Phuket News November 2011



all photos (unless indicated) from the Phuket Gazette
not sure about why the status makes the headlines...

Trouble Lovers jump from Thepkrasattri Bridge...
Mystics are called in to search....
But nothing...
But they may have run away together
But only a little bit...


A poll shows that the state of Phuket Roads is blamed for the number of accidents.
and the quality of the driving?


And there is a hit and run in Chalong...




Mad Yank Fanelli is sentenced to 10 years for the murder of a Thai lady.
But Embassy may appeal because he fought in Afghanistan?


Cajoled into visiting a development company in Phuket
no cooling off period...
their name (withheld)...
Absolute?




Another Accident - one dead one injured (pic above)
More motorbike accidents...
More motorbike accidents...
Another accident on Patong Hill - involving a buffalo
More motorbike accidents - death...
Have a look at the map I started.




Shock!!!!
The Phuket Transport Chief indicates that the Transport companies should be responsible for the mechanical safety of their vehicles.
Good luck - watch this space...


Patong tunnel plans stalled!
- there is sense in Phuket.


On a happier note the Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World (visited many times) had a beautiful butterfly release...


Phuket aiming to be recognised as a  City of Gastronomy
Phuket Baba Cuisine and Royal Thai cuisine.




The Bue tord'(batter-fried grass with small shrimp)
DEEE licious.


Thaksin amnesty........?


The Alan Cooke Cricket Ground opens...




Phuket Jet Skiers - good samaritans in flooding
a better story for them - a PR manager has been employed :-)
There is no MOT system enforced
The responsibility lies with the owner - not the driver flees the scene...




The mysterious death of a tourist found in her Hotel room 
- here's her passport just in case you need?


A robbery claim failed because...
nothing was stolen... but it was all in the Hotel Room...
even the shoulder bag....



A swiftlet is built on the top of a house, bird's song played...
Pull the swiftlet down!


Don't carry an M16 rifle in your car the Police might stop you!
They did and look what happened.
And the police did not release what variant is was
does it matter - it's a Big Gun


Buses from Phuket airport to the beaches!
Good Luck


Turning cr*p into fertilizer -
an idea but not money making and the smell?


Surfing zones outlined?


Nipple Gangs
Think twice if those bosoms taste good...




Italian shows off his muscles on Soi Bangla...
gets an elbow in the face...




An American claimed of beatings in a police station rejected
what was he guilty of - there is another story...




Thailand's top5 Social networkers
I met Richard Barrow - am I in top 10,000 now?






Permanent Secretary for Transport Supoj Saplom is burgled, losing 12 million baht!!!
and the burglars tell us they took 200 million baht!!
from about 700 million baht!!
because they could not carry it!!!
- transferred to an inactive post
does this mean that he is still receiving wages?





NOTE: NOT murder - he is guilty...?