Artikel posted in 2012

  • Silence shrouds release of Phuket baby elephant DNA test results

    Silence shrouds release of Phuket baby elephant DNA test results

    PHUKET: The DNA test results expected to determine the legality of three baby elephants

  • Resort developers charged over island land encroachment

    Resort developers charged over island land encroachment

    PHUKET: Following the July 31

  • Crash helmet saves minibiker at Phuket ‘curve of death’

    Crash helmet saves minibiker at Phuket ‘curve of death’

    SPECIAL REPORT By Thawit Bilabdullar and Orawin Narabal PHUKET: A high-quality crash helmet is credited with sparing a “minibike” enthusiast from critical injury after he lost control and crashed at one of Phuket’s most notorious traffic accident blackspots late last night. News of the crash was reported to Phuket Kusoldharm Foundation rescue workers at 11:30pm. At the scene, on Thepkrasattri Road northbound in Srisoonthorn, they found a 150cc Kawasaki minibike on the pavement, with 29-year-old local resident Noppon Petchluan lying on the median strip nearby covered with blood from multiple abrasions.

  • Top Muay Thai bouts to honor Queen’s Birthday

    Top Muay Thai bouts to honor Queen’s Birthday

    PHUKET: Thai kickboxing fighters will face-off in six World Muay Thai Council (WMC) championship bouts in Phuket on Sunday in celebration of HM Queen Sirikit’s 80th birthday. The event starts at 5pm and will be held at Bangla Boxing Stadium in Patong, which has a capacity of 3,000 people.

  • Burmese worker nabbed for Phuket gold heist

    Burmese worker nabbed for Phuket gold heist

    PHUKET: Phuket Police today arrested a Burmese man who robbed a gold shop in Karon last night and made off with nearly two kilograms of solid gold, despite being shot by the shop owner. Burmese national Lacheman Kumar, 19, was arrested this morning at his home in Patak Rd Soi 10 in Karon, where he lived with his father, mother and girlfriend

  • Battle against rising prices continues with Blue Flag Fair in Phuket Town

    Battle against rising prices continues with Blue Flag Fair in Phuket Town

    PHUKET: The Department of Internal Trade (DIT-Phuket) kicked off its latest “Blue Flag Fair” in Phuket Town this afternoon. DIT-Phuket chief Supacha Bunthalit said the three-day event will feature 150 booths offering a wide variety of consumer goods at below normal market prices, including food products, garments, sheets, bedding and much more

  • Nearly blind prisoner escapes hospital after surgery

    Nearly blind prisoner escapes hospital after surgery

    PHUKET: Escaped prisoner Nantachai Boomrak, 23, having absconded from Vachira Phuket Hospital on August 4, found himself back behind bars the next day. Mr Nantachai was originally placed in the hospital by Provincial Prison Chief Rapin Nichanon, who said doctors had informed him that Mr Nantachai would go blind if he did not receive immediate treatment for cataracts. “The Phuket Prison officer who took Mr Nantachai to the hospital contacted me and asked for permission to get him treated.

  • Phuket Live Wire: Don’t get mugged by your mates

    Phuket Live Wire: Don’t get mugged by your mates

    PHUKET: I have been holding off writing about more email scams, waiting so I can write about nailing somebody and getting them thrown in jail.

  • World News: Daring rescue mission in Antarctica

    World News: Daring rescue mission in Antarctica

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Australia to the rescue in Antarctica Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: An Australian rescue plane took off from New Zealand yesterday evening to carry out a daring rescue mission in Antarctica, where an American citizen at a research station is in urgent need of surgery, U.S. and Australian officials said.

  • Prosecutor calls for new evidence in off-duty police shooting

    Prosecutor calls for new evidence in off-duty police shooting

    PHUKET: The off-duty police officer alleged to have

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