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  • Flood takes steam out of Tiger Discotheque extension inquiry

    Flood takes steam out of Tiger Discotheque extension inquiry

    PHUKET: The investigation into whether or not the alleged “extension” to the ill-fated Tiger Discotheque in Patong was legal fell flat last week after Patong Municipality admitted that it had lost the original plan to the building in a flood nearly a decade ago. The investigation was launched after

  • Booze and ballots don’t mix: Phuket poll

    Booze and ballots don’t mix: Phuket poll

    PHUKET: A majority of Phuket Gazette readers think the election-weekend alcohol bans should remain in place despite their cost to the local economy, the results of our online readers’ poll reveal. A total of 1,599 readers took part in the two-week survey, which was timed to span consecutive weekend alcohol bans: the first an island-wide ban for the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization council seat election on August 26; the second, yesterday’s polling for seats on the Patong City Council.

  • Search continues for killer Phi Phi speedboat

    Search continues for killer Phi Phi speedboat

    PHUKET: Krabi Police are still working to identify vessels that were at Tonsai Beach on Phi Phi Island when a French tourist was killed

  • Phuket Live Wire: It’s the future of computers

    Phuket Live Wire: It’s the future of computers

    PHUKET: August is usually a rather dull month for the computer industry. This August started out with an enormous amount of activity, but as the days wane, so does the news

  • PM Yingluck Shinawatra invited to speak at Phuket Halal Expo

    PM Yingluck Shinawatra invited to speak at Phuket Halal Expo

    PHUKET: The organizers of the annual Phuket Halal Expo, to take place early next month, have invited Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Asean Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan to give speeches at the event, which will have special activities in Patong and Phuket Town. Officially entitled “Phuket Andaman Halal for Tourism 2012″, the expo is intended to showcase the island’s Muslim culture, history and cuisine

  • Tonight! Phuket Seafood Fiesta in Patong

    Tonight! Phuket Seafood Fiesta in Patong

    PHUKET: The Phuket Seafood Fiesta casts its net today in an effort to draw more visitors to the island during the current low season for tourism. The Seafood Fiesta, held in conjunction with the Andaman Hoteliers 2012 event, runs from 3pm to 10pm today and tomorrow at the Jungceylon shopping complex in Patong

  • Top police brass calls for public help in making Phuket safer

    Top police brass calls for public help in making Phuket safer

    ROYAL Thai Police Assistant Commissioner-General Chalermkiat Srivorakan has appealed to the people of Phuket to help police in maintaining public safety. The Assistant Commissioner’s plea came at the launch of a publicity campaign in Patong on August 17 to promote the

  • Dead sperm whale washes ashore in Phang Nga

    Dead sperm whale washes ashore in Phang Nga

    PHUKET: The carcass of a sperm whale measuring nine meters long and weighing an estimated six tons was found washed ashore at Bang Sak Beach in Phang Nga, north of Phuket, this morning. Experts from the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) believe the whale died at sea from an illness about four days ago and its carcass was washed ashore by the rough water brought on by the current southwest monsoon

  • Patong electricity chief denies transformer started Tiger inferno

    Patong electricity chief denies transformer started Tiger inferno

    PHUKET: The chief of the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) Patong office today refuted allegations that the

  • Forensics to probe suspected Patong jet-ski  ‘arson attack’

    Forensics to probe suspected Patong jet-ski ‘arson attack’

    PHUKET: Police yesterday called in forensic experts to investigate a fire that gutted a house and destroyed five jet-skis in Patong earlier that morning.

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