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  • Ten reef sharks found off Phuket

    Ten reef sharks found off Phuket

    Blacktip reef sharks have been found in shallow water in Koh Hong area, Krabi, today (September 5). The sharks were about on metre long and weighing an estimated 10 kilograms each

  • More victims and drugs involved in Baan Ko Raed Phang Nga rape case

    More victims and drugs involved in Baan Ko Raed Phang Nga rape case

    The ‘Muslim for Peace Foundation’ is calling for help after the 14 years old and her family were threatened by villagers while the girl reported more information that there are more victims and she was forced to use drugs before being raped. “The girl has been moved from the village to a children’s shelter in Phang Nga because she has been threatened by the villagers. They called her at the house to insult her.

  • Bang Tao crocodile has a name

    Bang Tao crocodile has a name

    After another veterinarian checkup, the saltwater crocodile found in an old tin mine near Layan and Bang Tao beaches has been named “Laypang”. Fisheries Officers visited a crocodile farm, show and zoo but haven’t found yet any record about a missing crocodile while the Marine Specialist said that this maybe the beginning of a saltwater crocodile study in Thailand.

  • Tuk Tuk driver fined 500 Baht for threatening tourists

    Tuk Tuk driver fined 500 Baht for threatening tourists

    Following a video posted on the Facebook page “Spotlight Phuket”, showing a Tuk Tuk driver threatening tourists after failing to negotiate the fare, Patong police have fined the driver, 36 years old Pannawit Nakamin, 500 Baht. The incident took place in front of a massage shop in Soi Kebsup at about 5.00 am yesterday (August 31) after the Tuk Tuk driver picked up two tourists from the McDonalds Restaurant on Taweewong Road. The driver claimed that he and the passengers negotiated the fare at 400 Baht but when he dropped them off, they denied the price

  • Crocodile – 1. Crocodile Hunters – Nil.

    Crocodile – 1. Crocodile Hunters – Nil.

    This afternoon (August 31), the croc-hunting team corralled for the search failed to capture the rascally reptile. The team includes Fisheries Officers, crocodile catchers from Surat Thani and experienced staff from Phuket Crocodile World

  • Phuket Fisheries Department to survey crocodile location on Bang Tao

    Phuket Fisheries Department to survey crocodile location on Bang Tao

    Thalang Fisheries Officers commented on the incident when two locals spotted a crocodile in the Bang Tao beach area, off the Movenpick Resort. He said the reptile are likely to have come from the neighbouring provinces as Phuket was never a natural breeding ground for crocodiles. Another similar reptile was spotted last year.

  • Three metre crocodile spotted off Bang Tao beach

    Three metre crocodile spotted off Bang Tao beach

    So this is how it happened… Phuket expat ‘Mike’, along with his wife, were walking their dogs along Bang Tao beach last Friday. They say they normally start their walk around 2 kilometres south of the small island adjacent to the beach near Layan.

  • “She wasn’t here. It’s only rumour.” Cambodian officials.

    “She wasn’t here. It’s only rumour.” Cambodian officials.

    From The Phnom Penh Post Cambodian officials Sunday dismissed media reports that former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra fled the country to Dubai via Cambodia ahead of a court decision, saying they had “no record” of such activity and calling the reports “rumours”. Yingluck was scheduled to appear at the Thai Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders on Friday but failed to show up.

  • Perth to Bangkok flight aborted

    Perth to Bangkok flight aborted

    Saturday’s Thai Airways flight TG484 from Perth to Bangkok was cancelled after an airport’s jet bridge accidentally hit the plane’s left engine cowling. Thai Airways announced in a press statement that the accident happened at 9.15am Perth time.

  • ‘Run 2 Gether Phuket Town’ heads to Old Phuket Town on October 1

    ‘Run 2 Gether Phuket Town’ heads to Old Phuket Town on October 1

    The Phuket Disabled People’s Association, together with the Phuket Municipality, is holding a new event, “Run 2 Gether Phuket Town” on October 1. 600 runners are expected to join the charity event