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  • Drunk female tourist refuses to pay bill at Jungceylon

    Drunk female tourist refuses to pay bill at Jungceylon

    A video has posted on a popular Phuket Facebook page that showed an altercation between a female tourist and several people outside a Fuji Japanese restaurant in Jungceylon. The video shows a woman, apparently from Europe (some say Norwegian), arguing with security as a crowd of shoppers gather.

  • New year’s eve diving tragedy in Koh Phi Phi

    New year’s eve diving tragedy in Koh Phi Phi

    FILE PHOTO A tragic accident off Koh Phi Phi yesterday (December 31) where a 25 year old Indian tourist, Alok Kumar Shukla, was attempting his first scuba dive. According to the scuba company running the tour, the incident happened during the pick up following the group’s first dive. “The customer returned to the boat already and got out of his diving gear

  • 6 missing men safely home

    6 missing men safely home

    The 6 men, reported missing earlier yesterday (December 30), have been rescued by Royal Thai Navy Area 3 today (December 31). All safe and back home.

  • 2017 – Phuket’s year in review

    2017 – Phuket’s year in review

    2017. What a year. As the clock is about to click over into 2018 we look back at another busy year on the island.

  • DAY ONE – Seven days of danger. Road toll down.

    DAY ONE – Seven days of danger. Road toll down.

    As Thai holidaymakers journeyed to their hometowns for the annual New Year Festival with accompanying high traffic volumes on highways and crowded transport hubs, the Road Safety Operation Centre on Friday reported a slight decrease in accidents, deaths and injuries on the first of the seven-day road safety promotion period ending January 3. Thursday saw 41 deaths and 500 injuries in 477 road accidents – down in comparison to the same day last year when 524 road accidents claimed 42 lives and wounded 526 people, said Minister of Transport Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.

  • Who’s coming and what are they spending? Tourist numbers for 2017.

    Who’s coming and what are they spending? Tourist numbers for 2017.

    The figures for foreign tourists arrivals in the Kingdom during 2017 are going to reach 35 million visitors, according to statistics from the TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand). There are a few surprises in the top ten list, including Laotian visitors at #4

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 29

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, December 29

    Another roadside bomb in Narathiwat | Smart Visa arrives mid January | Top overseas tourist arrivals for 2017 | Krabi Airport install new explosives detectors | Super Moon next Tuesday | Toon heading back to BKK, in a passenger van.

  • THAIGER TODAY Thursday, December 28

    THAIGER TODAY Thursday, December 28

    New short cut from Kathu to Saphan Hin | Two arrested over suspicion of bomb preparation | Provincial Hall launches road & marine safety campaign | Krabi residents calling for action over pam oil plant waste water | Lowest death toll in 13 years – southern insurgency | Driver almost squashed by unsecured container. The post THAIGER TODAY Thursday, December 28 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, December 27

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, December 27

    ‘Silly Season’ starts tomorrow | Government has new year ‘gifts’ | German detained over Krabi vandalism | Four hour waits for visa-on-arrival at BKK airport | Seven Dangerous Days ‘rules’ | Militants attack twice in Narathiwat. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, December 27 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • WEDNESDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    WEDNESDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    There are two seven-days-of-danger on Thailand’s roads, as designated by the police – one starting tomorrow and the other during Songkran.