Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • phuket-tuk-tuk

    Phuket News: Tuk-Tuk-Mafia hat Phuket fest im Griff

    Auf Phuket kann der Urlaubstraum schnell zum Alptraum werden. Denn die thailändische Ferieninsel Phuket wird von der Tuk-Tuk-Mafia drangsaliert. Zuletzt wurde sogar ein Deutscher ins Koma geprügelt, Phuket Magazin berichtete über diesen Fall. Ein Artikel von Michael Lenz, Bangkok. An den unendlich vielen Verkaufsständen in Patong Beach ist das witzigste T-Shirt der Saison das mit [...]

  • Dropping a bombshell

    Dropping a bombshell

    PHUKET: “We’ve been practicing our goal kicking and our drop-goals a lot. Finals and semi-finals have really gone down to the wire and the track record has proven that drop-goals can win tournaments.” All Black Colin Slade suggests that the 2011 Rugby World Cup could have another Johnny Wilkinson moment to determine the outcome. …

  • Phuket Vegetarian Festival blasts into 2011

    Phuket Vegetarian Festival blasts into 2011

    PHUKET: Devotees at Chinese shrines across Phuket raised their go teng poles at dusk last night and began reciting incantations to invite the Jade Emperor and Nine Emperor Gods to descend from the heavens.

  • Thailand relinquish Asian volleyball title

    Thailand relinquish Asian volleyball title

    PHUKET: Thailands hopes of retaining the Asian Senior Womens Volleyball Championship crown were dashed in Taiwan last week losing to Japan at the semi-final stage. The reigning champions went down 25-13, 20-25, 25-18, 23-25, 15-13 to the world number four team, who exacted vengeance for their defeat by Thailand at the same stage last year. Despite the loss, an automatic World Cup place still beckoned for the Thai team if they won their third-place playoff game against Korea.

  • Monk hash mule nabbed at Phuket Airport

    Monk hash mule nabbed at Phuket Airport

    PHUKET: A Nepalese monk was caught on Saturday at Phuket International Airport (PIA) with eight kilos of hashish in his luggage. The haul was said to be worth an estimated 800,000 baht. The suspect, Hise Chhiring Tamang, was presented at a press conference yesterday by PIA Customs Director Montira Cherchoo

  • FC Phuket douse PTT Rayong

    FC Phuket douse PTT Rayong

    PHUKET: FC Phuket recorded their fourth consecutive league win last night, with a 3-0 drubbing of PTT Rayong in wet conditions at Surakul Stadium. Phuket went into the match without golden boy Sarach Yooyen, but Watcharapong “Paeh” Jan-ngam shouldered the goalscoring responsibilities dutifully. …

  • FC Phuket look to quench PTT Rayong ‘Fire Power’ on Sunday

    FC Phuket look to quench PTT Rayong ‘Fire Power’ on Sunday

    PHUKET: FC Phuket will host PTT Rayong FC this Sunday evening at Surakul Stadium in a match sure to set the tone for the remainder of the Southern Sea Kirins season. Kickoff is set for 6pm

  • Day two of Quiksilver Thailand 2011 Surf Competition in Phuket

    Day two of Quiksilver Thailand 2011 Surf Competition in Phuket

    PHUKET: Day two (Thursday) of the Quiksilver Thailand Surf Competition greeted competitors and spectators with clear skies and 1 to 1.5 meter waves on Patong Beach in Phuket. … Full story

  • Phuket update: ‘Kru Kiew’ denies torture charge

    Phuket update: ‘Kru Kiew’ denies torture charge

    PHUKET: A daycare center worker caught on tape … Full story

  • Health checks reveal Phuket police getting heavy

    Health checks reveal Phuket police getting heavy

    PHUKET: Police officers stationed in Phuket are increasingly becoming overweight and suffering high cholesterol, the Phuket Gazette was told today.