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  • Officials to light up notorious Phuket road

    Officials to light up notorious Phuket road

    PHUKET: Following the high-speed crash on April 13 that

  • Phuket Gazette Reader’s Poll: How tolerant is Phuket to gay tourists?

    Phuket Gazette Reader’s Poll: How tolerant is Phuket to gay tourists?

    PHUKET: A week-long Phuket Pride Festival that officially began yesterday is expected to attract thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) tourists from around the region. In the latest Phuket Gazette online readers poll, we ask how tolerant is Phuket society of LGBT lifestyles compared with other places readers have lived in or visited? To have your say vote in the poll by clicking

  • ICT Ministry plans disaster communications fix for Phuket

    ICT Ministry plans disaster communications fix for Phuket

    PHUKET: A team of Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts yesterday consulted with Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha on how to improve communications during future disaster evacuations. The team, led by ICT communications expert Chaiyun Pengkiatpairot, aims to prevent a mobile phone network overload, such as that which hindered communications during the evacuation of tsunami-risk areas on April 11.

  • Phuket fishmeal factory probe takes a twist

    Phuket fishmeal factory probe takes a twist

    PHUKET: Phuket officials investigating a complaint about foul smells emanating from a fishmeal factory yesterday found little amiss – and now suspect that the complaint may be more about business than bad odors.

  • Phuket gears up for opening of new bus terminal

    Phuket gears up for opening of new bus terminal

    PHUKET: The Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) is in the process of negotiating set fares for all forms of local transportation that will operate out of the new Phuket bus terminal in Rassada, which will open on Saturday. “We will set standard fares for all types of local transportation, with tickets that passengers can buy at a counter in the terminal,” said PLTO chief Teerayut Prasertpol

  • Dane dies of blood loss after Phuket tsunami evacuation

    Dane dies of blood loss after Phuket tsunami evacuation

    PHUKET: A Danish tourist injured during the evacuation of Patong Beach last Wednesday was found dead of apparent blood loss in his Patong hotel room yesterday afternoon. Patong Police were notified of the death at 5pm by 40-year-old motorbike taxi driver Lamai Ouan – on

  • Amway to deliver B2.5bn boost to Phuket

    Amway to deliver B2.5bn boost to Phuket

    PHUKET: The Phuket office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects the 18,000 Amway sales representatives arriving from China to spend up to 2.5 billion baht during their month-long stay on Phuket.

  • Phuket Police arrest armed drug suspects in Good Friday raids

    Phuket Police arrest armed drug suspects in Good Friday raids

    PHUKET: Phuket Police on Saturday announced the arrest of six drug suspects, two of them in possession of firearms.

  • Greater Phuket healthcare advances with Krabi’s first international hospital

    Greater Phuket healthcare advances with Krabi’s first international hospital

    PHUKET: Phuket’s Andaman neighbors in Krabi province will soon be able to take advantage of superior healthcare facilities when the long-awaited Krabi Nakharin International Hospital finally opens its doors later this year.

  • Phuket Opinion: Message in a bottle

    Phuket Opinion: Message in a bottle

    PHUKET: It would be difficult to find a country anywhere in the world that has a wider gap than Thailand in terms of its alcohol control laws and their actual enforcement – and no other province suffers as much as Phuket because of it. The Phuket Gazette knows that alcohol use is often associated with fatal and debilitating accidents, violence, preventable diseases and countless acts of unseemly behavior.