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  • Superyachts arrive for Phuket Rendezvous

    Superyachts arrive for Phuket Rendezvous

    PHUKET: Superyacht spotters in Phuket are in for treat this weekend as some of the finest luxury yachts in Asia ply Phuket’s west coast as part of the annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous. The Rendezvous, now in its 11th year, is the longest-running superyacht event in Asia and boasts the largest gathering of superyachts in the region, explained Nina Larsson, Public Relations and Event Manager for the Rendezvous

  • Phuket Island Charity Golf Tournament a huge success

    Phuket Island Charity Golf Tournament a huge success

    PHUKET: Thailand is Southeast Asia’s premiere destination for its irresistible combination of breathtaking natural beauty, inspiring temples, outstanding hospitality and superb cuisine. Thailand is often called the “land of smiles”, and rightly so because you will see more smiling people here than anywhere else in the world.

  • Blaze destroys Phuket fishermen’s homes

    Blaze destroys Phuket fishermen’s homes

    PHUKET: A fire believed to have started from an explosion quickly engulfed several fishermen’s huts in Baan Bang Tao, Cherng Talay, on Phuket’s west coast, yesterday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

  • Finnish tourist death in Phuket possibly a suicide

    Finnish tourist death in Phuket possibly a suicide

    PHUKET: Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a Finnish tourist Veijo Armas Vallius, found dead in his Phuket hotel room last week. The body of 52-year-old Mr Vallius was discovered in a hotel room in Kamala on December 8. Somnerk Damkeaw of the Kamala Police told the Gazette today that the body of Mr Vallius remains at the Patong Hospital morgue, as relatives have yet to claim it.

  • Manhunt launched for Phuket MMA brawler

    Manhunt launched for Phuket MMA brawler

    PHUKET: American Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Junie Browning is the subject of an island-wide manhunt following two brawls in Phuket on Sunday and his subsequent escape from Patong Hospital. The manhunt was launched following local media reports that an unnamed American man had been involved in a brawl at a bar in Karon. The man then continued fighting with several foes at Patong Hospital, where all the people involved in the fracas had been sent for treatment.

  • Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    Phuket ‘Coloful Countdown’ to ring in 2012

    PHUKET: Phuket will spend 10 million baht on festivities to ring in the new year with the “Colorful Phuket Countdown 2012”. The countdown event at Chai Field, opposite Provincial Hall in Phuket Town, will be put on by Tourism Authority of Thailand and Best Four media, among other sponsors.

  • Island Investor – eighteen year property cycle

    Island Investor – eighteen year property cycle

    PHUKET: The holiday season is fast approaching and some of us will soon be heading back to colder climes to enjoy the festive period with our loved ones. Many of you will remain in Phuket enjoying your Christmas dinner in a tropical climate, whilst for those of us jetting back to the UK we hope to be able to put aside the economic woes that are sweeping the region and enjoy a well earned break. It has been some time since my last visit to UK shores and things have changed significantly in the past 12 months primarily due to the financial constraints that many are suffering under.

  • Bill Gasson and the origins of Phuket’s King’s Cup Regatta

    Bill Gasson and the origins of Phuket’s King’s Cup Regatta

    PHUKET: With race day four hosted by AIA Thailand and Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket underway, we take a look at one of the personalities that has contributed to the success of the King’s Cup Regatta.

  • Royal Thai Navy 1 leads Phuket King’s Cup Regatta after day three

    Royal Thai Navy 1 leads Phuket King’s Cup Regatta after day three

    PHUKET: The third day of racing at the 2011 Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, hosted by Kata Group Resorts Thailand, set sail in the best weather conditions of the week so far, with winds up to 16 knots providing some exciting racing. In the IRC 2 Class, it was Wiwat Poonpat skippering Royal Thai Navy 1 who triumphed with two wins to jump to the top of the leaderboard.

  • Pardoned: Phuket Prison population to plummet 10%

    Pardoned: Phuket Prison population to plummet 10%

    PHUKET: More than 200 inmates at Phuket Provincial Prison will be back on the streets soon, following the Royal Pardon decreed by HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 84th birthday yesterday. Phuket Provincial Prison Director Rapin Nichanon said prison officials were still reviewing the paperwork and could not give an exact figure on how many inmates would be released on pardon.