Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • 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

  • Image 42301829_2104695819780263_3969646991029305344_n.jpg

    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.

  • Image S__4571270-768x1024.jpg

    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.

  • Image e13f3dc6fb2b46226960fb25151e8f3d.jpeg

    ‘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

  • Image 42157432_1890079444403208_1655258659048914944_o-917x1024.jpg

    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

  • Image 58206-768x1024.jpg

    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

  • Image 9c2c26703e57bb0ec2e58e3ec0cef256-1024x554.jpeg

    Blood tests shows contamination with toxic farm chemicals

    “Several farmers have visited Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital since late last month, seeking treatment for exposure to farm chemicals.” Traces of toxic chemicals have been detected in the blood of 1 in every 20 farmers in Nakhon Ratchasima. This is the result of tests across 132 villages in the Bua Yai district.

  • Image 248532.jpg

    DNA tests reveal Phuket’s Yanui is a….

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office The DNA tests are in and it reveals that Yanui is a saltwater crocodile. The Phuket Fisheries Office Chief Kowot Kaoeian says, “Yanui is a saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).” “The crocodile has been reacting well to treatment

  • Image Dr-Paul-Rogers-1024x538.jpg

    Are people living in major tourism destinations happy?

    Are people living and working in major tourism destinations happy and content, or miserable due to tourism?