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  • U.S. FAA chief on leave after drunk driving arrest

    U.S. FAA chief on leave after drunk driving arrest

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  • 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

  • Raelert and Rollison reign supreme at Phuket Laguna Ironman

    Raelert and Rollison reign supreme at Phuket Laguna Ironman

    PHUKET: Michael Raelert’s dazzling performance and character shone through at a wet and overcast Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship for the German to take the 2011 title at Laguna Phuket and in the process demolished the course record.

  • Thai Division 1 football: FC Phuket 0 – 2 Chanthaburi FC

    Thai Division 1 football: FC Phuket 0 – 2 Chanthaburi FC

    PHUKET: FC Phuket lost their third home game of the season yesterday, going down 2-0 to Chanthaburi FC in front of a smaller-than-expected crowd of about 2,400 fans at Surakul Stadium.

  • Kings Cup Regatta to generate B600mn for Phuket

    Kings Cup Regatta to generate B600mn for Phuket

    PHUKET: This year’s Kings Cup Regatta is expected to rake in 600 million baht for Phuket.

  • Phuket Business: Uncertain future for electronic billboards

    Phuket Business: Uncertain future for electronic billboards

    PHUKET: Commuters in Phuket have witnessed a gradual upgrade in roadside scenery over the last few years. Advertising and media communications are steadily evolving, and many will have noticed traditional print billboards gradually being replaced with animated, digital versions at various traffic junctions around the island. Indeed, the emergence of Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology represents a sign of the times – a flicker of hope that the island may finally be ready to escape from the billboard clutter along roadsides.

  • Korean tour operators to partner with Phuket

    Korean tour operators to partner with Phuket

    PHUKET: Korean honorary consul Tossaporn Thepabutr recently warned local officials to prepare for an influx of Korean tourism operators coming to set up shop in Phuket. “More Korean company owners are looking at moving their operations to Phuket because of the floods in Bangkok.

  • Happy Birthday Your Majesty

    Happy Birthday Your Majesty

    PHUKET: Phuket joins the nation in wishing His Majesty The King Bhumibol Adulyadej a happy, healthy 84th birthday today, December 5. His Majesty’s health is gradually improving, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said after her visit to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok last week. Late last month His Majesty had a fever occurring at irregular intervals and pain in his lower abdomen, the Royal Household Bureau reported.

  • MP questions love for flood victims

    MP questions love for flood victims

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Love motel floated boats for flood relief Phuket Gazette PHUKET: An opposition MP Friday came up with “new information” to support his allegation of irregularities involving the government’s Flood Relief Operation Centre (FROC). Phuket Gazette partner newspaper The Nation reports that at a press conference at the Parliament building, Vilas Chantharapitak, a Democrat MP for Bangkok, questioned FROC director Pracha Promnok’s approval of the purchase of 2,500 small boats for 14.2 million baht.

  • Phuket Vice Gov calls for Patong to ‘be nice’ to tourists

    Phuket Vice Gov calls for Patong to ‘be nice’ to tourists

    PHUKET: Phuket Vice Governor Somkiet Sangkaosutthirak has called on the people of Patong to not “take advantage” of tourists during this year’s Patong Carnival, the annual festival that marks the start of high season for tourism in Phuket.