Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Phuket Customs nab Indian man with B100mn of ‘meth primer’

    Phuket Customs nab Indian man with B100mn of ‘meth primer’

    PHUKET: Customs officials at Phuket International Airport yesterday arrested a man trying to smuggle into the country 10 kilograms of packed ephedrine which they say could have produced up to 100 million baht of methamphetamines. At a press conference at Phuket Airport this afternoon, Customs Bureau Region 4 director Prayut Maneechote presented the suspect, named as 31-year-old Indian national Katchi Mohamed Buhari Ahmed. “Mr Katchi arrived from Delhi on Thai Airways flight TG223, then transited at Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket on board the same aircraft.

  • Charity rally to support Phuket Stray Dog Shelter

    Charity rally to support Phuket Stray Dog Shelter

    PHUKET: The sixth “Rally Dogkar” charity fundraiser will take place in Phuket this weekend, giving dog lovers and their pampered pets a chance to raise money for about 500 less-fortunate animals cooped up at the provincial dog pound in Thalang.

  • Man found dead in tine mine lagoon

    Man found dead in tine mine lagoon

    PHUKET: Police are attempting to identify the body of a man found floating in an old tin mine lagoon in Chalong yesterday afternoon. Phuket Ruamjai Foundation rescue workers and Lt Col Boonlert Onklang arrived along with officers from the Chalong Police to find a large crowd of people gathered at the scene on Luang Por Chuang Road.

  • Phuket’s first ‘Safety Zone’ set up in Patong

    Phuket’s first ‘Safety Zone’ set up in Patong

    PHUKET: In the wake of several high-profile violent crimes that have rocked Phuket over the past few months, Phuket Police are moving ahead with their plan to set up “safety zones” in key tourist areas, starting with Patong. Phuket Provincial Police Commander Chonasit Wattanavrangkul delivered the news to more than 800 people from different walks of life in Patong, all gathered at the Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa on July 21.

  • Phuket expat Dokset murder trial: all charges denied

    Phuket expat Dokset murder trial: all charges denied

    PHUKET: In a day for denying criminal charges at Phuket Provincial Court, Norwegian national and long-term Phuket expat Stein Havard Dokset yesterday denied all charges against him for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Rungnapa Suktong. Dokset was

  • TAT Phuket Director steps up to Bangkok

    TAT Phuket Director steps up to Bangkok

    PHUKET: Bangonrat Shinaprayoon, Director of the Phuket office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), bade her final farewell to Governor Tri Augkaradacha at Phuket Provincial Hall this morning before her move to Bangkok. Ms Bangonrat leaves the island on August 1 to take up her new position in Bangkok as Director of Attractions Promotion Division. “My new department is responsible for deciding what places and venues in Thailand should be promoted as tourist attractions,” she said.