Year: 2007

  • Phuket News

    B10,000 reward for escaped convict

    PHUKET CITY: The Director of Phuket Provincial Prison is offering a 10,000-baht reward for information leading to the arrest of a convict who broke out of Phuket Provincial Prison earlier this month and remains at-large.Phuket Provincial Prison Director Paisal Suwanraksa identified the fugitive as Thiwa Wahji, 20. In his successful bid for freedom on February 18, Thiwa scaled the facility’s…

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  • Phuket NewsYoung man executed at Layan | Thaiger

    Young man executed at Layan

    THALANG: A young angler was found shot in the back of the head on a bridge at Layan Beach on December 28.Pol Lt Col Jessada Sangsuree, Investigating Inspector at Cherng Talay Police Station, told the Gazette that Suthin Srisamut, 40, about 10:30 pm that night reported that the body of his son, Worayuth Srisamut, 25, had been discovered on the…

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  • Phuket NewsBoy, 15, shot dead for staring | Thaiger

    Boy, 15, shot dead for staring

    PHUKET CITY: Piyawuth “Ab” Pattamapaneewong, 19, and Wirat “Dam” Thongsu, 20, both from Phuket City, have been charged with gunning down a 15-year-old boy about 12.30 am on December 24.The victim was identified as Chumphon “Toto” Ruengdam, son of Prasert “Phu Yai Soi” Ruengdam, Headman of Rassada Village 3.Police arrested the two suspects about 5 am the same day in…

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  • Phuket NewsThai Princesses to visit Phuket | Thaiger

    Thai Princesses to visit Phuket

    PHUKET: HRH Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol and HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha will visit Phuket this month.Princess Chulabhorn will arrive at Phuket International Airport January 8 and will stay at the Similan Islands off Phang Nga until January 14.Princess Bajrakitiyabha will arrive in Phuket January 18. As part of her work with the Justice Ministry, she will visit the Phuket State Attorney’s Office…

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  • Phuket NewsTwo more bombs explode at Central World, Pratunam | Thaiger

    Two more bombs explode at Central World, Pratunam

    BANGKOK (The Nation): Two more bombs exploded in the heart of Bangkok once the new year started, severely injuring many foreign tourists and some Thais.The two bombs exploded nearly at the same time seconds after the new year started.The first bomb exploded at the Best Sea Foods restaurant on the Saen Saeb Canal near the Pratunam Pier just seconds after…

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