Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Phuket Media Watch – Herman Cain denies; Bankruptcy for American Airlines

    Phuket Media Watch – Herman Cain denies; Bankruptcy for American Airlines

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Woman claims long affair with U.S.

  • Phuket ‘drug, rob and run’ woman arrested – again

    Phuket ‘drug, rob and run’ woman arrested – again

    PHUKET: Phuket police have arrested yet again one of six women charged in October with luring foreign tourists to hotel rooms, where they were drugged and subsequently robbed.

  • Phuket Dinghy Series booms sailing success

    Phuket Dinghy Series booms sailing success

    PHUKET: Following on from two previous Phuket Dinghy Series race events, twenty-six Optimists and five Lasers competed in the series decider held on November 19 and 20. Overall positions in the event were all to sail for, given that plenty of points were available from the six races that were scheduled over the two days.

  • Italian Cigana bags third Laguna Phuket Triathlon

    Italian Cigana bags third Laguna Phuket Triathlon

    PHUKET: Massimo Cigana from Italy successfully defended his Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) title today and celebrates an unprecedented third victory in the competition. The “Race of Legends” truly has a new legend in its record books after Cigana from Venice sauntered across the finish line in a time of 02:32:51 and adding the 2011 title to his 2010 and 2007 wins. Speaking to the Phuket Gazette, a very composed Cigana expressed satisfaction with his race.

  • Russian tourist dies after Phuket beach rescue effort

    Russian tourist dies after Phuket beach rescue effort

    PHUKET: A 57-year-old Russian tourist has died after being pulled from the water at Phuket’s Kata Beach this morning. Lt Tianchai Duangsuwan of Chalong Police named the victim as Uriu Varnakov

  • Athletes flock for Laguna Phuket’s 18th international triathlon

    Athletes flock for Laguna Phuket’s 18th international triathlon

    PHUKET: Over 1,000 competitors are descending on the island for the 18th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) which officially begins today with race registration and a press conference at the Dust Thani Laguna Phuket. Registration numbers have smashed all previous records from the 17 year history of this prestigious Southeast Asian athletic event.

  • Phuket Rajabhat to staff local hotels with flood-affected students

    Phuket Rajabhat to staff local hotels with flood-affected students

    PHUKET: Rajabhat University (PRU) in Phuket is accepting applications from students nationwide who have been affected by the flood crisis, to join its latest tourism “work-and-study” program. The 4 R project is an extension of last year’s 3 R project and is organized in collaboration with the Phuket Office of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Phuket Tourist Association (PTA)

  • Evoque SUV ideal for ‘new age’ business folk in Phuket

    Evoque SUV ideal for ‘new age’ business folk in Phuket

    PHUKET: The Range Rover Evoque, the latest high-end Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) by Land Rover, hit the Phuket market with an official open-house party.

  • Phuket teacher crisis appeal sparks flood of applicants

    Phuket teacher crisis appeal sparks flood of applicants

    PHUKET: The Director of the Phuket Primary Educational Office has called for all people wanting to apply for positions as English teachers at government schools in Phuket Town to contact the schools directly. Dr Jian Thongnoon announced the news in the wake of the Phuket Gazette posting online its story about the …

  • 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.