13 May 2013 : PHUKET: A 24-year-old painter embarrassed police in Patong on Friday night (May 11) when he simply walked into the ground-floor police station office of the Deputy Superintendent for Investigations, Pol Lt Col Paisarn Sungthep, and walked off with a pistol and a laptop computer.
13 May 2013 : PHUKET: Immigration police this morning arrested 45-year-old British man, Stephen Peering, on charges of exceeding his permit to stay by two years, and possession of marijuana.
12 May 2013 : PHUKET: In an echo of a probe last year into “illegal” elephants in Phuket, officials are investigating the backgrounds of two baby elephants in Phuket that are suspected to have been taken from the wild or smuggled in from a neighbouring country.
09 May 2013 : PHUKET: The smoking room in the domestic departure lounge of Phuket International Airport is to be closed at the end of this month (May), but will remain open in the international departure lounges.
18 Apr 2013 : Karon Police duty officer Pol Sub Lt Nipoon Themsun told The Phuket News that Mr Teubner, 57, was found dead at around 5am this morning by his wife.
18 Apr 2013 : The Boston bombings will not have an affect on Phuket’s risk of a terrorist attack, but security at Phuket International Airport has been increased to be on the safe side, says its director.
18 Apr 2013 : The dolphin – estimated to be between eight and 10 years old, weighing 60 kilogrammes, and 1.3 metres long – is believed to have died from loss of blood and water in the lungs.
18 Apr 2013 : Canadian expat Andy Greenlay, 71, has been picking up garbage around where he lives in Rawai for 30 years, but the garbage problem has become so bad now that he cannot keep up with it.
18 Apr 2013 : The island almost got through the Seven Days of Danger around Songkran with no road deaths.
18 Apr 2013 : Wit Sanusun, from Surin, now aged 38, was caught after Phayatai police in Bangkok received word that he had been living in Phuket since the murder and they contacted police here to look for him.