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  • Living With The Tiger: film fights HIV stigma

    Living With The Tiger: film fights HIV stigma

    PHUKET: Attitudes are changing as Phuket gets screenings of an acclaimed documentary about the children of Baan Gerda, an orphanage for HIV-infected kids cast out by their communities and families. What do you do when stuck alone in a small boat with a big, hungry tiger

  • Phuket business owners at Karon Beach win reprieve from street clearing

    Phuket business owners at Karon Beach win reprieve from street clearing

    PHUKET: Business owners in the chaotic street of “Soi Centara”, formerly known for years as “Soi Islandia Resort”, in Phuket’s tourist-popular Karon Beach area, have won a reprieve from having structures on their street demolished.

  • Phuket Sport – Tri a rest before Triathlon day

    Phuket Sport – Tri a rest before Triathlon day

    PHUKET: Many athletes feel insecure about their training during the week before race day. This is a highly important time used to recover from the load of training in the previous weeks. Experts call this the “Taper Phase”.

  • Phuket Sports: Thailand World Cup hopes still alive

    Phuket Sports: Thailand World Cup hopes still alive

    PHUKET: Thailand’s senior national football squad are still in the race for the 2014 World Cup, despite back-to-back losses to Saudi Arabia and Australia on November 11 and 15.

  • Wildfire destroys dozens of homes in Reno, Nevada

    Wildfire destroys dozens of homes in Reno, Nevada

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Phuket GazettePHUKET: A wildfire which broke out near Reno in Nevada this week has destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate, officials say.

  • Phuket CCTV: take two

    Phuket CCTV: take two

    PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) is about to install 189 CCTV cameras throughout Koh Kaew and Rassada at a cost of 29 million baht. The roll-out is phase two of the OrBorJors citizen safety campaign, which will coordinate with police in providing CCTV footage of traffic accidents and other incidents, explained OrBorJor President Paiboon Upatising.

  • 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

  • No nipple gangs in Phuket: Police

    No nipple gangs in Phuket: Police

    PHUKET: Phuket police today were firm in the assertion that there are no nipple gangs at work in Phuket. The news follows a report by the China Daily newspaper saying that Singaporean men on holiday in Phuket had been drugged by knock-out drops smeared onto womens breasts. Once drugged unconscious, the men were robbed, the report said.

  • China, USA to face off in Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final today

    China, USA to face off in Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final today

    PHUKET: Chinas top-seeded duo Chen Xue and Xi Zhang will take on the second-seeded team of Jennifer Kessy and April Ross from the United States in the gold medal final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour at Karon Beach this afternoon. Both teams ground out semifinal match victories yesterday to advance to the internationally-televised final, scheduled to start on center court at 4pm today.

  • Phuket market for flood price relief sells out ‘within hours’

    Phuket market for flood price relief sells out ‘within hours’

    PHUKET: Phuket Town residents took just hours to snap up all the produce on sale at a special market yesterday aimed at providing relief from price rises brought on by the floods in Bangkok and Central Thailand. The market, set up in front of the Phuket Chamber of Commerce offices in Phuket Town, sold out of 200 kilograms of chicken, 7,500 eggs, 150 kilos of pork as well as grilled chicken from Five Stars Chicken and frozen food and other products from Charoen Pokpahnd [CP] Group, one of Thailands largest distributor of consumables