Artikel posted in 2012

  • Blood donation drive at Bangkok Hospital Phuket today

    Blood donation drive at Bangkok Hospital Phuket today

    PHUKET: Phuket Town residents will have a chance to make some real merit today, when the Phuket Regional Blood Center’s (RBC’s) mobile donation clinic visits Bangkok Hospital Phuket. The stop is just the latest in the RBC’s relentless efforts to keep up blood supplies and meet the needs of all hospitals in the Phuket RBC region, which covers Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi, Trang, Satun and Ranong. Other stops this month will be: June 25, Muang Krabi School, 10am to 2pm June 26, Radisson Blu Plaza Resort Phuket at Cape Panwa, 10am to 3pm June 27, Takua Thung Agricultural Group office, Phang Nga, 9am to noon June 27, Takua Thung District Office, Phang Nga, 1:30pm to 4pm June 28, Klongtom Ratrangsan School, Krabi, 10am to 2pm June 28, Klong Ponsarit Witthaya School, Krabi 10am to 2pm June 29, Phuket Vocational College, Phuket Town, 9am to 3pm Donations can also be made at the Phuket Blood Center at Saphan Hin.

  • Phuket update: Krabi Police tight-lipped over Belanger case

    Phuket update: Krabi Police tight-lipped over Belanger case

    PHUKET: The governor of Krabi has named the provincial police commander as the only person authorized to release information to the media concerning the deaths of Noemi and Audrey Belanger, Canadian tourists who

  • Phuket Live Wire: Goodbye to CAT EV-DO; Tips for iPad; PCs4Kids update

    Phuket Live Wire: Goodbye to CAT EV-DO; Tips for iPad; PCs4Kids update

    PHUKET:I remember the day well. October 1, 2007. The people at CAT let me take a sneak peek at their new “AirCard” service – the first wireless broadband service in Phuket.

  • Medical company steps in to help Phuket kickboxer fight for recovery

    Medical company steps in to help Phuket kickboxer fight for recovery

    PHUKET: An international medical company has made a pledge to find the “best treatment” for an Australian muay thai fighter whose father fears was not in a motorbike accident as Phuket police believe, but was beaten and left for dead. Daniel Ketley, 22, was rushed to hospital in the early hours of June 8 after he was found in Nai Harn with several serious injuries. The last thing he remembers from the night was seeing a petrol station in the Soi Sai Yuan area.

  • Bangkok squad called in to catch Phuket ‘bag snatch killer’

    Bangkok squad called in to catch Phuket ‘bag snatch killer’

    PHUKET: More than 50 police officers, including a team from the Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok, have been dedicated to catching the two men who attacked Australian tourist Michelle Smith, 60, who was

  • Phuket teenager hangs self after break-up with girlfriend

    Phuket teenager hangs self after break-up with girlfriend

    PHUKET: Police are treating as suicide the death by hanging of a 19-year-old construction worker in Phuket Town yesterday.

  • Phuket Live Wire: What to do if your email is blocked

    Phuket Live Wire: What to do if your email is blocked

    PHUKET: I send out a lot of email – many dozens of pieces every day.

  • Off-duty cop accused of Phuket street killing gets bail

    Off-duty cop accused of Phuket street killing gets bail

    PHUKET: The off-duty cop who

  • Burmese fisherman, electrocuted at sea, returned to Phuket

    Burmese fisherman, electrocuted at sea, returned to Phuket

    PHUKET: Two Burmese fishermen working on a local fishing boat were brought to Phuket’s Rassada Pier yesterday, after apparently being electrocuted at sea. Once notified, police and Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation workers rushed to the scene to find grieving relatives surrounding the two bodies. “Mr Kham, 25, and Mr Wan, 27, were pulling a fishing net from the sea, when Mr Kham touched the [stainless-steel] handrail.

  • Whitewater raft trip widows newlywed wife

    Whitewater raft trip widows newlywed wife

    PHUKET: Egyptian couple Hossam and Sarah boarded a plane on June 2 bound for their dream honeymoon in Phuket. However, their love story, which began in their mid-teens, came to an unfathomable and abrupt end in Phang Nga, when their tour company decided to brave rough waters and lead a whitewater rafting trip that ended in disaster.