Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Phuket All Stars play Thailand’s U23 squad tonight at Surakul

    Phuket All Stars play Thailand’s U23 squad tonight at Surakul

    PHUKET: Thailands U23 national team has announced schedule changes for their southern tour schedule, moving their friendly charity match against FC Phuket to Friday, November 4 at 6pm, instead of Saturday as initially announced. The change follows a request by 2011 SEA Games host Indonesia to bring forward the starting date of the SEA Games to November 9 from November 11, when Thailand is set to open its campaign against the 2009 SEA Games football champions, Malaysia. However, the friendly between the SEA squad and FC Phuket “All Stars” is still set to take place today, Sunday, at 6pm at Surakul Stadium

  • Stranded Phi Phi tourists towed to Phuket safety

    Stranded Phi Phi tourists towed to Phuket safety

    PHUKET: Sixty-six tourists were towed to safety in Phuket last night after spending hours stranded at sea when the speedboat they were on broke down. In addition to the Australian, French, Indian, Spanish and Thai tourists aboard the Kamika speedboat, there were four staff members of the operating company, Phi Phi Island Marine

  • Phuket Town thieves stealing water meters  again

    Phuket Town thieves stealing water meters again

    PHUKET: Officers at Phuket City Municipality are urging residents to beware water meter thieves running amok in the town. They are also calling for all scrap metal merchants to be on the lookout for any scrap being sold that suspiciously looks like the ramps used to allow vehicles to ascend curbs and be parked in inner-city garages.

  • Ex-cop caught smuggling 4.5kg of marijuana into Phuket

    Ex-cop caught smuggling 4.5kg of marijuana into Phuket

    PHUKET: Police at Tah Chat Chai checkpoint the northern tip of the island yesterday arrested a retired policeman trying to smuggle 4.5 kilograms of marijuana into Phuket.

  • Road reopens after Phuket bus crash

    Road reopens after Phuket bus crash

    PHUKET: Police have reopened one traffic lane on a section of Patak Road where a Phuket tour bus …

  • ngel at Amari

    ngel at Amari

    PHUKET: One of Spains greatest sports heroes, ngel Nieto, was in Phuket recently enjoying a break and a good meal at La Gritta at the Amari Coral Beach in Patong before traveling to commentate for Spanish TV on the Sepang Moto GP in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Phuket policeman spared Senate corruption probe  for now

    Phuket policeman spared Senate corruption probe for now

    PHUKET: Cleared of allegations of corruption by an internal police investigation just last week, Chalong Police Duty Officer Boonlert Onklang today received another reprieve the inquiry he also faces by the Senate Standing Committee on Tourism has been postponed until next month. The internal investigation, conducted by the Royal Thai Police Committee on Justice and Police Affairs, ruled that Lt Col Boonlert was not guilty of allegations that he contrived to extort money from South African tourist Gabriel Sequeira. The investigation was launched after South African media reported Mr Sequeira saying that he paid almost half-a-million baht to police and lawyers to secure his release after he was charged for allegedly passing bogus US banknotes

  • Phuket Media: The Phuket Gazette joins the Big Blue Wave

    Phuket Media: The Phuket Gazette joins the Big Blue Wave

    PHUKET: The Phuket Gazette and the Phuket Bulletin, operators of mega-station Blue Wave 90.5 FM, have entered into a partnership to carry Gazette content throughout the Andaman region, with Phuket, Krabi and Phang-nga at its epicenter.

  • On your bike from Phuket to Koh Yao Noi for the kid’s community center

    On your bike from Phuket to Koh Yao Noi for the kid’s community center

    PHUKET: Amazing Bike Tours is organizing a charity bike ride on Koh Yao Noi (Small Long Island) on October 30 to raise money for the Koh Yao Childrens Community Center. The Center is instrumental in teaching the islands youth about the importance of protecting the environment and preserving the history, culture and traditions of life on Yao Noi

  • Aussie expat recovers from Phuket balcony fall

    Aussie expat recovers from Phuket balcony fall

    PHUKET: Australian national and long-term Phuket resident Rod Palmer has been released from the intensive care unit (ICU) and is now in a general recovery room at Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Mr Palmer fell off a balcony at his home in Rawai last week. He sustained three fractured vertebrae, five fractured ribs, a head injury and other cuts and abrasions in the fall.