Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Samui Police arrest second Hungarian suspect for Phuket Reisz murder

    Samui Police arrest second Hungarian suspect for Phuket Reisz murder

    PHUKET: Phuket Provincial Police Commander Choti Chavalviwat has confirmed that police on Koh Samui have arrested Hungarian national Gyorgy Lajos Kvalka, wanted in connection with the murder of fellow Hungarian Peter Reisz in Phuket. “We are in contact with police there, but at this stage we are not sure when the suspect will be brought to Phuket,” Maj Gen Choti told the Phuket Gazette

  • Krabi police seize 9 cars, M16 as meth ring crumbles

    Krabi police seize 9 cars, M16 as meth ring crumbles

    PHUKET: Police believe they have broken a major local drug network with the arrests of 13 suspects and the seizure of more than 6 million baht in drugs in Krabi province, across Phang Nga Bay from Phuket. During the raids, police also seized more than 5mn baht in assets, including nine cars and five firearms, Krabi Provincial Police Commander Nantadech Yoinuan said on Friday.

  • Go Eco Phuket brings students, community together for Kata cleanup

    Go Eco Phuket brings students, community together for Kata cleanup

    PHUKET: Go Eco Phuket, known on the island for staging the world’s biggest

  • Live Wire: Drilling down on landlines

    Live Wire: Drilling down on landlines

    PHUKET: Last week I talked about the general state of internet connections in Phuket. This week I want to drill down on

  • Phuket Prosecutor prepares to file charges against Tiger Disco

    Phuket Prosecutor prepares to file charges against Tiger Disco

    PHUKET: The Phuket Public Prosecutor’s Office is in the final stage of preparing its case against the operators of Tiger Discotheque over the fire that broke out at the Patong nightclub on August 17. The popular night venue

  • Phuket cat burglar fails as roof caves in

    Phuket cat burglar fails as roof caves in

    PHUKET: A would-be cat burglar bungled his attempt to rob a Phuket minimart after falling through the roof into the store’s stockroom below, leaving him trapped until he was found by staff this morning. Arriving at the scene, a minimart in Pa Klok, police found 38-year-old Thepmongkol Thongsri lying injured in the stockroom

  • Pressure builds on organizer over Paris Hilton New Year beach party

    Pressure builds on organizer over Paris Hilton New Year beach party

    PHUKET: Pressure is building on event organizer Sydictive Element to win over local authorities in order to gain approval for the three-day New Year Phuket beach party announced by

  • Phuket Police not ‘preventing’ protesters from joining Bangkok rally

    Phuket Police not ‘preventing’ protesters from joining Bangkok rally

    PHUKET: Police at the Tah Chat Chai checkpoint, the only road linking Phuket with the mainland, have confirmed they are not stopping or discouraging any people from Phuket from joining the Pitak Siam mass protest in Bangkok. The news follows Phang Nga Governor Thamrong Charoenkul saying yesterday that he had received an order from the government to keep an eye on local supporters of the Pitak Siam anti-government protest. Governor Thamrong told The Nation newspaper that local authorities had attempted to persuade people to

  • Bangkok Police fire tear gas to disperse Pitak Siam rally

    Bangkok Police fire tear gas to disperse Pitak Siam rally

    PHUKET: The Royal Thai Police have fired tear gas into the crowds of Pitak Siam protesters gathering in Bangkok in an attempt to stop the mass anti-government rally today. Apharat Chartchutikumjorn, the Pitak Siam coordinator for Phuket, told the Phuket Gazette by phone this morning that police action started last night, steering groups of protesters away from the main stage area at the Royal Plaza in Dusit. “Last night they started preventing people from walking towards the main stage area, but this morning they started firing tear gas into the crowds.

  • Phuket Governor reveals his ‘Seven Wonders’

    Phuket Governor reveals his ‘Seven Wonders’

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut in an exclusive interview with the Phuket Gazette this week revealed his personal philosophy in handling the high-level decisions and complicated issues that facing the resort province . “This is my seventh week as the Governor of Phuket and the Phuket Gazette is the first English-language publication I have had a chance to talk to exclusively. Friendly, open and focused on people broadening their perspectives in order to better achieve their goals – including happiness – Governor Maitri explained that he adhered to several key principles that he calls his “Seven Wonders”.