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Phuket

Luxury mansion amid Phuket protected forest to be removed

PHUKET: A luxury mansion being built in the hills above the Bang Wad reservoir in Kathu will be ordered to be removed for violating the ban on all construction more than 80 metres above sea level, The Phuket News has confirmed. Kathu Municipality officials also confirmed to The Phuket News that the luxury mansion is […]Read More

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Man found hanged after seeing partner with another man

PHUKET: Police have ruled in their investigation that a 27-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself after seeing his long-term partner, who is the mother of his three children, with another man at an entertainment venue in Kathu last night (Dec 7). Lt Col Somkid Onjan of the Phuket City Police was notified of the […]Read More

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Worker’s residence building gutted by fire

PHUKET: Workers at a camp in Kathu escaped injury when their two-storey residential building went up in flames this morning (Dec 6). Capt Wattanatorn Bumrongtin of the Kathu Police was notified of the fire, at a workers’ camp in Soi Sikor, near Moo Baan Phuket Hopeland in Moo 6, Kathu (see map below), at 7:10 […]Read More

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Swedish man on drugs blacklist caught in Phuket

PHUKET: A Swedish man earlier deported and blacklisted for drug possession has been arrested in Kathu district. J. J. D., 38, was apprehended at a room at Dee condominium in tambon Kathu on Tuesday evening by a team of tourist and immigration police, following a tip-off that a foreigner with a blacklist record was staying […]Read More

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Man killed in solo Ducati Monster motorbike accident

PHUKET: A 40-year-old man died in a motorbike accident on Phra Phuket Kaew Rd in Kathu early this morning (Sept 21). Col Chalermsak Aksarapien of the Kathu Police was called to the scene, in front of Phuket Villa Kathu, at 2:30am. Full story: thephuketnews.com By The Phuket NewsRead More

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Six foreigners, two Thai women arrested in alleged romance scam

Tourist police have arrested six foreigners and two Thai women for allegedly deceiving Thai women into wiring them money in a suspected romance scam. Deputy tourist police chief Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal paraded the eight suspects at a press conference at the Royal Thai Police head office. Full story: The Nationt By The NationRead More