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  • Phuket update: Volunteers continue sea search for missing Aussie

    Phuket update: Volunteers continue sea search for missing Aussie

    PHUKET: Friends of an Australian woman who fell overboard from a yacht sailing to Phuket late last week are not giving up hope that she may still be alive and are calling on volunteers to continue the search off the coast of Trang.

  • Phuket tour buses: Two hurt in yet another crash

    Phuket tour buses: Two hurt in yet another crash

    PHUKET: Another Phuket tour bus, this time carrying a group of Chinese tourists, crashed at the base of Patong Hill last night, injuring two people and causing extensive property damage.

  • Civil servant seeks missing mom in Phuket

    Civil servant seeks missing mom in Phuket

    PHUKET: A civil servant in Nakhon Ratchasima is appealing to the public for help in finding his mother, last seen in Phuket in early June last year. Kriengsak Muangkod, the Director of Bureau of Rural Roads Region 5 Office in Nakhon Ratchasima, said his 65-year-old mother Boonna Muangkod was last seen at his niece’s home in Karon on June 3 last year.

  • American news round-up

    American news round-up

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Former LA teacher charged with molesting 23 childrenPhuket Gazette / News Wires PHUKET: U.S. prosecutors have arrested and charged a former Los Angeles teacher with allegedly molesting at least 23 young children over a two-year period, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Fire contained in densely populated area of Phuket Town

    Fire contained in densely populated area of Phuket Town

    PHUKET: Three homes in a public housing community in Phuket Town were damaged last night in a fire that took firefighters about one hour to extinguish.

  • Phuket Video Report: Suspect denies any role in murder of journalist

    Phuket Video Report: Suspect denies any role in murder of journalist

    PHUKET: The man who Phuket Police have arrested for conspiracy to commit murder in the case of

  • Phuket Media Watch: Monk on fire sparks clashes in Tibet; suspected serial killer arrested; suicide bomber kills 53

    Phuket Media Watch: Monk on fire sparks clashes in Tibet; suspected serial killer arrested; suicide bomber kills 53

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Another self-immolation in Tibet, said to be the 16thPhuket Gazette / News Wires PHUKET: A Tibetan Buddhist monk set himself on fire in southwestern China on Saturday, a rights group reported yesterday, triggering clashes between security forces and locals. Free Tibet, a group campaigning for an end to the ‘Chinese occupation’ of Tibet, said clashes erupted after another Tibetan self-immolated in Ngaba Town, located in Sichuan province, in an apparent protest against Chinese rule. It is believed to have been the 16th self-immolation in Tibet since March last year.

  • Phuket Media Watch: Will Phuketians eschew meat?; Supalai eyes Phuket

    Phuket Media Watch: Will Phuketians eschew meat?; Supalai eyes Phuket

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Phuket Lifestyle: Turning away from meat?Phuket Gazette / The NationPHUKET: More and more meat eaters are turning their backs on steaks and even fish in favor of healthy vegetarian fare as part of their personal healthcare regime. However, many complain there are not many options when it comes to vegetarian dining.

  • Pheu Thai’s Prompong inspects B4bn ‘stolen’ Phuket land

    Pheu Thai’s Prompong inspects B4bn ‘stolen’ Phuket land

    PHUKET: Pheu Thai Party spokesman and party list MP Prompong Nopparit arrived in Phuket yesterday to inspect 65 rai of land near Patong that is under investigation for having been illegally issued land titles. The land, located behind Freedom Beach on the southern headland south of Patong, was brought to the attention of the National Counter Corruption Commission after it was discovered there was an attempt to sell the 65 rai for about 4 billion baht – an amount equivalent to about US$125.78 million.

  • Phuket Police armed standoff ends on a high

    Phuket Police armed standoff ends on a high

    PHUKET: A two-hour standoff between Phuket police and an armed man ended without bloodshed last night after officers finally persuaded him to stand down. Police arrived at a home along a soi opposite Chalong Temple at about 6pm after Sawai Thongyod called them, saying her 26-year-old son was armed, acting dangerously and she feared for her safety. Her son, Sukan Samlee, was waving two guns around – one gun was a .