Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • Dining with the Stars

    Dining with the Stars

    By Khetsirin Pholdhampalit …Michelin stars, that is, as 17 Bangkok restaurants are named in the first Thailand edition of the little red guide A day after being-awarded one Michelin star in the first Michelin Guide Bangkok, 72 year old Supinya Junsuta, better known as Jay Fai to her customers, is hard at work, expertly wielding her wok over the hot charcoal brazier and wearing the oversized goggles she favours to protect her eyes from spurts of hot oil. She occasionally glances up at the crowd of hungry diners queuing to try her signature dishes and the large group of reporters who have invaded her small shophouse in the Pratu Phee area, next to the Golden Mount.

  • Bringing Thailand’s vibrant history to life – in spectacular fashion.

    Bringing Thailand’s vibrant history to life – in spectacular fashion.

    The island has a number of world class attractions that have relied on big investment and a hope that the crowds keep flocking to Phuket.

  • Don says he knows nothing about Yingluck British passport

    Don says he knows nothing about Yingluck British passport

    Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has denied a report of unknown origin that Britain had granted fugitive ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra a passport. Don said before Monday’s Cabinet meeting that his ministry had no such information and that the British Embassy had not informed the Thai government of any such action

  • Thailand hosts ASEAN Environment Conference in Phuket

    Thailand hosts ASEAN Environment Conference in Phuket

    The Reducing Marine Debris in ASEAN Region 2017 hosted by Thailand is being held at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa today (November 22). The meeting gathers the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR), Kasetsart University and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) with about 200 participants from many sectors in order to find solutions to reduce marine debris as well as raising awareness about the trash

  • Top Ten tips to sex-up your social media game

    Top Ten tips to sex-up your social media game

    Get your social media game up to speed, or get left behind. Some tips from Phuket’s Mr Social Media, Alex Runhaar. 1

  • Bad day on Phuket’s roads

    Bad day on Phuket’s roads

    There was a fatal accident just after 8am this morning on the By Pass Road, southbound, just near the Keehin hardware store.

  • Phuket Immigration Police arrest 95 illegal foreigners, mostly overstayers

    Phuket Immigration Police arrest 95 illegal foreigners, mostly overstayers

    Today (November 10), Phuket Immigration Police announced the results of a crackdown with 95 foreigners arrested, mostly on the basis of overstay. The mix of nationalities comprises 62 Indians, 11 Pakistanis, 6 Egyptians and 16 foreigners from other nationalities

  • Where’s the best place to do business in Asia? (It’s not Thailand)

    Where’s the best place to do business in Asia? (It’s not Thailand)

    Singapore, closely followed by South Korea, remains the best country in which to run a business, according to the World Bank.  While Brunei, Thailand and India have registered the most notable improvement in the ease of doing business. Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh are the region’s lowest ranked economies. In the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business list, Singapore has been ranked as the second best country in the world in this year’s ease of doing business

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, November 3

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, November 3

    Parts of Royal Crematorium now closed to visitors | Flights cancelled to Chiang Mai Airport | Bodyslam ‘Toon’ kicks off his 2,000 km charity run | Bad weather still being predicted | Big joint venture announced between Central and JD.com. The post THAIGER TODAY Friday, November 3 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Less stress? Don’t come to Asia.

    Less stress? Don’t come to Asia.

    So you’re looking for the world’s least stressful cities? Better look outside Asia then according to this new list