Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Lunar eclipse tonight, with supernatural warning

    Lunar eclipse tonight, with supernatural warning

    PHUKET: Skies are partly cloudy over Phuket this afternoon, but stargazers should stand a good chance to enjoy tonight’s lunar eclipse – if they dare. While lunar eclipses are far easier on the eye than their solar counterparts, a famous Thai astrologer is warning people born on Sunday, Monday or Wednesday nights that viewing the celestial phenomenon could bring them bad luck. The warning, issued on Thai TV Channel 5 by Thai astrologer Mor Chang, says women are particularly at risk.

  • TwoVillas multiply in Phuket

    TwoVillas multiply in Phuket

    PHUKET: Since launching some of Phuket’s first affordable luxury pool villas in 2003, the Twovillas Group has expanded and added a flourish of trendy concepts.

  • Bill Gasson and the origins of Phuket’s King’s Cup Regatta

    Bill Gasson and the origins of Phuket’s King’s Cup Regatta

    PHUKET: With race day four hosted by AIA Thailand and Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket underway, we take a look at one of the personalities that has contributed to the success of the King’s Cup Regatta.

  • Thanyapura Phuket to host Holiday Night Market

    Thanyapura Phuket to host Holiday Night Market

    PHUKET: Phuket’s Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club (TSLC) will host a “Holiday Night Market and Festival of Lights” on Friday from 5pm onwards. Those attending can enjoy an array of canapé delicacies, drinks from the bar and live acoustic sounds as the sun sets while awaiting the lighting of a uniquely decorated Christmas Tree at 7pm.

  • Austrian tourist stabbed, robbed by Phuket youth gang

    Austrian tourist stabbed, robbed by Phuket youth gang

    PHUKET: An Austrian tourist is recovering from a punctured lung and other injuries sustained in a brutal robbery attack by four knife-wielding youths in Phuket yesterday. Patong Police identified the victim as Rupert Wilhelmstatter

  • Thai Division 1 football: FC Phuket 0 – 2 Chanthaburi FC

    Thai Division 1 football: FC Phuket 0 – 2 Chanthaburi FC

    PHUKET: FC Phuket lost their third home game of the season yesterday, going down 2-0 to Chanthaburi FC in front of a smaller-than-expected crowd of about 2,400 fans at Surakul Stadium.

  • Phuket news: 26,000 prisoners get Royal Pardons

    Phuket news: 26,000 prisoners get Royal Pardons

    PHUKET: In a show of compassion, HM The King today issued a royal command pardoning some 26,000 prisoners nationwide. The decree, signed by His Majesty, was based on the one initiated last year by the Democrat Party-led government. In a statement published in the Royal Gazette, His Majesty said the convicts should be given a second chance.

  • Phuket Business: Uncertain future for electronic billboards

    Phuket Business: Uncertain future for electronic billboards

    PHUKET: Commuters in Phuket have witnessed a gradual upgrade in roadside scenery over the last few years. Advertising and media communications are steadily evolving, and many will have noticed traditional print billboards gradually being replaced with animated, digital versions at various traffic junctions around the island. Indeed, the emergence of Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology represents a sign of the times – a flicker of hope that the island may finally be ready to escape from the billboard clutter along roadsides.

  • Survival of Phuket tourist snorkeler in doubt

    Survival of Phuket tourist snorkeler in doubt

    PHUKET: Doubts linger over the survival of a man pulled from the water at Yanui Beach, on Phuket’s southwestern coast, this afternoon after he failed to regain consciousness en route to hospital. Jula Nontree, chief lifeguard for Kata, Karon, Nai Harn and Patong Beaches, told the Phuket Gazette he was notified of the incident at 2:50pm.

  • Phuket marks international day for the disabled

    Phuket marks international day for the disabled

    PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) yesterday held an event to mark International Day for Persons with Disabilities, observed by the United Nations and countries around the world today, December 3. “The annual observance of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on December 3 was established by the International Year for Disabled Persons 1981,” said Phuket Provincial Chief Administrative Officer (Palad) Chaiwat Taepee in his opening speech. “The day aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities and the gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities into every aspect of the political, social, economic and cultural life of their communities,” he added.