Artikel erschien August 2012

  • Forensic test results delay trial of Nong Som’s killer

    Forensic test results delay trial of Nong Som’s killer

    PHUKET: The delay in receiving test results from the Institute of Forensic Medicine at Police General Hospital in Bangkok has resulted police having to defer bringing to trial the killer of 17-year-old Sunisa “Nong Som” Saiyoy.

  • Pedal power from Deep South arrives in Phuket

    Pedal power from Deep South arrives in Phuket

    PHUKET: A sortie of 130 cyclists from Narathiwat arrived in Phuket this afternoon, pedaling their way from the troubled province in Thailand’s Deep South to Phuket Provincial Hall in just three days. There to welcome the cyclists was Phuket Public Health Office (PPHO) Chief Dr Sak Tanchaikul.

  • Once in a Blue Moon

    Once in a Blue Moon

    PHUKET: The National Astronomical Research Institute (NARIT) has announced that the rare lunar event, known as a ‘Blue Moon’, is scheduled to occur tonight.

  • Chalong Mayor gets cooking at Phuket food, entertainment festival

    Chalong Mayor gets cooking at Phuket food, entertainment festival

    PHUKET: The first annual “Chalong Food and Entertainment Festival” kicked off in Phuket last night, and will continue to offer a wide variety of food and beverage options, as well as staged entertainment through to Monday night.

  • Songkhla man unconscious after savage beating by Phuket youth gang

    Songkhla man unconscious after savage beating by Phuket youth gang

    PHUKET: Phuket police are investigating the beating of a man from Songkhla who was set upon by a gang of youths in Cherng Talay last night. Local police received reports of gunfire and a wounded man outside a row of flats on Pasak Soi 4 in Cherng Talay Village 4 at 10pm

  • Phuket officials plan B20mn ‘final solution’ for Patong Hill road

    Phuket officials plan B20mn ‘final solution’ for Patong Hill road

    PHUKET: The section of hill road between Patong and Phuket Town that caved in during the heavy rain last week has received makeshift repairs and is now open to traffic, thanks to an emergency injection of cash from the Department of Highways. The road was reopened after two days of reconstruction, explained Samak Luedwonghad, the director of the Department of Highways Phuket office. “We received an emergency budget of about 100,000 baht from the Highways Department to fix the road temporarily.

  • Phuket officials plan B20mn ‘final solution’ for Patong Hill road

    Phuket officials plan B20mn ‘final solution’ for Patong Hill road

    PHUKET: The section of hill road between Patong and Phuket Town that caved in during the heavy rain last week has received makeshift repairs and is now open to traffic, thanks to an emergency injection of cash from the Department of Highways. The road was reopened after two days of reconstruction, explained Samak Luedwonghad, the director of the Department of Highways Phuket office. “We received an emergency budget of about 100,000 baht from the Highways Department to fix the road temporarily.

  • Phuket to get new police chief in latest reshuffle

    Phuket to get new police chief in latest reshuffle

    PHUKET: Phuket will get a new provincial police commander as part of a nationwide reshuffle of top provincial-level officers. Phuket Provincial Police Deputy Commander Chalit Kaewyarat today confirmed to the Phuket Gazette the results of the reshuffle announced at a meeting of the National Police Committee at Royal Police Headquarters in Bangkok yesterday. Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung, who as Interior Minister oversees the Royal Thai Police, chaired the meeting to consider and approve the transfer of provincial police commanders and deputy commanders, Col Chalit said.

  • Six injured sea turtles beach in Phuket, Phang Nga in one day

    Six injured sea turtles beach in Phuket, Phang Nga in one day

    PHUKET: The six Olive Ridley sea turtles that were found washed ashore on beaches in Phuket and Phang Nga on Tuesday were almost all suffering serious injuries from

  • Sunken Phuket speedboat was legal: Marine Office

    Sunken Phuket speedboat was legal: Marine Office

    PHUKET: Following the capsize of the