Artikel posted in 2012

  • BREAKING NEWS: Michelle Smith killers get life in prison

    BREAKING NEWS: Michelle Smith killers get life in prison

    PHUKET: The two men charged with

  • 18-wheeler wipes out pickup truck, noodle stand: 1 dead, 6 injured

    18-wheeler wipes out pickup truck, noodle stand: 1 dead, 6 injured

    PHUKET: Thalang Police are searching for the driver of an 18-wheel truck and trailer that slammed into a pickup, plowing the vehicle into a roadside noodle stand in Phuket last night.

  • Surin dared killer into bag snatching, testifies police

    Surin dared killer into bag snatching, testifies police

    PHUKET: The man who wielded the blade in the bungled bag snatch in which

  • Surin dared killer into bag snatching, court told

    Surin dared killer into bag snatching, court told

    PHUKET: The man who wielded the blade in the bungled bag snatch in which

  • 57 candidates to contest Phuket OrBorJor election

    57 candidates to contest Phuket OrBorJor election

    PHUKET: The registration period for the upcoming Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) council election, to be held on August 26, closed on Saturday with 57 candidates registering to contest the 24 council seats available. OrBorJor Chief Administrative Officer (Palad) Manop Leelasuthanon said the registration period, which opened on July 31, “received a great deal of attention from a great many people”. In total, 57 candidates registered for seats in 24 districts.

  • Raid on suspected Phuket casino ‘not spiteful’: Environmental Crime chief

    Raid on suspected Phuket casino ‘not spiteful’: Environmental Crime chief

    PHUKET: The investigation of a suspected casino under construction on Rang Noi Island, just off the coast of Phuket Town, was carried out last Tuesday without prejudice and was not intended to defame or spite anyone, the top officer leading the raid has told the Phuket Gazette.

  • Patong political hopefuls flock to register candidacies

    Patong political hopefuls flock to register candidacies

    PHUKET: It was a busy morning at the Patong Municipality Offices yesterday, when two rival teams of Phuket politicians registered their candidacies for the upcoming municipal election scheduled for September 2. Incumbent Mayor Pian Keesin led his blue-shirted Rak Patong (“Love Patong”) team to the office, while rival mayoral candidate Kittisan Kuru led his yellow-shirted Patong Gao Na (Patong Progress) team members

  • Online poll highlights fears of Phuket property ‘bubble’

    Online poll highlights fears of Phuket property ‘bubble’

    PHUKET: A majority of Phuket Gazette online readers feel that real estate prices in Phuket will fall over the next five years due to oversupply, according to the most recent online poll. A total of 1,868 readers who took part in the 12-day poll were asked: Tanan Tanpaiboon, former head of the Phuket Real Estate Association, recently warned that over-development in the Phuket real estate sector risks creating a “bubble” that could see real estate prices fall due to oversupply. What do you think will be the overall trend in real estate prices on Phuket over the next five years

  • Phuket Police investigate apparent stabbing suicide by Swiss expat

    Phuket Police investigate apparent stabbing suicide by Swiss expat

    PHUKET: Police in Phuket are investigating the apparent suicide of a Swiss expatriate found with a fatal knife wound to the chest in his rented home in Rawai yesterday. Chalong Police at 11:30am were notified that a male Caucasian had taken his life by a stabbing at a home on Soi Naya.

  • Accomplice to Michelle Smith’s killer changes plea, admits guilt

    Accomplice to Michelle Smith’s killer changes plea, admits guilt

    PHUKET: The man who drove the motorbike, used in the attack that led to the death Australian tourist Michelle Smith on June 20, changed his plea today after initially denying all charges against him. At the beginning of today’s court proceedings, Surasak Suwannachote admitted to his part in the crime and

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