Artikel tagged “News”

  • Phuket’s Gov to bring illegal hotels into the fold

    Phuket’s Gov to bring illegal hotels into the fold

    PHUKET: Tri Augkaradacha, Phukets 43rd governor, was promoted to the top job on October 1, 2010, when he set tourism promotion as his prime policy objective.

  • Phuket Island View – Soi Dog in it for the long haul

    Phuket Island View – Soi Dog in it for the long haul

    PHUKET: THE recent … Full story

  • Phuket Live Wire: Choosing the right internet landline

    Phuket Live Wire: Choosing the right internet landline

    PHUKET: In my last … Full story

  • phuket-tuk-tuk

    Phuket News: Tuk-Tuk-Mafia hat Phuket fest im Griff

    Auf Phuket kann der Urlaubstraum schnell zum Alptraum werden. Denn die thailändische Ferieninsel Phuket wird von der Tuk-Tuk-Mafia drangsaliert. Zuletzt wurde sogar ein Deutscher ins Koma geprügelt, Phuket Magazin berichtete über diesen Fall. Ein Artikel von Michael Lenz, Bangkok. An den unendlich vielen Verkaufsständen in Patong Beach ist das witzigste T-Shirt der Saison das mit [...]

  • Monk hash mule nabbed at Phuket Airport

    Monk hash mule nabbed at Phuket Airport

    PHUKET: A Nepalese monk was caught on Saturday at Phuket International Airport (PIA) with eight kilos of hashish in his luggage. The haul was said to be worth an estimated 800,000 baht. The suspect, Hise Chhiring Tamang, was presented at a press conference yesterday by PIA Customs Director Montira Cherchoo

  • 40,000 liters of smuggled fuel seized in Phuket

    40,000 liters of smuggled fuel seized in Phuket

    PHUKET: Police on Friday seized 40,000 liters of smuggled fuel aboard a modified fishing boat at the Phuket Deep Sea Port. The arrests were made just before dusk by a regional police special task force set up to prevent smuggling of fuel, together with the Marine Police in Phuket and officers from the Phuket Provincial Excise Office. Acting on a tip-off, the officers did an inspection of a 20-meter trawler named Premika tied to the wharf at the port, located at Panwa Cape in Wichit subdistrict.

  • Toyota Motorsport heralds Phuket pulling power

    Toyota Motorsport heralds Phuket pulling power

    PHUKET: Engines will be revving at Saphan Hin next weekend, when Phuket hosts the fifth leg of the Toyota Motorsport Sprint to Win series.

  • Phuket Town gets the musical squirts

    Phuket Town gets the musical squirts

    PHUKET: The light and music fountain under construction at Saphan Hin in Phuket Town will stage its premiere performance next Wednesday. Paiboon Upatising, president of the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) announced the news at a meeting with Kathu Municipality on Tuesday. ..

  • Phuket Poll: Enforcement of 80-meter ban ‘a failure’

    Phuket Poll: Enforcement of 80-meter ban ‘a failure’

    PHUKET: Local authorities in Phuket have done a woeful job enforcing the ban on construction at sites above 80 meters, an overwhelming majority of Phuket Gazette readers think. In the last online poll, readers were asked: In an effort to reduce landslides, flooding and deforestation, the government in 1996 imposed a ban on the construction of all permanent structures above 80 meters in Phuket

  • Health checks reveal Phuket police getting heavy

    Health checks reveal Phuket police getting heavy

    PHUKET: Police officers stationed in Phuket are increasingly becoming overweight and suffering high cholesterol, the Phuket Gazette was told today.