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  • Yacht club merger marks end of Phuket sailing era

    Yacht club merger marks end of Phuket sailing era

    PHUKET: After more than two decades as Phuket’s original yacht club, the Phuket Yacht Club today announced that it will be merging with the

  • Phuket Governor issues surf warning after Games athlete rescued

    Phuket Governor issues surf warning after Games athlete rescued

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha has issued a formal warning to all head coaches of teams competing in the Phuket Youth Games to not let their athletes swim in the dangerous surf. “The warning was issued to the head of each team to make sure their athletes do not go into the water during the current treacherous windy conditions or swim in dangerous areas marked by red flags,” Gov Tri said. “Phuket is experiencing its ‘monsoon season’, which is windy and dangerous to anyone going into the sea.

  • Phuket AMCHAM highlights Sports Tourism

    Phuket AMCHAM highlights Sports Tourism

    PHUKET: A collection of industry experts who drive Phuket’s top international sporting events painted a bright outlook for Phuket’s future in the international sporting arena on Thursday.

  • Phuket expat restaurateur dies in motorbike crash

    Phuket expat restaurateur dies in motorbike crash

    PHUKET: Long-term Phuket expat Pascal Gradolato, 54, owner of La Chaumiere restaurant on Saiyuan Road in Rawai, has died following a fatal head injury sustained in a motorcycle accident. An officer at the Phuket Tourist Rescue Center who responded to the emergency call told the Phuket Gazette he was notified of the accident at 5:30am yesterday. Mr Gradolato suffered a serious head injury when his motorbike collided with the large road sign at the Y-junction of Saiyuan Road and Patak Road near his restaurant.

  • PHUKET AMCHAM seminar ‘Identifying and Marketing Brand Phuket – Sports Tourism’ today

    PHUKET AMCHAM seminar ‘Identifying and Marketing Brand Phuket – Sports Tourism’ today

    PHUKET: The Phuket PR Network and the Phuket Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will hold a collaborative event as part of a series exploring Brand Phuket today at the Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club’s (TSLC) “The View”. Guest speakers include Debbie Dionysius, Assistant Vice President of Destination Marketing at Laguna Phuket, who will discuss how the success of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, Marathon and Ironman 70.3 have helped to market Phuket.

  • Phuket strike action sees 400 workers laid off

    Phuket strike action sees 400 workers laid off

    PHUKET: More than 400 employees of the formerly named Evason Phuket & Bon Island resort today staged a protest in front of the hotel in Rawai after learning that they had all been sacked – with immediate effect. Warin Sungkong, who presented himself as vice president of the Phuket Island Union, told the Gazette that the employees first noticed that the hotel stopped accepting room bookings at about the beginning of May. “Then we started to get doubts and we finally they set up a group and filed a complaint to the hotel to ask them to explain them what was going on,” he said.

  • Stranded dolphin saved in Phuket

    Stranded dolphin saved in Phuket

    PHUKET: A stranded striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) was rescued from Kata Beach yesterday morning and is being closely monitored by the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC). The young, weak dolphin was spotted by Kata Beach Resort workers at about 9am. The PMBC was notified and a team went to sea in order to check on the female dolphin’s condition.

  • PHUKET OPINION: Speak loudly, but leave ‘big stick’ on mainland

    PHUKET OPINION: Speak loudly, but leave ‘big stick’ on mainland

    PHUKET: As this week passed, the non-event of the Red Shirt rally apparently planned to be held at Nai Yang Beach

  • Monk defrocked after alleged drunk, drugged altercation at funeral

    Monk defrocked after alleged drunk, drugged altercation at funeral

    PHUKET: A monk has been defrocked in Phuket and is being held by police after a violent and possibly drug-induced incident at a cremation ceremony this morning. At about 10am Nusit Phanu, reportedly leapt from a wall at Wat Saensuk temple in Phuket Town and seized a 12-year-old girl by her neck

  • Heavy rains prompt Phuket flood, landslide warning

    Heavy rains prompt Phuket flood, landslide warning

    PHUKET: While the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) today upgraded its “heavy rain warning” for Phuket and the Andaman coast to a flood caution, the Phuket provincial office of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM-Phuket) has issued a flood warning for risk areas across the island “We sent the warning letter to every local administration yesterday, warning of possible flooding and landslides on the island,” DDPM-Phuket chief San Jantharawong told the Phuket Gazette this morning.