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    Thailand makes you fat

    by Tim Newton I came to Thailand as a fit, healthy 70 kilogram Australian. After six years in Thailand I’m now a reasonably fit, healthy 76 kilogram Australian.

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    Fern helps her mum sell food in Krabi. She also speaks four languages fluently.

    PHOTO: A five year old Thai girl, who can speak three foreign languages, helps her mother to sell food along the beach in Krabi.

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    Return to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

    By Mark Louie Maycong Phuket is one of the Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations and continuously booming. There are so many attractions and activities that you can enjoy. One of them is visiting the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary .

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    Phuket’s The 9th Floor wins three top awards

    The 9 th Floor , one of Phuket’s long established fine dining restaurants, has won three top awards in the 2018 World Luxury Restaurant Awards. The restaurant won awards for best fine dining cuisine (country, Thailand), best wine selection (continent, Asia) and best Mediterranean cuisine (regional winner, South East Asia). The 9 th Floor owner Bart Duykers commented: “This is a tremendous tribute to the hard work of our staff who are proud of the consistently high level of cuisine and service we deliver to create the type of dining atmosphere the awards are looking for.” The World Luxury Restaurant Awards aim to highlight special features to raise the standards of service in luxury restaurants by imposing strict selection criteria on the standard of interior design, food quality–to haute cuisine level–and positive service reviews

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    ‘Phuket City of Gastronomy’ festival underway

    The Phuket City of Gastronomy event is back for the fourth year and being held this week in Phuket Town.

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    900,000 baht to move ‘some’ monkeys

    Phuket’s Governor Norraphat says, “We have studied all the possibilities and issues, such as food and water, to move some monkeys to islands off the coast of Phuket – Koh Ngam, Koh Pa Yu, Koh Mali, Koh Pae and Koh Tanan.” “From previous public hearings we have found that the most critical areas for monkey mischief is at Baan Yamu in Paklok. Local residents have agreed that it’s best to move some of the monkeys to islands, especially the ones that have been prone to violence.” Officials have surveyed the entire island of Phuket and found that there are seven main zones that have monkey problems. Read more  HERE “These moneys break into houses and damage property

  • Vendors hit back at criticism of Bangkok’s Mae Klong market

    Vendors hit back at criticism of Bangkok’s Mae Klong market

    by Kachorn Phonimthai Vendors at Mae Klong, also known as Rom Hup – one of Thailand’s landmark markets – have defended its quirkiness and surroundings after coming under criticism online. They have spoken up to defend the world-famous market after several foreigners made critical comments on a BBC News video clip titled “The train that drives through a market”

  • Michelin Star Chef Andrea Cannalire in Phuket

    Michelin Star Chef Andrea Cannalire in Phuket

    JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa is proud to present an exciting Michelin-star dining experience. International Michelin Star Chef Andrea Cannalire has taken time-out from the one-Michelin-starred Cielo’s kitchen to cook for diners at the Mai Khao resort. ‘Celebrity Chef’ Andrea Cannalire will travel from Ostuni, Italy for a four-day visit from 12 – 15 January 2018 at the Ginja Cook and Cucina Italian Kitchen, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.

  • Siam Niramit. Bringing Thailand’s vibrant history to life.

    Siam Niramit. Bringing Thailand’s vibrant history to life.

    The island has a number of world class attractions that have relied on big investment and a hope that the crowds keep flocking to Phuket.

  • PM heading to Michelin street food restaurant for a test drive

    PM heading to Michelin street food restaurant for a test drive

    The only Thai street-food eatery to have won a Michelin Star, Jay Fai, will soon have an opportunity to cook up some dishes for PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha.