Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Phuket Opinion: Patong Police volunteers need careful scrutiny to protect tourists

    Phuket Opinion: Patong Police volunteers need careful scrutiny to protect tourists

    PHUKET: The safety of tourists visiting Phuket is always a key concern among local officials, and nowhere on the island is the issue more important than in Patong, which has the islands highest density of visitors and hotels. Several agencies play roles in tourist safety there, but none assume greater responsibility than the Patong Police, who currently have 180 officers on ‘active’ duty.

  • Worlds largest solar-powered boat to arrive in Phuket

    Worlds largest solar-powered boat to arrive in Phuket

    PHUKET: The Turanor, the first solar-powered boat to attempt a circumnavigation of the globe, is scheduled to moor at Phukets Ao Po Marina, on Phukets east coast, at about 7:30am tomorrow. The stunning piece of technology and craftmanship, will remain in Phuket until Wednesday and will be visited by a delegation from the Swiss embassy in Thailand on Tuesday. …

  • Tonight: Phuket gets its comedy fix

    Tonight: Phuket gets its comedy fix

    PHUKET: Tonight, tonight, an Englishman, an Irishman and a Kiwi walk into a bar and the punchline? The Punchline Comedy Club at the Holiday Inn Resort in Patong is hosting the geographically disparate trio this evening, with doors opening at 8pm the laughs are scheduled to start at 8:30pm.

  • Aussie expat recovers from Phuket balcony fall

    Aussie expat recovers from Phuket balcony fall

    PHUKET: Australian national and long-term Phuket resident Rod Palmer has been released from the intensive care unit (ICU) and is now in a general recovery room at Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Mr Palmer fell off a balcony at his home in Rawai last week. He sustained three fractured vertebrae, five fractured ribs, a head injury and other cuts and abrasions in the fall.

  • Phuket Opinion: Landslides expose greed, incompetence

    Phuket Opinion: Landslides expose greed, incompetence

    PHUKET: There is a Thai idiom, gam dai khrai gaw gam nan yawm sanawng, that has as its English-language equivalent, You reap what you sow. Similar maxims no doubt exist in every language because of the universal truths they contain.

  • Phuket Governor transfer rumors unconfirmed

    Phuket Governor transfer rumors unconfirmed

    PHUKET: The Governors Office today said they could neither confirm nor deny rumors that Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha will be transferred out of the province this month. Our office has yet to be informed of any transfer orders regarding the governor or his deputies, Manas Nurak, personal secretary to Governor Tri, told the Phuket Gazette.

  • Training tips for the Phuket Triathlon

    Training tips for the Phuket Triathlon

    PHUKET: For most triathletes swimming seems to be the most demanding technical aspect of the three disciplines. I remember my first triathlon. I was very nervous about the swim start, about being in the open water and I was not sure how to manage swimming in a straight line.

  • Phuket News Hound: Thai flood deaths continue climb; 36 more dead in Mexican drug bloodbaths; Italians love wiretaps

    Phuket News Hound: Thai flood deaths continue climb; 36 more dead in Mexican drug bloodbaths; Italians love wiretaps

    Phuket NEWS Hound world NEWS compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community U.S. … Full story

  • 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.