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  • US Navy transport contractor reaches agreement with Phuket taxis

    US Navy transport contractor reaches agreement with Phuket taxis

    PHUKET: Following a breakdown in land transportation services yesterday that left sailors from the USS Nimitz waiting hours to enjoy their shore leave, the Phuket Marine Chief organized a meeting last night and negotiated a settlement between the transportation company contracted by the US Navy and local taxis. Although 37 buses are needed, 28 are now available to transport sailors; eight supplied by Glenn Defense Marine Asia Co, Ltd (GDMA), who had the Navy transportation contract, and 20 by local taxi companies via local village headman Narong Kumban.

  • Five fugitives in Phuket to face Kedah royal guard probe

    Five fugitives in Phuket to face Kedah royal guard probe

    PHUKET: All five suspects accused of carrying out an attack on a Kedah royal family bodyguard at a high-end resort in Patong just after midnight on Tuesday (story

  • Chinese Ambassador wins promise of translators for Phuket Police stations

    Chinese Ambassador wins promise of translators for Phuket Police stations

    PHUKET: The Deputy General Director of Tourism has vowed to hire Chinese translators for Phuket police stations in reaction to concerns raised by Chinese Ambassador to Thailand His Excellency Guan Mu on Wednesday. “We will hire police translators to work with the police,” Deputy General Director of Tourism Kajorn Weerajai said

  • Phuket driver escapes injury as car flips, plunges into canal

    Phuket driver escapes injury as car flips, plunges into canal

    PHUKET: A woman was run off the road by speeding drivers as she pulled out of the Esso gasoline station on the northbound lane of the bypass road (map

  • Phuket motorbike taxi driver found dead in canal

    Phuket motorbike taxi driver found dead in canal

    PHUKET: Police are investigating the death of man whose body was found in a canal in central Phuket late yesterday afternoon with a deep cut under his chin. Thalang Police led by Duty Officer Kitthiphum Thinthalang arrived at the scene, a canal behind the Thalang Victory Memorial Field (map

  • Phuket manhunt called off as German fugitive arrested

    Phuket manhunt called off as German fugitive arrested

    PHUKET: The Phuket manhunt for the Carlo Konstantin Kohl, who escaped his Australian guards at Suvarnabhumi Airport while being escorted home to Germany (story

  • Five arrested over attack on Kedah royal family bodyguard

    Five arrested over attack on Kedah royal family bodyguard

    PHUKET: Police today arrested five men for the attack on a Kedah royal family bodyguard at a high-end resort in Patong just after midnight on Tuesday.

  • No blockade: Phuket taxis called to the rescue [Video Report]

    No blockade: Phuket taxis called to the rescue [Video Report]

    PHUKET: Following the confusion at Phuket’s Deep Sea Port this morning (story

  • Phuket murder trail leads to Hungary

    Phuket murder trail leads to Hungary

    PHUKET: Royal Thai Police investigating the murder of 39-year-old Hungarian businessman Laszlo Csapai may travel to Hungary to question a key witness, the Phuket Gazette has confirmed. The witness, currently jailed in Hungary, claims he saw prime suspect Moshe David murder Mr Csapai and bury the body, Surat Thani Provincial Police Commander Kiattipong Khaosum-ang explained. Following the witness’ testimony, Thai police searched Mr David’s villa in Bophut, Samui, where they found a human skeleton buried under the house – right where the witness said it would be.

  • US Navy sailors caught in Phuket taxi blockade

    US Navy sailors caught in Phuket taxi blockade

    PHUKET: Taxi drivers have set up a blockade at Phuket’s Deep Sea Port, where the USS Nimitz and the USS Princeton are anchored.