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  • Phuket Media Watch: Student survives 10-day blizzard in car

    Phuket Media Watch: Student survives 10-day blizzard in car

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Stranded Arizona college student survives 10-day blizzard in car Phuket Gazette / News Wires A college student from Arizona who went missing earlier this month has been found alive after being stranded in her car in the middle of a blizzard for ten days, local media reported yesterday. Arizona State University student Lauren Elizabeth Weinberg, 23, was spotted in her vehicle on Wednesday morning by U.S.

  • Phuket plays host to international DMAT rally

    Phuket plays host to international DMAT rally

    PHUKET: Tourists at Nai Yang Beach, on Phuket’s northwest coast, received a surprise this morning when seven Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMATs) arrived and began life-saving rescue drills. The exercises were part of the first-ever International Medical Rally in Asia, which brought together for a one-day event four DMATs from Thailand and three DMAT crews from Japan, Korea and Sri Lanka. The event was set up to allow each team 20 minutes at 10 stations.

  • Phuket police take stand against sex slaves

    Phuket police take stand against sex slaves

    PHUKET: Police have warned nightclub, karaoke venue and message parlor operators in Phuket’s party town of Patong that human trafficking and luring young women into forced prostitution will not be tolerated. The warning came at a meeting in Patong on Wednesday, following by Department of Special Investigations (DSI) officers rescuing 41 young women from a sex trafficking ring in a raid in Sungai Kolok, on the Malaysian border, on December 14. “As a result 41 Laos females were rescued.

  • Future of FC Phuket foreign players in question

    Future of FC Phuket foreign players in question

    PHUKET: FC Phuket fans will be granted at least one more performance by local football stars Kone Adama and Johnathan Matijas on Christmas Day, in the team’s last match of 2011 against Air Force United. The news follows rumors circulating on Phuket FC’s fan club website that none of the current five foreign players will continue with FC Phuket next season, due to recent financial

  • Phuket Sports: Westwood wins at Amata Spring

    Phuket Sports: Westwood wins at Amata Spring

    PHUKET: Lee Westwood claimed the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship and a US$158,000 prize purse last Sunday at the Amata Spring Country Club in Chonburi.

  • Phuket Property Watch – Beach Club bingo

    Phuket Property Watch – Beach Club bingo

    PHUKET: For globetrotting party-goers the line up of posh beach clubs has led them for years from Ibiza, to Miami’s Nikki Beach and down to the Caribbean for sundowners on St. Barts. Asia’s beach club evolution kicked off with the iconic Ku De Ta, and has now shifted into top gear with Cocoon, Potato Head and the Rock Bar at the luxurious Ayana Resort.

  • Phuket Property – check your project management

    Phuket Property – check your project management

    PHUKET: When buying property in a managed estate in Phuket, careful scrutiny of the project management might be one of the most neglected points. This may have negative consequences particularly in cases where the applicable laws or regulations do not provide minimum standards and a legal framework regarding project management. Typically, poor management causes disputes between residents and their project manager.

  • Business briefs – new airbus for Phuket; 3G; rubber trading

    Business briefs – new airbus for Phuket; 3G; rubber trading

    New Bangkok Airways Airbus to fly Phuket, Koh Samui, Chiang Mai, Bangledesh and India Phuket Gazette Bangkok Airways recently acquired a new Airbus 319, the airline’s 18th aircraft. With a total of 130 economy seats, the new craft will fly domestic and international routes serving at least five destinations including Phuket, Koh Samui, Chiang Mai, Bengarulu (Bangalore, India) and Dhaka (Bangladesh).

  • Bagged testicle puts Scott Dann out of action

    Bagged testicle puts Scott Dann out of action

    PHUKET: “Our physio [Dave Fevre] cannot believe it. He has two players [Dann and Givet] out with problems he has never come across before in all his years of experience.” Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean explains that striker Scott Dann has sustained a ruptured testicle while putting the ball in the back of the net during the Rovers’ painful 2-1 defeat at home to West Bromwich Albion (the “Baggies”) on Saturday.

  • MMA fighter Junie Browning surrenders to Phuket Police

    MMA fighter Junie Browning surrenders to Phuket Police

    PHUKET: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Junie Browning turned himself over the Chalong Police yesterday afternoon. Mr Browning walked into Chalong Police Station at about 2pm with his lawyer and filed a counter-complaint against Australian Simon Menzies. Mr Menzies had already filed a complaint against Mr Browning after the pair became involved in a