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  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, March 7

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, March 7

    Outgoing tourism will rise to 10 million this year | Rabies precautions in BKK | Thai Cabinet waters down the fines for illegal foreign workers | Premchai’s wife will be charged for owning elephant tusks | Bank of Thailand has laid down the foundations for banking agents | Aussie firefighter helping out in Lampang | Krabi residents support closing down Maya Bay for low-season. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, March 7 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Drugs and weapon crackdown in Krabi

    Drugs and weapon crackdown in Krabi

    Two drug dealers have been arrested with 1,200 amphetamine pills and 80 grams of methamphetamine alongside a carbine (rifle), a sub machine gun and a pistol. The 2 dealers include 26 year old Suwannarat Thongchit and 22 year old Boonrit Thongluan, and were arrested at a house in Nanua Sub-District Police went to arrest them at the house and found that there were a total 5 of them.

  • Thailand’s outbound travel industry booms

    Thailand’s outbound travel industry booms

    We all know there’s plenty of tourists heading TO Thailand this year.

  • Conservation group to protest if Premchai charges not pursued

    Conservation group to protest if Premchai charges not pursued

    The Seub Nakhasathien Foundation has threatened to stage protests if police fail to pursue the charge of deliberately killing wildlife against construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 28

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 28

    PM responds to ‘sex tourism’ remarks | Extra long Songkran | Shoot-out on Samui’s Chaweng Beach | Big crackdown on illegal immigrants along Soi Cowboy last night | High-speed rail gets go ahead between Don Mueang and Rayong | PM pushes election date forward to February | Two Americans held in Chiang Mai over fake US bills. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 28 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Pushing the election date forward, again

    Pushing the election date forward, again

    By Wasamon Audjarint and Kas Chanwenpen Faced with mounting pressure from critics and the international community, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday said the next election would be held “no later than” next February. While making his latest promise about the election date, however, Prayut also warned that it would also depend on the situation at the time. “I am not making any threats

  • Big crowds and long waits at Phuket airport after runway closure

    Big crowds and long waits at Phuket airport after runway closure

    PHOTO reprinted with permission from  Pimmie Pimpathu The closure of runway 09 resulted in a big back-up of ‘not happy’ passengers waiting for their delayed flights. The runway fix started early morning yesterday (February 26) and finished at 6.30am this morning as planned. However, there are a large number of remaining passengers as the relative authorities reshuffle arrival and departure times and runway ‘slots’.

  • Foreigner’s body found in Kathu

    Foreigner’s body found in Kathu

    The body of a foreigner has been found in a jungle near an old tin mine in Kathu. The police received a report at 9:30am this morning, leading to the discovery of a foreigner who was hung on a tree. No trace of a fight or violence was found on his body

  • Brake failure causes a bus to crash into 6 cars on Patong Hill

    Brake failure causes a bus to crash into 6 cars on Patong Hill

    At about 2 pm yesterday (February 25), a bus suffered alleged brake failure, crashing into 6 cars in front of the temple down Patong Hill, resulting in one injury. The bus damaged 6 cars including 2 vans, a Toyota car, 2 Nissans and a Mazda pick-up truck. All the cars were driving in front of the bus driven by 40 year old Kitti Nakchot

  • COMMENT: We’re a LONG way from May 2014

    COMMENT: We’re a LONG way from May 2014

    EDITORIAL We should put the current protests in Bangkok into perspective.