Phuket shelter elephant causes ownership dispute

Phuket shelter elephant causes ownership dispute

PHUKET: A Krabi man has filed a complaint at the Damrongdhama Center after an elephant he claims was stolen from him 14 years ago turned up with a new owner in Phuket. Somsak Riangnguen, 35, said he bought the elephant (named ‘Yo’) and registered him in Surin Province in 2001. “In 2003, I took Yo to work in Krabi, where he

- Today, 02:52PM

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Couple die by electrocution at Phuket resort

Couple die by electrocution at Phuket resort

PHUKET: A Myanmar couple died by electrocution while working at a Rawai resort last night. “The resort is located on Soi Sermsook, Moo 4. We found the body of Min Thaik Non, 29, lying face up on the ground near the bathroom door. We also found a woman’s body lying face down inside the bathroom. She was named by police only as

- Today, 11:16AM

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Former policeman and wife killed in four vehicle pile up

Former policeman and wife killed in four vehicle pile up

PHUKET: A former police lieutenant and his wife were killed, while three others were injured in a four-car crash in Phuket's neighboring Phang Nga province this afternoon. Capt Chalermsak Aksornpian of Thai Mueang Police arrived at the scene on Petchkasem Road with rescue workers. “We arrived to find the road littered with meta

- Yesterday, 06:05PM

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Phuket locals protest closure of access to Laem Singh Beach

Phuket locals protest closure of access to Laem Singh Beach

PHUKET: Officials from the Ministry of Justice visited Laem Singh Beach this morning to follow up on a long-standing land dispute between the public, particularly local Thai people and thousands of foreign tourists, and an organization called 'Bangkok Broadcasting & Television Co Ltd (BB&T)'. The company, which airs Tha

- Yesterday, 06:00PM

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