PHUKET: The Deputy Commander of Provincial Police Region 8 has spoken out against outside police help in the investigation into the murder of Phuket journalist
PHUKET: Phuket football fans received some excellent news last weekend with the revelation that FC Phuket will enjoy financial support from Thai Premier League powerhouse Muangthong United next season. The news also came as a considerable relief to fans, given that the team had been reported “sold” and that its future had been very much in doubt
PHUKET: A truck driver taking a nap beneath his 18-wheeler was run over and killed when the rig’s brake system failed at a hillside construction site in Phuket yesterday. Kamala Police identified the deceased as 31-year-old Boonruam Lekyai, a resident of Thonburi district, Bangkok.
PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community South on alert for floods, landslides; Phuket not affectedPhuket Gazette / The NationPHUKET: Weather conditions in the lower Gulf of Thailand will get rough over the next few days, the National Disaster Warning Centre (NDWC) warned this morning. It also warned of possible flash floods, landslides and mudslides in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Phatthalung, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat through Monday.
PHUKET: The President of the Phuket Reporters Club, on January 11, filed a formal request for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to personally appoint the chief police officer who will lead the investigation into the murder of Wisut “Ae Inside” Tangwitthayaporn. Mr Wisut was
PHUKET: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket office expects Phuket to rake in up to 900 million baht during the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities. The annual event, this year welcoming in the Year of the Dragon, is to be celebrated in Phuket from January 23-25.
Following US Embassy warning to Americans, Thai authorities confirm arrest of suspect linked to Hezbollah PHUKET: Senior Thai officials scrambled yesterday to deny that Thailand faced an immediate terrorist threat, following a dramatic
PHUKET: Sri panwa resort General Manager Vorasit “Pla-wan” Issara is recovering at Sripanwa Villa, Phuket, after being released from hospital on Wednesday. His release was followed by another gift of flowers, this time from HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn.
PHUKET: National Children’s Day will be celebrated across Thailand tomorrow and there are many fun activities planned all over Phuket for children to enjoy and learn from. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dedicated the slogan “Unity, Knowledge, Wisdom, Preserving Thai Identity, and Learning Technology” as the theme for this year’s Children’s Day. Here in Phuket, many organizations will get into the spirit of the occasion and open their offices and businesses to give the kids insight as to what goes on inside.
PHUKET: The US Embassy in Bangkok today issued an urgent alert for its citizens in Bangkok of poosible terrorist attack. The alert said foreign terrorists may be currently looking to conduct attacks against tourist areas in Bangkok in the near future.