Month: July 2001

  • Phuket NewsAirport passenger stats show slight rise | Thaiger

    Airport passenger stats show slight rise

    PHUKET: After a dip in April compared with the previous year, passenger throughput at Phuket International Airport was up again in May by 3.16%, compared with May 2000. Statistics just relaesed show that 253,400 passengers arrived at or departed from the airport compared with 245,634 last May. The number of international passengers rose by 2.65% to 90,269, while the number…

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  • Phuket NewsBangladeshi found stabbed to death | Thaiger

    Bangladeshi found stabbed to death

    PHUKET TOWN: The body of an unidentified man was found floating yesterday in the fishing port on Soi Si Sena. Pol Maj Wichacom Kumjompa of Phuket Town Police Station said that the victim had been dead at least 48 hours. He is estimated to have been between 25 and 30 years old, and had tattoos on his shoulders that suggested…

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  • Phuket NewsTourist drowns off Patong beach | Thaiger

    Tourist drowns off Patong beach

    PATONG: The body of a Malaysian tourist, Cheu Chee Hou, 27, was found yesterday on Patong Beach, after he disappeared while in Phuket on his honeymoon. Pol Capt Ampolwat Sangruang of the Kathu Police Station said he received a report from villagers that they had found Mr Hou’s body lying on the beach opposite the Holiday Inn Hotel on Thaweewong…

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