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  • 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

  • Dispute between Phuket expats may lead to charges of extortion

    Dispute between Phuket expats may lead to charges of extortion

    PHUKET: Police yesterday arrested a restaurant owner in Phuket’s busy tourist town of Patong, on Phuket’s west coast, after he visited another Patong restaurant owner and threatened him if he didn’t “repay” 7 million baht. Lt Col Tammasan Boonsong told the Phuket Gazette today that he arrived at Orient Restaurant at 7pm last night with a squad of police officers and a warrant for the arrest of the restaurant’s owner, Naser Amim Mohammad Mansour, 45, from Jordan.

  • Superyachts arrive for Phuket Rendezvous

    Superyachts arrive for Phuket Rendezvous

    PHUKET: Superyacht spotters in Phuket are in for treat this weekend as some of the finest luxury yachts in Asia ply Phuket’s west coast as part of the annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous. The Rendezvous, now in its 11th year, is the longest-running superyacht event in Asia and boasts the largest gathering of superyachts in the region, explained Nina Larsson, Public Relations and Event Manager for the Rendezvous

  • Phuket Island Charity Golf Tournament a huge success

    Phuket Island Charity Golf Tournament a huge success

    PHUKET: Thailand is Southeast Asia’s premiere destination for its irresistible combination of breathtaking natural beauty, inspiring temples, outstanding hospitality and superb cuisine. Thailand is often called the “land of smiles”, and rightly so because you will see more smiling people here than anywhere else in the world.

  • Blaze destroys Phuket fishermen’s homes

    Blaze destroys Phuket fishermen’s homes

    PHUKET: A fire believed to have started from an explosion quickly engulfed several fishermen’s huts in Baan Bang Tao, Cherng Talay, on Phuket’s west coast, yesterday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

  • Finnish tourist death in Phuket possibly a suicide

    Finnish tourist death in Phuket possibly a suicide

    PHUKET: Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a Finnish tourist Veijo Armas Vallius, found dead in his Phuket hotel room last week. The body of 52-year-old Mr Vallius was discovered in a hotel room in Kamala on December 8. Somnerk Damkeaw of the Kamala Police told the Gazette today that the body of Mr Vallius remains at the Patong Hospital morgue, as relatives have yet to claim it.

  • Manhunt launched for Phuket MMA brawler

    Manhunt launched for Phuket MMA brawler

    PHUKET: American Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Junie Browning is the subject of an island-wide manhunt following two brawls in Phuket on Sunday and his subsequent escape from Patong Hospital. The manhunt was launched following local media reports that an unnamed American man had been involved in a brawl at a bar in Karon. The man then continued fighting with several foes at Patong Hospital, where all the people involved in the fracas had been sent for treatment.

  • Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    PHUKET: Phuket will spend 10 million baht on festivities to ring in the new year with the “Colorful Phuket Countdown 2012”. The countdown event at Chai Field, opposite Provincial Hall in Phuket Town, will be put on by Tourism Authority of Thailand and Best Four media, among other sponsors.