Artikel tagged “Patong”

  • Water trucks asked not to cross Patong Hill on Songkran day

    Water trucks asked not to cross Patong Hill on Songkran day

    PHOTOS: Patong Municipality Water truck operators will be asked to stop delivering water by crossing the notorious Patong Hill on April 13 (Songkran Day). The announcement was issued by Patong Traffic Police Chief Lt Col Lert Pokhwang. The statement says, “April 13 will be Songkran Day

  • Indian tourist rescued from a near-drowning at Patong Beach

    Indian tourist rescued from a near-drowning at Patong Beach

    PHOTOS: Patong Surf Life Saving An Indian tourist has been rescued from drowning after getting into difficulty while swimming at Patong beach yesterday. Patong Surf Life Saving report that around 1.30pm at Patong Beach an Indian tourist was spotted in the water, choking and fighting to stay afloat.

  • Alleged Patong taxi driver killer surrenders to police

    Alleged Patong taxi driver killer surrenders to police

    The taxi driver who allegedly shot dead a fellow driver in Patong last week has surrendered himself to Patong police. Read more about the the shooting of the Patong taxi driver HERE and HERE

  • Russian woman dies after falling from fourth floor in Patong

    Russian woman dies after falling from fourth floor in Patong

    PHOTOS: Patong Police A Russian woman has died after falling from the fourth floor at a hotel in Patong earlier today. Patong Police were notified of the incident at the hotel on Ratchapatanusorn Road at 2.15am. The foreign woman was identified by police as 27 year old Elena Kusovnikova, a Russian national

  • Foreign motorbike racer arrested in Patong

    Foreign motorbike racer arrested in Patong

    PHOTOS: Patong Police Patong Police yesterday arrested another foreign motorbike racer driving erratically around Patong’s roads. Police report that they arrested the man who was driving his motorbike at high speed and doing ‘wheelies’ (front wheel raised off the ground) yesterday.

  • Phuket Police investigating attack on Chinese passengers by taxi driver

    Phuket Police investigating attack on Chinese passengers by taxi driver

    Phuket Police are investigating an incident where Chinese passengers were allegedly attacked by a taxi driver in Patong this morning. Cherng Talay Police report that they were notified from some Chinese tourists that they had been attacked by a taxi driver after they were unable to negotiate a taxi fee from Patong to Cherng Talay.

  • Police investigate motorbike hoons in Patong

    Police investigate motorbike hoons in Patong

    PHOTOS: Patong Police Patong Police are investigating alleged foreign motorbike racing gangs in Patong after a viral video clip in local social media.

  • Explore the best of Patong from Patong Bay Hill Resort, Phuket

    Explore the best of Patong from Patong Bay Hill Resort, Phuket

    Patong Beach is the most popular beach destination in Phuket. Known the world over, the neighbourhood is the beating heart of the island’s vibrant nightlife scene and also offers up a variety of dining options and unique places for shopping.

  • Tsunami remembrance ceremony held on Patong Beach

    Tsunami remembrance ceremony held on Patong Beach

    Locals, tourists and provincial dignitaries gathered this morning at Patong Beach for a remembrance ceremony commemorating 14 years since the deadly tsunami that struck the island on the morning of December 26, 2004. The ceremony, presided over by Patong Mayor Chalermluck Kebsup started at nine 9am. Flowers were placed on Patong Beach to remember those that died in the disaster

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    Two injured in midday Patong Hill collision

    Two people have been injured in a Patong Hill accident today. Kathu Police were notified of the accident just before noon. Police and rescue workers arrived to discover a Toyota Vios sedan 80 metres down then side of Patong Hill in a rubber plantation