PHUKET: The quarterly meeting between Phukets honorary consuls and local officials held at Phuket Provincial Hall yesterday placed tuk-tuk drivers conduct squarely in the spotlight. The meeting became the forum for the strongest comments yet by the Phuket-based honorary consuls, who urged Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong to take action and bring to justice tuk-tuk and taxi drivers who assault foreign tourists. Days ago a German national [ …
PHUKET: Police have launched an investigation in Phuket to discover the parents of a baby boy found slightly bruised but otherwise healthy in the flat-bed of a pick-up truck this morning. Phuket City Police and members of the Ruamjai Rescue Foundation responded to a call at 8am from Wichit Moo 3 village headman Udom Nokseekaew reporting he had found a baby boy about 7 to 8 months old
PHUKET: A German man is in intensive care fighting for his life after he was beaten by a mob of Phuket tuk-tuk drivers for refusing to pay a fare of 100 baht (approx US$3.35).
PHUKET: A Nepalese tailor drowned when his car plunged into a canal in Phukets Thalang district last night. Thalang Police were notified of an accident near the TOT offices on the road to Ban Don at about 9:40pm.
PHUKET: A man in debt to loan sharks and unable to find work was found hanged in his rented room in Phukets Thalang district this morning. Friends believe he committed suicide.
PHUKET: One man died and his two passengers were injured when a pickup slammed into a tree at a notorious blackspot in Phukets Thalang district early this morning. Thalang Police identified the deceased as 35-year-old Prakit Ploonang
PHUKET: A Swiss man died after falling unconscious while swimming at Kata Beach yesterday. Kathu Police confirmed that a Swiss man was pronounced dead at around 5pm at Patong Hospital following an incident at Kata Beach. Witnesses reported to lifeguards at about 4:30pm that they saw the man swimming about 150 meters from shore, Uten Singsom, head of the Kata-Karon Lifeguard Club told the Phuket Gazette