Artikel erschien November 2016

  • Songkhla to Phuket drug line busted

    Songkhla to Phuket drug line busted

    PHUKET: A joint task force charged a drug peddler on Monday after they seized 10,000 ya bah (methamphetamine) pills valued at 2 million baht at the Tah Chat Chai checkpoint on Saturday. The operation was led by Border Patrol Police Captain Aumpon Samorthai and Tah Chat Chai Police Lieutenant Pisithkorn Maswichien.

  • Missing Russian turns up, can’t remember a thing

    Missing Russian turns up, can’t remember a thing

    PHUKET: A Russian tourist who went missing after diving into the sea while drunk at Kamala Beach late Monday night resurfaced yesterday afternoon with no recollection of the incident. Officials and rescue workers spent several hours searching for Mikhail Korneev after he was reported missing by a friend early yesterday morning (story here ).

  • Opinion: Taking care of society’s unwanted

    Opinion: Taking care of society’s unwanted

    PHUKET: Noppadol Poungpun is the Project Manager of the Life Home Project Foundation, a non-profit organization with the goal of offering children, women and patients suffering from HIV (Human Immuno-deficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) a more dignified life. Originally from Surat Thani, Mr Noppadol has lived in Phuket and worked for the foundation since 2002

  • Foreign fishing boats seized for faking nationality

    Foreign fishing boats seized for faking nationality

    PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy yesterday afternoon seized seven tuna fishing boats at Tha Sri Thai pier in Rassada for faking nationality documents to enter Thailand. The investigations are being conducted by a joint task force of the Navy, Immigration, the Marine Office, the Employment Office, the Marine Police and other officers, and led by Vice Admiral Suraphol Kuptaphan, commander of the Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command.

  • Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King Rama X

    Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King Rama X

    See the original article here: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King Rama X

  • Russian missing after drunken midnight plunge

    Russian missing after drunken midnight plunge

    PHUKET: Police are searching for a Russian tourist who reportedly went missing after diving into the sea in a drunken state at Kamala Beach late last night.

  • Island View: Never at a standstill

    Island View: Never at a standstill

    PHUKET: I have lived in Phuket for about 12 years now and seen plenty of things come and go. While some things have changed for the better, others perhaps not so much. Anyone who last visited Phuket a decade ago would be faced with a very different spectacle today

  • Phuket tour guides, bus drivers demand action for lost jobs

    Phuket tour guides, bus drivers demand action for lost jobs

    PHUKET: A group of local tour guides and a group of local tour bus operators simultaneously submitted letters at Phuket Provincial Hall today demanding that action be taken against illegal tour guides and operations “stealing” their jobs. About 50 members of the Andaman Tour Guide Association (Phuket-Phang Nga-Krabi) led by Mr Krit Thepbamrung gathered at Provincial Hall at 9.30am to submit their letter to Phuket Governor Chokchai Dejamornthan.

  • Top officials discuss major Phuket woes

    Top officials discuss major Phuket woes

    See original article: Top officials discuss major Phuket woes

  • Busload of Russians injured as ‘brakes fail’

    Busload of Russians injured as ‘brakes fail’

    PHUKET: Three Russian tourists were seriously injured, and 39 others less so, when the bus they were taking to Phuket ended up in a ditch in Phang Nga yesterday. Lt Thavorn Thongkam of Takuathung Police received reports of the incident from Kok Kloi District, Phang Nga at 2pm.