wash ashore in Prachuap, Nakhon Si

KHAO TAKIEP, HUA HIN: The Thai News Agency on December 17 reported on two separate dolphin carcasses found washed up on the beach – one in Tha Sala district of Nakhon Si Thammarat, and one in Hua Hin district of Prachuap Khiri Khan.

An officer with one of the dolphin carcasses discovered washed ashore in the Gulf of Thailand on December 17, 2018. Photo: Thai News Agency.
Continue reading “Dead dolphins wash ashore in Prachuap, Nakhon Si”

Prachuap, Phetburi police show off drug, weapons raid booty

CHA-AHM POLICE STATION: In the first two weeks of December 2018, police in Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces made 89 drug or weapons related arrests, seizing guns and drugs, in addition to amulets, gold, mobile phones, motorbikes and assets worth nearly 700,000 THB.

According to Ban Muang news, senior police officers from the two Western Thailand provinces on December 14 staged a press conference to reveal booty from raids that took place between 1-14 December. 

 The booty included 4,693 meth pills (yaba), 9.86 grams of crystal meth (ya ice), 87 grams of dried cannabis, 25 guns (pistols and rifles), five motorbikes, 11 mobile phones, four Buddhist amulets, THB 58,500 worth of gold, and THB 693,920 worth of undisclosed assets.

Hundreds displaced from flash floods

BANG SAPHAN and BANG SAPHAN NOI: Some 800 residents in 250 households had been displaced from flash floods that caused damage to at least six roads in the southern district of Prachuap Khiri Khan province. Thai media outlet, iNNnews reports that agriculture damage surveys were still being conducted on December 12, and that this is the fifth time this year the area has faced such a disaster, while Siam Rath reports damaged bridges, and a packed hospital with many residents suffering from colds after toughing out three days of continuous rain.