Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • British national and five Burmese arrested in Krabi over working illegally

    British national and five Burmese arrested in Krabi over working illegally

    Koh Phi Phi Police have been cracking down on illegal workers on the island’s and have arrested a British national along with five Burmese yesterday in Krabi.

  • Third runway for Suvarnabhumi Airport

    Third runway for Suvarnabhumi Airport

    The Thai cabinet yesterday approved the construction of a third runway at Suvarnabhumi International Airport as part of the country’s ambition to become the aviation hub of ASEAN. The 21.7 billion baht project will increase the combined capacity of Suvarnabhumi international airport’s runways to 94 arrivals and departures per hour from the current 64, said Lt-Gen Weerachon Sukonthapatipak, deputy government spokesman.

  • American Alex Dion in custody over murder of Thai national – Sydney

    American Alex Dion in custody over murder of Thai national – Sydney

    PHOTO: Wachiro “Mario” Phetmang – Facebook An American father, charged with the murder of a Thai man in western Sydney last year, is set to remain in custody until his next court appearance in June. Australian police have charged 38 year old Alex Dion with murder of a Thai national – the body found bound and gagged on a Sydney roadside. He has been charged with the 2018 murder of Wachira “Mario” Phetmang after he arrived in Sydney from California under police guard

  • Day Two: Songkran Seven Days of Danger

    Day Two: Songkran Seven Days of Danger

    PHOTO: Thai PBS The Songkran road toll has now jumped to 105, with more than 1,000 injured on Thailand’s roads. The latest stats reported by the Centre for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents.

  • Bangkok hit by zombie apocalypse? Songkran 2019.

    Bangkok hit by zombie apocalypse? Songkran 2019.

    Is it the apocalypse? Have zombies invaded Bangkok and taken everyone away?

  • Julian Assange arrested in London after Ecuador pulls asylum

    Julian Assange arrested in London after Ecuador pulls asylum

    “I can confirm that Julian Assange is now in police custody and rightly facing justice in the UK.”  British Home Secretary – Twitter. The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly seven year stay as guest at Ecuador’s embassy in London has come to a sudden end after police entered the building and arrested him

  • Rescued baby elephant transferred to specialist elephant hospital in Surin

    Rescued baby elephant transferred to specialist elephant hospital in Surin

    PHOTOS: The Nation A baby elephant, rescued from an unused drain in Bueng Kan, on the Laos border near Vientienne, has been transferred to a specialist elephant hospital in Surin for treatment. Wildlife officials moved the baby elephant, now named ‘Chabakaew’, from Bueng Kan’s Bungkla district yesterday. It reached the elephant hospital in Surin this morning.

  • Phuket’s water supply scraping the bottom of the three dams

    Phuket’s water supply scraping the bottom of the three dams

    The temperature hit 34 degrees today, light winds and 10% chance of rain for the rest of today (code for a slight chance of a tropical storm cell dropping its load on some small part of the island). And there’s little rain in site until maybe Sunday. Meanwhile the remaining supply in Phuket’s three main catchments continues to evaporate today

  • Two young men killed in Krabi hit-and-run

    Two young men killed in Krabi hit-and-run

    Police in Krabi are hunting for the driver of a pickup truck whose vehicle hit and killed two young boys riding a motorcycle. He failed to stop and drove away.The boys, 14 and 12 years old, who have not been officially identified, were killed just after midnight on Sai Khao-Klong Thom Road in the village of Ban Klong Raed, Klong Thom district in Krabi

  • Chinese tour companies in Phuket being checked

    Chinese tour companies in Phuket being checked

    Officers have made random checks on tour companies in Phuket today after receiving complaints.