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  • Phuket Customs seize B8mn of smuggled fuel in Krabi

    Phuket Customs seize B8mn of smuggled fuel in Krabi

    PHUKET: Phuket Customs officials this morning announced the seizure of what they claim is 8 million baht of smuggled fuel. Customs and navy officers seized the “black oil” as it was being pumped from a wooden ship converted into a fuel tanker to a fuel transport truck waiting on shore late on Friday night in Krabi. Two crew members of the boat, docked at the Baan Bor Muang Pier in Khlong Thom District, as well as the driver of the fuel transport truck were arrested in the raid.

  • Phuket Customs seize B8mn of smuggled fuel in Krabi

    Phuket Customs seize B8mn of smuggled fuel in Krabi

    PHUKET: Phuket Customs officials this morning announced the seizure of what they claim is 8 million baht of smuggled fuel. Customs and navy officers seized the “black oil” as it was being pumped from a wooden ship converted into a fuel tanker to a fuel transport truck waiting on shore late on Friday night in Krabi. Two crew members of the boat, docked at the Baan Bor Muang Pier in Khlong Thom District, as well as the driver of the fuel transport truck were arrested in the raid.

  • Phuket Customs seize B8mn of smuggled fuel in Krabi

    Phuket Customs seize B8mn of smuggled fuel in Krabi

    PHUKET: Phuket Customs officials this morning announced the seizure of what they claim is 8 million baht of smuggled fuel. Customs and navy officers seized the “black oil” as it was being pumped from a wooden ship converted into a fuel tanker to a fuel transport truck waiting on shore late on Friday night in Krabi. Two crew members of the boat, docked at the Baan Bor Muang Pier in Khlong Thom District, as well as the driver of the fuel transport truck were arrested in the raid.

  • Phuket Opinion: Police intelligence, deeper ties to community key to cutting the murders

    Phuket Opinion: Police intelligence, deeper ties to community key to cutting the murders

    PHUKET: The recent arrest of Belgian murder suspect Marc De Schutter is the latest in a series of events that have kept Phuket in the international spotlight. (See front-page story, current issue of the Phuket Gazette.

  • Phuket Violence: Another tourist severely beaten by taxi drivers

    Phuket Violence: Another tourist severely beaten by taxi drivers

    PHUKET: An Australian tourist filed a police complaint yesterday alleging that he was severely beaten after confronting a taxi driver about a sexual comment made to his girlfriend. Accompanied by the girl and an Australian consul, Peter Hulands filed the complaint with Patong Police shortly being released from hospital

  • D-Day looms for illegal Phuket taxis, jet-skis

    D-Day looms for illegal Phuket taxis, jet-skis

    PHUKET: The Phuket Governor will sign an order giving illegal taxi operators 15 days to register their vehicles, officials were told yesterday. The news came at a meeting headed by Phuket Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada, who said the order will be signed into effect ahead of a report being submitted to Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung.

  • Phuket’s first ‘Safety Zone’ set up in Patong

    Phuket’s first ‘Safety Zone’ set up in Patong

    PHUKET: In the wake of several high-profile violent crimes that have rocked Phuket over the past few months, Phuket Police are moving ahead with their plan to set up “safety zones” in key tourist areas, starting with Patong. Phuket Provincial Police Commander Chonasit Wattanavrangkul delivered the news to more than 800 people from different walks of life in Patong, all gathered at the Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa on July 21.

  • Murder suspect arrested in Phuket flown to Bangkok

    Murder suspect arrested in Phuket flown to Bangkok

    PHUKET: A murder suspect

  • Phuket Live Wire: How Windows 8 will roll out

    Phuket Live Wire: How Windows 8 will roll out

    PHUKET: Even if you have no intention of getting Windows 8, there are currently forces at work in the computer industry that will have an enormous impact on what kinds of computers are available in the near future, and how much they will cost. If you’re thinking about buying a new computer, you need to understand what’s about to happen

  • Belgian ‘Most Wanted’ arrested in Phuket

    Belgian ‘Most Wanted’ arrested in Phuket

    PHUKET: A top-secret investigation has led to the arrest of one of Belgium’s most-wanted criminals in Phuket. The suspect, named as Marc de Schutter, was reportedly wanted for murder, money laundering and economic crimes in his native Belgium.