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  • Phuket man murdered within inches of his wife

    Phuket man murdered within inches of his wife

    PHUKET: A man driving his wife home from her job at Phuket Airport was gunned down in Sakoo subdistrict last night. Thachatchai Police were notified of the murder on the Sakoo-Nai Yang Road just after midnight. They identified the deceased as 29-year-old Niphon Thaiprasert, a resident of Sakoo Village 3.

  • Phuket crash uproots tree, two slightly injured

    Phuket crash uproots tree, two slightly injured

    PHUKET: Two people were injured in Phuket this afternoon when the driver of a pickup truck lost control on the bypass road, hit a tree on the median strip and collided with a sedan heading in the opposite direction. The accident occurred at about 2pm on the stretch of the bypass road in front of the Premium Outlet Mall in Koh Kaew.

  • Phuket construction worker dies of high blood pressure

    Phuket construction worker dies of high blood pressure

    PHUKET: Police believe that a Cambodian construction worker found dead this morning died from high blood pressure. Thalang Police Duty Officer Praman Yapphayak said he was notified of the death at about 7:30am

  • Phuket ‘security guard’ confesses to stabbing murder

    Phuket ‘security guard’ confesses to stabbing murder

    PHUKET: A security guard has confessed to the murder of a maid at a workers’ guesthouse in Phuket last night. Patong Police duty officer Weerapong Rakkito identified the deceased as 39-year-old Nuanchawee Sarating, until the time of her death the maid at a workers’ guesthouse in the Kalim. At about 9:45pm, her body was found face-up outside her room under the four-storey guesthouse, opposite The Lodge resort on Phra Barami Soi 5

  • Phuket Police recover fake bomb used in botched bank heist

    Phuket Police recover fake bomb used in botched bank heist

    PHUKET: Phuket City Police have recovered what they believe to be the fake bomb and clothing used by a man in a … Full story

  • Phuket estate manager denies gun charges

    Phuket estate manager denies gun charges

    PHUKET: Police have confiscated the gun of a Phuket housing estate manager who is accused of using it to intimidate a construction team into stopping their noisy work. The estate manager felt the work was “too noisy”

  • Phuket machete attack puts Burmese workers in ICU

    Phuket machete attack puts Burmese workers in ICU

    PHUKET: Two Burmese workers on their way home from a Phuket karaoke bar were critically injured after they were attacked by knife-wielding youths yesterday. Thalang Police received an anonymous report at 1:10am from a local resident in Srisoonthorn reporting that two heavily bleeding men were lying in an alley near the Baan Manik boxing camp on Srisoonthron Road. Arriving at the scene with Kusoldharm Foundation workers, Thalang police found the two men, estimated to be in their early 40s, with deep slash wounds to their necks and backs

  • Brit fraud fugitive nabbed in Phuket

    Brit fraud fugitive nabbed in Phuket

    PHUKET: A British expat arrested in Phuket today was on a list of fugitives wanted by an international division of the UKs Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), the Phuket Gazette has learned. Paul Ridden, 58, was arrested today after being fooled into meeting a friend in front of Chalong Police Station. When he drove into the police station car park, his exit was blocked by other vehicles behind him.

  • Fraud fugitive Brit nabbed in Phuket

    Fraud fugitive Brit nabbed in Phuket

    PHUKET: A British expat arrested in Phuket today was on a list of fugitives wanted by an international division of the UKs Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), the Phuket Gazette has learned. Paul Ridden, 58, was arrested today after being fooled into meeting a friend in front of Chalong Police Station

  • Gunfire silences Phuket construction clamor, says Swede

    Gunfire silences Phuket construction clamor, says Swede

    PHUKET: A Phuket estate manager terrified a team of Thai workers when he fired warning shots over their heads in an effort to get them to stop making noise yesterday morning, says the construction teams foreman. Swede Mike Hjort and Songkhla native Waleeporn Chinpised, both 41, appeared at Phuket City Police Station to file a complaint against Seree Duangsuwan.