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  • Let Phuket’s Countdown to the New Year begin

    Let Phuket’s Countdown to the New Year begin

    PHUKET: The holiday season kicks into high gear today with the opening of two important annual fairs in Phuket Town and the launch of police checkpoints all over the island as part of the nationwide “Seven Days of Danger” road safety campaign. Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha is a busy man today, presiding over the openings of both the

  • Phuket Indigo’s new pearl revealed

    Phuket Indigo’s new pearl revealed

    PHUKET: Phuket’s Indigo Pearl, in partnership with Bensley Design Studios, have unveiled their latest design creation.

  • Weeding out hype in Phuket’s health-conscious market

    Weeding out hype in Phuket’s health-conscious market

    PHUKET: Health and environment are two buzzwords that are being heard a lot nowadays across the globe and Phuket is no exception. Health-conscious segments of local markets continue to grow and an increasing number of producers are looking to exploit this consumer base. What was once a niche market has turned into an ‘eco green everything’ fad.

  • Phuket’s ‘special case’ officer ready for duty

    Phuket’s ‘special case’ officer ready for duty

    PHUKET: Detective Nucharee Longkaew, 27, of Phuket City Police Station, recently tasked with the formidable job of interviewing female victims of sex crimes in Phuket Province, is now ready to start her challenging duty. Despite having received no specialized training for dealing with traumatized women, who may have been violently abused or raped, Capt Nucharee is confident that her police training, character and experience is equal to the task.

  • Phuket ‘anti-Santa’ behind bars

    Phuket ‘anti-Santa’ behind bars

    PHUKET: A Russian man was arrested by Kamala Police yesterday on suspicion of robbing several homes during the festive holidays. The 35-year-old, Pavel Zhuravlev, was arrested at 3am at a house where he was staying on Soi Massayid Naka in Kamala. He was found in possession of 800 milligrams of ya ice (methamphetamine) and drug-taking paraphernalia, as well as many items that police suspect were stolen, police announced today at a press conference.

  • Phuket police take stand against sex slavery

    Phuket police take stand against sex slavery

    PHUKET: Police have warned nightclub, karaoke and massage parlor operators in Phuket’s party town of Patong that human trafficking and luring young women into forced prostitution will not be tolerated. The warning came at a meeting in Patong on Wednesday, following the Department of Special Investigations’ (DSI’s) rescue of 41 young women from a sex trafficking ring in a raid in Sungai Kolok, on the Malaysian border, on December 14. “As a result, 41 Laos females were rescued.

  • Phuket police take stand against sex slaves

    Phuket police take stand against sex slaves

    PHUKET: Police have warned nightclub, karaoke venue and message parlor operators in Phuket’s party town of Patong that human trafficking and luring young women into forced prostitution will not be tolerated. The warning came at a meeting in Patong on Wednesday, following by Department of Special Investigations (DSI) officers rescuing 41 young women from a sex trafficking ring in a raid in Sungai Kolok, on the Malaysian border, on December 14. “As a result 41 Laos females were rescued.

  • Phuket official stabbed by accident

    Phuket official stabbed by accident

    PHUKET: A municipal official who tried to break up a lovers’ quarrel on Patong Beach yesterday evening is being treated in a Phuket hospital for a stab wound after his stomach was accidentally sliced open by an enraged young woman. Patong Municipality officer Prakij “Oh” Phenjun was on Patong Beach at about 7:30pm yesterday when he heard a young man and woman yelling at each other.

  • Pitch invasion fail!

    Pitch invasion fail!

    PHUKET: Memories of Eric Cantona’s attack on Crystal Palace supporter Richard Shaw – when he jumped into the crowd kung-fu style – came flooding back at a Dutch KNVB Cup match on Wednesday evening. With seven minutes remaining in the first half during Ajax and AZ Alkmaar’s last 16 cup tie, a home fan evaded security, ran on to the pitch and went for Alkmaar’s South American goalkeeper, Esteban Alvarado. The 19-year-old supporter managed to swing his leg at Esteban as the goalkeeper defended himself which resulted in the shaven-headed thug collapsing to the ground.

  • MMA fighter Junie Browning surrenders to Phuket Police

    MMA fighter Junie Browning surrenders to Phuket Police

    PHUKET: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Junie Browning turned himself over the Chalong Police yesterday afternoon. Mr Browning walked into Chalong Police Station at about 2pm with his lawyer and filed a counter-complaint against Australian Simon Menzies. Mr Menzies had already filed a complaint against Mr Browning after the pair became involved in a