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  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, November 29

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, November 29

    Prayut’s not-so-good trip to Songkhla | Thai tourists getting assistance from Bali Consulate with Mt Agung gurgling | Super Moon on the way | Phuket FC says a sad farewell | Chao Praya boat captain has a bad day. And today & tomorrow’s weather.

  • End of an era – Phuket FC dissolves under burden of debt

    End of an era – Phuket FC dissolves under burden of debt

    The famous local football team, Phuket FC, has announced its dissolution after getting sued by 3 foreign players for a total of 83 million Baht. Today (November 28), at the Tourism and Sports Office, the President of Phuket FC, Pitipol Nukulpanichwiwat, alongside Phuket FC’s consultant, Sunanta Krajang, held a press conference to announce the dissolution of the Club. The 3 players, including Roland, Alonso and Santos, filed the lawsuit to ask for 83 million Baht for their loss claiming that their contracts have been revoked unfairly and includes the FIFA fine.

  • Charges levelled against 16 anti-power plant activists in Songkhla protest

    Charges levelled against 16 anti-power plant activists in Songkhla protest

    All 16 activists arrested on Tuesday for protesting against the planned Thepa coal-fired power plant face four charges and will remain in detention at Songkhla Provincial Court, unless they are granted bail. Provincial Police Regional 9 acting commander Pol Lt-General Ronnasin Phusara disclosed that the 16 prominent anti-coal-fired power plant activists, who were currently in police custody, had been arrested on four charges after staging a protest without permission

  • Elephant kills mahout at Chiang Mai Zoo

    Elephant kills mahout at Chiang Mai Zoo

    A 32 year old male elephant fatally attacked its keeper at Chiang Mai Zoo yesterday morning, acting zoo director Wutthichai Moungman later confirmed. Senior mahout Somsak Riang-ngern died instantly. The attack at the elephant camp on the hill outside the display zone took place at 8am when the five-tonne Plai Ekkasit, which has apparently been in rut since Sunday, suddenly hit Somsak, who was preparing to feed it, with its trunk.

  • Marijuana valued at 2 million Baht – crackdown in Phang Nga

    Marijuana valued at 2 million Baht – crackdown in Phang Nga

    Phang Nga police have arrested 6 local fishermen with 456 kilograms of dry marijuana leaves. The 6 fishermen include 31 year old Boonkum Bohmuang, 27 year old Rachan Thong-Iad, 25 year old Sakrit Thong-Iad, 36 year old Thalerngsak Thanyupak and 37 year old Manoch Thintalay. After being informed about the drugs being transported by boat through the Andaman Sea, an undercover police officer contacted two of the men to buy some marijuana

  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, November 27

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, November 27

    Military cadet family want answers | Thai Airways open new Vienna route | Floods in south while Petchaburi clears | Shocking road death statistics | Miss Universe Thailand into final five. The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, November 27 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • 26 Chinese tourists escape bus fire without injury

    26 Chinese tourists escape bus fire without injury

    26 Chinese tourists have had a lucky escape after their tour bus burst into flames as they were headed southbound along Thepkasatri Road around 6pm tonight, just opposite the Isuzu Showroom. The group was returning from a trip to the islands off Phuket and headed for their hotel. The tour group only arrived in Phuket last night.

  • Another van tragedy – 14 die after crash in Sing Buri

    Another van tragedy – 14 die after crash in Sing Buri

    Thirteen Burmese workers and a Thai driver were killed when a chartered van burst into flames after it crashed into the rear of a truck in Sing Buri early yesterday.

  • SATURDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    SATURDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    Welcome to Saturday. The forecast promises a 100% chance of rain but we’re sure there will be plenty of sunny breaks. Here’s this morning’s briefing.

  • Thalang Police uncover 400+ kilos of drugs

    Thalang Police uncover 400+ kilos of drugs

    Last night (November 23), Thalang police arrested 7 alleged drug dealers with 20,000 amphetamine pills alongside 220 kilograms of kratom leaves, 2 guns and bullets. The 7 suspects were arrested in the Paklok area