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  • Pullman Phuket Arcadia Nai Thon nears opening

    Pullman Phuket Arcadia Nai Thon nears opening

    PHUKET: Construction of the five star Pullman Phuket Arcadia began in October 2010 on Nai Thons headland and with the project completion target date of August 2012 approaching, marketing and recruitment proposals are scheduled for the end of this year.

  • Phuket Live Wire – Google in English online all the time

    Phuket Live Wire – Google in English online all the time

    PHUKET: How many times have you typed google.com in a browsers address bar and ended up at google.co. … Full story

  • Phuket hotels offer great escape deals for Bangkok flood evacuees

    Phuket hotels offer great escape deals for Bangkok flood evacuees

    PHUKET: At least seven Phuket hotels and resorts have signed up for the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) campaign, offering discounted room rates to Bangkok flood evacuees. Bangornrat Shinaprayoon, director of the TAT office in Phuket, said Phuket was one destination that many people from Bangkok were fleeing to. Many are staying in hotels in Phuket Town or returning to stay with their relatives, she said

  • Young woman crushed to death on Phuket beach road

    Young woman crushed to death on Phuket beach road

    PHUKET: A young Phang Nga woman was killed on the Patong beach road, on Phukets west coast, yesterday when a six-wheeled truck ran over her after colliding with the motorbike she was driving. Kathu Police received a report of the accident on Thaweewong Road, near the junction with Phra Barami Road, at about 6pm. Arayada Budsayakul, 27, was killed instantly, police said.

  • Floods force Bangkok buses to Phuket to relocate to brewery

    Floods force Bangkok buses to Phuket to relocate to brewery

    PHUKET: Rising flood waters in Bangkok have forced the Transport Company to relocate bus services to Phuket from the main southern bus terminal, Sai Tai Mai, to the … Full story

  • Phuket longtail fisherman watches helpless as nephew drowns

    Phuket longtail fisherman watches helpless as nephew drowns

    PHUKET: A longtail boat operator drowned near Phukets Ao Por Pier this morning as his uncle helplessly looked on. The drowned mans uncle, Rut, described the series of events to family friend Suriya Dujpayak, but was too grief-stricken to speak to the press

  • Kings College take Phuket rugby cup

    Kings College take Phuket rugby cup

    PHUKET: As waters continue to inundate Bangkok and travel advisories assist with reduced visitor numbers to Phuket, it was a privilege to see the efforts made by a few rugby playing schools and organizations to travel and participate in the first Phuket Lomas International Youth Rugby Tournament hosted by Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club (TSLC) recently. Kings College from Bangkok secured the inaugural title after a tense final encounter against Centaurs RFC of Singapore. Two breakaway tries late in the second half gave the Bangkok boys a deserving 12-0 victory and their spirited celebrations went on well into the evening

  • Training tips for the Phuket Triathlon – fuel for your body

    Training tips for the Phuket Triathlon – fuel for your body

    PHUKET: Completing a successful triathlon is not just about swimming, biking and running.

  • Phuket not alone in problem of abandoned babies

    Phuket not alone in problem of abandoned babies

    Phuket NEWS Hound World news selected by Phuket Gazette editors for Phuket readers Russia places boxes for mothers to drop off unwanted babies PHUKET: Russian hospitals have begun to introduce so-called baby boxes where new mothers will be able to place their unwanted newborns, officials said on Monday. According to the RIA Novosti news agency, Russian health officials said mothers will be able to anonymously drop off their unwanted babies in order to provide safe conditions for the newborns as many of them are commonly left in garbage containers. The baby-boxes have an estimated cost of 10,000 euros ($13,750), and five of them have already been allocated in Krasnodar Territory, located in southern Russia

  • Phuket officials ordered to crack down on flood price gouging

    Phuket officials ordered to crack down on flood price gouging

    PHUKET: Phuket Vice Governor Somkiat Sangkaosuttirak today ordered Phuket Provincial Commercial Affairs acting chief Jarus Phetpakdee to conduct price checks on consumer goods in Phuket and to crack down on any irregularities. At a meeting of top officials convened at Provincial Hall this morning expressly to tackle the issue, V/Gov Somkiat said, We have received many complaints about the rising prices of consumer goods.