Artikel tagged “australian”

  • SUNDAY HEADLINES – All your local news in 3 minutes

    SUNDAY HEADLINES – All your local news in 3 minutes

    Some rain overnight around the island and more of the sun/cloud/light winds predicted over the next week. Just like last year, the ‘usual’ high-season weather isn’t arriving in 2018. Here are today’s main news stories… Four crew drown after shipping incident in the Gulf Four crew from a Thai fishing boat have drowned after it was hit and sunk by a Pakistani cargo ship yesterday morning

  • Vachira wants to be paid before Stacey can leave hospital

    Vachira wants to be paid before Stacey can leave hospital

    PHOTO: 9news.com.au “Last night she told 9NEWS that animals walked freely through the hospital wards and said the family was worried about the risk of infection so soon after Ms Liddle’s surgery”. An Australian woman who could lose her leg after a horrible scooter accident in Thailand (Chalong, Phuket) fears being held hostage over her hospital bill (at Vachira Hospital). She was riding a scooter on October 26 when she plowed into the back of a bus, injuring her left leg

  • Celebrate the third anniversary with a spectacular brunch at Kata Rocks

    Celebrate the third anniversary with a spectacular brunch at Kata Rocks

    Kata Rocks is marking its third anniversary on Saturday, December 2 with a ‘Champagne Brunch of The Year’ Anniversary Pool Party that celebrates Phuket’s luxury lifestyle.

  • Three metre crocodile spotted off Bang Tao beach

    Three metre crocodile spotted off Bang Tao beach

    So this is how it happened… Phuket expat ‘Mike’, along with his wife, were walking their dogs along Bang Tao beach last Friday. They say they normally start their walk around 2 kilometres south of the small island adjacent to the beach near Layan.

  • Animal shows in Phuket. ‘Not in my back yard’!

    Animal shows in Phuket. ‘Not in my back yard’!

    OPINION by Tim Newton The photo of a pair of baby elephants sent to PhuketGazette.net by ‘Michelle’ this week, and your reaction, shows us there’s still an enormous gap between the western sensibilities of animal treatment and other countries’ attitudes to using animals for entertainment.

  • Phuket wait for Australian Honorary Consul may take months

    Phuket wait for Australian Honorary Consul may take months

    PHUKET: Phuket may be without an Australian Honorary Consul for months after the current consul, Larry Cunningham, retires from the post on September 30. “Applications have been received and the selection is currently in process,” Mr Cunningham told the Phuket Gazette this morning.

  • Australian tourist dies after severe asthma attack invokes seizure

    Australian tourist dies after severe asthma attack invokes seizure

    PHUKET: A 51-year-old Australian woman found dead in her Phuket hotel room on Tuesday morning reportedly died after suffering a seizure brought on by a severe asthma attack, police have told the Phuket Gazette. Tracey Ann Walton from Australia was found dead in her guest room at a Patong Beach resort early yesterday morning

  • Aussie couple in Phuket arrested over fake robbery claim

    Aussie couple in Phuket arrested over fake robbery claim

    PHUKET: An Australian couple on holiday in Phuket have been arrested for filing a bogus report of being robbed in Patong with the aim of filing a fake insurance claim. Abdul Karim Al-Rajab, 31, and Zeidan Nouha, 30, were arrested at the Sunset Beach Resort on Phra Barami Road in Patong yesterday

  • Mystery surrounds Aussie death plunge in Phuket

    Mystery surrounds Aussie death plunge in Phuket

    PHUKET: An Australian tourist on holiday in Phuket died over the weekend after falling off a hotel balcony in Patong. It is believed he was sleepwalking at the time. The story broke in the Thai press by Manager Online news site, which identified the deceased as 33-year-old Dean William McKeon.