Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Phuket Police arrest alleged gunman in ‘Ae Inside’ murder

    Phuket Police arrest alleged gunman in ‘Ae Inside’ murder

    PHUKET: The first suspect wanted in connection with the shooting murder of Phuket reporter

  • Phuket update: Warrant issued for ‘Ae Inside’ murder suspect

    Phuket update: Warrant issued for ‘Ae Inside’ murder suspect

    PHUKET: Phuket Police have issued an arrest warrant for one of two men wanted for the

  • Rampant rental car thefts in Phuket

    Rampant rental car thefts in Phuket

    PHUKET: Seven hire cars remain missing from a Phuket rental firm. Two suspects are in custody but three more are evading capture having failed to return the vehicles

  • Dutchman sought by police in Thailand gets 28 years in jail in Peru

    Dutchman sought by police in Thailand gets 28 years in jail in Peru

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Dutchman wanted in Thailand gets 28 years in Peru PrisonPhuket Gazette / News Wires PHUKET: Dutchman Joran Van der Sloot,

  • Phuket Sports: Chelsea favorite for FA Cup

    Phuket Sports: Chelsea favorite for FA Cup

    PHUKET: Chelsea have been made favorites by bookmakers to secure their seventh FA Cup title following their victory over Portsmouth. The scoreline flattered the Blues who struggled in a dour first half to breakdown determined defensive play by the visitors

  • Phuket Police investigate electrician beaten, strangled

    Phuket Police investigate electrician beaten, strangled

    PHUKET: Phuket Police are investigating the apparent strangling murder of an electrician whose decomposing body was discovered in his rented room this morning. Thalang Police at 8am were informed by a landlord of a foul odor emanating from one of his rental homes opposite the TOT offices on Dom Chom Tao Road (Route 4030). At the scene, one unit in a block of five attached dwellings, Phuket Kusoldharm Foundation workers found the door firmly locked.

  • Thai Customs ‘YouTube slapper’ faces probe

    Thai Customs ‘YouTube slapper’ faces probe

    PHUKET: The senior Thai Customs official caught on video slapping a security worker has been transferred and faces a misconduct investigation following the explosive reaction to his antics being posted on YouTube. Suvarnabhumi Airport Police yesterday issued a summons for 55-year-old Sombat Chatchaiwaiyawit to present himself for questioning after a video was

  • Phuket Business: Peak season tourism spike sees limited hotel vacancy

    Phuket Business: Peak season tourism spike sees limited hotel vacancy

    PHUKET: Occupancy rates at hotels along Phuket’s beaches have averaged more than 90 per cent during the current peak period and are expected to remain at or near capacity well into 2012, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced. Bangornrat Shinaprayoon, head of the TAT regional office in Phuket Town, said the island’s tourism sector is bustling not only because it is high season, but also thanks to an increased number of direct flights to Phuket launched last year. Popular destinations such as Patong Beach, Karon Beach, Rawai Beach, Chalong Temple and Phromthep Cape have been packed with tourists in recent weeks, she noted.

  • Truck driver charged over Phuket horror crash

    Truck driver charged over Phuket horror crash

    PHUKET: The driver of the truck involved in the

  • Phuket Media Watch: Body found on British Queen’s estate; Missing journalist believed dead

    Phuket Media Watch: Body found on British Queen’s estate; Missing journalist believed dead

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Body at Queen’s estate identified as missing teenager Phuket GazettePHUKET: Human remains which were found on the Queen’s Sandringham estate in eastern England on New Year’s Day have been identified as a missing 17-year-old girl, police said yesterday. The remains were found by a member of the public at around 11pm Phuket time on New Year’s Day in an area of woodland at Anmer, a tiny village which is part of Sandringham estate in Norfolk county. The investigation later turned into a murder investigation.