Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

  • Glimmer of hope for FC Phuket

    Glimmer of hope for FC Phuket

    PHUKET: A new management team has expressed interest in taking over the rights to manage FC Phuket football side. FC Phuket executives

  • Phuket crowds flock to Chalong Temple Fair

    Phuket crowds flock to Chalong Temple Fair

    PHUKET: Despite traffic chaos, Phuket residents have been flocking to the annual Chalong Temple Fair that runs through to Sunday. The vibrant fair each year attracts thousands of visitors who come to sample the wide range of food, browse the market stalls and enjoy the variety of activities on offer.

  • Two rushed to hospital after separate accidents in Phuket

    Two rushed to hospital after separate accidents in Phuket

    PHUKET: A Phuket Airport employee returning home from work was seriously injured when her motorbike was hit by a passenger van full of tourists returning from a trip to Phang Nga yesterday afternoon. Thalang Police were notified of the accident at 3:35pm

  • 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

  • Work underway on Phuket’s newest police headquarters

    Work underway on Phuket’s newest police headquarters

    PHUKET: Work is underway on the headquarters of Phuket’s newest police station, with some officers already taking up residence in barracks near what will eventually be the Wichit Police Station.

  • Phuket Police chasing ‘missing money’ from currency exchange haul

    Phuket Police chasing ‘missing money’ from currency exchange haul

    PHUKET: Phuket Police are still investigating where the remainder of the two million baht in foreign currencies has disappeared to from the robbery of a currency exchange booth in Karon in November. At a press conference at Chalong Police Station yesterday, Phuket Provincial Police Commander Chonasit Wattanavrangku said his officers were still investigating where most of the money had gone, though they already had confirmation that some of it had been used to fund a spending spree. The press conference was called to present to the media the two suspects who were arrested for the crime

  • Phuket’s ‘Coconut Island’ gets new pier

    Phuket’s ‘Coconut Island’ gets new pier

    PHUKET: The new 10-million-baht pier on Koh Maphrao in Phuket was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony presided over by the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO) President Paiboon Upatising on Friday. The new concrete pier, 170 meters long and three meters wide, replaces a dilapidated wooden structure, making passage to the island safer and more convenient for residents and tourists.

  • Officials warn of ‘fake monks’ targeting Phuket tourists

    Officials warn of ‘fake monks’ targeting Phuket tourists

    PHUKET: The ‘monk police’ of Phuket are warning everyone on the island of con men who are impersonating Buddhist monks and tricking locals and tourists into giving them money. Chatpawit Jinapong, Director of the Phuket branch of the

  • Phuket ‘fully booked’ for Korean, Chinese New Years

    Phuket ‘fully booked’ for Korean, Chinese New Years

    PHUKET: Local tourism representatives are expecting hotel occupancy rates of 90 to 100% across Phuket during the upcoming festive period.

  • Countdown to ‘Phuket Life & Style’: Launch issue hits the streets today

    Countdown to ‘Phuket Life & Style’: Launch issue hits the streets today

    PHUKET: Enclosed in your Phuket Gazette due out this afternoon, you’ll find our all-new magazine, ‘Phuket Life & Style’.