Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Truck crash-reverses into ditch in Karon

    Truck crash-reverses into ditch in Karon

    Traffic is closed between Patong and Karon as police and emergency responders try and clear a nearly-overturned container truck at the bottom of the hill between the Novotel Karon and Centara Beach resort. Police are expecting it to take at least a couple of hours to clear for traffic. PhuketKARON TRUCK REVERSE-CRASHES INTO ROADSIDE DITCHDetails to come… Posted by Phuket Gazette on Monday, February 19, 2018 The post Truck crash-reverses into ditch in Karon appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Public cynical about justice for ‘influential people’ – Survey

    Public cynical about justice for ‘influential people’ – Survey

    Although the investigation into construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta’s alleged illegal hunting is ongoing, the public says they have little confidence that he will ever be punished if found guilty. Nearly two-thirds, or 64.2 per cent, of people recently surveyed believe the case, where Premchai and three others are accused of poaching and possessing wildlife in a Kanchanaburi wildlife park, will not see the perpetrators punished, because the suspects are from an “influential group”. The survey was recently conducted by the Bangkok University Research Centre among 1,202 respondents nationwide, who were asked for their opinions on justice procedures in Thailand

  • Personal grudge behind killing of rubber tapper in South – Police

    Personal grudge behind killing of rubber tapper in South – Police

    An elderly rubber tapper was shot dead early on Sunday morning in a rubber plantation in Narathiwat’s Yi Ngor district. Police suspect the fatal shooting might stem from a personal conflict, although they have not ruled out issues related to the deep South’s unrest and national security as a possible motive. Following a 6.20am report of a homicide, police went to the scene at the plantation in Tambon Yi Ngor

  • Fire in Ban Thai’s spa in Patong 

    Fire in Ban Thai’s spa in Patong 

    About noon today (February 17), Patong police receieved a report about a fire in Spanakarn, a 4-story spa business, located inside the Ban Thai Hotel. The fire started in a room named Rachawadee on the third floor of the building. A staff member, Naetdao Kongsoongnern, who was a witness to the fire, told the police that she was at the second floor around noon and saw white smoke coming out from the third floor so she went to check

  • More drug dealers arrested at Phuket Gateway

    More drug dealers arrested at Phuket Gateway

    Five busts in two weeks. Three more people have now been arrested at Thachatchai checkpoint at the Phuket Gateway with 16.6 grams of methamphetamine and 542 amphetamine pills at just after midnight (February 16).

  • National manhunt after rape, shooting suspect evades police

    National manhunt after rape, shooting suspect evades police

    An arrest warrant has been issued for a 29-year-old suspect accused of shooting a male third-year university student in the cheek in Kalasin’s Na Mon district and abducting and raping a female sophomore student. The female student was later released in a Phuphan forest early Tuesday morning. Thisanu Thonarat was described as armed and dangerous, Kalasin police chief Pol Maj-General Montri Charanpong said on Thursday, adding that police might have to kill him to apprehend him

  • Please suspect illegal abortion clinic in Hua Hin

    Please suspect illegal abortion clinic in Hua Hin

    Prachuap Khiri Khan police are gathering evidence to apply for a court’s permission to search a clinic suspected of providing illegal abortion services in Muang Hua Hin municipality, following Tuesday’s discovery of four foetuses in garbage bins near a convenience store in Soi Hua Hin 68. Hua Hin superintendent Pol Colonel Sitthichai Srisopacharoenrat said police were tracking a male suspect riding a motorcycle while carrying black plastic bags similar to those that held the previously discovered foetuses. The motorcyclist was tracked from the Huan Hin-Nong Plab road to the soi in the early hours of Tuesday.

  • 1,000 baht for 841 Km. 400 baht for 6 Km. Let’s do the maths.

    1,000 baht for 841 Km. 400 baht for 6 Km. Let’s do the maths.

    Posting from ‘Bewildered’ in a Facebook post this morning… (Edited) “I arrived in Phuket 7am this morning after taking the overnight bus from Bangkok. It’s been a loooong time since I’ve done that, and I was impressed. I travelled on the VIP bus for just under 1,000 baht

  • Brush fire destroys old worker’s camp in Kathu

    Brush fire destroys old worker’s camp in Kathu

    An old worker’s camp on fire just behind the Shell petrol station in Phra Phuket Kaew Road, adjacent to the Anupas car service centre. No one was in the dwelling at the time

  • Education Minister asked to answer for his comments over the Prawit ‘watch’ scandal

    Education Minister asked to answer for his comments over the Prawit ‘watch’ scandal

    A close aide of Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has expressed shock over a remark by Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin that apparently attacks his boss. The aide, who asked not to be named, was referring to a remark by Teerakiat that apparently criticised the country’s response to the Prawit watch scandal