Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Phuket Media Watch: British Airways resume flights; New Zealand plane crash

    Phuket Media Watch: British Airways resume flights; New Zealand plane crash

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community British Airways to resume flights to Libyan capital in May Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: British Airways plans to reinstate flights to the Libyan capital of Tripoli later this year, the airline announced yesterday. Flights were suspended in February 2011 as a result of the country’s civil war. British Airways said it decided to resume flights between London Heathrow Airport and Tripoli International Airport following a ‘thorough security review’ in conjunction with the British and Libyan governments.

  • Phuket Media Watch: Chinese New Year fuels flight record at Hong Kong Airport

    Phuket Media Watch: Chinese New Year fuels flight record at Hong Kong Airport

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Hong Kong airport sees single-day record of 1,057 flightsPhuket GazettePHUKET: Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, handled a single-day record of 1,057 incoming and outbound flights late last week, aviation authorities announced on yesterday.

  • Fire breaks out at Phuket official’s residence

    Fire breaks out at Phuket official’s residence

    PHUKET: Phuket firefighters extinguished a fire at the Thalang District Office compound in the early hours of this morning. The fire was reported to Thalang Police at about 2:15am

  • Phuket Projects: ‘Benefits’ at odds with people’s choice

    Phuket Projects: ‘Benefits’ at odds with people’s choice

    PHUKET: The results of the most recent Phuket Gazette readers’ poll reveal that a clear majority want “airport bus” services to Phuket’s west coast resort towns as the tourism development project to move ahead above all others this year.

  • Phuket Sports: Patong lead the field

    Phuket Sports: Patong lead the field

    PHUKET: Patong CC top the Island Furniture cricket league after a comfortable win over Phuket’s youth development team, the Leopards, played at the ACG last Sunday. With all seven teams in the competition moving into the third round of matches, a victory and taking every available bonus point was a must for Patong while the Leopards were on the prowl for their first victory, or at least to take points from last year’s league champions.

  • Red Shirt leader hails Phuket’s ‘Ae Inside’ as ‘brave, fearless’

    Red Shirt leader hails Phuket’s ‘Ae Inside’ as ‘brave, fearless’

    PHUKET: Friends, family and colleagues paid their final respects to slain reporter Wisut “Ae Inside” Tangwitthayaporn during an emotional cremation ceremony at Wat Kosit in Phuket Town this afternoon. Mr Wisut, an investigative reporter and head of the “red shirt” political movement in Phuket, was ambushed and

  • Phuket Video Report: Suspect denies any role in murder of journalist

    Phuket Video Report: Suspect denies any role in murder of journalist

    PHUKET: The man who Phuket Police have arrested for conspiracy to commit murder in the case of

  • Phuket’s Young throttles up for GP3

    Phuket’s Young throttles up for GP3

    PHUKET: Prospects of Phuket-based Dylan Young reaching Formula 1 accelerated with news of an offer for the 22-year old to drive in the 2012 GP3 Series. Potential savior of Young’s career ambitions is the Marussia Manor team, junior squad of the Marussia Virgin Formula 1 team, who have handed Young a lifeline which could also see the Australian achieve a test with their Formula 1 team this November.

  • Gov calls for gun security after man shot dead in Kalim

    Gov calls for gun security after man shot dead in Kalim

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha has called for police to boost gun security after a man was gunned down while riding home along the Kalim beach road last night.

  • Phuket Media Watch: India asks BBC to apologize

    Phuket Media Watch: India asks BBC to apologize

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community India asks BBC to apologize for ‘offensive’ comments on Top Gear Phuket GazettePHUKET: The Indian government has demanded an apology from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) over a TV program’s episode last month which mocked Indian culture. A Christmas special of the ‘Top Gear’ program showed presenter Jeremy Clarkson, one of the highest paid BBC presenters known for his controversial comments, mocking Indian culture while driving around the country.