Artikel tagged “Beach”

  • Phuket’s ‘rescued dolphin’ dead

    Phuket’s ‘rescued dolphin’ dead

    PHUKET: The striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) rescued off Phuket’s Kata Beach

  • Phuket tourists left to save themselves from dangerous surf

    Phuket tourists left to save themselves from dangerous surf

    PHUKET: Beach vendors have expressed their fears that it is only a matter of time before someone drowns at Phuket’s popular Nai Harn Beach, as distressed tourists are seen daily in the strong surf. “Since April, Thais and foreigners who regularly hang out at Nai Harn Beach, such as surfers, have often had to go out and save people who are in trouble and waving their arms for help,” beach vendor Song “Dui” Sa-ingtong told the Phuket Gazette. “It’s lucky that no one has drowned yet.

  • Phuket beach vendors evicted – again

    Phuket beach vendors evicted – again

    PHUKET: A team of about 50 police and municipal officers this morning arrived in force at Phuket’s tourist-popular Karon Beach and removed a restaurant belonging to a local family who were forcibly removed from the same location nine weeks ago. Led by Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha, Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong, Muang, Chalong Police Superintendent Col Krittapad Dej-intorrasorn, the officers arrived at 7am and started pulling down tents and removing tables and chairs.

  • Chinas Xue, Zhang win gold at Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final

    Chinas Xue, Zhang win gold at Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final

    PHUKET: Chinas Chen Xue and Xi Zhang defeated Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross to win the final of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour at Karon Beach today. Favorites Xue/Zhang defeated the second-seeded Kessy/Ross 21-16, 21-14 in 40 minutes, rounding off a perfect tournament of six wins, zero losses

  • 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.

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

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

    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 Swatch World Tour Phuket Thailand Open at Karon Beach on Sunday. Both teams ground out semifinal match victories today to advance to the internationally-televised final, scheduled to start on center court at 4pm tomorrow

  • Phuket FIVB beach volleyball: Lower teams dig deep for upset wins

    Phuket FIVB beach volleyball: Lower teams dig deep for upset wins

    PHUKET: Eight teams from six countries remain undefeated at the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour Phuket Thailand Open powered by PTT following two rounds of the main draw today. Two teams each from Australia and the Czech Republic advanced along with teams from Brazil, Belgium, China and the United States

  • Eight teams advance at Phuket FIVB beach volleyball tourney

    Eight teams advance at Phuket FIVB beach volleyball tourney

    PHUKET: Eight teams from six countries advanced from todays two-round qualification tournament to the 32-team main draw of the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour.

  • Organizers undaunted as floods cost Phuket FIVB beach volleyball 15 teams

    Organizers undaunted as floods cost Phuket FIVB beach volleyball 15 teams

    PHUKET: A lack of clarity in understanding which parts of Bangkok were flooded and how travelers could transfer to flights heading to Phuket has resulted in 15 teams pulling out of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour, which starts on Karon Beach tomorrow. However, tournament director Geoffrey Rowe of Pentangle Promotions today pointed out that the teams who have canceled were eligible for the qualifying rounds only. …

  • Second event completed in Phuket Dinghy Racing Series

    Second event completed in Phuket Dinghy Racing Series

    PHUKET: The second edition of the Phuket Dinghy Series took place off Nai Yang Beach on October 15 and 16 with 33 sailors in contention for honors. Organizers selected Nai Yang for this edition as part of three different racing areas, with the intention of allowing sailors to experience a range of conditions and test their seamanship throughout the three event series

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