Artikel tagged “phuket privieleges card”

  • Two million Baht worth of drugs off the streets

    Two million Baht worth of drugs off the streets

    A 43 year-old man from Phatthalung, Preecha “Ann” Utapala, was arrested in his house in Phuket with almost 4,000 amphetamine pills and one kilogram of meth amphetamine with an estimated market value of over 2 million Baht. With police reporting that drug trading volume in Phuket remains high, undercover police continue to investigate all the drug dealer networks.

  • 3 metre crocodile spotted off Laguna

    3 metre crocodile spotted off Laguna

    So this is how it happened… Phuket expat ‘Mike’, along with his wife, were walking their dogs along Bang Tao beach last Friday.

  • Defamation case against BBC’s Jonathan Head has been dropped

    Defamation case against BBC’s Jonathan Head has been dropped

    The Phuket lawyer, Pratuan Thanarak, who brought defamation charges against BBC broadcaster Jonathan Head, has dropped his criminal defamation suit. Head investigated foreigners being scammed of their retirement homes in Phuket in a 2015 BBC report. Jonathan faced up to five years in jail over the charges

  • Sneaky snake slips into Krabi house

    Sneaky snake slips into Krabi house

    Another python has been found in the bedroom of a Krabi house. Early today (August 24), 72 year old Subin Kongban found a 15 kilogram python crawling in the house after eating his chicken at the back of the house. “I was going to the toilet and found it crawling in the house, almost by my bed, so I called the rescue team for help,” said Subin.

  • ‘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

  • New traffic tickets, now in both Thai and English

    New traffic tickets, now in both Thai and English

    New Gen traffic tickets are going to be printed in both Thai and English.

  • Don Mueang Airport immigration processing times. Idea #78.

    Don Mueang Airport immigration processing times. Idea #78.

    The ideas are coming thick and fast now, a week after an estimated 4,000 passengers had to wait nearly five hours to be processed at Don Mueang Airport, the capital’s secondary airport catering mainly for budget airlines.

  • Starfish collectors on Koh Racha Yai off Phuket

    Starfish collectors on Koh Racha Yai off Phuket

    Facebook user, Khanchit Klingklip, has posted photos of tourists handling a variety sea creature, including starfish off Racha Yai Island. The post read… “again, destroying the property

  • Crushed under an elevator at Patong Hotel

    Crushed under an elevator at Patong Hotel

    32 year old Suthep Lookyee, working as a hotel bellboy, has died when squashed under the hotel elevator trying to retrieve his keys.   The accident happened in a hotel in Patong (name provided but not published) on the basement floor in the elevator service area.

  • Illegal Korean guide arrested for allowing tourists to feed fish

    Illegal Korean guide arrested for allowing tourists to feed fish

    PHUKET: An illegal Korean tour guide was arrested at Koh Racha Yai yesterday for allowing Korean tourists to feed fish. Kanchit Klingclip, a business operator and conservationist on Racha Island, posted a video clip on line showing the tour guide taking tourists to dive and feed fish, which is a violation of the law under the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR).