Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • 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.

  • More wet weather for Phuket: TMD

    More wet weather for Phuket: TMD

    PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a heavy rain warning for Phuket and almost all of Thailand. The warning, simply entitled “Heavy Rain over Thailand”, was issued at 5am today by the TMD’s Weather Forecast Bureau in Bangkok. The source of all the precipitation over the central plains region is a monsoon trough slowly moving across central Thailand, while an active southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea, southern Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand

  • Boy, 15, stabbed at Phukets Chalong Pier

    Boy, 15, stabbed at Phukets Chalong Pier

    PHUKET: A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the back last night while sitting with friends on Chalong Pier, a main departure point for tourists and divers heading out to the islands and reefs off Phuket. One of the security guards at the scene told the Phuket Gazette that the incident happened at about midnight

  • Luang Pu Supha marks 115th birthday

    Luang Pu Supha marks 115th birthday

    PHUKET: Phukets best-known monk Luang Pu Supha marked the grand old age of 115 years yesterday and received an honorary doctorate in Buddhist theology from Chulalongkorn University.

  • Aussies, Chinese fuel Phuket’s green season: PTA

    Aussies, Chinese fuel Phuket’s green season: PTA

    PHUKET: Tourist arrivals to Phuket during the current low season are up year-on-year thanks largely to the increased number of direct flights from Australia and China, according to the Phuket Tourist Association (PTA). PTA President Jirayus Somboon said current hotel occupancy rates in Phuket are higher than for the same period last year. The improved performance was in large part due to strong arrival figures thanks to an increased number of direct flights from Australia

  • Phukets unsightly roadside signs finally fall

    Phukets unsightly roadside signs finally fall

    PHUKET: Advertising signs and billboards on public land lining Phukets main roads are being removed, the Phuket Highways Office confirmed yesterday.

  • Phuket convention center plan gets bi-partisan backing

    Phuket convention center plan gets bi-partisan backing

    PHUKET: Government spokesman Prompong Nopparit was in Phuket over the weekend to assure that the Pheu Thai Party has no plan to cut central government funding for the international convention and exhibition center project planned for Phuket. Mr Prompong made the announcement in Mai Khao on Saturday after meeting villagers at the project site on the islands northern tip. Mr Prompong dismissed as “rumor” ..