Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • Police searching for the killer after shooting near Saphan Hin

    Police searching for the killer after shooting near Saphan Hin

    A Thai man has been shot dead near Saphan Hin in eastern Phuket earlier today. The arrest warrant has already been issued for the suspect

  • Malaysia mulls curfew for Under 18 year olds

    Malaysia mulls curfew for Under 18 year olds

    PHOTO: Malaysian Deputy PM Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail – Proplegacy The Malaysian Government, in another backwards step as it caves in to conservative religious factions, is considering a new curfew on Under 18 year olds. Authorities are mulling the possibility of setting a curfew for young Malaysians to be out of the house without adult supervision

  • Students huddle under desks in Narathiwat as insurgents fight with soldiers

    Students huddle under desks in Narathiwat as insurgents fight with soldiers

    by Narong Nuansakul, Nakarin Chinworakamon Students huddled under desks and screamed in fear as they could hear guns being fired near their school in Narathiwat province, bordering the Malaysian border, yesterday. The gunfight erupted after rangers and police confronted a group of suspected insurgents in a rubber plantation nearby. One suspect was killed in the clash, and authorities believe other suspects were wounded

  • Couple murdered in Yala. Police believe political motives.

    Couple murdered in Yala. Police believe political motives.

    FILE PHOTO Police are hunting a group of gunmen in Yala after a home invasion and shooting when they shot dead an election candidate and his wife. Investigators suspect political motives at this stage. The couple’s two children narrowly escaped and are the only witnesses to the incident.

  • Weather for January 14

    Weather for January 14

    Bangkok Partly cloudy.

  • Myanmar Court rejects appeal of imprisoned Reuters journalists

    Myanmar Court rejects appeal of imprisoned Reuters journalists

    A court in Myanmar yesterday decided to uphold the convictions of two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven-year prison sentences. The case that has drawn international criticism

  • French tourist in hospital after parasailing incident at Naka Island in Phuket

    French tourist in hospital after parasailing incident at Naka Island in Phuket

    A French tourist has been hospitalised after having a bad landing on the tow boat and ending up in the water while parasailing at Koh Naka Yai off the Paklok coast yesterday. Thalang Police were notified of the incident off Koh Naka Yai at 5.25 pm

  • Pabuk: The worst is over as southern Thailand mops up

    Pabuk: The worst is over as southern Thailand mops up

    The potential for any further problems associated with Tropical Storm Pabuk are diminished as the remnants of the storm continue to move westward and out to sea away from the Andaman Coast. The general consensus is that, whilst unseasonal and packing high wind speeds (for Thailand), the storm’s impact was less than predicted causing minimal damage to infrastructure in the region. The Thai Meteorological Department say that the storm made landfall in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Pak Phanang district at 4pm Friday, packing winds speeds of up to 75 kilometres per hour.

  • Krabi boats banned from leaving ports due to storm ‘Pabuk’

    Krabi boats banned from leaving ports due to storm ‘Pabuk’

    PHOTOS: Krabi PR Office Krabi ferries and tour boats are being banned from leaving port while some national parks are being closed for tourist safety with the approaching tropical storm ‘Pabuk’. The Krabi PR Office is reporting that the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Krabi Office has issued an order that bans fishing boats, passenger boats and speed boats from leaving ports from midday today onward.

  • CAAT probe crash of light-aircraft that killed South African pilot

    CAAT probe crash of light-aircraft that killed South African pilot

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has inspected the wreckage of a private light aircraft that crashed in Chon Buri’s Sri Racha district yesterday. The crash precipitated a fire that killed the 60 year old pilot, Mike Romberg from South Africa