Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Threatened oil spill off Phuket’s east coast

    Threatened oil spill off Phuket’s east coast

    A boat named ‘Cheburi’, a fishing boat from outside Thai waters, has washed ashore in front of Tapao Yai Island, just off Cape Panwa, after being prosecuted by the Fisheries Office for breaking Thailand’s Fisheries Act for not reporting on time. Officers surrounded the scene with floating protection barriers to avoid the oil leaking out. The old and ‘out of order’ fishing boat that was anchored in front of Tapao Yai Island was swept ashore by big waves yesterday (January 8) coming in from the north-east making it unsteady and almost flip over.

  • WEDNESDAY MORNING HEADLINES – All your news in 3 minutes

    WEDNESDAY MORNING HEADLINES – All your news in 3 minutes

    A lot of stories making up our news feeds today, from all over Thailand. Let’s ignore the threat of a 100% chance of rain from the forecast and focus on the sunshine in between.

  • Kata Rocks’ Collective Series kicks off for 2018

    Kata Rocks’ Collective Series kicks off for 2018

    Kata Rock’s next ‘Collective Series’ kicks off 2018 with local Thai fun on Saturday, February 3 from 5 – 7 pm with ‘Collective Series 11 – Night Bazaar’. The first event for 2018 will feature a festive Thai market themed ‘celebration of local culture’. After the success of Kata Rocks’ fun, different and outside-the-box Collective Series events of the past three years, Kata Rocks is proud to announce theFebruary event

  • Frenzied passenger at Phuket airport

    Frenzied passenger at Phuket airport

    FILE PHOTO Phuket International Airport has issued an explanation letter today (January 7) regarding a video of a distraught naked man who went berserk in the international terminal. The South Korean passenger admitted that he had taken too much Viagra

  • People’s Alliance for Democracy officials ordered to pay up for 2008 blockade of airports

    People’s Alliance for Democracy officials ordered to pay up for 2008 blockade of airports

    The Attorney General Office’s Legal Execution bureau has notified key figures of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) accused of illegally occupying Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang Airports during the 2008 protest to pay compensation worth 522 million baht to the damaged party, Airports of Thailand. Suwat Aphaipak, the PAD’s lawyer, said the bureau sent the notice on December 25, enforcing legal execution on 13 leaders following the court’s ruling

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 5

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 5

    Prayut lashes out at media | Gentlemen can get their ‘bits’ lasered | Phuket Immigration website in ‘Thai’ language only | Tourists leave record amounts of garbage | Police nab drug ‘king-pins’ in Mai Khao | Malaysians arrested in BKK for phone scams. The post THAIGER TODAY Friday, January 5 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Russian woman attacked on Koh Phi Phi

    Russian woman attacked on Koh Phi Phi

    FILE PHOTO Police Region 8 Commander, Pol Lt Gen Sorasak Yenprem, has ordered an urgent investigation and search to find the man who allegedly attacked a Russian woman on Koh Phi Phi on the New Year’s night. The 28 year old Russian woman (name supplied but not being made public) was celebrating the New Year’s Eve with her mother on Phi Phi. According to the police report, she was physically attacked by a man, who she detailed as ‘tall and slim’ at about 180 cm and believed to be a foreigner, at about 2 am – 3 am on January 1

  • 3 big drug dealers arrested in Mai Khao

    3 big drug dealers arrested in Mai Khao

    Thachatchai Police, together with military officers, arrested three big drug dealers from a network called ‘Ann Power’.

  • Dead body found floating near Koh Phi Phi

    Dead body found floating near Koh Phi Phi

    At about noon today (January 3), Koh Phi Phi police received a report about a dead body floating in the sea near Phi Phi in Lo Dalum Bay. Police say the body appears to be a western woman of about 30-35 years wearing jeans shorts and a blue bra. No trace of harassment or violence was found on the body.

  • Drunk female tourist refuses to pay bill at Jungceylon

    Drunk female tourist refuses to pay bill at Jungceylon

    A video has posted on a popular Phuket Facebook page that showed an altercation between a female tourist and several people outside a Fuji Japanese restaurant in Jungceylon. The video shows a woman, apparently from Europe (some say Norwegian), arguing with security as a crowd of shoppers gather.