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Brake failure as truck crashes into Kata Minimart in Phuket

PHUKET: Faulty brakes are to blame for a heavy accident that occurred earlier today (Feb 22) in Kata where a truck crashed into a Minimart store. The driver, Mr Sarayut Poonkhlai, 26, was seriously injured but, miraculously, nobody was killed. Full story: thephuketnews.com By Eakkapop Thongtub The Phuket NewsRead More

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Indian tourist dies after pulled from surf at Kata Beach

PHUKET: Karon Police Chief Col Prawit Sutthirueangarun has confirmed that an Indian tourist has died after being pulled from the surf at Kata Beach unconscious and unresponsive late yesterday afternoon (Oct 28). Col Prawit told The Phuket News that Capt Channarong Prakongkue of the Karon Police was notified of the man’s death at 5:40pm by […]Read More

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After death threats, Bangkok MP fires up legal action over

PHUKET: Bangkok MP Sira Jenjaka today (Aug 19) challenged Phuket officials and police as to why no progress has been made in the investigation of The Peaks Residences condo project at Kata Noi, which stands accused of being built on protected forest land. Late last week Mr Sira, an MP with the military-aligned Palang Pracharath […]Read More

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Woman, 26, crushed by water truck on Kata Hill

Phuket: A woman has died after being crushed by a water truck on Kata Hill last night (Mar 20). Karon Police were notified of the accident at around 7pm. Capt Channarong Prakongkue of Karon Police and Phuket Ruamjai Foundation rescue workers arrived at the scene approximately 80m from Soi Hinkaaw where they found three people […]Read More

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Russian tourist injured in Kata jet ski crash

PHUKET: A Russian woman was injured and taken to Chalong Hospital this afternoon (Jan 28) after she and her friend crashed their rented jet skis into each other at Kata Noi Beach. Narathorn Center was informed of a jet ski accident involving 23 year old Russian national Tatiana Lysova at Kata Noi beach at 4.20pm […]Read More

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Body found floating off Kata Beach

PHUKET: Officials are hoping to identify the body of a man found floating off Kata beach earlier today (Aug 15). The body was discovered at 1pm and brought ashore by Navy personnel posted at the Marine Rescue Unit stationed at the beach. Full story: thephuketnews.com By The Phuket NewsRead More

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Chinese tour bus crash on Kata hill

A Chinese tour bus has collided with a pickup truck then ended up dangling precariously down the hill. 33 Chinese tourists have luckily escaped from serious injury. Karon Police were notified about the incident on Patak Road in front of the Kata power plant at 11.05pm last night (June 12). Full story: thethaiger.com Kritsada Mueanhawong […]Read More