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  • TOONS TUNES – Rudimental “Rumour Mill”

    TOONS TUNES – Rudimental “Rumour Mill”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Sometimes I hear a track and think oh I like that, “Shazam” it and then find out it’s not new and actually is a couple of years old. This of course is the case for Rudimental’s 2015 song “Rumour Mill” featuring Anne Marie and Will Heard.

  • Thailand’s zoo horrors captured by British photographer

    Thailand’s zoo horrors captured by British photographer

    PHOTO: Aaron Gekoski A British photographer has had a sickening series of photos published in thesun.co.uk after witnessing what he described as “a wildlife house of horrors”. 37 year old environmental photojournalist Aaron Gekoski says he witnessed the shows on a tour of Thailand’s zoos and will now campaign for more restrictions over the industry. In the article he claims… “Orangutans are shown being forced to fight in boxing rings with gloves strapped to their hands, an elephant performs tricks on a stone stage and then afterwards they are locked up with the others in hellish conditions”.

  • Better driving license procedures for foreigners on the way

    Better driving license procedures for foreigners on the way

    The Department of Land Transport has partnered with British Embassy Bangkok to improve driving licence procedures for foreign nationals across Thailand. The improvements will focus on guidelines for obtaining a licence, how to prepare for the driving test, raising awareness of specific risks on the road unique to Thailand, and recaps on internationally recognised driving standards. Deputy director general of Department of Land Transport Kamol Buranapong said this collaboration would help enhance the understanding of foreigners and protect their rights as road users under Thai laws

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 14

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 14

    Another Chinese tour bus crash on the notorious Patong Hill | Pollution levels starting to fall in BKK | UN Refugee Chief speaks out about repatriation of Rohingya | Thai Education Minister apologises to Prawit | British government questions Thailand over prison conditions | Three white tiger cubs get their first public outing | And where do all the Valentine’s Day flowers come from? The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 14 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • DAY FOUR – Phuket King’s Cup. Wind softens but competition heats up.

    DAY FOUR – Phuket King’s Cup. Wind softens but competition heats up.

    It’s been a week of consistently excellent winds (and gusts which peaked at 25 knots at times), but lighter conditions appeared for Day Four. This had the potential to alter standings heading into today, as well as tomorrow’s final race. Today also marked the conclusion of a great week of racing across all of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Dinghy class events, with its biggest fleet ever and much more of an international vibe

  • TUESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    TUESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    It’s a public holiday today. It’s Father’s Day and National Day in Thailand, both proclaimed as celebrations of the birthday of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

  • UK embassy shakeup to free Phuket consul for frontline work

    UK embassy shakeup to free Phuket consul for frontline work

    PHUKET: Sweeping changes in how standard documents are issued at the British Embassy in Bangkok will free Phuket Honorary Consul Martin Carpenter to focus on providing assistance to British tourists and expats in need. The changes are part of a reform in procedures at British embassies around the world, explained an embassy statement issued to the Phuket Gazette

  • Aldhouse pleads guilty to Phuket murder charge

    Aldhouse pleads guilty to Phuket murder charge

    PHUKET: Lee Aldhouse, the British kickboxer extradited from the UK to face murder charges in Phuket, today entered a plea of guilty to murdering former US Marine Dashawn Longfellow in Rawai three years ago. The plea was entered after Judge Montri Saroj, speaking via a court translator, reminded Aldhouse that a guilty plea would likely “help” commute a possible death sentence. “The highest penalty for this charge is death.

  • British teen dies after severe allergic reaction to cashew nut in Phuket

    British teen dies after severe allergic reaction to cashew nut in Phuket

    PHUKET: A 14-year-old British boy, on holiday with his family, went into shock and died after consuming a single cashew nut last night in Patong. Ethan Williams was taken to Patong hospital, but died en route, Patong Hospital Director Dr Sirichai Silapa-acha said. Doctors believe that Ethan died either from an acute allergic reaction to the cashew nut or bronchial spasms brought about by bronchostenosis, a sudden narrowing of the bronchial tubes.

  • UK inquest rules Phuket tourist electrocution as ‘accidental death’

    UK inquest rules Phuket tourist electrocution as ‘accidental death’

    PHUKET: A coroner’s inquest conducted in the UK into the death of 21-year-old British tourist Charles Thomas in Phuket has ruled that his electrocution during heavy rain was an “accidental death”. Mr Thomas was