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Today on Phuket Xtra we explore a woman who is looking to become Thailand’s first openly Trans Prime Minister, Family drug bust in Trang Province, and a fifteen year manhunt ends at a Temple in Suphan Buri Province.
Post when: Feb 15 2019 20:41:23 on: Watch our latest features

Phuket Xtra - February 15 2019 Happy Friday! Today on Phuket Xtra we explore a woman who is looking to become Thailand's first openly Trans Prime Minister, Family drug bust in Trang Province, and a fifteen year manhunt ends at a Temple in Suphan Buri Province. Hosted by : Chris Howson || #Phuket Local rescue working are calling for people to be more aware while driving in Kathu after a 30-year-old Four members of a family have been arrested separately in Trang province with over 700,000 speed pills and 21kg of crystal methamphetamine Police have arrested the abbot of a temple in Suphan Buri province on two counts of attempted murder and illegal firearms possession charges, which took place in Nakhon Si Thammarat and on Koh Samui in Surat 15 years ago.
A former CEO and well known Football promoteer is looking to become Thailand's first openly trans Prime Minister! Pauline Ngarmpring And all government offices will be closed this coming Tuesday February 19th as the Kingdom of Thailand recognizes Makha Bucha day.

Bad monks sent to jail! Wild elephants trample monk! B400 fine after bus crash? || Feb. 14
Post when: Feb 14 2019 17:50:52 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 14 Wild elephants trample monk to death |:| Charges after speedboat slams oil tanker |:| B400 fine after bus crash |:| Russian Consulate-General to open this year! |:| Bad monk arrested in crime sweep Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Speedboat captain to be suspended, boat de-registered after oil tanker slam 2- Driver fined B400 for reckless driving as tour bus slams power pole to avoid crash 3- Russian Consulate-General to open in Phuket this year
  4- Bad monks arrested in crime sweep of Buddhist temples
  5- Monk trampled to death by wild elephants in Thailand  

’Magic mud’ actually unsafe! Snake-catchers busy? Toto the roaming stray is ready! || Feb. 13
Post when: Feb 13 2019 18:10:08 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 13 'Magic mud' is actually unsafe |:| Plenty of snakes in Phuket! |:| Guns drawn in land dispute! |:| Party dissolved over Princess nomination |:| 5-day weekend during Songkran! |:|Toto the missing stray ready for adoption! Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Songkran Thai New Year becomes five-day public holiday 2- Guns drawn as tempers flare in Nui Beach land dispute 3- Toto, the missing stray dog, now in Soi Dogs' care, ready for adoption 4- Phuket snake-catchers get busy 5- Village warned that their 'Magic mud' is not a cure, may be diseased 6- Officials recommend dissolving Thai Raksa Chart party

Toddler hit by bus! Lucky girl saved from fatal fall? Bahraini refugee released! || Feb. 12
Post when: Feb 12 2019 18:25:51 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 12 Lucky girl saved from fatal fall! |:| Toddler hit by bus |:| Patong Hill claims two lives |:| Bahraini refugee released! |:| Burning fields, don't care |:| Death penalty, life over robbery, truck bombs Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Toddler dies after hit by Phuket tour bus
  2- Two Russian dead in Patong Hill crash
  3- South Thailand Update: Death penalty, life in prison for stealing pickups used as car bombs
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/security/1307284
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/security/1307919/stolen-pickup-explodes-outside-police-houses-in-pattani
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/security/1308087/new-face-of-terror-emerges-in-south
  4- Refugee Bahraini footballer released, heads back to Australia
  5- No one seems to care about ban on burning fields, which causes environmental problem, haze
  6- Lucky girl saved from fatal rooftop fall!

Princess withdraws nomination! Boy dies after Phuket rooftop fall! B2,000 fine after motorbike death? || Feb. 11
Post when: Feb 11 2019 17:34:42 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 11 HM the King steps in, Princess 'may not take political position' |:| B2,000 fine after motorbike death |:| Speedboat hits oil tanker, several hurt |:| Boy dies after Phuket rooftop fall Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Patong bike rental ship fined B2,000 after death of British teen
  2- Chinese tourists injured as Phuket tour speedboat slams oil tanker
  3- Rooftop fall at Phuket resort leaves boy, 9, dead
  4- HM The King: Princess 'may not take political position', party mulling next move
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1626498/princess-ubolratana-says-thanks-to-thais
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1627002/princess-bid-execs-may-resign

Princess enters race for PM! No charges over baby stingrays? Vietnam dissident missing? || Feb. 8
Post when: Feb 08 2019 18:35:53 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 8 WILDCARD: Princess enters race for Thailand Prime Minister |:| Phuket airport prepare for more flights! |:| No charged for allegedly catching baby stingrays |:| Investigating missing Vietnamese dissident Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Crew of salvaged Phuket fishing boat elude charges for catching baby rays
  2- Thailand to investigate disappearance of Vietnamese dissident in Bangkok
  3- Phuket airport readies for heavier air traffic
  4- WILCARD: Princess Ubolratana, Prayut enter PM race
MORE: https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/public-princess-tv-anti-drug-campaign-pm-candidate-long-captivated-thais/
MORE: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2185361/thailands-princess-ubolratana-rajakanya-wants-be-prime-minister
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1625822/gen-prayut-confirms-candidacy-for-pm-under-pprp-banner

Royal rainmakers summoned! Killer fire extinguisher? Huge king cobra caught! || Feb. 7
Post when: Feb 07 2019 19:37:15 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 7 Royal rainmakers called-in |:| Bangkok air is better, but Khon Kaen... |:| Huge king cobra caught |:| 171 drug gang suspects caught |:| Fatal accident in Airport Rail Link car Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Phuket Water Crisis: Gov. calls in Royal Rainmakers, water rations lifted   2- Bangkok air pollution gone for now, but Khon Kaen.....   3- 171 drug gang suspects arrested   4- Fatal accident with fire extinguisher in Bangkok   5- Huge king cobra caught in Krabi

New lifeforms discovered! ’Drunk’ cop shoots man? ’Dramatically low’ Phuket water? || Feb. 6
Post when: Feb 06 2019 18:21:33 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 6 Drunk cop allegedly shoots man |:| 'Dramatically low' Phuket water |:| New lifeforms discovered in Phuket! |:| Chinese New Year celebrations begin! |:| Rally before Premchai verdict Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- 'Dramatically low' Phuket reservoirs leads to water rations
  2- New lifeforms discovered on Phuket
  3- Rally to be held before verdict on Premchai wildlife trial
  4- Man accuses drunk cop of shooting him and pressing false charges against him
  5- Phuket kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations

Peace talks break down! 1 dead in Southern ambush! Refugee’s detention extended? || Feb. 5
Post when: Feb 05 2019 17:22:16 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 5 Ambush attack leaves civilian dead |:| Tourist hit by cop, then becomes one? |:| Refugee's detention extended |:| Auto shop on fire! |:| South Thailand peace talks break down Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Autosound shop in Phuekt Town engulfed by fire, damage in the millions
  2- Issue put to rest as American tourist hit by cop accepts apology.
  3- Bahraini refugee's detention in Thailand extended until April
  4- Southern Thailand peace talks broken
  5- One dead in ambush attack in Southern Thailand

Smuggling a baby leopard! Mother’s hitmen kills son? Foreigner barricades self! || Feb. 4
Post when: Feb 04 2019 13:02:38 on: Watch our latest features

PHUKET XTRA - February 4 Leopard cub smuggled to India! |:| Blaze destroys sea gypsy village |:| Mother allegedly kills son! |:| BKK air gets better |:| Foreigner barricades self in Phuket Town condo Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket 1- Phuket rallies after fire devastates Surin Islands sea gypsy village
  2- Foreigner in Phuket Town condo saga continues amid fears of 9-storey jump
  3- Mother allegedly hired hitmen to kill her son
  4- Leopard cub secretly taken from Bangkok to India
  5- Bangkok air getting better, crackdown on black fumes
MORE: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1622954/black-exhaust-buses-told-to-fix-fumes-or-face-fines


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