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  • Fake immigration officer trying to extort foreigners around Phuket

    Fake immigration officer trying to extort foreigners around Phuket

    Phuket Immigration are warning of a fake officer who is trying to extort money from foreigners around the island. After gathering information, Phuket Immigration say that a person has been impersonating an officer from the local Immigration Officer and been asking for money from foreigners saying they have problems with their visas

  • “Unacceptable… for such a large commercial aircraft to be missing”

    “Unacceptable… for such a large commercial aircraft to be missing”

    It’s been three and a half years since Malaysian Airlines flight 370 vanished. Investigators say it is “inconceivable” that we still have no idea what happened to the plane, the passengers or the crew

  • PM Prayut meets US President Trump today

    PM Prayut meets US President Trump today

    While Thai Government officials have said they will focus on economic matters during a top-level Thailand-US meeting at the White House today, it is security concerns, particularly relating to Thailand’s logistics role regarding the US on rising tensions in East Asia, that should be watched closely, academics believe. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha leads a Thai delegation, dominated by high-level economic officials, to Washington for a three-day visit

  • Yingluck says she’ll stay out of politics

    Yingluck says she’ll stay out of politics

    Fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai and has promised not to be involved in any political activities, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Thursday. Authorities in Dubai have also promised the Thai Foreign Ministry that they would keep an eye on Yingluck and ensure she did not take part in any political campaigns, Prawit said

  • Thailand’s tourism numbers continue to soar

    Thailand’s tourism numbers continue to soar

    The tourists keep arriving, the numbers keep soaring. Assuming the numbers have to plateau at some stage, when will that be? For the past 20 years, through floods, bombings, coups, political upheavals and a few unsolved, mystery murders, Thailand’s tourist arrival numbers just keep rising and rising, heading into unfamiliar territory

  • Fire jellyfish washing up on Koh Phi Phi beaches

    Fire jellyfish washing up on Koh Phi Phi beaches

    A large number of jelly fish have been found washed up on the shores of Koh Phi Phi.

  • Yingluck’s verdict a week away. Probably without Yingluck.

    Yingluck’s verdict a week away. Probably without Yingluck.

    Police anticipate that 300 to 400 supporters will travel to the Supreme Court in Bangkok next Wednesday, when a verdict in the case against fugitive ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be read, almost certainly in her absence. The Metropolitan Police Bureau will take care of security around the court compound on the day without asking for additional forces from other police divisions, said bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sanit Mahathavorn on Wednesday.

  • UPDATE Jellyfish at Nai Harn

    UPDATE Jellyfish at Nai Harn

    Marine experts and lifeguards are keeping an eye on Phuket’s beaches for any more of the pink/purple jellyfish that stung a number of tourists at Nai Harn yesterday. After getting a report from Nai Harn lifeguards that about 6 tourists were stung by anonymous jellyfish, Rawai Mayor, Aroon Solos, headed down to the beach to discuss with the local lifeguards and speak to the tourists. Marine officials believe they are jellyfish from the Pelagia family, commonly known as flame jellyfish

  • UPDATE – Phuket town and Karon Beach also flooded

    UPDATE – Phuket town and Karon Beach also flooded

    In Phuket town, areas along the Bypass Road (in front of Vinich House), in front of the Super Cheap store on the lane towards Koh Kaew, in front of the Muslim Wittaya School in Koh Kaew on the lane towards Phuket Town, Yaowarat Road in Soi Paniang and Dibuk Road, Old Phuket Town – at the beginning of Soi Rommanee – are currently inundated. The Phuket Municipality has sent a team to closely monitor and measure the level of flood as well as support the traffic and help people who are suffering from the flash floods. The water pump station is also closely monitoring rubbish from the canals and will be continuously removing an blockages to allow flow into the drains.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, September 13

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, September 13

    Share-bike scheme launched for Phuket Town | Dramatic video of the Fresno County rescue | Two cars were used in former PM Yingluck escape | NCPO use Article 44 in four cases | National drug sting results in 734 arrests. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, September 13 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .