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  • Phuket ‘brand’ up for discussion at Wednesday’s AMCHAM meet

    Phuket ‘brand’ up for discussion at Wednesday’s AMCHAM meet

    PHUKET: The Greater Phuket chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will be holding its next meeting at the Anantara Resort in Mai Khao on Wednesday (November 30). “This meeting is a ‘must attend’ for those working in the hospitality, travel, property and hotel sectors,” says real estate guru Bill Barnett. “At a time when Phuket is making a transition toward a mass tourism and hotel market, global and domestic events over the past few years continue to have varying impacts on the destination,” he notes.

  • Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012

    Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Russians to hold presidential elections in March 2012 Phuket GazettePHUKET: The Russian government has decided that presidential elections will take place on March 4 next year, the upper house of parliament announced on Friday. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is widely expected to win the vote, will be officially nominated as a presidential candidate during the United Russia party congress on Sunday.

  • Phuket Opinion: Mob behavior not always necessary

    Phuket Opinion: Mob behavior not always necessary

    PHUKET: The hundreds of Baan Kho En villagers who formed a mob and commandeered the southbound lanes of Thepkrasattri Road in Phuket last week all knew one thing: they had been down this road before. The tragic, avoidable deaths of Anupong Sae-Yu and his aunt Malai Kaewkluan were only the latest deaths on the notorious stretch of road, known locally as the “100 bodies curve”. Yet this latest incident was enough for the community to unite and demand action from the government to make the curve safer.

  • Phuket King’s Cup Regatta offering ‘Parties for Smarties’

    Phuket King’s Cup Regatta offering ‘Parties for Smarties’

    PHUKET: The organizers of the King’s Cup Regatta are calling for volunteers to help officials on the water on race days. “We’re looking for Phuket-based volunteers to help on the water.

  • Aussie tourist found dead at Phuket resort

    Aussie tourist found dead at Phuket resort

    PHUKET: An Australian tourist was found dead at a high-end Phuket hotel last night. Police believe she died after falling from an elevated walkway. Lt Col Sarit Butnongsang of Cherng Talay Police said he received a call from staff at the Amanpuri Resort at Surin Beach at about 11pm.

  • Phuket’s Andaman Travel Trade expo draws thousands

    Phuket’s Andaman Travel Trade expo draws thousands

    PHUKET: Thousands of visitors turned out for the opening day of the Andaman Travel Trade 2011 yesterday.

  • Phuket Sports – FC Phuket to battle Warlords in Saraburi on Saturday

    Phuket Sports – FC Phuket to battle Warlords in Saraburi on Saturday

    PHUKET: FC Phuket returns to action tomorrow evening when they meet ninth-placed Saraburi FC.

  • FA u-turn on video technology

    FA u-turn on video technology

    PHUKET: “Goal-line technology would be a huge boost for the game [football], and for years we’ve thought this was a good addition to a referee’s armory.” So says Alex Horne, general secretary of the FA, and shocking and confusing are ways to describe his statement. Let’s go back to a previous Phuket Gazette “quote of the day” posted on

  • Bangkok bus, train services to South return to normal

    Bangkok bus, train services to South return to normal

    PHUKET: After a month of Bangkok suffering from one of the worst floods to hit Thailand in the past century, bus services to Phuket and bus and train services to other destinations in southern Thailand have returned to normal.