Russian arrested, may face prison term for feeding fish

Russian arrested, may face prison term for feeding fish

KOH RACHA: A Russian tourist was arrested, with bail set at 100,000 baht, for feeding fish in Koh Racha yesterday afternoon. “The incident occurred at Plab Pla beach on Koh Racha Yai. During a regular patrol, officers found Olga Smirnova, 53, feeding bread to the fish,” said Suchat Rattanaruengsri, Region 6 head of the Marine

- Monday, February 20, 2017 | 10:57 AM

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Fish-feeding Russian tourist jailed in Phuket

Fish-feeding Russian tourist jailed in Phuket

PHUKET: A Russian tourist spent two nights in jail for feeding fish at Koh Racha before paying 100,000 baht bail to be released from a holding cell at Phuket Provincial Court yesterday. Her passport has been held by the court and she is not permitted to leave the country until after her case is tried there. Her initial hearing

- Yesterday, 01:44PM

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Snarled wires cause electric fire in Phuket

Snarled wires cause electric fire in Phuket

PHUKET: A transformer exploded after a jumble of electric wires sparked last night in Kata, causing thick, black clouds of smoke and hours of blackout in the area. The incident occurred near the heavily trafficked Kata Beach Resort junction. Crowds of tourists and locals gathered at the scene, watching the sparks and flames in s

- Monday, February 20, 2017 | 04:30 PM

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Speeding British biker kills Phuket local

Speeding British biker kills Phuket local

PHUKET: A Thai man was killed after a British national on a big bike crashed into him in Thalang last night. Chawalit Sritha, 69, was riding a Honda Wave and collided with 32-year-old Adam Howard’s Yamaha big bike. “Mr Chawalit was critically injured and taken to Thalang Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Mr Howard w

- Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 12:27 PM

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