Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Laypang gets measured up for new home

    Laypang gets measured up for new home

    A big team from Bangkok consisting the Deputy Director of Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) – Dr. Pinsak Surasawadee, alongside Marine Specialist and Deputy Dean of Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University – Thon Thamrongnawasawad, and other specialists visited the 200 kilogram crocodile today (September 8) to verify the exact species in order to find a proper home for it. Currently, the team assumes that the crocodile is probably a saltwater or a mix species between freshwater and saltwater

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 8

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 8

    Police calling for ‘sympathy’ in Phang Nga rape case | Bang Wad dam ‘running on empty’ | Checkpoint gets a make-over | Two colleges under threat of closure | Next general election in Nov/Dec 2018 | Thailand’s road toll continues to rise.

  • Phang Nga rape victim and her mother meet psychologist

    Phang Nga rape victim and her mother meet psychologist

    The victim and her mother from Baan Koh Raed, Phang Nga, have been brought by officers from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security to see a psychologist after facing severe depression from case and the pressure from their neighbours. They also claim they have been facing ongoing harassment from other villagers. The 34 year old mother and 15 year old daughter were brought to Takuapa Hospital for a physical and mental health check, where they found that the girl’s condition has improved and that she stopped crying during the night and feels less scared.

  • Let’s ‘Run 2 Gether’ on October 1

    Let’s ‘Run 2 Gether’ on October 1

    ‘Run 2 Gether Phuket Town’ is the very first event combining able-bodied and disabled runners to be held in Phuket on October 1, 2017. It will be a Fun Run/Walk of 3.3 Kilometres around Phuket Town with the first 900 registered to receive a Shirt and Medal

  • Seub Nakhasathien Foundation visits Phuket’s crocodile

    Seub Nakhasathien Foundation visits Phuket’s crocodile

    ‘Laypang’, the 200 kilogram male crocodile from the old tin mine near Laypang Beach has been moved to a bigger rehabilitation pond today (August 5). A specialist vet has found that it’s now moving more easily in the larger enclosure while the Seub Nakhasathien Foundation paid a visit to provide some advice. The new, larger cement pond is 6×5 meters divided into two parts, a water zone and a dry zone, connected with a slope.

  • 40 men accused of raping 14 year old girl being investigated

    40 men accused of raping 14 year old girl being investigated

    Phang Nga’s Governor, Pakkapong Tawipat, has sent an investigative team to work on the rape case that happened in a village in Kokloy, Phang Nga, where a 14-year-old girl was raped by 40 local men from May to October last year. “The team is chaired by the Vice Governor, Ekkarat Leesen. We have moved the girl and her family out of the village already and are keeping them in a safe house,” said the Governor

  • Samui rubbish problem ‘critical’

    Samui rubbish problem ‘critical’

    Story from Thai PBS English… The warning came from Samui mayor Ramnate Jaikwang earlier this week as the garbage problem is getting worse. Mayor Ramnate said at present the island’s 30-rai landfill already holds mountains of garbage of over 200,000 tons, while 150-200 tons keep coming in every day for disposal. The local administration is calling for a bid to dispose it.

  • Rawai thief and girlfriend to face charges

    Rawai thief and girlfriend to face charges

    Phuket’s Police Chief has announced that the Nigerian suspect, James Chukwunweike Chijioke, the suspect for a shooting robbery in Rawai (story here  https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/suspect-arrested-shooting-robbery-rawai ) will be charged with robbery and attempted murder even though he denied all the charges. The Police say they have enough evidence to prove his guilt. Following the shooting robbery in Rawai, when 52 years old Russian expat Elena Kharenko was shot and severely injured, police arrested the suspect and found a total of 92 stolen items.

  • Thai Student’s bodies recovered from California river

    Thai Student’s bodies recovered from California river

    From The Nation US rescuers has retrieved remains of two Thai postgraduate students at the South Florida University from their car that plunged into a river in the US more than a month ago.The retrieval operation sent rescuers go down from a helicopter to the Kings River where the car is stuck and pulled the car to a river bank. Remains of Thiwadee Saengsuriyarit, 24, and Bhakapon Chairattanasongporn, 28, will be sent for autopsy and identity confirmation.

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 1

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 1

    Crocodile captured after two day hunt around Bang Tao beach | Songkhla’s much BIGGER croc problem | Huge individual drug haul in Krabi valued at 100 million Baht | 459 metre tower gets Government funding | Buddhist nationalists protesting Rohingya violence | Tricks from last week’s Flow Jam event in Bangkok.