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  • F1 Grand prix in Jersey

    F1 Grand prix in Jersey

    PHUKET: “They compare it to Spa in Belgium, but it will have the feel of Monaco.” West New York attorney Joe DeMarco recently made a comparison between the New Jersey, 3.2-mile street circuit that will host the Grand Prix of America in 2013 – and the famous Monaco circuit. ..

  • Phuket tourism on high ground

    Phuket tourism on high ground

    PHUKET: Tourism in Phuket will not be negatively affected by flooding in other parts of Thailand in fact, the industry is doing better than last year, according to Phuket Tourist Association (PTA) Vice President for Marketing Bhuritt Maswongsa. The flood disaster is not affecting Phuket tourism because most of Phukets tourists come from abroad there are more than 40 direct flights from overseas to Phuket, Mr Bhuritt said.

  • Phuket Caveat: Man accused of bestiality says his prostitute turned into a donkey

    Phuket Caveat: Man accused of bestiality says his prostitute turned into a donkey

    PHUKET: Expat residents of Phuket are well accustomed to tales bizarre, but this one, reported by local media in Zimbabwe, may trump anything recorded in the Pearl of the Andaman to date.

  • Phuket bus crash driver blames brake failure

    Phuket bus crash driver blames brake failure

    PHUKET: The driver of the Phuket tour bus full of Russian tourists that … Full story

  • BREAKING NEWS: Bangkok on full alert for inundation tonight

    BREAKING NEWS: Bangkok on full alert for inundation tonight

    PHUKET: Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra warned the capital’s city dwellers in all 50 districts to brace for flooding as a significant portion of the backed-up floodwater from the North will hit across the city tonight. The governor made the announcement as he inspected the water level in the Chao Phraya River, which he said is likely to be at 2.40 metres above mean sea level

  • Phuket Breaking News: Bus crash on Patong Hill; many injured

    Phuket Breaking News: Bus crash on Patong Hill; many injured

    PHUKET: A bus carrying 37 Russian tourists from Phuket International Airport has crashed on Patong Hill, injuring many passengers in the second such incident in four days in Phuket. A Russian passenger told the Phuket Gazette that the bus emblazoned with the company name “J-Siam Holiday Phuket Co” was carrying 37 Russians, and four Thais: two tour guides, one driver and one assistant. The group had just arrived in Phuket and were en route to the Duangjit Resort in Patong

  • Nok Air to resume Bangkok-Phuket flights

    Nok Air to resume Bangkok-Phuket flights

    PHUKET: Nok Air will resume flights between flood-struck Bangkok and Phuket tomorrow by temporarily moving their operations to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

  • Cyclists make the Big Push for Phuket

    Cyclists make the Big Push for Phuket

    PHUKET: TEN riders representing the Royal British Legion and the Thai War Veterans Organization are set to cross Phukets Thepkrasattri Bridge tomorrow, completing a 855-kilometer bike ride from Bangkok in a bid to raise 500,000 baht for charity. Completing the ride, called the Spice Roads Royal British Legion Big Push, are British ex-service folk, the oldest of whom is Tony Margetts at 64. ..

  • Phuket Town thieves stealing water meters  again

    Phuket Town thieves stealing water meters again

    PHUKET: Officers at Phuket City Municipality are urging residents to beware water meter thieves running amok in the town. They are also calling for all scrap metal merchants to be on the lookout for any scrap being sold that suspiciously looks like the ramps used to allow vehicles to ascend curbs and be parked in inner-city garages.

  • Phuket prisoners selected for ‘reintegration training’

    Phuket prisoners selected for ‘reintegration training’

    PHUKET: More than 200 inmates at Phuket Prison today began their first day of rehabilitation training to prepare them for release into society. The two-week course, launched to honor HM King Bhumibol Adulyadejs 84th birthday on December 5, aims to help the inmates become good, moral people and productive members of society, said Phuket Prison chief Rapin Nichanon at the opening ceremony today. …