Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Phuket Business: Bad investments – a fiscal toy story

    Phuket Business: Bad investments – a fiscal toy story

    PHUKET: I often write about things which I think may or may not be worth considering as an investment. Today I would like to try and get my readers to understand some things which generally are considered as bad investments

  • Phuket golfers getting ready for Youth Games

    Phuket golfers getting ready for Youth Games

    PHUKET: The Youth Golf Club of Phuket has sent one young player to compete in the United States before preparing for the Phuket Youth Games to be held from May 28 to June 5 with 10 other members of the club. Jinjuta Thongtan, a student at Satree School Phuket, was selected to represent Thailand at the World Junior Golf Series to be held at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, which opens today and runs through December 24

  • Villagers mourn death of Plai Sang, 67

    Villagers mourn death of Plai Sang, 67

    PHUKET: Villagers of Lam Tab District in Krabi, a 40-minute boat ride across Phang Nga Bay from Phuket, are mourning the death of one of their most respected members – 67-year-old Plai Sang. The bull elephant was caught in 1956 and is believed to have been a sibling of Plai Pra Sawet, a highly respected elephant that was caught and handed over to the care of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej that same year. “This is a big loss for the people of Lam Tab because Plai Sang was dignified,” said village chief Samran Nuansomsri.

  • Phuket Gazette breaking news – North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead

    Phuket Gazette breaking news – North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies during train ridePhuket GazetteThe Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-il, died on early Saturday morning, state-run media announced today.

  • Facebook ‘predator’ arrested as Phuket mum pleas for help

    Facebook ‘predator’ arrested as Phuket mum pleas for help

    PHUKET: Eleven days after her disappearance from a Phuket Town internet cafe, 12-year-old Phuket schoolgirl

  • Phuket port expansion to get Cabinet push: Kittisakdi

    Phuket port expansion to get Cabinet push: Kittisakdi

    PHUKET: Deputy Minister of Transport Kittisakdi Hathasongkorh yesterday vowed to support plans to expand Phuket’s Deep Sea Port, which have run aground over its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report. At a meeting at Phuket’s Deep Sea Port, Phuket Marine Office Chief Phuripat Theerakulpisut yesterday explained to Mr Kittisakdi that his office had been working for more than a year on having the EIA passed. “The EIA does not seem to be working.

  • Phuket Update: Krabi massacre mastermind caught in Phang Nga

    Phuket Update: Krabi massacre mastermind caught in Phang Nga

    PHUKET: Police in Phang Nga have arrested the mastermind behind the

  • Phuket Media Watch – Six bombs defused in eastern Bangkok, man arrested

    Phuket Media Watch – Six bombs defused in eastern Bangkok, man arrested

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Six bombs found and defused in eastern Bangkok Phuket Gazette / The Nation Thai police found and defused six home-made explosive devices at three separate locations in Bangkok, officials said. One suspect has been arrested

  • Superyachts arrive for Phuket Rendezvous

    Superyachts arrive for Phuket Rendezvous

    PHUKET: Superyacht spotters in Phuket are in for treat this weekend as some of the finest luxury yachts in Asia ply Phuket’s west coast as part of the annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous. The Rendezvous, now in its 11th year, is the longest-running superyacht event in Asia and boasts the largest gathering of superyachts in the region, explained Nina Larsson, Public Relations and Event Manager for the Rendezvous

  • Tesco launches ‘green bag’ project in Phuket

    Tesco launches ‘green bag’ project in Phuket

    PHUKET: Leading retail chain Tesco Lotus launched a pilot project at its new Thalang branch in Phuket yesterday with the aim of reducing plastic bag use nationwide. The project is intended to encourage customers at all its stores in Phuket to use fewer plastic bags in order to help preserve the island’s natural beauty for future generations.