Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Phuket honors Queen’s birthday

    Phuket honors Queen’s birthday

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha this morning led an offering of alms to 81 monks before a mass blessing was held to honor HM Queen Sirikit’s 80th birthday today, which is also honored as Mother’s Day in Thailand. The ceremony began at the auspicious time of 7:09am, with the Governor joined by his wife, Mrs Nalinee, as well as Phuket Vice Governors Sommai Prijasilpa and Chamroen Tipayapongtada, and Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana.

  • Silence shrouds release of Phuket baby elephant DNA test results

    Silence shrouds release of Phuket baby elephant DNA test results

    PHUKET: The DNA test results expected to determine the legality of three baby elephants

  • World News: Daring rescue mission in Antarctica

    World News: Daring rescue mission in Antarctica

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Australia to the rescue in Antarctica Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: An Australian rescue plane took off from New Zealand yesterday evening to carry out a daring rescue mission in Antarctica, where an American citizen at a research station is in urgent need of surgery, U.S. and Australian officials said.

  • Raid on suspected Phuket casino ‘not spiteful’: Environmental Crime chief

    Raid on suspected Phuket casino ‘not spiteful’: Environmental Crime chief

    PHUKET: The investigation of a suspected casino under construction on Rang Noi Island, just off the coast of Phuket Town, was carried out last Tuesday without prejudice and was not intended to defame or spite anyone, the top officer leading the raid has told the Phuket Gazette.

  • Phuket Customs nab Indian man with B100mn of ‘meth primer’

    Phuket Customs nab Indian man with B100mn of ‘meth primer’

    PHUKET: Customs officials at Phuket International Airport yesterday arrested a man trying to smuggle into the country 10 kilograms of packed ephedrine which they say could have produced up to 100 million baht of methamphetamines. At a press conference at Phuket Airport this afternoon, Customs Bureau Region 4 director Prayut Maneechote presented the suspect, named as 31-year-old Indian national Katchi Mohamed Buhari Ahmed. “Mr Katchi arrived from Delhi on Thai Airways flight TG223, then transited at Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket on board the same aircraft.

  • Michelle Smith attacker pleads guilty to ‘gang robbery causing death’

    Michelle Smith attacker pleads guilty to ‘gang robbery causing death’

    PHUKET: Surasak Suwannachote, the man on trial for

  • Flood of candidates register for OrBorJor election

    Flood of candidates register for OrBorJor election

    PHUKET: Scores of people arrived at Phuket Community Hall on Tuesday as candidate registration for the August 26 Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) council election opened. A total of 24 council seats are up for grabs, with 15 for Muang district, six for Thalang district and three for Kathu.

  • Man found dead in tin mine lagoon

    Man found dead in tin mine lagoon

    PHUKET: Police are attempting to identify the body of a man found floating in an old tin mine lagoon in Chalong yesterday afternoon.

  • Foreigners urged to give blood at Phuket Immigration

    Foreigners urged to give blood at Phuket Immigration

    PHUKET: The Phuket Regional Blood Center (PRBC) will host a special blood donation drive at Phuket Immigration Headquarters on August 9 to honor the 80th birthday of HM The Queen three days later.

  • Phuket Live Wire: How Windows 8 will roll out

    Phuket Live Wire: How Windows 8 will roll out

    PHUKET: Even if you have no intention of getting Windows 8, there are currently forces at work in the computer industry that will have an enormous impact on what kinds of computers are available in the near future, and how much they will cost. If you’re thinking about buying a new computer, you need to understand what’s about to happen