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  • Canadian, 81, injured in Phuket car crash

    Canadian, 81, injured in Phuket car crash

    PHUKET: An 81-year-old Canadian man who sustained head injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Thepkrasattri Road in Phuket yesterday evening is now calling for speed limits to be posted in built up areas. Thalang Police at 6pm were notified of an accident at the notorious u-turn in front of the Provincial Electric Authority substation in Baan Lipon, Srisoonthorn subdistrict, yesterday.

  • New crab trap regulations not causing a snag in Phuket

    New crab trap regulations not causing a snag in Phuket

    PHUKET: Compliance with a new crab trap regulation established in late June was highlighted as one of the hot topics for the Traditional Fishing Preservation Group meeting held yesterday in response to their letter of complaint filed with the Phuket Provincial Office.

  • Phuket poll: Will Patong ‘safety zone’ plan reduce tourist complaints?

    Phuket poll: Will Patong ‘safety zone’ plan reduce tourist complaints?

    PHUKET: Deputy National Police Gen Pansiri Prapawat recently announced a bold “

  • Phuket vendor wins Bt4m in Thai National Lottery

    Phuket vendor wins Bt4m in Thai National Lottery

    PHUKET: A kind-hearted Phuket vendor won a 4 million baht grand prize in the Thai National Lottery draw on Monday. The winner, 35-year-old Kaewtaa Khan-asa, reported the win to Chalong Police yesterday, asking that her possession of winning ticket number, “904050″, be recorded in the daily log as evidence. Mrs Kaewtaa, listed as a resident of Ban Doong District in Udon Thani, runs a small vending shop near Rawai’s Municipality offices.

  • Man found dead floating in the sea with 13 stab wounds

    Man found dead floating in the sea with 13 stab wounds

    PHUKET: Police believe the stab-riddled body of a man recovered in the waters off of the Rassada Fishing Port this morning is that of a Burmese fisherman. Phuket City Police at 7.30am received a report from staff at the Por Phichainava Company Pier, off

  • Nong Som cremated

    Nong Som cremated

    PHUKET: Sunisa “Nong Som” Saiyoy, 17, who was

  • Phuket mob bays for blood at ‘Nong Som’ murder reenactment

    Phuket mob bays for blood at ‘Nong Som’ murder reenactment

    PHUKET: There was a wild scene in a normally quiet Phuket suburb this morning, where more than 60 security officers were needed to prevent an irate crowd from lynching the man who

  • National Parks Dept to charge Phuket resort owner with encroachment

    National Parks Dept to charge Phuket resort owner with encroachment

    PHUKET: The owners of a Phuket beach resort project will likely face legal action for encroaching on national park land following an inspection of the site this week by the Director General of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP).

  • B500 million Phuket Historical Park approval given

    B500 million Phuket Historical Park approval given

    PHUKET: The approval for the 500 million baht Phuket Historical Park project was announced in a meeting at Provincial Hall on Tuesday. The project, which is to be established on 96 rai of land in Thalang, will be managed by the Public Works, and Town and Country Planning, Phuket Office with the cooperation of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, and the Ministry of Culture.

  • Combating rising crime in Rawai

    Combating rising crime in Rawai

    PHUKET: CHALONG Police are boosting public safety on the southern streets of Phuket by enlisting the help of local government officers, volunteers, and other island residents, business people. Chalong Police Deputy Superintendent Narong Laksanawimon told the Gazette that more than 20 officers from Rawai Municipality and local residents are joining police efforts in patrolling the streets, reporting any suspicious activities they see directly to officers on patrol at the time