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  • Deadline for listings in Phuket’s yellow pages

    Deadline for listings in Phuket’s yellow pages

    PHUKET: Businesses wishing to appear in the 2012 Gazette Guide, Phuket’s ‘yellow pages’, have until 6pm on Thursday, December 22, to enter (or update) their listings. Businesses not listed by that date will not appear in the directory until 2013. The 400-page book, with details of more than 4,200 businesses serving the international community on Phuket, will be released on January 14, 2012.

  • Phuket’s Happy Air relaunches services

    Phuket’s Happy Air relaunches services

    PHUKET: Boutique carrier Happy Air will resume services today with flights from Bangkok to Ranong, but the airline still has not set a date to resume its Phuket – Haad Yai service.

  • Phuket convention center project gets Cabinet extension

    Phuket convention center project gets Cabinet extension

    PHUKET: Following a Cabinet meeting in Bangkok yesterday, the Finance Ministry has been given more time to build a world-class convention center in Phuket.

  • Phuket property squabble sours Thai-Russian relations

    Phuket property squabble sours Thai-Russian relations

    PHUKET: A meeting at Thung Thong Police Station today exposed a rift between partners in a Phuket property company targeting the lucrative Russian market. Outraged by being allegedly cheated by a Russian national, Boonprasert Udommangkorn, owner of ThaiRus Development Co in Phuket’s Kathu District, filed a complaint against former partner Nikita Derkarch. The two met at Thung Thong Police Station today to assert their claims over the startup company that also sells Phuket property to Russians.

  • Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    PHUKET: Phuket will spend 10 million baht on festivities to ring in the new year with the “Colorful Phuket Countdown 2012”. The countdown event at Chai Field, opposite Provincial Hall in Phuket Town, will be put on by Tourism Authority of Thailand and Best Four media, among other sponsors.

  • Phuket Dancer: Matt Harding to jig around Siam

    Phuket Dancer: Matt Harding to jig around Siam

    PHUKET: Internet sensation Matthew “Dancing Matt” Harding was in Phuket yesterday to record his latest video and promote the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s most recent promotional campaign: “Go Thailand: All That Is Missing Is You”. Perhaps the world’s most well-known globetrotter, Matt was in Phuket for just one day. He met with the media at Mission Hills Phuket Golf Club prior to a shoot in the Kata-Karon area.

  • Phuket Media: Gazette iPad App goes ‘top of chart’ for Phuket

    Phuket Media: Gazette iPad App goes ‘top of chart’ for Phuket

    PHUKET: With close to 4,000 downloads since it’s launch, the Phuket Gazette’s latest iPad App has soared to the top of the App store’s search results for “Phuket”. The new version (1.1), launched just ten days ago, on November 28, is rated 4.

  • Phuket police step up student road safety campaign

    Phuket police step up student road safety campaign

    PHUKET: Officers at Phuket’s Kathu Police Station today stepped up their campaign to have students at Kathu Witthaya School use the pedestrian bridge instead of risking life and limb by crossing the busy road in front of the school. Tung Tong Police Superintendent Col Kraitong Chantongbai told the Phuket Gazette that nearly every day he receives reports of students being involved in an accident or narrowly escaping serious injury while crossing the road.

  • Pardon Me! Phuket Prison population to plummet 10%

    Pardon Me! Phuket Prison population to plummet 10%

    PHUKET: More than 200 inmates at Phuket Provincial Prison will be back on the streets soon, following the Royal Pardon decreed by HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 84th birthday yesterday. Phuket Provincial Prison Director Rapin Nichanon said prison officials were still reviewing the paperwork and could not give an exact figure on how many inmates would be released on pardon.

  • Phuket Skywatch: Total lunar eclipse to mark Thai Constitution Day

    Phuket Skywatch: Total lunar eclipse to mark Thai Constitution Day

    PHUKET: The second lunar eclipse to be visible from Phuket this year will occur on the night of December 10, a date annually observed in Thailand as the Constitution Day public holiday. Weather permitting, the entire eclipse should be visible from Asia and Australia