Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Search continues for killer Phi Phi speedboat

    Search continues for killer Phi Phi speedboat

    PHUKET: Krabi Police are still working to identify vessels that were at Tonsai Beach on Phi Phi Island when a French tourist was killed

  • Officers ‘defuse car bomb’ in emergency response exercise at Phuket Airport

    Officers ‘defuse car bomb’ in emergency response exercise at Phuket Airport

    PHUKET: Officers from a variety police stations across the island yesterday took part in a multi-agency exercise to counter the prospect of a car bomb being detected and another bomb actually detonating at Phuket International Airport. Police from Phuket City, Tah Chat Chai and Thalang police stations were joined by Thalang Hospital staff to take part in the exercise, which was overseen by a team of Phuket Provincial Police officers and representatives from other organizations.

  • Vote recount costs Khon Baan Rao clear majority

    Vote recount costs Khon Baan Rao clear majority

    PHUKET: A recount of votes cast in a single electorate in the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO) council election on Sunday has cost the leading Khon Baan Rao party its

  • Khon Baan Rao slides into clear majority in Phuket election

    Khon Baan Rao slides into clear majority in Phuket election

    PHUKET: The Khon Baan Rao Party won 13 of 24 seats in the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO) council election on Sunday, according to the preliminary vote count, giving the local “pink party” a clear majority. Khon Baan Rao, meaning “People from Our House” and led by PPAO President Paiboon Upatising, lost six of the 19 seats the party contested. The remainder were won by independents, who had a healthy showing with 37 independent candidates contesting the 24 seats available.

  • Phuket Tiger Disco fire: Police identify two Thai women as victims

    Phuket Tiger Disco fire: Police identify two Thai women as victims

    PHUKET: Forensics experts at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Bangkok have officially announced the names of two more victims of the

  • Forensics experts: 30 days to identify cause of Phuket’s Tiger Disco blaze

    Forensics experts: 30 days to identify cause of Phuket’s Tiger Disco blaze

    PHUKET: The top forensics police officer in the country yesterday announced it will take 30 days to determine what started the fire that engulfed the

  • Phuket van driver takes life by hanging

    Phuket van driver takes life by hanging

    PHUKET: A heartbroken van driver took his own life by hanging in Phuket Town last night after his girlfriend of seven years refused his pleas to get back together. Phuket City Police at 6:30am today received a report of a death by hanging at a rented room on Soi Saensuk, on the west side of town

  • French tourist dies snorkeling in Phi Phi speedboat accident

    French tourist dies snorkeling in Phi Phi speedboat accident

    PHUKET: A French tourist died after being struck by a speedboat while snorkeling off Phi Phi Island, near Phuket, yesterday afternoon. Phi Phi Police named the man as Olivier Jannequin, 42 years old.

  • Patong Tunnel inches forward to 2018

    Patong Tunnel inches forward to 2018

    PHUKET: The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT), the government agency tasked with conducting a feasibility study of the Patong Road Tunnel project, has said that the tunnel from Kathu to Patong could be completed by 2018 if the budget is procured by the 2013 financial year. A study undertaken in November 2011 projected the amount required from the central government at

  • Phuket safe from Sumatra smog: Officials

    Phuket safe from Sumatra smog: Officials

    PHUKET: An expert at the Phuket Provincial Health Office today confirmed that no health warning has been issued for Phuket following Sumatran fire-related smog blanketing Southern Thailand. “Phuket is not affected by the smog from Sumatra, so we have yet to issue a smog warning,” Health officer Walapa Jeenloy confirmed to the Phuket Gazette.