Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Two Israelis arrested over suspected mob hit in Samui

    Two Israelis arrested over suspected mob hit in Samui

    Two Israeli men were arrested at Don Muang International Airport on Sunday night for allegedly stabbing to death a fellow Israeli and seriously injuring his girlfriend on Koh Samui earlier in the day. Police said 24 year old Dolev Zuarez and 26 year old Eval Bokal were arrested soon after arriving at the airport at 9.30pm.

  • Phuket and Krabi province officials meet for marine safety meeting

    Phuket and Krabi province officials meet for marine safety meeting

    Authorities from Phuket and Krabi provinces have met to discuss marine safety, boat management and the tourism situation on Koh Phi Phi. About 33 authorities plus media from Phuket led by Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong, left from Ao Po Pier on Saturday heading to Phi Phi to meet with Krabi authorities led by Krabi Governor, Second Lieutenant Apinan Puakpong and Krabi Police Commander, Pol Maj Boontawee Toraksa. “There are 500 speedboats registered in Krabi Province and there are 2,000 speedboats registered in Phuket

  • Three foreigners, one Thai arrested for drug possession in Kamala

    Three foreigners, one Thai arrested for drug possession in Kamala

    Kamala police arrested 27 year old Viktor Dvinsky from Russia and 22 year old Berezina Vladystava with 14.44 grams of cocaine, 2 amphetamine pills, 17.66 grams of marijuana. Police also seized an iPhone, $2,400 in cash and 11,000 Baht in cash

  • Machete road rage in Phuket

    Machete road rage in Phuket

    The video of a pickup driver pulling out a machete to threaten another driver after being ‘tooted’ has gone viral. The man has since been arrested.

  • Thomas Cook Airlines flight attendant dies in Phuket hotel room

    Thomas Cook Airlines flight attendant dies in Phuket hotel room

    Saku police received a report yesterday (January 17) that an airline staff member from Thomas Cook, a 28 year old Finnish woman, died in her hotel room.

  • Fire destroys two motorbike shops near the Darasamuth intersection

    Fire destroys two motorbike shops near the Darasamuth intersection

    There’s been a fire, on the opposite side of the road between the Darasamuth School at the Central Festival underpass (Darasamuth Intersection) and Surakul Stadium, around 9am this morning. Two adjacent motorbike shops caught fire – there was an electrical work truck working on the electrical pole in front of the shops at the time.

  • Boat Lagoon Yachting announces mega shipment of private yachts

    Boat Lagoon Yachting announces mega shipment of private yachts

    Boat Lagoon Yachting, Thailand’s largest importer and distributor of luxury yachts, has made history in the region’s yachting industry with the importation of the largest single shipment of luxury yachts, worth over 1,400 million baht. The shipment comprises nine luxury yachts manufactured in the UK by Princess Yachts, with sizes ranging from 19 metres to a superyacht of over 30 metres.

  • UPDATE: Boat collision off at entrance to Royal Phuket Marina channel

    UPDATE: Boat collision off at entrance to Royal Phuket Marina channel

    From yesterday… Two boats have crashed at the entrance to the Royal Phuket Marina in the channel. Boats named ‘Pimracha’ and ‘Sattakamol’ collided just off the coast resulting in six injuries including one Thai man and 5 Italian tourists. The accident happened at the entrance to the channel leading to the Royal Phuket Marina at 4:30pm.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, January 17

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, January 17

    Second boat incident in three days | Prawit’s offering to resign if found guilty of ‘wrongdoing’ | Smart Visa details | Krabi and Thepa coal plants ‘still happening’ | PM puts hold on cannabis crops | Tax breaks for Thai families having babies.

  • Bottlenose dolphin at Phuket dolphin show gives birth to ‘Nattya’

    Bottlenose dolphin at Phuket dolphin show gives birth to ‘Nattya’

    The General Manager of the Phuket dolphin show has revealed that the dolphin named Alice has given birth to her first baby bottlenose dolphin (calf) after about 10 months of pregnancy, on January 13. “Our team is very excited to see this very smart mammal give birth to a baby in our place. The baby is very healthy and playful and this is a great Children’s Day celebration for all our staff,” she said