Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

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    Four crew plucked out of the water after freight ship sinks in Gulf of Thailand

    Four crew members of a freight ship that sank near Koh Si Chang in Chon Buri province late on Wednesday were rescued, officials said. Phithak Watanapongpaisal, director of the marine traffic and safety of Laem Chabang deep sea port, said his centre was alerted at 11.40pm that the Phattara Marine 6 boat with 72 containers had sank near Koh Thai Ta Muen, which is located south of Koh Si Chang.

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    Three arrested with drugs and firearms

    A team of Phuket Provincial Police this week arrested have two more drug suspects and another suspect over the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition in a separate incident. Police arrested 29 year old Chaiyachet ‘Chet’ Pollata.

  • National: A hidden world of male sex slavery

    National: A hidden world of male sex slavery

    by Rina Chandran @rinachandran.

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    Bangkok: Thai passenger ends up with eye-liner pencil stuck in her eye after taxi accident

    A woman in Bangkok has had an unusual accident today, mostly bad timing, after getting her eye-liner pencil jammed in her eye after the taxi she was travelling in came to a sudden stop. She was rushed to hospital. Sanook is reporting that the unnamed woman had been applying makeup in the back of the taxi when it collided with a pick up truck near the Din Daeng intersection at 5.20pm on Tuesday evening.

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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.

  • Prachuap Khiri Khan woman seeks help after gaining 200 kilograms

    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