Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Phuket hit-and-run driver surrenders, victim still in hospital

    Phuket hit-and-run driver surrenders, victim still in hospital

    PHUKET: The driver of a white sedan that struck a motorbike on Thepkrasattri Road then failed to stop has handed himself in to police, while the victim in the accident remains at Vachira Phuket Hosiptal recovering from serious injury. Motorbike rider Suriya Thathamlay was rushed to hospital by emergency workers after he was thrown to the ground when a

  • Phuket Property Briefs: Kata Group; Banyan Tree; Thai Smiles

    Phuket Property Briefs: Kata Group; Banyan Tree; Thai Smiles

    Kata Group opens Khao Lak Resort in November A new Greater Phuket resort called The Sands Khao Lak By Katathani will open this coming November.

  • House fire leaves Phuket poor homeless

    House fire leaves Phuket poor homeless

    PHUKET: A young girl and her aunt lost what few possession they owned to a house fire yesterday, leaving them without money for their monthly motorbike rent or for the girl’s school fees. Prapha Pongkunchorn, 52, and her niece Mookrin Pongkunchorn, 16, had been living rent-free in the house, which had been converted from a garage and had no address, for about two years. They were sitting in the storeroom adjacent to the house when the fire started.

  • Phuket Live Wire: The best apps for iPad owners on the island

    Phuket Live Wire: The best apps for iPad owners on the island

    PHUKET: Continuing my series of articles answering questions that I hear most often… it seems like half the people I know have got an iPad recently. The question I’m hearing over and over: What apps should I put on my iPad? There’s no definitive answer because the iPad ecosystem changes faster than a Republican primary.

  • Myanmar Concert 2012 touted in Phuket

    Myanmar Concert 2012 touted in Phuket

    PHUKET: Many Burmese residents of Phuket are expected to head north to Phang Nga on Sunday for the first-ever Myanmar Concert 2012, part of the annual Phang Nga Red Cross Festival. Performers will include R Zar Ni, Zaw Paing, Wai Su Khine Thein, Yae Lay, Yae Bakar Win and Chan Chan

  • Phuket ATM scams: Even professionals get caught out

    Phuket ATM scams: Even professionals get caught out

    Special Report:Patong Police report at least four people recently being ripped off by gangs scanning their ATM cards and stealing money from their accounts. The Phuket Gazette reports. PHUKET: Alan Robinson, 71, has been living in Phuket for 17 years.

  • Phuket’s Patong Immigration office to reopen

    Phuket’s Patong Immigration office to reopen

    PHUKET: Phuket Immigration Office Superintendent Panuwat Ruamrak has confirmed to the Phuket Gazette that the Immigration Office in Patong will reopen next week.

  • Flirting with the Blues

    Flirting with the Blues

    PHUKET: ‘It’s like flirting with a girl. Perhaps she will resist you at first, but if you continue to ask her out, it always ends well

  • Kamala Festival 2012 underway in Phuket

    Kamala Festival 2012 underway in Phuket

    PHUKET: Kamala Festival 2012 got underway this morning with a fishing competition on Kamala Beach. A wide variety of fun activities throughout the weekend are expected to draw tourists and residents from across Phuket

  • Phuket villagers protest land claim via dubious title deed

    Phuket villagers protest land claim via dubious title deed

    PHUKET: In the latest land dispute in Phuket, more than 100 residents of the Soi Kingkaew Community in Rassada have protested to the governor over alleged attempts by a private investor to get a Chanote land title deed for a 300-rai plot in the area.