Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

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    Foreigner sets fire to his house then tries to jump off cliff

    A foreign man, who set fire to a house he was living in with his Thai wife, tried to jump off a cliff in Rawai this morning. Firefighters were notified about the incident at a house in Rawai earlier today. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the house was already well ablaze.

  • Airbnb partners with Thailand Boutique Accommodation Trade Association

    Airbnb partners with Thailand Boutique Accommodation Trade Association

    PHOTO: Mike Orgill, Airbnb Country Manager for Southeast Asia (left) and Suparerk Soorangura, President of TBAA and Advisor to the Thai Travel Agents Association (right) signing the MoU.

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    Greed unravelled the trio’s grisly plot – Phrae double murder

    PHOTO: Alan and Nod receive the keys to their new pick-up truck. The bodies of 64 year old Alan Hogg and his 61 year old wife, Nod Suddaen, wee unearthed yesterday morning following a short investigation where greed brought the plot unstuck for the killers. After a few hours of interrogation three men admitted to collusion in the plot to murder the married couple

  • Seven Phuket police transferred off the island after man shot dead

    Seven Phuket police transferred off the island after man shot dead

    Seven police officers have already been transferred out of Phuket while investigations continues after a man was shot dead by police following the man breaking through a checkpoint in Phuket Town last week. The Phuket man, who broke a Phuket City Police checkpoint, died after ‘attempting’ to open fire on police in Cherng Talay early on September 18. Read more about the shooting  HERE

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    Foreign man rescued after drifting out to sea

    PHOTOS:  Mam 5828 H 117 / Newshawk Phuket  A European man has been rescued after he was floating off Patong Beach for almost two hours over the weekend. Kusoldharm Rescue were notified about the incident at 8.35pm on Saturday night. Divers from Kusoldarm Foundation searched for the man for two hours while Patong lifeguards were on standby on the beach.

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    Three Phuket Town locals arrested with illicit drugs

    Police have arrested three suspects with methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine and kratom. Police firstly arrested 35 year old Wichean ‘Mar’ Saetan. Police seized 9.35 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 184 of methamphetamine pills. He has been charged with illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

  • Premchai poaching trail scheduled to start November

    Premchai poaching trail scheduled to start November

    PHOTO: The Nation A date with the Thai courts has been set for Premchai Karnasuta, the Thai construction tycoon who’s headed to trial on charges of poaching. Read an earlier story leading to the upcoming court case HERE . JS100 News is reporting that the first witnesses will take the stand on November 27 to testify against the mogul who’s the head of Italian-Thai Development.

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    ‘Golden-tongued Keng’ arrested along with four other call centre scammers

    Police have arrested the alleged leader of a notorious call-centre gang, known as “Golden-tongued Keng”, and four members of the gang that operated in several countries. Again, the deputy tourist police chief Pol Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn was behind the major arrest

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    Anatomy of a photo

    PHOTO: หญิง’ โลนลี่ / ¥.OunG.¥ / เหยี่ยวข่าว ภูเก็ต Yesterday a dramatic photo of an approaching storm front was a big hit, being shared many thousands of times. It was taken at the Phuket International Airport at 14.39, according to the time stamp

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    Chinese tourist in coma after being rescued from surf at Mai Khao Beach

    PHOTOS: Kusoldharm rescue workers/Mai Khao rescue workers / Newshawk Phuket A Chinese tourist remains in a coma after being pulled out from the surf at Mai Khao Beach today (September 19). Kusoldarm rescue workers headed to the scene on the incident at 12.20pm. Rescue arrived at the scene to find a male Chinese tourist who had already been pulled out of the water and was being attended to on the beach