Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Phuket Tourism Update: TAT mounts global push

    Phuket Tourism Update: TAT mounts global push

    PHUKET: The Thai Hotels Association (THA) and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will kick off a global campaign in December to woo back tourists to Phuket and other destinations in the aftermath of the flood disaster.

  • Phuket Live Wire – You’ve got scam mail

    Phuket Live Wire – You’ve got scam mail

    PHUKET: Have you ever received a message like the following and wondered who sent it to you? I have a group of 24 people who will be traveling in your vicinity in December and we would like to book reservations at your establishment.

  • Resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places

    Resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places Phuket Gazette PHUKET: The provincial legislature on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has passed a new law which will soon ban smoking in all public places, the Jakarta Globe reported on Monday. It is not yet known when the ban will go into effect. The provincial legislature passed the new bylaw on ‘Anti-Smoking Areas’ on Monday, forbidding smoking in tourism centers, hotels, healthcare centers, schools, government offices, markets, entertainment centers, airports and on public transportation.

  • Phuket Leopards tamed by Tigers

    Phuket Leopards tamed by Tigers

    PHUKET: The second match of the Island Furniture League 2011-2012 season saw the young guns of Phuket cricket, the Phuket Youth Development team (Leopards), take on newcomers the Thanyapura Tigers on Sunday, 20 November, 2011 at the Alan Cooke Ground. The ground was basking in sunshine with the pitch and outfield fast, so expectations were high of some big scores.

  • Phuket amnesty prisoners make merit for HM

    Phuket amnesty prisoners make merit for HM

    PHUKET: Phuket prisoners today helped to clean up Wat Charoen Samanakit, located behind Phuket Provincial Hall, in order to make merit for HM The King Bhumibol Adulyadej ahead of his 84th birthday on December 5. The 40 prisoners involved in the cleanup are all under consideration for amnesty under His Majesty’s annual birthday pardons, explained Phuket Prison Director Rapin Nichanon.

  • Phuket sport tips: Tennis – power is balance

    Phuket sport tips: Tennis – power is balance

    PHUKET: Balance is one of the fundamentals to developing great tennis ground strokes. In today’s game of power tennis, many of the players are leaping in the air to hit their forehands and backhands.

  • Swedish ‘fishing tourist’ found dead near Phuket

    Swedish ‘fishing tourist’ found dead near Phuket

    PHUKET: The body of a Swedish man was found today floating in the waters off Racha Yai Island, about 20 kilometers south of Phuket, police have confirmed. Phuket Tourist Police Volunteers were informed at 12:20pm that the body of the 63-year-old Swede had been found by staff of a diving company.

  • Two new Phuket biz-consumer apps launched

    Two new Phuket biz-consumer apps launched

    PHUKET: Software developer Boonsoong Technology Co Ltd and media consultants, Phebe5 Co Ltd have partnered with local coffee shop chain Tiny Coffee to launch two new business-to-consumer mobile applications, designed exclusively for the Phuket consumer base.

  • Phuket transport chief puts brakes on negligence

    Phuket transport chief puts brakes on negligence

    PHUKET: Phuket Provincial Land Transportation Office (PLTO) chief Terayout Prasertphol has announced strict new measures that will hold tour bus companies responsible for the mechanical safety of their vehicles.

  • Jailed Brit swindler Paul Ridden free of Phuket charges

    Jailed Brit swindler Paul Ridden free of Phuket charges

    PHUKET: Former Phuket expat Paul Ridden, who earlier this week was sentenced to four years in jail for fraud and deception charges in the UK, will not face any charges for any alleged fraud committed on Phuket. Lt Col Boonlert Onklang, Duty Officer at Chalong Police Station, today told the Phuket Gazette that not a single complaint in writing was received by Chalong Police.