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  • Pattani man kills his girlfriend, stabs brother, then jumps off Khao Rang viewpoint

    Pattani man kills his girlfriend, stabs brother, then jumps off Khao Rang viewpoint

    29 year old Peeya Payae is under arrest at Vachira Hospital today, after allegedly killing his girlfriend by stabbing her in the head and then stabbing her brother before jumping off Khao Rang Viewpoint in an attempted suicide. Police found 30 year old Anusara Musoh with severe wounds on the back of her head inside the room where she lived with her boyfriend. The neighbours have told the police that they heard an argument but didn’t pay attention as the pair often fought in the past

  • Familiar faces take honours in the Phuket Triathlon

    Familiar faces take honours in the Phuket Triathlon

    PHOTO: Facebook/Laguna Phuket Triathlon Firm favourites Michael Raelert of Germany and Amelia Watkinson of New Zealand successfully retained their titles in contrasting fashions in the Laguna Phuket Triathlon yesterday. 37 year old Raelert came from behind in the swim to stay neck and neck with arch-rival Anthony Costes of France in the concluding run before speeding up at the end to cross the finish line in 2:19.32 hours and complete a hat-trick of Phuket wins. Costes, who was runner-up to the German last year, again had to settle for second, in 2:20.29.

  • Ten Phuket police shipped off to inactive posts in BKK

    Ten Phuket police shipped off to inactive posts in BKK

    The police inspector-general has issued two orders to transfer 10 Phuket police officers to inactive posts in Bangkok, causing dissatisfaction and affecting the morale of other officers. Four of the transferred officers were moved from the Patong police station amid allegations that their recent crackdown on a restaurant in the popular tourist town had affected the business of certain police officers in Bangkok. In the latest order, issued on Friday, Pol General Suchart Thirasawat, acting police inspector-general, transferred four officers to the Royal Thai Police Operations Command Centre in Bangkok

  • Ice-cream man shot dead in Patong apartment

    Ice-cream man shot dead in Patong apartment

    At 5.30am (November18), 39 year old Punya Yingdung surrendered to Patong police for killing a man. The crime scene was the 4th floor of the Pumpui Bar staff’s apartment in Soi Suk Charoen, Phrametta Road, Patong. Police found 47 year old Ampan Suksawad covered in blood

  • One-third of Thai families live with some form of domestic violence and verbal abuse

    One-third of Thai families live with some form of domestic violence and verbal abuse

    PHOTO: scmp.com Hurtful words are among the root causes of domestic violence, with a survey revealing that some form of abuse exists in one in every three families in Thailand. Social Development and Human Security Minister Pol General Adul Saengsingkaew said yesterday that people hated hearing unkind words from family members. The most-harmful words and phrases cited in the survey in descending order were: “Die”, “Bastard”, “You should never have been born”, “You’re the problem”, “You are not as good as other children”, “You are irritating”, “You are a curse”, “Don’t even try” and “The child is rotten like the parents”.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 16

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 16

    Meet Francesc Rovira, Michelin Star Chef | 3 dead and 48 injured in a bus crash | Toon OK after health scare | Building at Ao Sane will stay | four to be arrested for using drone during Royal Funeral. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, November 16 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • His Majesty grants flowers, energy drinks, traditional Thai sweets to ‘Toon’

    His Majesty grants flowers, energy drinks, traditional Thai sweets to ‘Toon’

    His Majesty the King on Wednesday granted flowers, energy drinks and Thai traditional sweets from His Majesty’s kitchen to provide moral support to charity running hero Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi – battered but not bruised over Rhakine crisis

    Aung San Suu Kyi – battered but not bruised over Rhakine crisis

    ASEAN is expressing ‘solidarity’ with the elected defacto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her efforts to “promote humanitarian assistance to ease tensions and conflict in Rakhine state.” Leaders at APEC are officially supporting the civilian leader rather than issuing a sterner rebuke over her country’s handling of the Rohingya crisis. Meanwhile Myanmar’s army has acquitted itself after an internal enquiry into any wrongdoing against Rhakine State Muslims (Rohingya) somehow ignoring the many independent reports coming out of the west of Myanmar after August 25 – the date the Tatmadaw Army moved in to ‘control’ violence allegedly initiated by the Arakan Army

  • Deputy abbot facing arrest over sex with underage boys

    Deputy abbot facing arrest over sex with underage boys

    Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a deputy abbot in the northern Nan province who was implicated in a leaked chat log allegedly recording him arranging to buy sex from underage boys. Pol Colonel Prayoon Chamnarn, Muang Nan police chief, said he had received a warrant for the arrest of Phra Samu-udon Chinwangso, deputy abbot of Phayaswat Temple.

  • Phuket’s Soi Dog launches its education program

    Phuket’s Soi Dog launches its education program

    Phuket’s Soi Dog Foundation arranged its 1st education workshop at Banbangneaw Municipal School on November 10 – 11, chaired by the Phuket Mayor, Somjai Suwansuppana. The workshop aims to share knowledge about dogs and cats to teacher representatives and executives to create activities for their students in order to nurture love and understanding about animals. The workshop, under the title “Humans Protecting Animals, Animal Protecting Environment”, was attended by teachers and executives from the four leading schools under Phuket Municipality including Banbangneaw Municipal School, Wat Kajorn Rangsan Municipal School, Plookpanya Municipal School and Piboonsawasdee Municipal School.