PHUKET: Two drunk Australians were beaten down by a mob on Phuket's famous party street, Soi Bangla, early yesterday.
Davika Hoorne and Mario Maurer in 'Pee Mak Phrakanong' showing across Phuket. Their love is greater than war and death.
Paitoon Kruain, 32, who operated an illegal taxi picking up tourists at Phuket International Airport, has been charged with sexual assault and is now being held at Phuket Prison.
Business leaders yesterday demanded compensation from authorities for firms affected by Tuesday's massive power outage, while the Energy Ministry ordered a review of the emergency decision-making process.
Tourism officials downplayed the impact of Tuesday night's power outage in the South, but tourism operators and the country's biggest private-sector association expressed fears for their business and demanded the government take steps to ensure that such a situation does not happen again.
Thailand's worst ever power outage is over, says Egat, but worried residents of the South are still anxious after the entire region was left in the dark for two hours last evening.
PHUKET: A major power outage struck across Phuket just before 7pm tonight. Phuket Town, Chalong, Koh Kaew and Thalang are three heavily populated areas suffering from the outage, the Phuket Gazette confirmed.
PHUKET: Police have identified the man whose body washed ashore on Patong Beach early yesterday morning as 37-year-old Jeremy Thomas O'Neill. Because Mr O'Neill's body was found without any identifying documents, police circulated a photo of him to hotels in Patong hoping he would be recognized, Patong Police Deputy Superintendent Akanit ... (more)
PHUKET: A sortie of about 30 illegal taxi drivers from the Mook Andaman co-operative staged an all-night vigil in front of the Governor's Residence last night, finally causing the governor to agree to meet with them today to seek a resolution to their demand to serve passengers at Phuket International Airport.
The tiny city-state has outperformed its neighbours because it has vision and discipline, precisely the things we lack in fractious, divided Thailand Singapore is a city-state the size of Phuket.
A massive power failure has affected more than 8 million people in Thailand's 14 southern provinces, including popular tourist areas such as Koh Samui and Phuket, in one of the country's biggest blackouts in recent memory.
PHUKET: Two Australian tattoo parlor owners are now out of prison after mistakenly shooting two German tourists while trying to gun down alleged Danish mafioso Dennis Mark Knudsen on January 22.
Capt Nucharee Longkaew , the Phuket City Police specialist officer for interviewing victims of sex crimes, said the case is still under investigation.
Psychiatric Social Worker Dr Ruangsit Netnuanyai, 36, is a Phuket native who has been working at Vachira Phuket Hospital for 13 years.