Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Phuket Property: Jones Lang LaSalle to manage the new Pelican in Krabi

    Phuket Property: Jones Lang LaSalle to manage the new Pelican in Krabi

    PHUKET: Jones Lang LaSalle (JLS) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to manage The Pelican Krabi, a prime resort development by Perry Group International. The agreement is JLS’s first property management contract in Krabi and marks the fast growth of the firms property management business in Thailand. The Pelican Krabi is situated on 33 rai of oceanfront land on the west coast of Krabi, directly across Phang-nga Bay from Phuket, and comprises three development phases.

  • Phuket Live WIre: Choosing the best wireless connection

    Phuket Live WIre: Choosing the best wireless connection

    PHUKET: In my last two Live Wire columns I talked about the three general types of internet connections available in Phuket landlines, wireless and satellite and then gave some recommendations about landlines. This week Ill explain how to find a good wireless connection.

  • Phuket’s rice prices set to rise

    Phuket’s rice prices set to rise

    PHUKET: Menus in Phuket and across Thailand will soon be revised with the price of rice set to jump as a result of the Yingluk administrations changes to the rice mortgaging scheme. Pitched as a mechanism to increase rice farmers incomes and spending power, the controversial program first implemented by the Thaksin administration six years ago will offer increased rates on rice for loans to farmers who agree to pledge their yields as collateral.

  • Phuket Town cable burying on hold for Vegetarian Festival

    Phuket Town cable burying on hold for Vegetarian Festival

    PHUKET: Work installing underground utility cables in Old Phuket Town has been suspended for the duration of nine-day Vegetarian Festival, which starts with the arrival of the new moon tomorrow. There will be many processions along the streets of the Old Town.

  • FC Phuket douse PTT Rayong

    FC Phuket douse PTT Rayong

    PHUKET: FC Phuket recorded their fourth consecutive league win last night, with a 3-0 drubbing of PTT Rayong in wet conditions at Surakul Stadium. Phuket went into the match without golden boy Sarach Yooyen, but Watcharapong “Paeh” Jan-ngam shouldered the goalscoring responsibilities dutifully. …

  • Phuket school inks agreement with Shelton College, Singapore

    Phuket school inks agreement with Shelton College, Singapore

    PHUKET: Phuket’s Kajonkietsuksa School has established an exchange program with Shelton College International in Singapore in a move aimed at preparing its students for bright futures in the travel and tourism industries. The agreement became official after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two schools on Wednesday morning at Kajonkietsuksa School. The terms of the MoU include: exchange of faculty, staff and students; mutual assistance in terms of internship placement, and exchange or transfer of academic credits

  • Phuket Live Wire: Getting connected

    Phuket Live Wire: Getting connected

    PHUKET: WHEN it comes to Internet connections in Phuket, there are three major considerations: reliability, speed and price. In that order. Its almost impossible to measure reliability.

  • Phuket rubber tapper injured by falling tree

    Phuket rubber tapper injured by falling tree

    PHUKET: A Phuket rubber tapper was left unconscious and unable to move yesterday when a para rubber tree he was cutting down fell on him.

  • Beach Volleyball: Phuket Thailand Open ready to decide World Number One

    Beach Volleyball: Phuket Thailand Open ready to decide World Number One

    PHUKET: Seventeen of the world’s top 20-ranked teams have confirmed their participation in the PTT Phuket Thailand Open, the final round of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour, which will take place on Phuket’s Karon Beach from November 1 to 6. The Phuket tournament is the world’s largest women’s beach volleyball event and will see the teams competing this year for US$190,000 in cash prizes.

  • Phuket drug haul: 4 suspects, 4 guns and B13.5mn in drugs seized

    Phuket drug haul: 4 suspects, 4 guns and B13.5mn in drugs seized

    PHUKET: A small pier popular for tourists heading out to the islands in Phang Nga Bay was a major drug-trafficking portal, Phuket police revealed today.