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The leading online English-language newspaper for Phuket, Thailand, with daily news. The current top 10 breaking news stories in Phuket are:

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  • Australian sentenced to death in Thailand on drug smuggling charges
    news.com.au is reporting that a Perth man and his Thai wife have been sentenced to death in Thailand on drug smuggling charges. The father of two, 35 year old Luke Joshua Cook, and his wife 40 year old Kanyarat Wechapitak, were arrested at Suvarnabhumi Bangkok in December 2017 following a tip-off from local police, according […] The post Australian sentenced […]
  • New additions to the Thailand Michelin foodie guide
    by Khetsirin Pholdhampalit Thai street food eatery Jay Fai has retained its one Michelin star for the second consecutive year and the legendary Thai restaurant Methavalai Sorndaeng is among the new 10 additions to have been awarded one star, according to the announcement of eateries making it the second edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok. No […] The post New […]
  • Salvage operations now fully underway –  Surachate Hakparn
    Deja Vu from the waters south-west of Phuket this afternoon. Last week it was reported that the sunken vessel Phoenix would be raised to the surface before last Sunday. But the crane for the new salvage operations didn’t arrive until yesterday. But now, with the barge and new crane in full operation off Koh Hei, […] The post Salvage operations now fully unde […]
  • Malaysian Cabinet agrees to abolish death penalty
    PHOTO: Screenshot from “Apprentice” (2016) by Junfeng Boo Malaysia’s acting Law Minister Liew Vui Keong told the Malaysian Parliament yesterday that the Cabinet has agreed to scrap the death penalty, including for murder. But Deputy PM Wan Azizah Wan Ismail told reporters that the government would review abolishing it for murder, an opinion that was […] The […]
  • BMA says it’s time to sort out Bangkok’s soi dogs
    Bangkok’s governor says the time is up for the capital’s stray dogs. He says ‘enough is enough’ and that too many people are being bitten and harassed. Measures adopted by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration have so far proved insufficient and new plans are now being made to address the ongoing problem of stray dogs. The […] The post BMA says it’s time t […]
  • Thaiger Radio News – Wednesday
    Listen to the daily news from The Thaiger, anytime, anywhere…   The post Thaiger Radio News – Wednesday appeared first on The Thaiger Thailand news.
  • 56 gamblers arrested in Kathu gambling den raid
    Soldiers raided a gambling den in Kathu last night. More than 56 gamblers were arrested. 50 soldiers and Kathu Police raided the house which was allegedly being used as a gambling den near Tessaban 2 Baan Kathu School in the Kathu district. Officers found that gamblers were playing a card game for money. 17 male […] The post 56 gamblers arrested in Kathu gam […]
  • Man arrested, 3kg of ‘ice’ seized on Samui
    FILE PHOTO A man has been arrested on Koh Samui after police seized more than 3 kg of crystal methamphetamine. In a joint operation between Army troops and district officials, 36 year old Thai national, Ekkachai Prakobwancharone, was arrested at his rented room early yesterday (Tuesday). Authorities seized 52 grams of the drug, popularly known […] The post M […]
  • Boats being banned in Phoenix salvage zone
    The Phuket Marine office is warning boats to be careful when navigating around the area where the Phoenix salvage operations are underway of Koh Her, south-west of Phuket. “The Phoenix salvage operations are underway until at least November 15 south off Koh Hei at 7º42’14.6″ North, 98º23’06.9″ East.” The announcement states that, for the best chances […] The […]
  • Cold season arrives late in Bangkok this year, if at all
    The worldwide influence of El Nino is affecting Thai weather as we enter the annual ‘cold season’. The Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute of the Ministry of Science and Technology says Bangkokians will be disappointed if they expect to be running around in think jackets and jumpers because the mercury won’t drop any further in […] The post Cold season arri […]

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Phuket Gazette Contact Details
The Phuket Gazette Co., Ltd.
Address: 79/94 Moo 4, Thepkrasattri Rd. T. Koh Keaw, A. Muang
City: Phuket
Post Code: 83000
Country: Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (0) 7627-3555
Fax Number: +66 (0) 7661-5240