Artikel tagged “phuket privieleges card”

  • Thalang turns on the waterworks

    Thalang turns on the waterworks

    PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Office is spending 40 million baht on extending local government water mains from Baan Pon, just south of Thalang Town, to Baan Mak Prok School, located near the eastern end of the runway at Phuket Airport. The project will allow local communities in the north of Phuket to start hooking up their local water networks to the mains and use government water supply in their homes in Srisoonthorn, Thepkrasattri and Mai Khao subdistricts. Connecting with the local water mains network from Ban Jo water treatment plant – which treats water from Bang Neaw Dun reservoir, Phuket’s second largest water source – the new pipes will be laid alongside the southbound lane of Thepkrasattri Road from the 16km road marker to the 30km marker.

  • Living With The Tiger: film fights HIV stigma

    Living With The Tiger: film fights HIV stigma

    PHUKET: Attitudes are changing as Phuket gets screenings of an acclaimed documentary about the children of Baan Gerda, an orphanage for HIV-infected kids cast out by their communities and families. What do you do when stuck alone in a small boat with a big, hungry tiger

  • FC Phuket draw with Saraburi in league restart

    FC Phuket draw with Saraburi in league restart

    PHUKET: After a month-long league lay-off FC Phuket drew with Saraburi FC Warlords in a heated match on Saturday evening with a final score of 2-2 in their Division One encounter. The match was played in front of a crowd of 2,500 at the Saraburi Provincial Administration Organization M150 Stadium.

  • Phuket urged to prepare for ‘Korean wave’

    Phuket urged to prepare for ‘Korean wave’

    PHUKET: As the Andaman Travel Trade 2011 expo continues today at Phuket Rajabhat University, Korean honorary consul Tossaporn Thepabutr has warned local officials to prepare for a huge influx of Korean tourism operators coming to set up shop in Phuket. “More Korean company owners are looking at moving their operations to Phuket because of the floods in Bangkok.

  • 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

  • Indigo Pearl Phuket wins spa design of the year

    Indigo Pearl Phuket wins spa design of the year

    PHUKET: Leading luxury Phuket resort Indigo Pearl was honored recently with the Spa Design of the Year award for its Coqoon Spa at the prestigious AsiaSpa Awards 2011 held at The Mira Hotel in Hong Kong.

  • Phuket death curve crash: Grieving father pleas for drivers to slow down

    Phuket death curve crash: Grieving father pleas for drivers to slow down

    PHUKET: The father of Anupong Sae-Yu, the four-year-old boy who died in the accident at the

  • KMS win Phuket junior soccer championship

    KMS win Phuket junior soccer championship

    PHUKET: Jungceylon recently held the Junior Soccer 2011 football tournament, the event’s fourth edition. This year’s tourney hosted a total of 32 teams from 25 schools from all over Phuket. Championship honors went to Tessaban Wat Kitti Sangkaram School, which is also known as Karon Municipality School.

  • Phuket’s ‘Grumpy Old Men’ on mercy mission for flood victims

    Phuket’s ‘Grumpy Old Men’ on mercy mission for flood victims

    PHUKET: What started off as a conversation between Phuket businessman Paul Newson and his wife and business partner Skulna “Bird” Varayu has quickly developed into a relief effort to assist flood victims in the Central Thailand province of Nakhon Sawan. The original idea focused on helping immediate family in Nakhon Sawan, but the concept quickly snowballed into a larger effort to take aid from Phuket to the most affected area in the region. The project now involves four vehicles that the group – all members of Phuket’s Grumpy Old Men (GOM) society –plan to load to bursting point with essential items needed to reunite flood-affected families with their homes, many of which have been submerged by severe flooding.

  • PHUKET OPINION: Patong-style wisdom faces the fragrance

    PHUKET OPINION: Patong-style wisdom faces the fragrance

    PHUKET: The plan by Patong Mayor Pian Keesin to install a fertilizer factory at the Patong Wastewater Treatment Plant must be heralded as good news. (See page 3, current issue of the Phuket Gazette