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  • DAY FOUR – Phuket King’s Cup. Wind softens but competition heats up.

    DAY FOUR – Phuket King’s Cup. Wind softens but competition heats up.

    It’s been a week of consistently excellent winds (and gusts which peaked at 25 knots at times), but lighter conditions appeared for Day Four. This had the potential to alter standings heading into today, as well as tomorrow’s final race. Today also marked the conclusion of a great week of racing across all of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Dinghy class events, with its biggest fleet ever and much more of an international vibe

  • TUESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    TUESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your news in 3 minutes

    It’s a public holiday today. It’s Father’s Day and National Day in Thailand, both proclaimed as celebrations of the birthday of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

  • UK embassy shakeup to free Phuket consul for frontline work

    UK embassy shakeup to free Phuket consul for frontline work

    PHUKET: Sweeping changes in how standard documents are issued at the British Embassy in Bangkok will free Phuket Honorary Consul Martin Carpenter to focus on providing assistance to British tourists and expats in need. The changes are part of a reform in procedures at British embassies around the world, explained an embassy statement issued to the Phuket Gazette

  • Aldhouse pleads guilty to Phuket murder charge

    Aldhouse pleads guilty to Phuket murder charge

    PHUKET: Lee Aldhouse, the British kickboxer extradited from the UK to face murder charges in Phuket, today entered a plea of guilty to murdering former US Marine Dashawn Longfellow in Rawai three years ago. The plea was entered after Judge Montri Saroj, speaking via a court translator, reminded Aldhouse that a guilty plea would likely “help” commute a possible death sentence. “The highest penalty for this charge is death.

  • British teen dies after severe allergic reaction to cashew nut in Phuket

    British teen dies after severe allergic reaction to cashew nut in Phuket

    PHUKET: A 14-year-old British boy, on holiday with his family, went into shock and died after consuming a single cashew nut last night in Patong. Ethan Williams was taken to Patong hospital, but died en route, Patong Hospital Director Dr Sirichai Silapa-acha said. Doctors believe that Ethan died either from an acute allergic reaction to the cashew nut or bronchial spasms brought about by bronchostenosis, a sudden narrowing of the bronchial tubes.

  • UK inquest rules Phuket tourist electrocution as ‘accidental death’

    UK inquest rules Phuket tourist electrocution as ‘accidental death’

    PHUKET: A coroner’s inquest conducted in the UK into the death of 21-year-old British tourist Charles Thomas in Phuket has ruled that his electrocution during heavy rain was an “accidental death”. Mr Thomas was

  • Phuket’s Windsor big in Japan

    Phuket’s Windsor big in Japan

    PHUKET: British International School (BIS) Phuket swimming sensation Raymond Windsor is making waves for his local swimming club in Japan.

  • Fraud fugitive Brit nabbed in Phuket

    Fraud fugitive Brit nabbed in Phuket

    PHUKET: A British expat arrested in Phuket today was on a list of fugitives wanted by an international division of the UKs Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), the Phuket Gazette has learned. Paul Ridden, 58, was arrested today after being fooled into meeting a friend in front of Chalong Police Station

  • Aldhouse extradition to Phuket looks inevitable: British press

    Aldhouse extradition to Phuket looks inevitable: British press

    PHUKET: The extradition of British kick-boxer Lee Aldhouse to Thailand to stand trial for the August 2010 stabbing … Full story