Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Phuket readies for HM Queen Sirikits birthday

    Phuket readies for HM Queen Sirikits birthday

    PHUKET: Visitors and residents in Phuket will have ample opportunity to honor and celebrate HM Queen Sirikits 79th birthday also celebrated in Thailand as Mothers Day on Friday. Police sources have confirmed to the Phuket Gazette that alcohol sales will not be banned on Friday, a national holiday. We only ask for people to comply [...]

  • Officials under fire over Phuket flyover plans

    Officials under fire over Phuket flyover plans

    PHUKET: Department of Highways officials received a frosty reception today at a public hearing to unveil three base designs for an overpass at Bang Khu Intersection, one of the main traffic crunch points during peak hours on Phukets Thepkrasattri Road. The Bang Khu Intersection is where Thepkrasattri Rd meets the bypass road. Sombat Jaroenpat, director [...]

  • Phuket Live Wire: AIS rollout of 3G a success

    Phuket Live Wire: AIS rollout of 3G a success

    PHUKET: The AIS rollout of its new wireless internet system has come and gone, and Im duly impressed. Were seeing good sometimes great international download speeds, reliable signals, extensive coverage and reasonably good support, all over Phuket. Amazing. … Full story

  • Caddy shock

    Caddy shock

    PHUKET: “It’s the most satisfying win I’ve ever had, there’s no two ways about it.” Steve Williams claims he’s experienced the height of satisfaction in his caddy career after helping Adam Scott to victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament in Ohio on Sunday, just two weeks after being dumped by Tiger Woods. Williams, from [...]

  • Phuket funeral to honor Father Richard

    Phuket funeral to honor Father Richard

    PHUKET: The funeral for Father Richard Woodarek, who served Phukets Catholic community for more than 40 years, will be held at Our Lady of Assumption Church in Phuket Town on Wednesday at 10am. Father Richard passed away on Friday. He was 82 years old and had spent more than half of his life in Thailand, [...]

  • Phuket fire drill no cause for alarm

    Phuket fire drill no cause for alarm

    PHUKET: Smoke billowing out of the fresh market on Ranong Road in Phuket Town this morning was no cause for alarm as Phuket City Municipality conducted its first fire drill there since the market opened in September last year. More than 150 market vendors and other people taking part in the drill poured onto the [...]

  • BBCU claim league bragging rights over FC Phuket

    BBCU claim league bragging rights over FC Phuket

    PHUKET: FC Phuket came up short against Big Bang Chulalongkorn United (BBCU), losing 2-1 on Sunday as the team tried to capitalize on their cup defeat of the joint Division One leaders. Downpours of rain before and during play, made for a greasy surface and slippery playing conditions for the teams. With five players out [...]

  • Epileptic man drowns in Phuket pond

    Epileptic man drowns in Phuket pond

    PHUKET: The body of a Phuket man who went missing on Friday was discovered by relatives two days later in a pond near his home in Thalang. Thalang Police identified the deceased as Phumichai Kaewkla, a 42-year-old resident of Mai Khao. His death was reported by his father, Jaras Kaewkla. … Full story

  • Things about Yingluck include a Phuket Connection

    Things about Yingluck include a Phuket Connection

    PHUKET: A story in yesterday’s Nation, entitled “There’s something about Yingluck”, presents some interesting facts about Thailand’s attractive new prime minister. Among them is a Phuket connection, albeit tenuous and, most likely, coincidental. Yingluck Shinawatra and Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha went to the same schools and studied the same things. … Full story