Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Chinese tourist drowns in Phuket

    Chinese tourist drowns in Phuket

    PHUKET: A woman in Phuket with a Chinese tour group drowned in Rawai on Thursday. The body of 57-year-old Xianmei Wang was found floating off of Koh Hei at about 2pm that day, Chalong Police said.

  • Phuket Business: Dive center targets ‘no niche’

    Phuket Business: Dive center targets ‘no niche’

    PHUKET: THE international appeal of Phuket’s dive industry has seen many dive shops and dive centers on the island honing in on specific niche markets, usually centered around a specific country or nationality. Backed with their well-equipped dive boat and brand new training facilities, Andaman Ocean Safaris’ business model takes niche marketing a step further, by targeting agents, rather than any one market of divers

  • Phuket Media Watch: Thai PM orders investigation into army shooting of four Muslims

    Phuket Media Watch: Thai PM orders investigation into army shooting of four Muslims

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Thai PM orders investigation into army shooting of four MuslimsPhuket Gazette / News Wires PHUKET: Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday ordered an investigation into the shooting deaths of four Muslims by paramilitaries in the restive south on Sunday. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ordered army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha to investigate the incident and report his findings in detail immediately.

  • Man, 27, found hanged in Phuket

    Man, 27, found hanged in Phuket

    PHUKET: Thalang Police believe financial woes led a Phuket man to take his life by hanging last night.

  • Phuket tour bus on fire at Patong Hill

    Phuket tour bus on fire at Patong Hill

    PHUKET: The Phuket Gazette this morning received reports of yet another bus catching fire – this time on the busy road over Patong Hill, joining the popular tourist town of Patong with Phuket Town. No injuries were reported

  • Phuket laborer claims ‘elephant god’ saves him from shooting

    Phuket laborer claims ‘elephant god’ saves him from shooting

    PHUKET: A man shot three times in the abdomen yesterday said a sacred talisman prevented the projectiles from breaking his skin, but police think it was because they were fired by a slingshot — not a gun. Chalong Police Officer duty officer Atthawat Suwanarat received a report of the shooting at 5:30pm.

  • Phuket TAT launches 9 Temples Tour

    Phuket TAT launches 9 Temples Tour

    PHUKET: The Phuket “9 Temples Tour” began today as a way to round out the Chinese New Year festivities and to usher in the Phuket Old Town Festival, which gets underway on Sunday.

  • Phuket gets cooking with Local Food Festival

    Phuket gets cooking with Local Food Festival

    PHUKET: The 4th annual Phuket Local Food Festival kicked off at Saphan Hin in Phuket Town last night with the preparation of what is purported to have been the world’s largest pot of tom som (sweet and sour soup). The event was officially opened by Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha, who joined together with Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) President Paiboon Upatising in preparing the colossal cauldron of soup, which measured about two meters across.

  • Eighth suspect, school kid, arrested for Phuket Pla-wan attack

    Eighth suspect, school kid, arrested for Phuket Pla-wan attack

    PHUKET: Police have arrested an eighth suspect wanted in connection with the stabbing of

  • Phuket Business: Now is the time to structure your financial investments

    Phuket Business: Now is the time to structure your financial investments

    PHUKET: Now that 2012 is in full swing and no doubt many of the New Year’s resolutions have been thrown out of the window, it’s time to get a hold of the purse strings and have a set plan for the forthcoming year. I have already given my views previously on what I believe we can expect from the year ahead