Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Southern Thai football is charging ahead with Krabi and Pattalung

    Southern Thai football is charging ahead with Krabi and Pattalung

    PHUKET: Southern Thai football is charging ahead with Krabi FC and Pattalung FC each prevailing at the top of their respective groups in the Thai Premier League (TPL) 2011 Division Two AIS League promotion playoffs. The playoffs, which began in October and are set to conclude in December, divide 12 fine finalists into two groups of six. Upon conclusion, only the top two of each group will be promoted up to replace the bottom four relegated teams of TPL Division One.

  • Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012

    Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012 Phuket GazettePHUKET: The Russian government has decided that presidential elections will take place on March 4 next year, the upper house of parliament announced on Friday. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is widely expected to win the vote, will be officially nominated as a presidential candidate during the United Russia party congress on Sunday.

  • Phuket ‘death bend’ gets ‘band aid’ safety, for now

    Phuket ‘death bend’ gets ‘band aid’ safety, for now

    PHUKET: The Phuket Highways Office has closed one southbound lane at the Kor En ‘death bend’ as a temporary measure to stop more accidents at the notorious black spot in Thalang. Also installed as temporary measures are signs warning motorists to slow down and small concrete blocks separating the vehicles exiting Baan Kor En from the traffic speeding past heading toward Phuket Town. The move follows the tragic

  • 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

  • Laguna triathletes inspire Phuket swim safety program

    Laguna triathletes inspire Phuket swim safety program

    PHUKET: Organizers of the 18th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) officially opened proceedings and also launched Laguna’s Swim Survival Program (LSSP) at a press conference this afternoon. Guest speakers at the event held at the Dusit Thani Laguna Resort were led by Paiboon Upatising President of the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor)

  • Phuket King’s Cup Regatta offering ‘Parties for Smarties’

    Phuket King’s Cup Regatta offering ‘Parties for Smarties’

    PHUKET: The organizers of the King’s Cup Regatta are calling for volunteers to help officials on the water on race days. “We’re looking for Phuket-based volunteers to help on the water.

  • Aussie tourist found dead at Phuket resort

    Aussie tourist found dead at Phuket resort

    PHUKET: An Australian tourist was found dead at a high-end Phuket hotel last night. Police believe she died after falling from an elevated walkway. Lt Col Sarit Butnongsang of Cherng Talay Police said he received a call from staff at the Amanpuri Resort at Surin Beach at about 11pm.

  • Phuket police nab ‘serial thieves’

    Phuket police nab ‘serial thieves’

    PHUKET: An investigation into a spate of robberies in northern Phuket has led to three arrests, but police believe the break-and-enter gang’s ringleader is still at large.

  • Phuket Governor confirmed to stay another year

    Phuket Governor confirmed to stay another year

    PHUKET: Governor Tri Augkaradacha will remain the Governor of Phuket until October 2012, Manas Nurak, personal secretary to Governor Tri, confirmed today.

  • Swedish snorkeler ‘likely died of heart attack’

    Swedish snorkeler ‘likely died of heart attack’

    PHUKET: The Swedish man who died off