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    Phuket airport launches ‘Take off HKT ready for ASQ’ event

    An event was launched today (May 18) at the The Slate Phuket Hotel in Thalang, hosted by the Phuket International Airport General Manager Petch Chancharoen (between fixing the air-conditioning at the domestic terminal). The event was aimed to present the readiness of the airport to join the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) of Airport Council International (ACI) for airport ranking

  • Phuket Court denies bail in alleged property fraud case

    Phuket Court denies bail in alleged property fraud case

    PHOTO: Emerald Development Group Facebook page Bail has been denied at a hearing in the Phuket Provincial Court earlier today in the case of Sawit ‘Mai’ Ketroj who was arrested at Phuket International Airport on May 1 over a case involving alleged fraud related to the Emerald Development Group. Khun Mai’s lawyers say they will appeal the decision of the Court not to grant bail. The prosecuting lawyers say they’ll submit an objection during any appeal hearing

  • The world’s busiest airports 2017

    The world’s busiest airports 2017

    So which airport is the busiest in the world? Perhaps surprisingly, the busiest airport is not in Asia, but in the US in Atlanta, Georgia – the  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city is within a two-hour flight of 80% of the United States population of more than 300 million people.

  • Breaking the ice. Thai students triumph at ice-sculpture awards in China.

    Breaking the ice. Thai students triumph at ice-sculpture awards in China.

    A beautifully sculpted masterpiece titled “Horse-Bird-Fish-Water”, about the Himmaphan forest of Hindu and Buddhist mythology, has earned Thai students from Ubon Ratchathani Vocational College the top award at China’s Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival held from January 4-7. This is the second consecutive year the college has won the prize, and the ninth consecutive year that a team from Thailand has won.

  • FRIDAY NEWS BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    FRIDAY NEWS BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    PHOTO: A Province-wide drama unfolding in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

  • Phuket stray dog pound make-over takes shape

    Phuket stray dog pound make-over takes shape

    During a morning meeting at the Provincial Hall (November 14), Phuket’s Governor, Noraphat Plodthong revealed the development plans for the Suan Pa Bang Kanun dog pound. He has ordered the Phuket Livestock Office to push forward the paperwork relating to the land of Suan Pa Bang Kanun so the renovation and development can progress as soon as possible

  • Suspicious item found near the Phuket International Airport

    Suspicious item found near the Phuket International Airport

    A suspicious item, that looked like a M67 grenade, was found at a taxi queue next to the Phuket International Airport last night (November 9). The object was in a perfect shape with the bolt wrapped in blue tape. The team covered the item using old tyres and cordoned off the scene from the public

  • Loy Krathong attracts big crowds around Phuket and Thailand.

    Loy Krathong attracts big crowds around Phuket and Thailand.

    Around the country, provinces attracted crowds watching parades of giant floats representing government and private agencies, beauty pageant contests, and stage performances, while many sent off krathong floats onto rivers, lakes and ponds as an apologetic gesture to the Goddess of River. In Phuket all the major waterways had a big turnout with the predicted bad weather holding off

  • Phuket Smart Bus to launch start of 2018

    Phuket Smart Bus to launch start of 2018

    Phuket Smart Bus, as a part of Phuket City Development (PKCD), is launching the first ten smart buses, thanks to an investment of 40 million Baht, aiming to develop Phuket public transportation. The route will be from Phuket International Airport straight to Phuket Town. “Phuket Smart Bus is one of the twelve Smart Growth projects we created for Phuket

  • New domestic terminal arrival & departure changes from tomorrow.

    New domestic terminal arrival & departure changes from tomorrow.

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