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  • HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn extends time to pay respects at Grand Palace

    HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn extends time to pay respects at Grand Palace

    His Majesty the King has ordered an extension of the final day Thais can pay their last respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the Grand Palace from this Saturday to next Thursday, October 5.

  • Intrepid beach cleaners head out into the storm

    Intrepid beach cleaners head out into the storm

    Gloves on and umbrella up, Phuket’s Governor Noraphat Plodthong does his bit to help clean Karon Beach Despite the postponement of the mega Phuket Hotels Association organised beach clean today, due to the inclement weather, many Phuketians still rolled up their sleeves to make a difference on Phuket’s beaches.

  • Standing in your strength

    Standing in your strength

    Living a courageous and passionate life requires that we embrace the sheer physicality of these concepts. Treating yourself with compassion and loving kindness starts with standing in your truth. Are you honouring yourself with standing tall,opening up more to life and leading with your heart?

  • Retirement living comes to Kamala

    Retirement living comes to Kamala

    Thailand’s four leading real estate developers – Nye Estate, Chewathai, L.P.N. Development and CH. Karnchang – have announced their plans to launch Kamala Senior Living, a new benchmark of luxury senior living village that will offer its residents a dynamic and exclusive lifestyle within a private and secure village

  • Countdown to the big clean-up

    Countdown to the big clean-up

    The countdown is on for this Saturday’s mega beach clean-up around the island of Phuket. The activities kick off at 8am at different venues around the island. The Phuket Hotels Association have been active in investing in the island’s future.

  • More victims and drugs involved in Baan Ko Raed Phang Nga rape case

    More victims and drugs involved in Baan Ko Raed Phang Nga rape case

    The ‘Muslim for Peace Foundation’ is calling for help after the 14 years old and her family were threatened by villagers while the girl reported more information that there are more victims and she was forced to use drugs before being raped. “The girl has been moved from the village to a children’s shelter in Phang Nga because she has been threatened by the villagers. They called her at the house to insult her.

  • Talking to your home, and other smart-home ideas

    Talking to your home, and other smart-home ideas

    by Ben Hobbs, H3 Digital , Cherngtalay Starting with Apple’s Siri, released back in 2011, and followed by Google Now in 2013 on Android, smart phone users became accustomed to talking to smart devices with their voice. Sure, it feels a bit strange at first but once you got over the psychological hurdle of talking to your phone, instead of into it, we took it as granted as one more weapon in the smart phones arsenal.

  • Rawai thief and girlfriend to face charges

    Rawai thief and girlfriend to face charges

    Phuket’s Police Chief has announced that the Nigerian suspect, James Chukwunweike Chijioke, the suspect for a shooting robbery in Rawai (story here  https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/suspect-arrested-shooting-robbery-rawai ) will be charged with robbery and attempted murder even though he denied all the charges. The Police say they have enough evidence to prove his guilt. Following the shooting robbery in Rawai, when 52 years old Russian expat Elena Kharenko was shot and severely injured, police arrested the suspect and found a total of 92 stolen items.

  • Tuk Tuk driver fined 500 Baht for threatening tourists

    Tuk Tuk driver fined 500 Baht for threatening tourists

    Following a video posted on the Facebook page “Spotlight Phuket”, showing a Tuk Tuk driver threatening tourists after failing to negotiate the fare, Patong police have fined the driver, 36 years old Pannawit Nakamin, 500 Baht. The incident took place in front of a massage shop in Soi Kebsup at about 5.00 am yesterday (August 31) after the Tuk Tuk driver picked up two tourists from the McDonalds Restaurant on Taweewong Road. The driver claimed that he and the passengers negotiated the fare at 400 Baht but when he dropped them off, they denied the price

  • 100 million Baht drug bust. Krabi’s biggest drug network.

    100 million Baht drug bust. Krabi’s biggest drug network.

    45 year old Somporn Ratchapibun, from Surat Thani, has been arrested with the enormous haul of 486,000 amphetamine pills and 10 kilograms of meth amphetamine.