Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Services to Phuket Sports

    Services to Phuket Sports

    PHUKET: Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club (TSLC) has been awarded the Phuket Gazette’s inaugural Services to Sport title. The purpose of such an award is to identify and recognize individuals, teams or organizations whose contributions to raise the profile of sport on Phuket has been outstanding throughout the year.

  • Phuket Football: Saved by Muang Thong Utd!

    Phuket Football: Saved by Muang Thong Utd!

    PHUKET: Despite losing at home 4-1 to Bangkok FC last night, FC Phuket and their supporters left Surakul Stadium in jubilation knowing that the the team’s future is now secure: Thai Premier League (TPL) powerhouse side Muang Thong United has promised to support the team in the 2012-2013 campaign.

  • Phuket Opinion: Thailand’s lethal roads are not a secret

    Phuket Opinion: Thailand’s lethal roads are not a secret

    PHUKET: The UK’s Channel 4 recently aired a documentary entitled ‘The Undocumented Dangers of Thailand’s Roads’.

  • Phuket Sports: Tuffers at the Village tonight

    Phuket Sports: Tuffers at the Village tonight

    PHUKET: Former England cricket international and TV personality, Phil Tufnell will spend an evening with Phuket cricket enthusiasts and VIP guests at The Village Coconut Island tonight. Absolute World have organized an informal BBQ and drinks event where Phil will share anecdotes of his outstanding cricket career and experiences of winning the popular reality TV show “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here”

  • Phuket Media Watch: Bishop quits; Hybrid sharks; Volcano activity; Face failures

    Phuket Media Watch: Bishop quits; Hybrid sharks; Volcano activity; Face failures

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Catholic bishop in California quits after admitting he fathered two kids Phuket Gazette / News WiresThe Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Wednesday announced that one of its Catholic bishops has resigned after acknowledging he fathered two children in the past. Gabino Zavala, 60, resigned under the code of canon law which allows bishops to retire earlier than the standard age of 75 if they are sick or unfit for office. He served as the auxiliary bishop for the San Gabriel Pastoral Region, which covers East Los Angeles through the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys.

  • Phuket Live Wire: Don’t lose that number

    Phuket Live Wire: Don’t lose that number

    PHUKET: In the past few Live Wire columns I’ve tried to answer some of the questions I hear frequently about computers, phones, tablets and TVs in Phuket. Here’s the next common question – and, surprise, it has a good solution. “Woody, I want to get a 3G phone (or I want to get 3G service on my current phone), but I don’t want to change my phone number.

  • Phuket international airport expansion set to bring 12.5mn visitors

    Phuket international airport expansion set to bring 12.5mn visitors

    PHUKET International Airport (PIA) will be able to receive 12.5 million visitors per year by 2014 following a planned 5.7 billion-baht expansion, Thailand’s deputy transport minister told reporters during a recent visit to the island.

  • No sale! FC Phuket still on the market

    No sale! FC Phuket still on the market

    PHUKET: Football fans in Phuket will definitely have at least one local professional team to root for this year, and possibly two, the FC Phuket’s club secretary told the Phuket Gazette this morning. The news follows online reports asserting that FC Phuket has been sold to Bangkok premier outfit Muang Thong United and will move to the capital under a new name. “That report is nonsense.

  • Marriott, Destination part ways over Courtyard brand in Phuket

    Marriott, Destination part ways over Courtyard brand in Phuket

    PHUKET: Marriott International and Destination Properties Thailand have parted ways over the management of four hotels in Thailand, three of which are in Phuket. The properties in Phuket are the Courtyard by Marriott hotels in Patong, Kamala and at Surin Beach. The fourth hotel to no longer operate as a Marriott brand is the Courtyard by Marriott in Hua Hin.

  • Work on Central Phuket underpass to start this year

    Work on Central Phuket underpass to start this year

    PHUKET: Pheu Thai MP and former Finance Minister Suchart Thadathamrongvech today announced that work on the much-debated underpass at the Darasamut Intersection (also known as the Central Festival Intersection) will start this year. The news was announced this afternoon at a public meeting at the Phuket Community Hall, near