Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Phuket Police keep the heat on drug dealers

    Phuket Police keep the heat on drug dealers

    PHUKET: Phuket Police are searching for a man-and-wife team of alleged major drug dealers who are on the run after officers unearthed a trove of methamphetamines from the ground outside their home in Mai Khao. Phuket Provincial Police Commander Chonasit Wattanavrangkul provided details of the operation at a press conference on Monday. Also attending were his deputies Pornsak Nuannu and Witoon Gongsudjai, as well as Tah Chat Chai Police Superintendent Sakchai Limcharoen and his investigation team.

  • Tough love for street beggars in Phuket

    Tough love for street beggars in Phuket

    PHUKET: Government departments are coordinating a crack down on street beggars in Phuket this Valentine’s Day.

  • Fish truck driver kills five, gets bail

    Fish truck driver kills five, gets bail

    PHUKET: The driver of a truck whose reckless driving killed four young Swedish tourists and their Thai driver in Phang Nga last week has been released on bail, the Phuket Gazette has learned. An officer at Phang Nga Provincial Court told the Gazette last Wednesday that the driver, 27-year-old Muhummadyukee Jehyusoh, requested bail release on February 3. Released three days later after coming up with a 300,000 baht bond, he is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Phuket Beach body thought to be Mark Robson’s

    BREAKING NEWS: Phuket Beach body thought to be Mark Robson’s

    PHUKET: A body found

  • Phuket Civil Defense Volunteer dead at the wheel

    Phuket Civil Defense Volunteer dead at the wheel

    PHUKET: A Phuket City Civil Defense Volunteer died at the wheel of his car yesterday, possibly even before he crashed the car into a metalworks shop in Chalong at 3am. Police at the scene suspect the driver Apinun “Nun” Chaibandit, 48, suffered a heart attack just before the crash.

  • ‘Ae Inside’ murder suspect prepared to surrender: Phuket Police

    ‘Ae Inside’ murder suspect prepared to surrender: Phuket Police

    PHUKET: Police are in telephone negotiations with murder suspect Atsadakorn “Pod” Seedokbuab, a Phuket businessman they believe was the mastermind behind the shocking

  • Phuket officials braced for Valentine wedding blitz

    Phuket officials braced for Valentine wedding blitz

    PHUKET: Love is in the air at the Muang District Office, where workers expect to issue marriage certificates to about 150 Phuket couples on Valentine’s Day. Phuket Muang District Chief Supachai Pochanukul told the Phuket Gazette, “We first started paying special attention to how many certificates we issued on Valentine’s Day in 2010, when I started working here.” “We registered 110 marriage certificates in 2010 and 136 last year,” he said.

  • Phuket update: Volunteers continue sea search for missing Aussie

    Phuket update: Volunteers continue sea search for missing Aussie

    PHUKET: Friends of an Australian woman who fell overboard from a yacht sailing to Phuket late last week are not giving up hope that she may still be alive and are calling on volunteers to continue the search off the coast of Trang.

  • Phuket Update: Sea search called off for missing Australian

    Phuket Update: Sea search called off for missing Australian

    PHUKET: A sea search for an Australian woman reported to have

  • Another child drowns at Phuket’s ‘lethal lagoon’

    Another child drowns at Phuket’s ‘lethal lagoon’

    PHUKET: The drowning death of another child at Nai Harn Lagoon in Phuket over the weekend is causing authorities to consider closing the popular recreational area to swimming. The latest victim, six-year-old Supathanwa Choophuek, was reportedly alive when Nai Harn Beach lifeguards pulled him from the water on Sunday, but he died later at Vachira Phuket Hospital. Nai Harn lifeguard chief Samart Chandee, who was in Krabi at the time of the incident, said “On my return today I was told by staff that a boy was pulled from the water in the same place that Methee