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  • A foreign fishing boat wrecks off Phuket’s east coast

    A foreign fishing boat wrecks off Phuket’s east coast

    A boat named ‘Cheburi’, a fishing boat from outside Thai waters, has washed ashore in front of Tapao Yai Island, just off Cape Panwa, after being prosecuted by the Fisheries Office for breaking Thailand’s Fisheries Act for not reporting on time. Officers surrounded the scene with floating protection barriers to avoid the oil leaking out

  • Threatened oil spill off Phuket’s east coast

    Threatened oil spill off Phuket’s east coast

    A boat named ‘Cheburi’, a fishing boat from outside Thai waters, has washed ashore in front of Tapao Yai Island, just off Cape Panwa, after being prosecuted by the Fisheries Office for breaking Thailand’s Fisheries Act for not reporting on time. Officers surrounded the scene with floating protection barriers to avoid the oil leaking out. The old and ‘out of order’ fishing boat that was anchored in front of Tapao Yai Island was swept ashore by big waves yesterday (January 8) coming in from the north-east making it unsteady and almost flip over.

  • Koh Phangan bars closed for selling drugs to tourists

    Koh Phangan bars closed for selling drugs to tourists

    An Army division in Surat Thani has invoked Article 44 to order two pubs at the popular tourist destination of Koh Phangan to be closed indefinitely after they were found selling drug to foreign tourists.

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, January 8

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, January 8

    Private Beach in Bang Tao.

  • URGENT BLOOD DONATION REQUIRED – Blood Group A

    URGENT BLOOD DONATION REQUIRED – Blood Group A

    Blood group A is urgently required at Vachira Hospital.

  • More flooding for 2018 – La Nina heads our way

    More flooding for 2018 – La Nina heads our way

    Similar weather conditions to those that occurred during Thailand’s second most severe flooding in 1995 is predicted for this year, according to weather experts. They are warning that an expected “La Nina” condition will bring more rain and storms than usual to Thailand, and that increasingly extreme and unpredictable weather should be expected as a result of climate change. Prominent water and climate change experts interviewed by The Nation agreed that Thailand will receive larger amount of precipitation than usual due to the influence of the La Nina phase of the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO), which is expected during this year.

  • Bling, bling. Why don’t you give us a call?

    Bling, bling. Why don’t you give us a call?

    The national Anti-Corruption Commission will summon four unnamed individuals for questioning next week in connection with the watch scandal involving Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan. NACC secretary-general Worawit Sukboon said yesterday the NACC might as well conduct inquiries with all four people and would complete that part of the probe by March. If it finds links to other people, they would also be called in

  • Japanese tourist killed by boat propellor in Koh Similan

    Japanese tourist killed by boat propellor in Koh Similan

    Just days after the Phuket Governor reported a clean sheet for marine boat accidents during the Seven Dangerous Days reporting period, a Japanese tourist has died during a trip to Koh Similan. 37 year old Yoshida Saori from Japan was scuba diving alone near Koh Tachai yesterday (January 4). She jumped from the boat when a big wave pushed her under the boat.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 5

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 5

    Prayut lashes out at media | Gentlemen can get their ‘bits’ lasered | Phuket Immigration website in ‘Thai’ language only | Tourists leave record amounts of garbage | Police nab drug ‘king-pins’ in Mai Khao | Malaysians arrested in BKK for phone scams. The post THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 5 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Himalayan vulture rescued by Phuket villagers

    Himalayan vulture rescued by Phuket villagers

    By Anotai Ngarndee Villagers in Phuket handed over a Himalayan griffon vulture on Thursday to a wildlife nursery station in Phang Nga, which they found in weak condition in the province. Theetat Dam-udom, chief of the nursery station, said the vulture was an adult weighing about eight kilograms with a wingspan of about three metres. The vulture was found in Tambon Rawai in a weak condition