Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • One dead, four injured in latest Phuket horror smash

    One dead, four injured in latest Phuket horror smash

    PHUKET: A fatal motorbike accident in Phuket last night was compounded when a car that slowed to survey the carnage was hit from behind and launched into a crowd of onlookers. A pregnant woman was killed and four others were injured, one critically. Thalang Police were notified at 6:45pm of an accident involving two motorbikes on Srisoonthorn Road (Route 4027), about 800 meters east of the

  • Phuket PDL Darts: Week 10 wrap-up

    Phuket PDL Darts: Week 10 wrap-up

    PHUKET: It was a lethargic start to the new year by both Hemingways sides, the heavy Christmas sessions obviously taking their toll.

  • New Year’s Eve pub murder rocks Phuket

    New Year’s Eve pub murder rocks Phuket

    PHUKET: A simmering dispute between two Patong business owners turned deadly on New Year’s Eve when one gunned down his rival outside a well-known Phuket pub just before dawn yesterday. The shooting was reported to Patong Police by 15-year-old Rachain Noonpakdee, said a report in today’s Siangtai Daily newspaper.

  • FC Phuket’s ‘Ko Lek’ to step down

    FC Phuket’s ‘Ko Lek’ to step down

    PHUKET: FC Phuket manager Narubas “Ko Lek” Aryupong revealed today that he will withdraw from running the team next season due to the current financial crisis. “A lot of money is needed to run a football team in Division 1. Yearly expenses reach over 40 million baht and I cannot afford that anymore.

  • Finance Ministry to press for Phuket ICEC

    Finance Ministry to press for Phuket ICEC

    PHUKET: Finance Minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala has pledged to accelerate long-delayed property projects run by the Treasury Department, including the Phuket International Convention and Exhibition Center (Phuket ICEC). The Phuket ICEC, slated to be built on 1.5 rai of Treasury Department land in Mai Khao, has 2.

  • Phuket’s labor shortage critical

    Phuket’s labor shortage critical

    PHUKET: Industry analysts describe the labor shortage in the Phuket tourism industry as “critical”, with as many as 4,000 vacant hotel positions as the island enters its annual high season for tourism.

  • Expert panel to lead Phuket tsunami memorial activities

    Expert panel to lead Phuket tsunami memorial activities

    PHUKET: A panel of experts led by Dr Smith Dharmasaroj, former head of the National Disaster Warning Center, will stage a public discussion on disaster management as part of the tsunami memorial services on December 26 this year.

  • Phuket hotel ponies up B200k to robbed Aussie tourists

    Phuket hotel ponies up B200k to robbed Aussie tourists

    PHUKET: The management of a Phuket hotel agreed to pay more than 200,000 baht in compensation to an Australian couple who claimed their room safe was robbed of 387,000 baht. Australian tourist Jim Nagi, 44, said he first noticed cash missing from the safe in his hotel room at the Andaman Beach Suites Hotel in Patong on December 8

  • Driver charged over death of pregnant Phuket resort worker

    Driver charged over death of pregnant Phuket resort worker

    PHUKET: The driver of the six-wheeled truck that struck and killed 27-year-old resort worker

  • Phuket Update: Krabi massacre mastermind caught in Phang Nga

    Phuket Update: Krabi massacre mastermind caught in Phang Nga

    PHUKET: Police in Phang Nga have arrested the mastermind behind the