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

- Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 01:44 PM

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British expat burglar arrested in Phuket

British expat burglar arrested in Phuket

PHUKET: An elusive British serial burglar, who has been on the run from police for at least two years, was arrested yesterday in connection with another series of burglaries in Phuket. Charlie Machin, 54, was apprehended at his rental house in Soi Na Koh, Cherng Talay, with 67 items stolen from at least three homes. He was prev

- Yesterday, 02:29PM

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Tourists stranded for hours as tour operators demand reduced park fees

Tourists stranded for hours as tour operators demand reduced park fees

KRABI: Operators of long-tail boats and speedboats blocked Khlong Haeng Bay in Ao Nang, Krabi, yesterday morning to demand that entrance fees for foreign visitors to the Phi Phi Islands National Park be halved. 300 soldiers, policemen and park officials were also present at the Khlong Haeng Bay entrance to Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu

- Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 10:52 AM

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Phi Phi national park chief resigns

Phi Phi national park chief resigns

PHUKET: The Hat Noppharat Thara – Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park chief asked to be transferred to a different department yesterday. He cited “failing health and work stress” as the reasons behind his decision, in a letter addressed to the director-general of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP)

- Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 05:34 PM

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