British couple say they were 'raped and robbed' in Phuket

British couple say they were 'raped and robbed' in Phuket

PHUKET: A British couple have alleged that they were robbed and raped while visiting Phuket during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The couple, who were named by Belfast Live as Gerald Drumgoole and Michael Burnett, said they were attacked and robbed of 400 pounds and their iPhones after their drinks were spiked

- Saturday, January 14, 2017 | 10:38 AM

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Phuket officials request hotels, vendors to curb flow of wastewater

Phuket officials request hotels, vendors to curb flow of wastewater

PHUKET: Cherng Talay officials called out to hotels and vendors to stop the discharge of wastewater onto Surin Beach yesterday. The request was issued after locals voiced concern over discolored, contaminated wastewater with a pungent odor seen coming out from a drainpipe located near the beach. “We have had this problem all ye

- Today, 12:15PM

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Drunk foreigner hits parked car and runs off into the woods

Drunk foreigner hits parked car and runs off into the woods

PHUKET: A drunk foreigner ditched his car and ran off into the woods after he smashed into a parked vehicle in Kathu yesterday. Lance Corporal Prawattinun Fuengfoo of Kathu Police received reports from locals at Bang Thong Village, who claimed that they tried to chase down the intoxicated driver of a white Toyota Vios but could

- Friday, January 13, 2017 | 06:02 PM

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Construction company 'warned' for discharging wastewater

Construction company 'warned' for discharging wastewater

PHUKET: A building contractor, KMIT Construction, was let off with a warning for discharging murky brown rainwater onto Tri Trang Beach today. Patong Municipality officials went on site to investigate the source of the brown water flowing directly onto the beach, following complaints regarding the issue by concerned local reside

- Friday, January 13, 2017 | 04:44 PM

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