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The Thaiger Phuket

  • Phuket cracks down on illegal jet-ski operations in Yamu Bay
    by Mitch Connor on May 19, 2024 at 12:10 pm

    Phuket police cracked down on illegal jet-ski operations in Yamu Bay and the neighbouring areas of Ao Por, Koh Rang, Koh Rang Noi, and Naka Island, all situated off the east coast of the island. Natchapong Pranit, Director of the Marine Department Region 5 office (Phuket Marine Office), revealed that the operation was initiated following … The story Phuket cracks down on illegal jet-ski operations in Yamu Bay as seen on Thaiger News.

  • British tourist stabbed in gang assault on Bangla Road, Patong
    by Mitch Connor on May 19, 2024 at 11:43 am

    Patong police are currently pursuing a group of men responsible for a gang assault on Bangla Road that left a British tourist injured early yesterday morning. The incident took place near a 7-Eleven close to Soi Sea Dragon at 4.40am. Charlie Faulkner, a British tourist, was found with a stab wound on his lower left … The story British tourist stabbed in gang assault on Bangla Road, Patong as seen on Thaiger News.

The Phuket News

  • Large yacht catches fire off Koh Lone
    on May 20, 2024 at 6:15 pm

    PHUKET: A large yacht moored off Koh Lone, in Chalong Bay, suffered extensive damage after it caught fire this afternoon (May 20).

  • PHUKET XTRA: VIDEO: Heroines Monument traffic nightmare,, Arrests after tourist stabbed in Patong || May 20
    on May 20, 2024 at 6:13 pm

    PHUKET XTRA - May 20 || Brought to you by @PVC Phuket Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket #PhuketNews #Thailand

  • Draft law aims to curtail profit shifting
    on May 20, 2024 at 11:54 am

    BANGKOK: The Revenue Department expects draft legislation to collect taxes from multinational enterprises (MNEs) to prevent the shifting of profit to subsidiaries located in countries with a lower tax base to be implemented in 2025, which estimates suggest will boost tax revenue by B12 billion per year.

  • Owner of stray tiger cub must pay B1.4mn
    on May 20, 2024 at 11:03 am

    BANGKOK: The owner of a tiger cub found wandering around a community in Chachoengsao province last week must pay B1.4 million for its long-term care, according to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP).

  • Visakha Bucha holiday brings alcohol ban
    on May 20, 2024 at 10:16 am

    PHUKET: Phuket Immigration and other government offices will be closed on Wednesday (May 22) as the nation celebrates the major Buddhist holiday Visakha Bucha Day