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  • Tourist’s keen eye saves green sea turtle

    Tourist’s keen eye saves green sea turtle

    PHUKET: An observant tourist yesterday spotted a young green sea turtle floating in the water off the Yacht Haven Marina in Mai Khao, in the north of Phuket, and by doing so may have saved its life. The Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) was immediately contacted, who in turn asked the Phuket Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation for assistance in recovering the turtle. With the rescue operation a success, the turtle was quickly transferred to the care of Dr Patcharaporn Gaewmong, veterinarian for the PMBC’s Endangered Marine Species Unit.

  • Phuket property squabble sours Thai-Russian relations

    Phuket property squabble sours Thai-Russian relations

    PHUKET: A meeting at Thung Thong Police Station today exposed a rift between partners in a Phuket property company targeting the lucrative Russian market. Outraged by being allegedly cheated by a Russian national, Boonprasert Udommangkorn, owner of ThaiRus Development Co in Phuket’s Kathu District, filed a complaint against former partner Nikita Derkarch. The two met at Thung Thong Police Station today to assert their claims over the startup company that also sells Phuket property to Russians.

  • Phuket speedboats to pay for upkeep of Racha pier

    Phuket speedboats to pay for upkeep of Racha pier

    PHUKET: Speedboats on day trips from Phuket that dock at the floating pier on Racha Yai Island will be charged a mooring fee from January 1 to help fund the cost of repairs to the facility. “The Racha Hotel provides the pontoon and allows everyone to use it, but they never ask for money to maintain it,” committee president Sarit “Bung Mad” Jundee, 50, told the Phuket Gazette. “The money collected will go towards the upkeep of the pier.

  • Phuket police arrest one in Burmese dope bust

    Phuket police arrest one in Burmese dope bust

    PHUKET: Phuket police arrested a man for selling drugs in Rawai on Saturday, seizing his stash of marijuana and multiple bundles of kratom leaves in the process. Acting on a tip-off, Lt Col Charan Bangprasert of the Chalong Police dispatched a team to a construction site in Rawai, where the suspect was reportedly supplying drugs to Burmese workers.

  • Belgian fraud suspect brain dead in Phuket

    Belgian fraud suspect brain dead in Phuket

    PHUKET: A Belgian man embroiled in several fraud cases in Phuket is in a coma at Vachira Phuket Hospital, where he is being kept on life support until his organs can be removed for donation, the Phuket Gazette has learned.

  • Phuket ‘Colorful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    Phuket ‘Colorful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    PHUKET: Phuket will spend 10 million baht on festivities to ring in the new year with the “Colorful Phuket Countdown 2012”. The countdown event at Chai Field, opposite Provincial Hall in Phuket Town, will be put on by Tourism Authority of Thailand and Best Four media, among other sponsors.

  • Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    PHUKET: Phuket will spend 10 million baht on festivities to ring in the new year with the “Colorful Phuket Countdown 2012”. The countdown event at Chai Field, opposite Provincial Hall in Phuket Town, will be put on by Tourism Authority of Thailand and Best Four media, among other sponsors.

  • Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    PHUKET: Phuket will spend 10 million baht on festivities to ring in the new year with the “Colorful Phuket Countdown 2012”. The countdown event at Chai Field, opposite Provincial Hall in Phuket Town, will be put on by Tourism Authority of Thailand and Best Four media, among other sponsors.

  • Wilkinson drops out

    Wilkinson drops out

    PHUKET: “To say I have played through four World Cups, two Lions tours, 91 international games and a ridiculous number of injuries and other setbacks gives me an incredibly special feeling of fulfillment.” Jonny Wilkinson, England’s enigmatic out-half has announced his retirement from test rugby. His international record includes six tries, 162 conversions, 239 penalties and a record of 36 drop-goals.

  • Island Investor – eighteen year property cycle

    Island Investor – eighteen year property cycle

    PHUKET: The holiday season is fast approaching and some of us will soon be heading back to colder climes to enjoy the festive period with our loved ones. Many of you will remain in Phuket enjoying your Christmas dinner in a tropical climate, whilst for those of us jetting back to the UK we hope to be able to put aside the economic woes that are sweeping the region and enjoy a well earned break. It has been some time since my last visit to UK shores and things have changed significantly in the past 12 months primarily due to the financial constraints that many are suffering under.