Phuket News - December 2012






Well I am glad that we did not drive past this!



images courtesy: Phuket Gazette

A picture says so much...
Physics exists in Phuket too

Murdered and unidentified foreigner found tied up on Patong Hill
any suspects?
Mosh 

and the land park deals which are shady - no comment

Arson on a Phuket beach...
Think that there must be a lot of money involved OR?

Phuket Police are to use Smart phones  
AND who is going to buy them?

Karon Beach touts hit hard
unless you sell fruit or give a massage - work that out?

and the Dusit Laguna baby elephant...
returned to their mother
but the Dusit indicate - "elephant acquired in good faith" - who's faith?

Paris Hilton - is she coming or not? 
who needs to be paid?
Yes Paris is coming...
who was paid?
but is it a scam?
But some business people still object 
because? 
now Paris is NOT coming
....?
Bad Vibes in Patong after move from Surin...
what next?
then rules...
and what happened?



Leatherback Turtle eggs found in wild 
maybe making a come back?

Motorbikes call for calm over billing tourists 
Please don't let the motorbikes start join in

Nepal's former Prince charged with destruction of property and drug use 
another reason not to imbibe 

Phang Nga - Oil Palms are removed so that natural trees can be planted
- i did not know that the oil palms were so destructive.



Kata beach roped off for safe swimming 
- a good idea...
but does everyone understand?

Public Transport is the way forward in Phuket 
and what do the taxi drivers think?

Aldhouse - 'pitbull' - returns and pleads for manslaughter
the other man threw himself on his knife?



Phuket Airport Bus is 'forced off the road' 
by necessary repairs 
or something else?
An interesting choice of words to describe this...


Samui and Phang Nga without power for 2 days 
and this cannot be stopped because?
could we harness Solar Energy?




Then a death on the school run...
the tragedy continues...
BUT Pegas tell us that 

A company representative at tour company Pegas Touristik denied any responsibility for the accident.

“We do not own the vehicles or employ the people who drive them,” she said. 



was this the company then?
(same vehicle as above)
Or is there somebody else?

the driver has been found and will be charged    


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