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  • Ratsada drug purge continues

    Ratsada drug purge continues

    A 21 year old man from Ratsada sub-district, Wanchana Saelim, was arrested yesterday (August 19) with 589 amphetamine pills  plus 50 grams of meth amphetamine. The arrest follows a report from an undercover officer in the Ratsada area who had followed Khun Wanchana for a while and discovered he was trafficking drugs to the locals on a regular basis; the officer then tried to buy drugs from Wanchana and made an appointment in front of a convenient store at a gas station in Chalong,. He was arrested when he arrived

  • 9th Floor gets top gong from Exotiq Magazine

    9th Floor gets top gong from Exotiq Magazine

    Patong’s  The 9 th Floor restaurant in Patong has been voted the best independent restaurant on Phuket in the inaugural 2017 “ Exotiq Magazine Thailand Best of the Best” awards. The Gold Award was made after  Exotiq Magazine’s readers voted over an 18 week period.

  • Fire in Patong Mexican restaurant

    Fire in Patong Mexican restaurant

    A Mexican restaurant, Coyote, caught fire late this morning. The restaurant owner, Matthew Warton, said the cause of the fire is believed to be an electric shortcircuit from the air-conditioning system. Fortunately, no injuries or casualties reported.

  • Muslim insurgents suspected in this morning’s bombing outside police living quarters

    Muslim insurgents suspected in this morning’s bombing outside police living quarters

    Muslim insurgents are suspected in the detonation of a car bomb in front of a row of townhouses, the official living quarters of staff at Pattani’s Mayo Police Station.

  • Japanese man gets bitten by ‘something’ at Kamala

    Japanese man gets bitten by ‘something’ at Kamala

    A 25-30 year old Japanese man was calling for help this morning (Wednesday) after getting attacked by a mystery marine creature at Kamala Beach which left him with some severe, deep wounds. Kamala police and locals in the area have surmised that the wounds seem to have resulted from sharp teeth, perhaps even a shark. The man suffered a deep wound on the left heel while there were 3 other marks on the side of his left foot.

  • Rocks ain’t clams! Phuket man complains after finding stones in his seafood.

    Rocks ain’t clams! Phuket man complains after finding stones in his seafood.

    39 year old Kittiphon Chuensrinuan, from Phuket, headed to the Phuket Office of Consumer Protection Board (OCPB) yesterday to complain about overpriced clams sold in a seafood shop in front of the Rawai Sea Gypsy village. The display of clams also contained stones

  • Luxury property on the hillside of Ao Sane to be partially demolished

    Luxury property on the hillside of Ao Sane to be partially demolished

    The 12-meter high beach villa project on the cliff at Ao Sane has been proven to be illegal according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The owners have been instructed to demolish the upper structure to meet the legal height of 6 meters

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, August 15

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, August 15

    Soggy start to Tuesday | Government pushing ahead with media controls | Bombardier Monorail coming to BKK | Activists urging Government to come up with long-term flood solutions | Belgian couple accuse ‘police’ of scam. The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, August 15 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Governor warning Phuket residents about more floods and storms

    Governor warning Phuket residents about more floods and storms

    PHOTO: Suntorn Yangyuen Following the heavy rain that continues from last night, Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong, is expressing his concerns about more flash flooding and storms in many areas across the island.

  • Call for urgent upgrade to flood alert system

    Call for urgent upgrade to flood alert system

    See more here: Call for urgent upgrade to flood alert system