Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Fair Play to Brazilian Soccer Schools

    Fair Play to Brazilian Soccer Schools

    PHUKET: Organized by Brazilian Soccer Schools (BSS) Phuket, The Fair Play League for boys and girls will resume on January 14, 2012 at the British International School (BIS). Tawan Sea Adventures and The Yorkshire Inn have stepped in as title sponsors which has enabled the registration fee to be set at 500 baht per player for the full eight week duration of the FPL. Players will receive a full playing kit and the opportunity to play at the best football facilities Phuket has to offer including those at BIS, Youth Football Home , Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club, Quality Schools International and HeadStart International school.

  • Phuket Property Briefs – Village wins again; luxury movie; private jet facility

    Phuket Property Briefs – Village wins again; luxury movie; private jet facility

    PHUKET: The Village Coconut Island, has been awarded “Best Shared Ownership Development” in the inaugural South East Asia Property Awards which assists in promoting high levels of real estate opportunities available in South East Asia.

  • Phuket Media Watch – Indonesian protests; flash flooding

    Phuket Media Watch – Indonesian protests; flash flooding

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Dozens of Indonesians sew mouths shut in deforestation protest Phuket Gazette A group of Indonesian protesters have sewed their mouths shut in a protest against deforestation which took place in front of the parliament building in the capital this week, the Jakarta Globe reported today.

  • Pornthip Phuket packaging takes to world stage

    Pornthip Phuket packaging takes to world stage

    PHUKET: Pornthip (Phuket) Co Ltd, the island’s most recognized food-gift brand, submitted two of its award-winning products to contest in the AsiaStar Awards 2011, also known as the “Packaging Oscars of Asia”. Having recently achieved national recognition at the ThaiStar Packaging Awards 2011, Pornthip’s Andaman and Sino-Portuguese gift sets will now join the regional ranks along with 54 other submissions in the Consumer Package category.

  • Young dad dies in high-speed Phuket crash

    Young dad dies in high-speed Phuket crash

    PHUKET: A young father died instantly in a high-speed single car crash yesterday after his car spun out of control while he was rushing to pick up his child from school in Phuket Town. Tung Tong Police Duty Officer Watthanathon Bamrungthin told the Phuket Gazette that 28-year-old Boonrit Aphithammawong was on his way from Patong, where he worked as a graphic designer at the Sleep With Me apartment complex, when the accident happened at about 3pm. “Mr Boonrit’s white Honda Jazz struck a power pole near the Tesco Lotus Express.

  • Phuket blitz on booze-free New Year gift baskets

    Phuket blitz on booze-free New Year gift baskets

    PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) yesterday launched a series of raids on major retailers selling New Year gift baskets to ensure that they do not contain alcoholic beverages. “I have informed all major retailers that New Year gift baskets may not contain alcohol,” said PPHO chief Dr Sak Tanchaikul.

  • Tsunami no longer a factor in Khao Lak tourism: Survey

    Tsunami no longer a factor in Khao Lak tourism: Survey

    SPECIAL REPORT by Bill Barnett PHUKET: Phuket and other provinces along the Andaman Coast are currently making preparations to mark the seventh anniversary since the tsunami struck on December 26, 2004.

  • Phuket DMAT teams take on Japan, Korea in disaster rescue face-off

    Phuket DMAT teams take on Japan, Korea in disaster rescue face-off

    PHUKET: Disaster medical assistance teams (DMAT) from across Thailand yesterday began a four-day intensive training course at Phuket’s Boat Lagoon complex in preparation for the first-ever International Medical Rally to be held at Sirinath National Park, Nai Yang, on December 23. Taking part in the training are DMAT teams from Chiang Rai, Khon Kaen, Udon Thani, Nakorn Sri Thammarat, Krabi, Phang Nga and Phuket, explained Phuket Public Health Office (PPHO) chief Sak Tanchaikul.

  • Phuket Gov to give ‘key to City’ away for Red Cross Fair

    Phuket Gov to give ‘key to City’ away for Red Cross Fair

    PHUKET: This year’s Red Cross Fair will be held from December 29 to January 8, 2012 at Saphan Hin central stage in Phuket Town. The opening ceremony, starting at 6pm on December 29, will feature a fireworks show, and performances by nationally-renowned acts will be staged every night.

  • Live Wire – Fourth 3G supplier to aid Phuket

    Live Wire – Fourth 3G supplier to aid Phuket

    PHUKET: May I present some good news, some not-so-good news, and some news that keeps crawling out of the mailbag, like a gift from Santa that can’t be returned. We’ve waited years for 3G wireless internet service in Thailand. Now, suddenly, over the course of the past six months, we’ve got 3G coming out of our ears, in a wide array of incompatible, mind-numbingly complex varieties that even the sales clerks don’t understand.