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  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, October 20

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, October 20

    Vegetarian Festival launched in Phuket | On-again, off-again, maybe on-again with Facebook meeting | Training in full swing for new lifesavers | Forecast looking good in BKK for October 26 | ‘Tara’ the elephant saved from canal. The post THAIGER TODAY Friday, October 20 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, October 18

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, October 18

    From Bangla Road… What’s happening with dead fish washing up on Hua Bin beach?

  • Half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine seized – street value 1 Billion Baht

    Half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine seized – street value 1 Billion Baht

    A 30 year old Nakhon Phanom man has been arrested in Nakhon Ratchasima in possession of 508 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or “ice”, with a reported street value of 1 billion Baht, national police chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda said on Tuesday. Thinnakorn Khomsing was spotted walking suspiciously with another man near a temple in Bua Yai district, where they had ditched the pick-up truck that police were seeking after it was reported to have fled a police checkpoint earlier in the morning. Police arrested Thinnakorn near the local train station but his accomplice, identified only by nickname Bee, escaped.

  • Facebook founder heading to BKK for talks with Thai PM

    Facebook founder heading to BKK for talks with Thai PM

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is heading to Thailand at the end of October to meet with PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. ‘Like’ that! Or maybe a ‘thumbs up’

  • New management contract for Hollywood nightclub

    New management contract for Hollywood nightclub

    The Hollywood nightclub management contract has been revoked after a shooting in the club last week while new management has been put in place.

  • Young dolphin washes up on Kamala Beach

    Young dolphin washes up on Kamala Beach

    Officers from the Rare Sea Animal Division of the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) have revealed today (October 17) that the dead dolphin found on Kamala Beach washed up ashore yesterday was a young Fraser’s Dolphin, which is rare in the Andaman Sea. The body is 2 metres long and weighs approximately 70 kilograms.

  • Northern rains – house walls crack and roads open up

    Northern rains – house walls crack and roads open up

    Days of heavy rain have caused cracks in the land and pieces of earth have broken away in Lampang’s Mae Mo district affecting eight homes located within an eight-rai (1.3 hectares) radius early on Monday morning. Tambon Mae Mo mayor Chucheep Boonnak led disaster prevention and mitigation officials as well as local bodies and police to inspect the scene on a slope of land near a creek in Ban Huai King (Moo 6) in Tambon Mae Mo. The discovered that the cracks and subsidence, had caused cracks in house walls and collapsed toilets in some homes.

  • Three locals arrested for drugs and gun’s in Chalong.

    Three locals arrested for drugs and gun’s in Chalong.

    Yesterday afternoon (October 15), Chalong police arrested Panya Chidchiew and Kwanjai Kaewbamrung in Soi Chalermprakiet 6 with 351 amphetamine pills and 6 grams of meth amphetamine. Police found that they are connected to another bigger drug dealer who lives in Soi Koktanod in the same area and, after an investigation, police arrested Nopporn Rawanghet on the same day with a homemade (Thai Pradit) shotgun and 2 bullets, along with 19 amphetamine pills and 5.16 grams of meth amphetamine

  • Chinese tourist drowns near Koh Racha whilst snorkelling

    Chinese tourist drowns near Koh Racha whilst snorkelling

    Yesterday afternoon (October 15), 26 years old He Sixiang drowned during a snorkelling tour near Racha Noi Island.

  • PVC warehouse blaze in Phuket Town

    PVC warehouse blaze in Phuket Town

    At about 11 pm last night (October 13), officers from the Phuket Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office received a report about a fire at a one story warehouse that belongs to the Modern PVC Co. and the K P Modern Group. The facilities are located on Soi Saensuk 1, Phuket Road