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  • Phuket Media Watch: Thailand regional round-up – Suu Kyi; Tony Blair; Khmer Rouge

    Phuket Media Watch: Thailand regional round-up – Suu Kyi; Tony Blair; Khmer Rouge

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Opposition leader Suu Kyi registers to run in Myanmar by-election Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday registered to run for a parliamentary seat in Myanmar’s upcoming by-election, a Burmese news organization in exile reported. The Nobel Peace Prize winner officially filed to run for the near-rural constituency of Kawhmu, on the outskirts of Rangoon, during the April 1 by-election

  • New 50-baht banknote in Phuket by this weekend

    New 50-baht banknote in Phuket by this weekend

    PHUKET: Phuket residents will have to wait until tomorrow or Friday before they can get their hands on the new 50-baht banknotes released nationwide today. The new-look 50-baht notes, announced by Bank of Thailand Governor Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul last week, will not be available in Phuket until tomorrow at the earliest, banks on the island have told the Phuket Gazette. The new 50-baht note is being released ahead of its 20, 100, 500 and 1,000-baht counterparts, which are due to be brought into full circulation before the end of 2026.

  • Phuket top sailing destination in Asia: Survey

    Phuket top sailing destination in Asia: Survey

    PHUKET: Phuket was voted as top in Thailand, while Thailand as a nation was voted the favorite sailing venue and best regatta location in Asia, according to a survey of international sailors from around the world conducted at the 2011 Phuket King’s Cup Regatta. The survey was undertaken by the

  • Phuket prepares for Chinese New Year

    Phuket prepares for Chinese New Year

    PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) is preparing an extravagant celebration to ring in the Year of the Dragon with the arrival of the Chinese New Year next week. The celebration is slated to kick off at Sanam Chai (the filed opposite Phuket Provincial Hall) at 4pm on January 23.

  • French cinema fete coming to Phuket

    French cinema fete coming to Phuket

    PHUKET: French film enthusiasts will be in for a treat next month, when the French Thai Cultural Festival “La Fête” hits Phuket with free showings of five acclaimed movies at the Prince of Songkla University Phuket Campus. The five films, all with subtitles in English, will be: In Mom’s Head (Comedy / 2007 / Directed by Carine Tardieu) Me and My Sister (Comedy / 2004 / Directed by Alexandra Leclère) My Uncle (Comedy / 1958 / Directed by Jacques Tati) Trouble at Timpeltill (Comedy / 2008 / Directed by Nicolas Bary) Mice and Mite Drama (Drama 2004 / Directed by Jeanne Labrune) Now in its second consecutive year, La Fête includes events all over Thailand: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hua Hin, Koh Samui, Phuket, and for the first time Khon Kaen

  • Phuket reacts to Bangkok terror warnings

    Phuket reacts to Bangkok terror warnings

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha has asked police to step up security at hotels with foreign guests throughout the island in the wake of the US embassy’s issuance of a terror warning to American citizens

  • Gov calls for gun security after man shot dead in Kalim

    Gov calls for gun security after man shot dead in Kalim

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha has called for police to boost gun security after a man was gunned down while riding home along the Kalim beach road last night.

  • Great day to be a kid in Phuket

    Great day to be a kid in Phuket

    PHUKET: National Children’s Day will be celebrated across Thailand tomorrow and there are many fun activities planned all over Phuket for children to enjoy and learn from. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dedicated the slogan “Unity, Knowledge, Wisdom, Preserving Thai Identity, and Learning Technology” as the theme for this year’s Children’s Day. Here in Phuket, many organizations will get into the spirit of the occasion and open their offices and businesses to give the kids insight as to what goes on inside.

  • Phuket students honored for win at World Robot Olympiad

    Phuket students honored for win at World Robot Olympiad

    PHUKET: Three students from Phuket Municipal School in Phuket Town have been honored with a meeting with Yongyuth Wichaidit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, for their award-winning performance at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) 2011 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Phuket Auto Robot team – comprising Pakin “Paper” Boonlom, Tipok “Nueng” Kinkobsin, and Boonyarit “Tel” Pulsen, all 11 years old, and their teacher Sophon Prateep Na Talang – were bestowed “The Best Creative Award” and came in fifth place overall.

  • Man blames Phuket hospital for mother’s death

    Man blames Phuket hospital for mother’s death

    PHUKET: A complaint was filed today against the Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization (OrBorJor) Hospital for “unethical practices” leading to the death of his mother. Narongphon Suwanmosee, 44, claims that hospital administrators allegedly refused to allow his mother to be transferred to Vachira Phuket Hospital for treatment for the sake of an outstanding 100,000 baht medical bill.