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  • Phuket hosts Southern Halal Expo to boost tourism
    by Ryan Turner on June 12, 2024 at 4:09 pm

    The Southern Halal Expo & Tourism fair is currently taking place in Phuket, aiming to revitalise local tourism and enhance the incomes of local families while enhancing a sense of community for Muslims. Phuket Governor Sophon Suwannarat officiated the opening ceremony at the Robinson Lifestyle Shopping Center in Thalang yesterday. The event, organised by the Andaman … The story Phuket hosts Southern Halal Expo to boost tourism as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Shell shock: Hawksbill turtle rescued near Patong Beach
    by Bright Choomanee on June 12, 2024 at 11:38 am

    A young hawksbill turtle, found washed ashore south of Patong Beach, is now under care after suffering significant injuries due to entanglement in a discarded fishing net. Hotel staff at Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach, discovered the turtle yesterday and promptly notified officers at the Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center (Upper Andaman … The story Shell shock: Hawksbill turtle rescued near Patong Beach as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Phuket man arrested for murder of 21 year old masseuse
    by Bright Choomanee on June 12, 2024 at 11:25 am

    Phuket police arrested a man in connection with the murder of Benjarat ‘Nong Cream’ Cheychan, a 21 year old masseuse from Phuket who was last seen leaving her house in Rawai on June 3. Benjarat was seen departing with a man driving a grey Bangkok-registered Toyota pickup truck. She informed friends she was going to … The story Phuket man arrested for murder of 21 year old masseuse as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Gun-brandishing pickup driver threatens couple during road rage
    by Ryan Turner on June 11, 2024 at 5:52 pm

    A road rage incident saw a white pickup driver allegedly brandishing a gun and threatening a truck driver and his wife in Phuket yesterday. Wichit Police are currently searching for the suspect involved in this alarming incident. According to Kwannapa Patjirang, she and her husband were travelling northbound on Chao Fa West Road when they … The story Gun-brandishing pickup driver threatens couple during road rage as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Missing American in Phuket beach found dead
    by Ryan Turner on June 11, 2024 at 1:33 pm

    An American man who was swept away by a giant wave in front of his three year old son and Thai wife has been found dead on Nai Harn Beach, Phuket. The incident occurred on June 9 as the family was enjoying their time at the beach. His wife, 49 year old Siriamorn, and their … The story Missing American in Phuket beach found dead as seen on Thaiger News.

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