Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine”

  • Phuket Media Watch – Bounty offered in Sophoth theft case

    Phuket Media Watch – Bounty offered in Sophoth theft case

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Bounty for fugitive in Sophoth caseThe NationA 200,000-baht bounty has been offered for the capture of the alleged ringleader, reportedly on the run in Laos, who took millions of baht during the burglary at Transport Ministry permanent secretary Suphoth Sublom’s house. A senior commander, Police-Col Yanyong Wej-osoth, said “wanted” posters for Weerasak Chuelee, featuring the 200,000-baht bounty, had been distributed in the Tha Khaew area along the Mekong River

  • Phuket officials aim to lift landslide ‘disaster warning’

    Phuket officials aim to lift landslide ‘disaster warning’

    PHUKET: In a sign that the worst of the 2011 monsoon season may be behind us, Phuket authorities are preparing paperwork to revoke a landslide disaster warning for a section of the bypass road in Rassada. The warning was put in place for a section of the bypass road northbound following torrential rains

  • Phuket Media Watch – Deep South flower pot bomb injures monks

    Phuket Media Watch – Deep South flower pot bomb injures monks

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Flower pot bomb injures monksThe NationNine people, including three monks, were injured in a bomb attack by suspected insurgents in the Deep South province of Pattani recently.

  • Russian to hold presidential elections in March 2012

    Russian to hold presidential elections in March 2012

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012 Phuket Gazette PHUKET: The Russian government has decided that presidential elections will take place on March 4 next year, the upper house of parliament announced on Friday. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is widely expected to win the vote, will be officially nominated as a presidential candidate during the United Russia party congress on Sunday.

  • One dead, one injured in Phuket high-speed crash

    One dead, one injured in Phuket high-speed crash

    PHUKET: One man died and another was seriously injured in a high-speed accident in the north of Phuket early this morning. Lt Kraithong Misang of Thalang Police told the Phuket Gazette that at about 4am he received a report that a car had hit a power pole in front of the Caltex Gas Station near Wat Srisoonthorn on Thepkrasatttri Road, north of Phuket Town

  • Laguna Phuket Triathlon exceeds 1,000

    Laguna Phuket Triathlon exceeds 1,000

    PHUKET: Entries for the Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) tomorrow have raced beyond the 1,000 mark for the first time since the inaugural event in 1994.

  • Athletes flock for Laguna Phuket’s 18th international triathlon

    Athletes flock for Laguna Phuket’s 18th international triathlon

    PHUKET: Over 1,000 competitors are descending on the island for the 18th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) which officially begins today with race registration and a press conference at the Dust Thani Laguna Phuket. Registration numbers have smashed all previous records from the 17 year history of this prestigious Southeast Asian athletic event.

  • Khao Sok Organics coming to Phuket

    Khao Sok Organics coming to Phuket

    PHUKET: The Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) Sundowners business networking meeting returns to Phuket tonight at the

  • Phuket amnesty prisoners make merit for HM

    Phuket amnesty prisoners make merit for HM

    PHUKET: Phuket prisoners today helped to clean up Wat Charoen Samanakit, located behind Phuket Provincial Hall, in order to make merit for HM The King Bhumibol Adulyadej ahead of his 84th birthday on December 5. The 40 prisoners involved in the cleanup are all under consideration for amnesty under His Majesty’s annual birthday pardons, explained Phuket Prison Director Rapin Nichanon.

  • 7th Phuket International Sport Fishing tournament underway

    7th Phuket International Sport Fishing tournament underway

    PHUKET: The 7th Phuket International Sport Fishing Tournament (PIST) has cast off with the first day of competition taking participants out into the waters off Chalong Bay. With 80 participants who comprise 20 teams, the tournament has earned its place as the island’s premier annual fishing event which runs from November 24 to 26.