Artikel tagged “Patong”

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    Russian woman slashes her throat in Patong convenience store

    The videos of a 41 year old Russian woman trying to cut her own throat inside a 7-11 in Patong have gone viral. The videos were captured on the store’s CCTV as well as staff mobile phones. The videos show a woman wearing a yellow-black shirt and black trousers cutting her throat in front of a fridge at a store in front of witnesses who tried to stop her.

  • Turkish woman robbed by Patong motorcycle taxi

    Turkish woman robbed by Patong motorcycle taxi

    Police have been searching for a motorcycle taxi, after a complaint from a Turkish tourist over sexual harassment and robbery. Police checked out the CCTV camera footage in the Patong area where the taxi picked up the victim.

  • 26 year old Chinese tourist drowns an hour after arriving in Phuket

    26 year old Chinese tourist drowns an hour after arriving in Phuket

    A Chinese tourist drowned at Patong Beach yesterday while waiting to check into his hotel.

  • Patong underground cabling works start next April

    Patong underground cabling works start next April

    Phuket’s Governor has received an update on the Patong underground cabling works during the morning meeting today (December 13). Representatives from PEA (Phuket Electrical Authority), Patong PEA Office Manager, Watcharin Prapa, and Director of Undergrounding Project of PEA, Wachira Pitaktansakul, reported the progress on the targeted area, Taweewong Road (Beach Road), where a budget of 224 million Baht has been allocated

  • Newborn baby boy abandoned in Patong

    Newborn baby boy abandoned in Patong

    A newborn baby has been found dumped at a laundry shop in Patong yesterday (October 8). Patong police found a healthy 3.5 kilograms baby boy who still had a fresh umbilical cord attached

  • Wet feet at Patong Police Station again – Photo essay

    Wet feet at Patong Police Station again – Photo essay

    Patong traffic police are warning people to avoid traveling on Patong’s roads following the floods and small landslide across the road to Kalim after a sustained downpour. The Patong Police station has been inundated by 60 cm of water.

  • Video Report: Phuket rescue worker shoots man over love triangle

    Video Report: Phuket rescue worker shoots man over love triangle

    PHUKET: A 24-year-old man was shot in Patong over a love-triangle dispute yesterday afternoon. The victim, Worrawut Thaweeapideeserm, was rushed to Patong Hospital with a bullet wound to his shoulder. “After initial treatment, he was transferred to Vachira Phuket Hospital to have the bullet removed,” said Pattapee Srichay of the Patong Police.

  • Phuket’s Bangla street touts warned: ‘Hands off tourists’

    Phuket’s Bangla street touts warned: ‘Hands off tourists’

    PHUKET: Patong Police have warned touts plying Phuket’s renowned Soi Bangla that they are not to touch tourists whilst soliciting. “And they are not to drink alcohol while they are working,” said Patong Police Deputy Superintendent Akanit Danpitaksat

  • Plans unveiled for new Phuket water purification plant

    Plans unveiled for new Phuket water purification plant

    PHUKET: Patong Municipality has announced a plan to build a 300-million-baht reverse-osmosis (RO) water treatment plant to increase municipal water supply and cut down on the volume of wastewater released into Patong Bay, on Phuket’s west coast. Although still in the initial study stages, a decision to provide Bangkok-based firm ITR Water Solution Co Ltd with 800sqm of municipal land to construct the plant was agreed to at the last Patong Municipality budget meeting held earlier this month.

  • PHUKET OPINION: Patong-style wisdom faces the fragrance

    PHUKET OPINION: Patong-style wisdom faces the fragrance

    PHUKET: The plan by Patong Mayor Pian Keesin to install a fertilizer factory at the Patong Wastewater Treatment Plant must be heralded as good news. (See page 3, current issue of the Phuket Gazette