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  • A Phuket Star is born

    A Phuket Star is born

    PHUKET: Phuket-born Jaruwat “Dome” Cheawaram has won the eighth season of the nationally televised singing talent quest The Star. The 21-year-old law student at Thammasat University, Thailand’s premier law school, was a surprise win in the show’s season finale held at the Impact Muang Thong Thani stadium, better known simply as the “Impact Arena”, on the outskirts of Bangkok last night

  • Phuket Events: Large crowds expected for Sunday’s trail runs

    Phuket Events: Large crowds expected for Sunday’s trail runs

    The Columbia Trailmasters 2012 Phuket Edition will add yet another stunning sport event to the Phuket calendar when it gets underway this Sunday (May 6) at the Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club. The competitions, comprising a 21.5km Off Road Half Marathon; a 10km Trail Run; and a

  • 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.