Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

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    Phuket man confesses to Sattahip double murder

    Phuket bar owner Panya “Sia Auan Bangla” Yingdang, extradited from Cambodia on Tuesda, has since confessed to masterminding last month’s murder of a former teen beauty queen and her partner in Chon Buri’s Sattahip district. 39 year old Panya, the final suspect to be captured in the case, also admitted to reporters while he was being escorted away to perform a crime re-enactment, that he had been spooked by Chakthip’s earlier public threat that he would be captured dead or alive

  • Blue Tree Phuket, a world-class HUGE waterpark

    Blue Tree Phuket, a world-class HUGE waterpark

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    Cargo boat from Phuket hits rocks off Koh Phi Phi

    A cargo boat travelling from Phuket suffered engine failure, was hit by waves and ended up stuck on rocks off Koh Phi Phi in Krabi this morning (August 23). Officials from the Hat Nopparat Thara National Park were called at 10.30am to inform them that a cargo boat name ‘Salinee’ had engine failure and was found drifting near Laem Tong on Koh Phi Phi. A tour boat from the Andaman Wave Company was used to tow the cargo boat off the rocks

  • Woman dies after being bitten by centipede

    Woman dies after being bitten by centipede

    A 69 year old woman has died after being bitten by a centipede in Chanthaburi, east of Rayong near Trat. Thanet Puapae said at the funeral of his mother, Samnao Puapae, that she had died the day before of complications caused by the centipede bite. Thanet said his mother was selling kanom chin (Thai-style curried noodles) in a local temple on Sunday morning when the temple’s compound was flooded and a customer noticed a centipede near her feet.

  • Bangla lady boy caught stealing tourists’ wallets

    Bangla lady boy caught stealing tourists’ wallets

    A lady boy has been taken to Patong Police station after being caught by tuk-tuk and taxi drivers after allegedly stealing tourists’ wallets on Bangla Road early today (August 20). At about 5am this morning, taxi and tuk-tuk drivers were helping to catch a lady boy who had been allegedly stealing wallets from Republic of Czechoslovakia tourists while they were walking. Patong Police and tourist police were called to the scene. Witness say that this lady boy has preyed on drunk, early morning stragglers along the tourist strip many times

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    Chinese tourist drowns at Koh Racha

    A male Chinese tourist, who ignored red flags, has drowned at Koh Racha yesterday (August 19). Chalong Police were notified at 1.40pm that a tourist was unconscious after being pulled from surf just off the island’s main beach. The tourist was immediately taken on a speedboat back to Chalong Pier

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    68 illegal migrant workers arrested at Krabi hotel construction site

    Officers have arrested 68 illegal migrant workers at a five star hotel construction site near a beach in the main centre of Krabi yesterday (August 17). Officers checked the hotel construction site on Tab Kheak Beach

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    Institute closed for seven days as police break up student gang brawls in BKK

    By Khanathit Srihirundaj Bangkok police have held a meeting between representatives of Pathumwan and Uthenthawai colleges today. Yesterday students from their colleges fought on the skywalk near the National Stadium BTS station. Education Ministry officials attended the meeting to help find solutions to the issue of student brawls.

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    Signs posted warning land encroachers in Rassada

    Officers have set up official warning signs in front of a 50 rai plot of land on national reserve forest at Klong Bang Chela – Klong Tajeen in Rassada . The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives had given approval for the Phuket Provincial government to use 50 rai plot of land in the area of the national reserve forest as a location for sea gypsies who don’t have a place to live.

  • Warning for boats going to sea until August 19

    Warning for boats going to sea until August 19

    The Phuket Marine Office has made an official announcement for boats to be careful when going to sea from today, August 17-19, due to poor weather. The announcement was issued yesterday stating that “The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) has forecast that during August 17-19 the monsoon will cause waves up to four metres in the open sea.” “For navigation safety, boat captains have to be careful when travelling in the sea.