Artikel tagged “police”

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, December 19

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, December 19

    9 year old in a cage in Krabi | Reprieve for Thai fishing industry | Police suspect ‘business’ behind Sunday’s bus torching | Alcohol Control Board goes after beer gardens | English proficiency on the improve in Thailand | Bad weather on the way this weekend. The post THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, December 19 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • New bar-coded traffic tickets start today around Thailand

    New bar-coded traffic tickets start today around Thailand

    If you get caught without a driving licence, infringing road rules or not wearing a helmet from today, you might be getting one of these. Thailand’s traffic police are now issuing E-traffic tickets for traffic violations from today. You’ll be able to pay the fines online two days after the issue of the ticket

  • Reporters arrested in Myanmar information suppression

    Reporters arrested in Myanmar information suppression

    Myanmar police have charged two Reuters reporters covering the Rohingya crisis with violating the Official Secrets Act, Yangon-based Eleven Media reports. 31 year old Wa Lone and 27 year old Kyaw Soe Oo  are accused of sending classified information they gleaned from security officials in Yangon who had just returned from Rakhine state, where a military crackdown has sent more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing into neighbouring Bangladesh.

  • The can of worms makes its way to Damrongtham Centre

    The can of worms makes its way to Damrongtham Centre

    Sarantip Chaeton, who earlier found worms in a can of fish, has visited the Damrongtham Centre at the Provincial Hall today (December 12) asking for some answers from the manufacturer. Read the original story HERE .

  • WEDNESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    WEDNESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    Day three of the Phuket King’s Cup today and fresh winds are waiting for the 83-strong fleet off Kata. Our Deputy PM has got into hot water over a flashy watch, a mother is being asked to explain why she chained up her daughter and a truck has fallen on a passenger van killing two in Chiang Mai

  • Marijuana valued at 2 million Baht – crackdown in Phang Nga

    Marijuana valued at 2 million Baht – crackdown in Phang Nga

    Phang Nga police have arrested 6 local fishermen with 456 kilograms of dry marijuana leaves. The 6 fishermen include 31 year old Boonkum Bohmuang, 27 year old Rachan Thong-Iad, 25 year old Sakrit Thong-Iad, 36 year old Thalerngsak Thanyupak and 37 year old Manoch Thintalay. After being informed about the drugs being transported by boat through the Andaman Sea, an undercover police officer contacted two of the men to buy some marijuana

  • NGO taking the government to court over food pesticides

    NGO taking the government to court over food pesticides

    More than 60 per cent of five popular vegetables sold in local markets contain excessive levels of harmful chemical residue, according to a testing by the Thailand Pesticide Alert Network (Thai-PAN), a non-governmental organisation working on food safety. About 64 per cent of khana (Chinese kale), tua fak yao (long beans), prik daeng (red chili), bai kaprao (basil leaves) and kalam pree (cabbage) samples contained chemical residue above maximum residue levels (MRL) limit, said Thai-PAN coordinator Prokchol Ousap at a press conference on Friday. The finding came from recent testing of 150 samples of nine vegetables, which also included bai bua bok (pennywort), cha-om (climbing wattle), tam lueng (ivy gourd) and sai bua (lotus stem), as well as the six fruits: grapes, papaya, banana, coconut, pineapple and dragon fruit.

  • Another van tragedy – 14 die after crash in Sing Buri

    Another van tragedy – 14 die after crash in Sing Buri

    Thirteen Burmese workers and a Thai driver were killed when a chartered van burst into flames after it crashed into the rear of a truck in Sing Buri early yesterday.

  • Kathu Police Chief to move in as Acting-Chief of Patong Police

    Kathu Police Chief to move in as Acting-Chief of Patong Police

    Today (November 21), Phuket Provincial Police Commander, Pol.

  • Widespread graft exposed in Phuket police case

    Widespread graft exposed in Phuket police case

    In the wake of the corruption investigation focusing on Phuket police, academics and stakeholders told a seminar held by the watchdog Police Watch that business operators on the island face police extortion worth millions of baht per month. The seminar was held at the Thai Journalists Association in Bangkok on Sunday.