Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Phuket Reminder: Gazette office closed Wednesday

    Phuket Reminder: Gazette office closed Wednesday

    PHUKET: The Phuket Gazette would like to inform our readers and advertisers that our office in Koh Kaew will be closed on Wednesday due to a mandatory blackout in the area to upgrade existing power lines.

  • KBank issues ATM advisory to customers

    KBank issues ATM advisory to customers

    PHUKET: Following the arrest of

  • Phuket Yellow Shirts protest ‘Red Shirt Village’ project

    Phuket Yellow Shirts protest ‘Red Shirt Village’ project

    PHUKET: A small group of protesters turned out at Queen Sirikit Park in Phuket Town yesterday to burn images of key local red-shirt leaders in protest of an anticipated official opening of a Red Shirt Village in Phuket. “Our protest was organized after we heard the news that the red shirts planned to announce the ‘opening’ of a Red Shirt Village in Phuket Town at 10am today,” said protest leader Krit Thepbumroong.

  • One Burmese dead, four seriously poisoned by ‘generator fumes’

    One Burmese dead, four seriously poisoned by ‘generator fumes’

    PHUKET: One Burmese laborer is dead and four others are still in hospital after they spent the night guarding a construction site property, including a running generator in a closed room, police say. “Burmese told us that the five workers were ordered to stay in the office to look after equipment because items were being stolen,” said Lt Col Yongyuth Krongmalai of the Phuket City Police.

  • Phuket Halloween kratom party a bust

    Phuket Halloween kratom party a bust

    PHUKET: Police arrested a Phuket hotel staff member with five kilograms of kratom leaves, allegedly being prepared for a “kratom party” on the island. On the eve of Halloween, Thanit Praditnipol, 21, was picked up by a sortie of officers led by Muang Chief Administrative Officer Thammarong Chuayaksorn as Mr Thanit stepped off a bus arriving from Trang province at Phuket’s

  • B100k reward offered for Phuket bank robber

    B100k reward offered for Phuket bank robber

    PHUKET: Police are offering a 100,000-baht reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the man who

  • Phuket Opinion: Forgetting children in island development

    Phuket Opinion: Forgetting children in island development

    PHUKET: This week’s news story of the healthy newborn girl being

  • Sydictive ‘super new year Phuket beach bash’ still to jump bureaucratic hoops

    Sydictive ‘super new year Phuket beach bash’ still to jump bureaucratic hoops

    PHUKET: Ma-ann Samran, president of the Cherng Talay Administration Organization (OrBorTor), today expressed uncertainty as to whether the

  • Krabi teens claim stabbing of British tourist was a ‘misunderstanding’

    Krabi teens claim stabbing of British tourist was a ‘misunderstanding’

    PHUKET: Two teenagers who confessed to attacking a British tourist in Krabi on Monday have claimed that they “misunderstood” the foreigner’s actions and thought he was insulting them. The victim, Daniel Cole, 21, has already undergone surgery for the cut wounds to his temple, chest, right shoulder and right arm and is recovering at Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Anusorn Kullak, 18, and his accomplice, 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are being held at Krabi Prison.

  • Quebec coroner refutes Thai autopsy results for Belanger sisters

    Quebec coroner refutes Thai autopsy results for Belanger sisters

    PHUKET: A Quebec coroner has refuted claims by Thai officials that the Belanger sisters died in their Phi Phi hotel room in June after consuming the insecticide DEET. Audrey Belanger, 20, and Noemi Belanger, 25, were found dead in their hotel room on Phi Phi Island on June 15. Both had suffered a