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  • Special October broadcasting to honour HM Rama IX

    Special October broadcasting to honour HM Rama IX

    The Government is asking television broadcasters to return to black and white and show programs about His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the 20 days leading up to his cremation, starting from October 1. For the duration of funerary rites, the Thai Cabinet is asking all channels to cooperate by toning down their programming – to black and white and low-key content.

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 5

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 5

    Police investigating 40 men in Phang Nga village over rape case | Khao San Road vendors being moved off the footpath | 16 Thai airlines grounded | Our favorite crocodile has a name | Samui has critical rubbish problem The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, September 5 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • Bang Tao crocodile has a name

    Bang Tao crocodile has a name

    After another veterinarian checkup, the saltwater crocodile found in an old tin mine near Layan and Bang Tao beaches has been named “Laypang”. Fisheries Officers visited a crocodile farm, show and zoo but haven’t found yet any record about a missing crocodile while the Marine Specialist said that this maybe the beginning of a saltwater crocodile study in Thailand.

  • Dolphins spotted between Koh Racha and Phuket

    Dolphins spotted between Koh Racha and Phuket

    Dolphins have been spotted by tour groups heading to Koh Racha over the weekend.

  • “It’s a freshwater crocodile”. The latest from the Fisheries Office Chief

    “It’s a freshwater crocodile”. The latest from the Fisheries Office Chief

    Freshwater crocodile in Australia’s Northern Territory.  Photo: abc.net.au Phuket’s Fisheries Office believes that the crocodile spotted in Bangtao Beach is a freshwater crocodile which can only live in salt water for a few days and they assume that it comes from a tin mine lake in the nearby area. Governor Plodthong, along with the Head of the Phuket Office of Fisheries, Paiboon Bunlipatanon, inspected Bangtao Beach this afternoon (August 30) with a number lifeguards driving jet-skis to search for the crocodile but found nothing. But the order went out for lifeguards and officers from departments involved to go on croc-watch, day and night, around Bang Tao and Layan Beaches.

  • Russian Woman shot and robbed in Rawai

    Russian Woman shot and robbed in Rawai

    A 52 year-old Russian woman, Aiena Ksarenko, was shot and robbed in her villa in Rawai. Police are on the lookout for the two thieves they believe are involved in the crime.

  • THAIGER TODAY. Monday, August 28

    THAIGER TODAY. Monday, August 28

    “She wasn’t here” – Cambodian officials | Thai Government under fire for ‘allowing’ Yingluck to escape | New sugary drink tax | Flow Ride 2017 win for Phuket locals | Gold Mine health-effects report | Big auction win for Land Traffic Office for special number plates.

  • Donations for 1,500 unprivileged locals during Por Tor festival

    Donations for 1,500 unprivileged locals during Por Tor festival

    Kusoldharm Phuket Foundation has donated food to 1,500 underprivileged people for the Por Tor Festival. Yesterday (August 26), the foundation, with the help of Phuket’s Governor arranged a donation in front of the foundation building.

  • Tech school student shot dead by rival-school students in Pak Kret

    Tech school student shot dead by rival-school students in Pak Kret

    A vocational school student was fatally shot by a group of students from a rival school in Nonthaburi province on Wednesday evening, police said. The shooting incident happened at 5.30pm on Tiwanon Road in Tambon Bang Phood in Pak Kret district, said Pol Captain Supachoke Phorkhathai, deputy inspector of Pak Kret Police Station. Mongkol Khampradit, 20, a student of Pathum Thani Technology school was shot once in his left armpit.

  • New ‘smart visa’. No work permit, annual reporting.

    New ‘smart visa’. No work permit, annual reporting.

    We’ve just had the announcement of the new ten year ‘Geeza Visa’, the long-term ‘retirement’ visa. Now the Thai Cabinet has just announced plans for a new ‘Smart Visa’.

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