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  • 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.

  • Phuket Media Watch – Man confesses to setting elderly woman on fire

    Phuket Media Watch – Man confesses to setting elderly woman on fire

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Man confesses to setting elderly woman on fire in NYC elevator Phuket Gazette A 47-year-old man has confessed to killing an elderly woman by setting her on fire in a New York City elevator during the weekend, local media reported on Monday. Jerome Issac turned himself in to police on Sunday and confessed to having set 73-year-old General Post Office worker Deloris Gillespie on fire because she allegedly owed him $US 2,100 for previous work, police told the New York Post on Monday

  • Phuket port expansion to get Cabinet push: Kittisakdi

    Phuket port expansion to get Cabinet push: Kittisakdi

    PHUKET: Deputy Minister of Transport Kittisakdi Hathasongkorh yesterday vowed to support plans to expand Phuket’s Deep Sea Port, which have run aground over its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report. At a meeting at Phuket’s Deep Sea Port, Phuket Marine Office Chief Phuripat Theerakulpisut yesterday explained to Mr Kittisakdi that his office had been working for more than a year on having the EIA passed. “The EIA does not seem to be working.

  • Phuket police defuse hostage situation

    Phuket police defuse hostage situation

    PHUKET: After a 30-minute standoff, Phuket Police on Tuesday rescued a woman held hostage by a knife-wielding glue addict at a local gas station.

  • Phuket Darts: Hemingways A routs Hemingways B

    Phuket Darts: Hemingways A routs Hemingways B

    PHUKET: In Week 9 play in the Patong Darts League (PDL), Hemingways A routed Hemingways B 11-2 and moved past them to take the lead in the league table.

  • Phuket speedboats to pay for upkeep of Racha pier

    Phuket speedboats to pay for upkeep of Racha pier

    PHUKET: Speedboats on day trips from Phuket that dock at the floating pier on Racha Yai Island will be charged a mooring fee from January 1 to help fund the cost of repairs to the facility. “The Racha Hotel provides the pontoon and allows everyone to use it, but they never ask for money to maintain it,” committee president Sarit “Bung Mad” Jundee, 50, told the Phuket Gazette. “The money collected will go towards the upkeep of the pier.

  • Wilkinson drops out

    Wilkinson drops out

    PHUKET: “To say I have played through four World Cups, two Lions tours, 91 international games and a ridiculous number of injuries and other setbacks gives me an incredibly special feeling of fulfillment.” Jonny Wilkinson, England’s enigmatic out-half has announced his retirement from test rugby. His international record includes six tries, 162 conversions, 239 penalties and a record of 36 drop-goals.

  • Island Investor – eighteen year property cycle

    Island Investor – eighteen year property cycle

    PHUKET: The holiday season is fast approaching and some of us will soon be heading back to colder climes to enjoy the festive period with our loved ones. Many of you will remain in Phuket enjoying your Christmas dinner in a tropical climate, whilst for those of us jetting back to the UK we hope to be able to put aside the economic woes that are sweeping the region and enjoy a well earned break. It has been some time since my last visit to UK shores and things have changed significantly in the past 12 months primarily due to the financial constraints that many are suffering under.

  • Mosque massacre in Krabi: 3 dead, 3 injured

    Mosque massacre in Krabi: 3 dead, 3 injured

    PHUKET: Unknown gunmen ambushed a group of Muslim men outside a mosque in Ao Luek, Krabi, last night, killing three of the men and wounding three others.

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