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  • Junior literary award winners for Southern Thailand announced

    Junior literary award winners for Southern Thailand announced

    PHUKET: Popthum Lawtongkum of British International School (BIS), Phuket has been named as the winner of the 7th Junior Dublin Literary Awards for South Thailand. The contest promotes creative English language essay writing. Popthum, 16, came first with his submission using the theme One fine day.

  • Boy, 15, stabbed at Phukets Chalong Pier

    Boy, 15, stabbed at Phukets Chalong Pier

    PHUKET: A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the back last night while sitting with friends on Chalong Pier, a main departure point for tourists and divers heading out to the islands and reefs off Phuket. One of the security guards at the scene told the Phuket Gazette that the incident happened at about midnight

  • Phuket rubber tapper injured by falling tree

    Phuket rubber tapper injured by falling tree

    PHUKET: A Phuket rubber tapper was left unconscious and unable to move yesterday when a para rubber tree he was cutting down fell on him.

  • Hotel supply cap pointless for Phuket

    Hotel supply cap pointless for Phuket

    PHUKET: Hotel operators are lukewarm to an effort by the Thai Hotels Association to lobby the government to limit the number of new hotel licenses it issues, saying the real problem is the number of accommodation establishments that operate illegally. Following reports that the association planned to lobby returning Tourism and Sports Minister Chumpol Silpa-archa to help develop the industry by limiting new hotel licenses in popular destinations, Phuket Tourist Association President Somboon Jirayus doubted such a measure could be effective in Phuket under current circumstances

  • Para-normal accident in Phuket

    Para-normal accident in Phuket

    PHUKET: A Phuket rubber tapper was left unconscious and unable to move yesterday when a para rubber tree he was cutting down fell on him. The rubber-tapper, 29-year-old Seree Thongampol, went out to fell mature rubber trees in a plantation in Paklok Village 8 yesterday afternoon.

  • FC Phuket trump Songkhla in deep south battle

    FC Phuket trump Songkhla in deep south battle

    PHUKET: FC PHUKET got their second road win of the season last night, with a well-deserved 1-0 win against Songkhla FC in a hard-fought match at Tinsulanond Stadium in Songkhla Town. The lively match was played under clear skies, following light showers earlier in the day

  • Beach Volleyball: Phuket Thailand Open ready to decide World Number One

    Beach Volleyball: Phuket Thailand Open ready to decide World Number One

    PHUKET: Seventeen of the world’s top 20-ranked teams have confirmed their participation in the PTT Phuket Thailand Open, the final round of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour, which will take place on Phuket’s Karon Beach from November 1 to 6. The Phuket tournament is the world’s largest women’s beach volleyball event and will see the teams competing this year for US$190,000 in cash prizes.

  • Phuket Tourism: Miracle Years for ‘Amazing Phuket’?

    Phuket Tourism: Miracle Years for ‘Amazing Phuket’?

    PHUKET: The latest obstacle in Phuket’s never-ending effort to build a world-class International Conference and Exhibition Center came with the rejection of the projects Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONR). Given all the work and money spent on planning and drawing up the design for the Center, to be built in Mai Khao, the rejection came as a huge blow to the many people in Phuket who the project. Perhaps the project’s most ardent supporter, Phuket MP Anchalee Thepabutr, slammed the decision, insisting that the ONR panel was using the wrong information when it determined that the project was not financially viable.

  • Phuket ‘security guard’ confesses to stabbing murder

    Phuket ‘security guard’ confesses to stabbing murder

    PHUKET: A security guard has confessed to the murder of a maid at a workers’ guesthouse in Phuket last night. Patong Police duty officer Weerapong Rakkito identified the deceased as 39-year-old Nuanchawee Sarating, until the time of her death the maid at a workers’ guesthouse in the Kalim. At about 9:45pm, her body was found face-up outside her room under the four-storey guesthouse, opposite The Lodge resort on Phra Barami Soi 5

  • Battle for Phukets Surin Beach goes on

    Battle for Phukets Surin Beach goes on

    PHUKET: The saga over the stalled clearing of a restaurant encroaching on Surin Beach continues, with the restaurant owners refusing to remove structures and local authorities planning to file yet another report. Pla Restaurant was spared from a raid on Wednesday morning when a multi-agency task force of no less than 30 officers acting under an order from the Governor was expected to arrive and take action. …