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  • Police searching for building owner after two die in Bangkok shophouse fire
    PHOTO: The Nation A 67 year old woman and a 60 year old man have been killed after a fire engulfed a five-storey shophouse modified to provide rented rooms in Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon district early today. The Samrarnraj police station was alerted at 1.15am of the fire at the shophouse near Chao Phor Sua shrine […] The post Police searching for building owner a […]
  • UPDATE: Total 4 deaths in Phang Nga Chinese tour bus crash
    One person died at the scene yesterday while another three have since died in hospital. Nine other people sustained injuries in yesterday’s incident in Phang Nga when a pick-up, careering out of control, crossed the median strip, took out a motorbike, and then crashed head-on into a tour bus. Newshawk Phuket reports that emergency responders […] The post UPD […]
  • The Long March to campaign for fewer restrictions on medical marijuana – VIDEO
    A new long march, this time to draw attention to fewer limitations on the use of medical marijuana, is setting off from Pichit today in northern Thailand, heading south to Bangkok. Civic groups will set off on their march on the same day the Thai government’s amnesty on marijuana possession comes to an end. Thai […] The post The Long March to campaign for fe […]
  • 5G: Welcome to instant wi-fi and the internet-of-everything
    5G will change everything. What 2, 3 and 4G have improved on, 5G will revolutionise and open up even more online possibilities. The internet-of-things will become the virtual internet of everything! 5G’s lightning speed will operate in almost real time – so fast it will actually be almost 200 faster than a human’s usual reaction […] The post 5G: Welcome to i […]
  • Game of Thrones: Thirsty actors leave water bottle in shot
    Oh my GOT. They’ve done it again. For the second time this season Game of Thrones fans, with eagle-eyes and a trigger finger on the pause button, have spotted another out-of-place-and-time item on screen. This time, a plastic water bottle tucked in behind the leg of ‘Samwell Tarly’ has been spotted on the series, now […] The post Game of Thrones: Thirsty act […]
  • Ouch! Man falls from mango tree, ends up with metal rod through his testicles
    PHOTO: Daily News Daily News reports that an iron rod, sitting under a mango tre,e had gone right through a man’s testicles after he fell from a mango tree in Nakorn Si Thammarat yesterday. The poor man, Piyapong, was fighting extreme pain as friends tried to keep him in consciousness with smelling salts. Meanwhile, according […] The post Ouch! Man falls fro […]
  • Man drowns while catching fish in Krabi temple lagoon
    A man has drowned in a lagoon while he was trying to catch fish inside an animal sanctuary area adjacent to a Krabi temple. Mueang Krabi Police were notified of the incident at the Kowaram Temple in Mueang Krabi District at 5.30pm yesterday. Police and emergency responders arrived at the temple lagoon and joined in the […] The post Man drowns while catching […]
  • Bhumjaithai and Democrats holding off decision for key roles
    PHOTO: The horse-trading continues Nearly two months after the March 24 election and still no government formalised. The horse-trading has been fast and furious with rumours and speculation running rife over recent days. It is thought that some announcements will be made today or tomorrow in the lead up to the opening of parliament on […] The post Bhumjaitha […]
  • Male doctor and his friend arrested after 18 year old falls from condo in gay-sex tryst
    A male doctor working in the “beauty field” and his male friend have been giving confusing testimonies to police today. The pair were apprehended by police on Saturday after their 18 year old guest fell to his death from a balcony at the doctor’s 20th floor condo in Bangkok. Police speculate the condo appeared to […] The post Male doctor and his friend arres […]
  • Young British man found dead in Chiang Mai condo
    PHOTO: Thai Rath A maid discovered a British man dead in the bedroom of a room on the eighth floor of a luxury condo in the Chang Khlan district of Chiang Mai over the weekend. 39 year old Kapadia Sarfaraaz was found face down on the bedroom floor. Police found no signs of a struggle or wounds […] The post Young British man found dead in Chiang Mai condo app […]

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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