Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

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    Phuket News: Phuket Magazin auf Google+

    Das Phuket Magazin ist jetzt auch auf Google plus vertreten Folgen Sie uns jetzt auch auf dem neuen Goolge+ Projekt und empfehle deine Lieblingsseite weiter. Bei Interesse zu Google+ oder zum Beitritt unserer neuen social Network Community senden wir dir auch gern eine Einladung. Dazu senden sie uns einfach eine Email über Kontakt und wir [...]

  • Phuket Media: Ethics more credible than pretensions of ‘War’

    Phuket Media: Ethics more credible than pretensions of ‘War’

    PHUKET: A story on a local blog last weekend continued to celebrate a War which it had declared several months ago, not against, but rather on behalf of and between, two of Phuket’s newspapers. We understood the writers interests at the time and have marveled at his diligence in following the conflagration with regular weekly reports. But the blogs report last Saturday turned ugly when its author abandoned all pretext of objectivity and entered the fray himself, hurling wild charges and innuendo at both newspapers this one for false Web traffic statistics.

  • Phuket Gov first to be drug tested

    Phuket Gov first to be drug tested

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha today passed a drug test as part of the grand opening ceremony for the new drug testing center in Phuket. … Full story

  • Phuket students to have tablet ‘e-textbooks’ next year

    Phuket students to have tablet ‘e-textbooks’ next year

    BANGKOK: The government yesterday announced a practical side to Pheu Thai Partys election campaign promise to give free tablet computers to students throughout Thailand: They will come equipped with e-textbooks. Education Minister Woravat Auapinyakul explained that each tablet will cost no more than 3,000 baht and have a life span of up to four years.

  • Phuket Youth Sailing Squadron heads for Hua Hin

    Phuket Youth Sailing Squadron heads for Hua Hin

    PHUKET: The Phuket Youth Sailing Squadron (PYSS) is preparing to enter the Hua Hin Regatta 2011, and are inviting youths aged seven and up, specifically underprivileged children, to sign up for this new club that promotes youth sailing in Phuket. Five new youngsters have recently joined the sailing program, so there are now more than 20 members

  • Barman turns pro

    Barman turns pro

    PHUKET: “Six months ago I was a full-time gardener and playing six leagues down from the Premier League back home.” Jason Mooney from Northern Ireland has been signed to play for Wycombe Wanderers in England’s Football League One. The 22-year-old, 6 foot 9 inch goalkeeper was cutting hedges until he landed a barman’s job at [...]

  • Bend it like Therdsak

    Bend it like Therdsak

    PHUKET: Former Captain of the Thailand national football team and current vice-captain of Thai Premier League side, Chonburi FC, Therdsak Chaiman was in Phuket recently for a youth coaching session at Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club (TSLC). The free coaching clinic was organized with the help of Thanachart Bank and ran between 8am and 11am [...]

  • World record on the cards for Raceweek’s Larsen

    World record on the cards for Raceweek’s Larsen

    PHUKET: Australian Paul Larsen and his DaVinci crew raced in to second place after an exciting four days of Multihull class sailing at this years Six Senses Phuket International Raceweek. Racing conditions in the waters off the Evason and Bon Island resort for the event were exciting, but certainly less threatening than what Paul has [...]

  • Phuket Poll: When will Thaksin return?

    Phuket Poll: When will Thaksin return?

    PHUKET: Now that Yingluck Shinawatra has been installed as Thailands first female prime minister, many political analysts are posing the question: When will her brother, fugitive former PM Thaksin, return to Thailand? In its latest online poll, the Phuket Gazette invites readers to suggest when they think this will happen if ever. To have your [...]

  • Tourist arrivals jump exposes Phuket infrastructure lag

    Tourist arrivals jump exposes Phuket infrastructure lag

    ANALYSIS PHUKET: Officials forecasting a record high four million passenger arrivals at Phuket International Airport for 2011 has highlighted lagging infrastructure, mounting travel delays and long immigration queues that have the potential to derail growth in Phukets hospitality industry. Phuket Airport has a stated total capacity of 6.5 million passengers a year, including all arrivals [...]