Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Damrong leads National Park raids on Phuket resorts

    Damrong leads National Park raids on Phuket resorts

    PHUKET: National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department (DNP) Director-General Damrong Phidet yesterday led raids on 10 resorts alleged to have encroached on National Park land on Phuket’s west coast. The raids started in the afternoon with Mr Damrong leading 10 teams of investigators brought in from 10 different offices of the Royal Forest Department (RFD) from across Thailand.

  • Resort developers charged over island land encroachment

    Resort developers charged over island land encroachment

    PHUKET: Following the July 31

  • Top Muay Thai bouts to honor Queen’s Birthday

    Top Muay Thai bouts to honor Queen’s Birthday

    PHUKET: Thai kickboxing fighters will face-off in six World Muay Thai Council (WMC) championship bouts in Phuket on Sunday in celebration of HM Queen Sirikit’s 80th birthday. The event starts at 5pm and will be held at Bangla Boxing Stadium in Patong, which has a capacity of 3,000 people.

  • Burmese worker nabbed for Phuket gold heist

    Burmese worker nabbed for Phuket gold heist

    PHUKET: Phuket Police today arrested a Burmese man who robbed a gold shop in Karon last night and made off with nearly two kilograms of solid gold, despite being shot by the shop owner. Burmese national Lacheman Kumar, 19, was arrested this morning at his home in Patak Rd Soi 10 in Karon, where he lived with his father, mother and girlfriend

  • BREAKING NEWS: Michelle Smith killers get life in prison

    BREAKING NEWS: Michelle Smith killers get life in prison

    PHUKET: The two men charged with

  • 18-wheeler wipes out pickup truck, noodle stand: 1 dead, 6 injured

    18-wheeler wipes out pickup truck, noodle stand: 1 dead, 6 injured

    PHUKET: Thalang Police are searching for the driver of an 18-wheel truck and trailer that slammed into a pickup, plowing the vehicle into a roadside noodle stand in Phuket last night.

  • Phuket Police investigate apparent stabbing suicide by Swiss expat

    Phuket Police investigate apparent stabbing suicide by Swiss expat

    PHUKET: Police in Phuket are investigating the apparent suicide of a Swiss expatriate found with a fatal knife wound to the chest in his rented home in Rawai yesterday. Chalong Police at 11:30am were notified that a male Caucasian had taken his life by a stabbing at a home on Soi Naya.

  • Ailing dolphin under treatment in Phuket

    Ailing dolphin under treatment in Phuket

    PHUKET: Veterinarians at the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) say that a striped dolphin that washed ashore in Phang Nga last week is in a stable condition at their facility, but fear for its long-term survival prospects due to its inability to feed on its own. Dr Kongkiat Kittiwattanawong told the Gazette this morning that the dolphin, which washed ashore at Tai Muang District on July 30, was transported to the PMBC Endangered Species Unit the following day. Antibiotics administered to treats wounds to the animal’s rear flippers and tail have worked well, but the cetacean continues to suffer from dangerously high levels of urea in her muscle tissue, making it impossible for her to swim on her own.

  • Phuket cop arrested, linked to meth trade

    Phuket cop arrested, linked to meth trade

    PHUKET: Phuket Police arrested a fellow policeman on Saturday just hours after he was named by another drug suspect for involvement in the sale and distribution of ya ice (crystal methamphetamine). Phuket City Police Deputy Superintendent Jamroon Plaiduang told the Phuket Gazette this morning that officers arrested Sen Sgt Maj Kumthorn La-orsuwan, 40, after drug suspect Mana “Tham” Jindamanee, 37, named the officer as his supplier

  • 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.