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Tim Newton
Tim Newton has lived in Thailand since 2012. An Australian, he has worked in the media, principally radio and TV, for nearly 40 years. He has won the Deutsche Welle Award for best radio talk program, presented 2,800 radio news bulletins in Thailand alone, hosted 330 daily TV news programs, produced 1,800 videos, TV commercials and documentaries and now produces digital media for The Thaiger and Phuket Gazette.

Laguna launches Dhawa Phuket branded residences

Leading island developer Laguna has launched Dhawa Phuket branded residences at the main entrance of the integrated resort. Featuring one and two-bedroom apartments, the entry...

Truck crashes into motorcycle and kills 63 year old

A 10-wheel truck has crashed into a motorcycle and killed a 63 year old woman, Nunoi Kraisat, instantly. After an investigation, Muang Phuket Police found...

From Thaksin to Thanathorn – 20 years of political soap opera

COMMENT by Tim Newton New political parties are being registered at break-neck speed following the easing of the Junta’s ban on political activities. Most of the...

Fatties in Thai Business Class? Mai dai!

Passengers intending to fly business class on Thai Airways’ new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will have to first pass the waist test (that's 'waist'...

21 year old arrested over assault on 82 year old following Facebook campaign

A young motorcyclist surrendered to police last night (Wednesday) evening following a Facebook campaign, which saw a reward of 60,000 baht being raised for...

“Your white handsome man is really a dark skinned scammer!” Tourist police warning

The Thai tourist police have produced a Facebook warning for Thai women about Romance Scams. One of the frames shows a cartoon white man who...

More wastewater outlets flowing into sea at Krabi

Can we allow this wastewater to keep flowing into our beaches? Krabi video footage from Karl Vandenhove. https://www.facebook.com/phuketgazette/videos/1642758232468665/

The new face of Thai politics?

The so-called “new blood” political party to be led by “pro-democracy” billionaire Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has promised to be an alternative to lead the conflict-plagued...

UPDATE: Cause of plane crash believed to be engine problems

The plane, HS-PMS series JABIRU 450 named Butterfly 05, crashed yesterday morning (Saturday) killing the captain, Wattana Tinphang-Nga, and Flying Officer Narin Taweewat, while...

Top Ten Things to know about taking a bus from Phuket to Bangkok (or...

So you need to get from Phuket to Bangkok, or Bangkok to Phuket? You have choices of flying, driving or taking a bus. As...