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  • Call to revise Thai lese majeste law; Cambodia offers prisoner swap; MP surrenders

    Call to revise Thai lese majeste law; Cambodia offers prisoner swap; MP surrenders

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Call to revise lese majeste law Phuket Gazette / The Nation The head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT), Kanit Na Nakorn, has called for amendments to be made to Thailand’s lese majeste law, which mandates prison terms for anyone found guilty of insulting the monarchy. Mr Kanit said changes should be made to the law to prevent further social divisions. The announcement came just days after Army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said Thais who opposed the law should leave the country.

  • Services to Phuket Sports

    Services to Phuket Sports

    PHUKET: Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club (TSLC) has been awarded the Phuket Gazette’s inaugural Services to Sport title. The purpose of such an award is to identify and recognize individuals, teams or organizations whose contributions to raise the profile of sport on Phuket has been outstanding throughout the year.

  • Pheu Thai to investigate Phuket encroachment case

    Pheu Thai to investigate Phuket encroachment case

    PHUKET: The spokesman for the ruling Pheu Thai Party today announced he will travel to Phuket soon to investigate the alleged encroachment of 65-rai of protected mangrove forest in Muang District. According to a report in the Manager Online website, Pheu Thai Party spokesman Phrompong Nopparit said the alleged encroachment involves a 65-rai plot in Muang district, which the Phuket Gazette understands to be located off Bang Chee Lao Soi 2 in Rassada Village 2. About 50 local residents

  • Praise swells for rescue of Phuket tourists from sinking speedboat

    Praise swells for rescue of Phuket tourists from sinking speedboat

    PHUKET: High praise has been rolling in for the crew from Phuket’s Prestige Divers who rendered assistance to a tourist-laden speedboat that quickly sank off Koh Yao Yai in Phang Nga Bay on Thursday. “My crew did a fantastic job

  • Storms strip Phuket wrecks of markers

    Storms strip Phuket wrecks of markers

    PHUKET: Recent storms have again made two wrecks in Chalong Bay a hazard to mariners. Markers attached to the wrecked boats by the Phuket Cruising Yacht Club had until recently made both of the wrecks visible to sailors.

  • Phuket ‘Pla wan’ stabbing: ‘I’m sorry,’ says pub owner

    Phuket ‘Pla wan’ stabbing: ‘I’m sorry,’ says pub owner

    PHUKET: The owner of the Rachada pub in Phuket Town yesterday apologized in person to Vorasit “Pla-wan” Issara, General Manager of the Sri Panwa Resort, for the attack that led to him being

  • Phuket Sports: Tuffers at the Village tonight

    Phuket Sports: Tuffers at the Village tonight

    PHUKET: Former England cricket international and TV personality, Phil Tufnell will spend an evening with Phuket cricket enthusiasts and VIP guests at The Village Coconut Island tonight. Absolute World have organized an informal BBQ and drinks event where Phil will share anecdotes of his outstanding cricket career and experiences of winning the popular reality TV show “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here”

  • FC Phuket fans say cheers for lifting the ban

    FC Phuket fans say cheers for lifting the ban

    PHUKET: FC Phuket fans will be allowed to cheer during the team’s final home match of the season on Saturday evening against Bangkok FC, the club’s secretary has confirmed today.

  • Phuket’s Seven Days of Danger claims six lives

    Phuket’s Seven Days of Danger claims six lives

    PHUKET: The final toll for the “Seven Days of Danger” road safety campaign in Phuket is six dead and 80 injured in 75 reported accidents, all higher than last year’s figures.

  • Six charged for Phuket resort GM stabbing; Hollywood actor Renner caught in brawl

    Six charged for Phuket resort GM stabbing; Hollywood actor Renner caught in brawl

    PHUKET: Six staff of the Rachada Pub in Phuket Town have been charged with attempted murder for the stabbing of Sri Panwa Resort General Manager Vorasit Issara early yesterday morning.