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  • Lone voter casts ballot in Phuket poll shutdown

    Lone voter casts ballot in Phuket poll shutdown

    PHUKET: Phuket protesters arriving late to shut down the polling station in Thalang yesterday resulted in one lone voter casting a ballot in the advance voting for the February 2 national election. “We cannot reveal who that person was, but he arrived and voted before the protesters turned up at about 9:30am,” said polling station chief Chaiya Khamsaad. Once the protesters arrived, Mr Chaiya closed the voting booths in order to avoid any violence – as per the order of Phuket Election Commission (PEC) Director Kittipong Thiengkunakrit on Saturday (story

  • Phuket landlord, son, slain in lease dispute

    Phuket landlord, son, slain in lease dispute

    PHUKET: A Phuket landlord and her son were gunned down in front of their family home in Thung Thong yesterday afternoon amid a heated a dispute over continuing a lease for a local curry shop that sold sugarcane juice. Police arrived at the scene (map

  • Phuket Opinion: Good time walking

    Phuket Opinion: Good time walking

    PHUKET: I read the article written by Don Limnun-thaphisit regarding the Lardyai walking street (story

  • Phuket Opinion: Putting the brakes on tourist bike accidents

    Phuket Opinion: Putting the brakes on tourist bike accidents

    Paitoon Sillapavisut, 41, is a Nakhon Sri Thammarat native who graduated from Ramkhamhaeng University in Business Management. He has been the senior manager of the Phuket branch of Road Accident Victim Protection Co Ltd Since 1998

  • Phuket Opinion: Race against a fading pulse

    Phuket Opinion: Race against a fading pulse

    PHUKET: The sustained work of the Phuket Regional Blood Center (PRBC) in organizing blood donation drives that have saved countless lives over the years should be applauded. However, it might be time to reconsider some of the more restrictive criteria over who can donate blood when it is a matter of life and death. Thanks to relatively recent advances in medical science, tremendous strides have been made in understanding how to transfuse this life-giving substance since our earliest, desperate forays into the field, which initially involved animal research and animal to human transfusions.

  • Phuket polls not worth violence, says election chief

    Phuket polls not worth violence, says election chief

    PHUKET: Kittipong Thiengkunakrit, Director of the Phuket Election Commission (PEC), has vowed to close advance voting polling booths in Phuket tomorrow if protesters arrive in numbers to rally against the February 2 national election. “We will avoid any possibility of a fight. We do not want to have any problems at the polls,” he told the Phuket Gazette today.

  • Phuket election alcohol ban starts tonight

    Phuket election alcohol ban starts tonight

    PHUKET: Phuket will face an alcohol ban starting at 6pm tonight ahead of the advance voting tomorrow for the February 2 national election. “According to the Election Act, all alcohol sales in Phuket are banned from 6pm tonight through to midnight tomorrow because of the advance voting for the MP elections,” Phuket Election Commission (PEC) Director Kittipong Thiengkunakrit confirmed to the Phuket Gazette today. The ban prevents all retail shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and convenience stores from selling alcohol during that period.

  • Phuket Local Food Festival serves up a treat

    Phuket Local Food Festival serves up a treat

    PHUKET: The sixth annual Phuket Local Food Festival started at Saphan Hin last night, with Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut serving up healthy portions of local delicacies. “This is a great fair that all tourists should know about because it shows how beautifully unique Phuket is,” Governor Maitri said. “In addition to our beautiful beaches, we have a special culture and cuisine that you will not find anywhere else.

  • Phuket traffic chief sets sights on B30mn record licence plate auction

    Phuket traffic chief sets sights on B30mn record licence plate auction

    PHUKET: The Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) is hoping to raise a record 30 million baht from the annual Lucky Licence Plate Auction being held in Phuket Town this weekend.

  • Mum mourns murdered son at Phuket sentencing

    Mum mourns murdered son at Phuket sentencing

    PHUKET: The mother of Maxim Schantz, who was murdered in Phuket two years ago, arrived today at Phuket Provincial Court for the sentencing of one of her son’s murderers, Johan Sebastian Ljung.