Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

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    Who’s living there? Chiang Mai locals question lights on at controversial judicial housing

    If you thought the controversy between local protesters and the Thai Government was over, regarding the extravagant homes for Thai judges on the slopes of Doi Suthep, you’d be wrong.

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    Gulf rubbish washing up on Sattahip beach, Chonburi

    A 300-400 metre stretch of Ban Ampher Beach in Sattahip is covered in litter brought in from the sea. Nobody is daring to go in the sea because of the risk of picking up diseases. Pattaya News reports on a dire situation on a Ban Ampher beach in Sattahip. Food traders in the area do what they can in the morning and evening – but each new tide brings more plastic trash, more foam, more old pieces of driftwood. The storms have been blamed – and people out at sea littering the environment

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    WANTED: 1,000 World Cup Pretties

    PHOTO: Along with the World Cup comes the ‘crackdown’ on gambling. Khaosod English is reporting that police are looking for more than 1,000 women for illegally promoting online gambling for the upcoming World Cup

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    Officials investigating alleged encroachment in a Layan mangrove

    Local fishermen in Baan Layan have filed complaints to the Damrongdhama Centre at the Phuket City Hall yesterday (June 11) calling for an investigation over alleged mangrove encroachment in Cherng Talay. More than 20 of Layan’s local fishermen, led by Somsak Prokaew, have handed a letter of complaint to the Phuket Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung and the Phuket Fisheries Office Chief Kowit Khaoeian. Mr Somsak says, “The area covers 6 rai of land near Layan Beach.

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    Two Burmese arrested over immigration and drug issues

    Police have arrested two male Burmese nationals accused of being illegal aliens and found with heroin last week. A team from the Phuket Provincial Police first arrested 36 year old R-wang, a Burmese national, in the Dowroong housing estate in Wichit. R-wang was taken to Wichit Police Station where he was charged with being an illegal alien.

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    Prachuap Khiri Khan woman seeks help after gaining 200 kilograms

    A Prachuap Khiri Khan woman who cannot walk after gaining about 200 kilograms of weight asked for help to lose weight on Monday. 59 year old Urai Noowan, a resident of Tambon Pak Praekk in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Bang Saphan Noi district, said she could not afford going to a hospital for treatment of her obesity. She lives with her husband, 52 year old Kamol Somjit, and her grandson, 11 year old Nattapong Somjit

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    Phuket Town woman arrested with drugs

    In a week of ‘crackdowns’, a woman has arrested with methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine in Phuket Town. A team of Phuket City Police have arrested 33 year old Hassaya ‘Pla’ Kamjanapong at Soi Taling Chan

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    Two arrested over kratom in raids in Chalong

    A team of Chalong police, with search warrants in hand, raided two houses in Chalong on Friday (June 8). Police first raided a house in Soi Palai at 5pm

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    Visiting the Elephant Sanctuary Park in Chiang Mai

    By Sebastian Jacobitz At the end of last year, I had the opportunity to travel for more than three months through Southeast Asia. I have already stated my travel plans before, and now the time has come where I want to recap on visiting the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Chiang Mai. It was hands down one of the best experiences in my life and I want to share this awesome day I had with you

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    Islamic committee chair dies from Friday shooting in Pattani

    Pattani Islamic Committee deputy chairman Aduldej Chenae, who was seriously injured from a gun attack in the southern province on Friday, was pronounced dead at 2.45am today (Sunday) in an intensive care unit of Pattani Hospital. The 55 year old Aduldej was leaving a mosque in front of Ban Lalo Witthaya School in Sai Buri district, where he also served as school manager, when he was shot and seriously injured by two gunmen. His body was collected from the hospital at 5.10am for the 10am funeral prayer at the school before his burial rite is held.