Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • 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.

  • WEDNESDAY NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    WEDNESDAY NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    Sort of back to normal today, whatever that means. The news never stops and there’s plenty of it around today. Let’s see what news stories are in our inbox this morning… PM urges big effort on final day of reporting period PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha is urging officers to strictly enforce traffic laws and provide security for people on the roads and at public transport stations on the final day of the new year monitoring period called the Seven Days of Danger.

  • TUESDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    TUESDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    Another public holiday today. The Government announced last year that they’d add an extra day to the new year holidays this year in an effort to relieve the rush of traffic as people head home and back for the new year break

  • 2017 – Phuket’s year in review

    2017 – Phuket’s year in review

    2017. What a year. As the clock is about to click over into 2018 we look back at another busy year on the island.

  • SNAKES! But not all snakes are deadly, most aren’t

    SNAKES! But not all snakes are deadly, most aren’t

    A friend discovered a snake on his balcony the other day and asked me what it was.