Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • First blood goes to Laguna in league opener

    First blood goes to Laguna in league opener

    PHUKET: The highly anticipated Island Furniture Cricket Leagues maiden match at the new Alan Cooke Ground (ACG) did not fail to disappoint on Sunday with a great exhibition of fielding and batting provided by both Laguna CC and Patong CC. However it was a more consistent performance by Laguna that eventually decided the victory. Laguna were put into bat on a damp wicket with a slow outfield and made steady progress with their two openers Mike Ayling and Bill Stahmer.

  • Bangkok floods boost Phuket short-term rentals

    Bangkok floods boost Phuket short-term rentals

    PHUKET: The hospitality and real estate sectors in Phuket are currently benefiting from one of Thailands worst floods in a century. A report released by professional services real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle stated that Bangkoks housing market has been hit particularly hard by flooding with many major housing areas across the capital are now under water.

  • Phuket Poll: How alcohol dependent is Phuket?

    Phuket Poll: How alcohol dependent is Phuket?

    PHUKET: The floods in Bangkok and Central Thailand continue to wreak havoc with domestic production of beer and its distribution to Phuket. The disruptions have caused serious shortages, much to the bane of hoteliers, restaurateurs and bar owners across the island.

  • Phuket models call for votes in Thai Supermodel contest

    Phuket models call for votes in Thai Supermodel contest

    PHUKET: Two young Phuket models are seeking votes in the Photogenic Model competition, part of the Thai Supermodel Contest 2011. Uraisri Yim Watrsang, 16, and Vanessa Van Herrmann, 20, have both made it to the final round of the contest to be broadcast on Channel 7.

  • Phuket probe reveals 1,400 meth pills in mans underpants

    Phuket probe reveals 1,400 meth pills in mans underpants

    PHUKET: The arrests of two low-level Phuket drug users have led to the bust of their suspected methamphetamine dealer, who was allegedly caught with 1,400 ya bah (methamphetamine) stashed in his underwear. Narongrit Metula, Bualin Panachai and Seksan Sritham were presented at a press conference at Chalong Police Station yesterday.

  • Young woman crushed to death on Phuket beach road

    Young woman crushed to death on Phuket beach road

    PHUKET: A young Phang Nga woman was killed on the Patong beach road, on Phukets west coast, yesterday when a six-wheeled truck ran over her after colliding with the motorbike she was driving. Kathu Police received a report of the accident on Thaweewong Road, near the junction with Phra Barami Road, at about 6pm. Arayada Budsayakul, 27, was killed instantly, police said.

  • Body of foreign man found floating off Phuket

    Body of foreign man found floating off Phuket

    PHUKET: A Thai fishing boat this morning found the body of a caucasian man floating in the waters between Racha Yai Island and Coral Island, to the south of Phuket. Samnieng Srisan of the Phuket Tourist Rescue Center at Chalong Pier told the Phuket Gazette that that the squid fishing boat Sor Naja made the discovery at about 10:15am.

  • Thai Floods: Kudos and consequences for Phuket

    Thai Floods: Kudos and consequences for Phuket

    PHUKET: While the floods laying siege to Bangkok have dominated national news and made headlines around the world for weeks, Phuket has remained safe and dry. And as such, the province has been, as it well should be, a major platform for flood relief for hundreds of thousands of victims throughout Thailand’s central plains

  • Phuket Live Wire: Throttling and net neutrality

    Phuket Live Wire: Throttling and net neutrality

    PHUKET: This week Id like to talk about throttling the infernal ability for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to look at what youre doing online, and cut back your speed if you try to do something that doesnt conform to the ISPs concept of what you should be allowed to do. Its a hot topic, not just in Thailand, but all over the world. In North America and Europe youll hear the phrase net neutrality the idea that ISPs shouldnt be allowed to prefer one kind of data traffic over another

  • Phukets Tuptim gets support for life

    Phukets Tuptim gets support for life

    PHUKET: The Rama Foundation at the Ramathibodhi Hospital in Bangkok has pledged to provide the financial support needed to keep Phuket baby Tuptim Jadngooluem alive for life.

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