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  • Alive and kicking. Tony Jaa says he’s very much alive.

    Alive and kicking. Tony Jaa says he’s very much alive.

    Photo“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain Tony Jaa, the internationally famous Thai martial arts star, says he’s alive and well, dismissing rumours that he died during the shooting of a Hollywood movie in the US last Saturday. ‘Tachakorn Yeerum’, his real name, has told reporters he was aware of the rumours of his death that had been spread on socia media.

  • Private hospitals overcharging: 30-300 percent

    Private hospitals overcharging: 30-300 percent

    More than half the private hospitals operating in Thailand are overcharging for medical services and prescription drugs. Of the private hospitals alleged to be overcharging, the rates have been calculated to be 30% up to 300% over the actual production cost. The Director General of the Internal Trade Department claims that 295 of the 353 private hospitals have submitted their production costs, and charges for medicines and services to a working group two days ago

  • No more smoking in airports, and no more cheap Thai cigarettes

    No more smoking in airports, and no more cheap Thai cigarettes

    Thai smokers are under fire. As of Sunday, February 3, all airports operated by Airports of Thailand (AoT) have been declared no-smoking zones with fines up to 5,000 baht for any violators. AoT has now abolished all smoking rooms in both the offices and passenger buildings in all six airports which they manage

  • Thanyapura hosts Phuket’s biggest cycling event

    The fourth annual Classic Cycling Race took place at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort on Sunday, 9 December 2018. The event is the biggest cycling race in Phuket with over 250 cycling professionals and enthusiasts arriving to test themselves on the challenging route mapped out by the resort.

  • World AIDS Day Thailand: Know your status

    The Ministry of Public Health has set a target to resolve AIDS problems by reducing the number of new cases of people infected with HIV to a maximum of 1,000, and the fatality rate of AIDS sufferers to not exceeding 4,000 cases per year by the year 2030. The announcements come on World Aids Day, December 1

  • ‘Phoenix’ investigation to wrap up within seven days

    Officials say it will take up to seven days to understand the full cause of the Phoenix sinking while evidence continues to be collected. Yesterday the Royal Thai Police Deputy Commander Gen Rungroj Saengkram, acting chief of Immigration, Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn and the Deputy Chinese Consul-General in Songkhla and Director of the China Consulate-General in Phuket Li Chun Foo inspected the Phoenix at Rattanachai Shipyard in eastern Phuket. Gen Rungroj says, “Evidence has been collected.

  • Ceremonies for the 47 victims held today – Phoenix

    The Phoenix is expected to be brought up on to the land at the Rattanachai Shipyard in the next two days. Forensic Police are now inspecting the boat while a Buddhist ceremony was held for the 47 victims today.

  • Hilton Phuket Arcadia announces new Commercial Director

    Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of Ranjeet Viswanathan as Commercial Director. Ranjeet most recently served as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Anantara Mai Khao, Phuket

  • ‘Miami Vice’ comes to Kata Rocks – Collective Series 13

    Kata Rocks’ Collective Series 13 – ‘Miami Vice’ – brought the heat to Phuket, retro-1980s South Beach style, with another classic event that captured the imagination of the attending guests and loyal patrons.   The evening featured exceptional pan-Latin American cuisine featuring ceviche, tacos, mini burgers and other mouth-watering canapés, plus live DJ entertainment. DJ Shane OB got the party started with the epic sounds of Phil Collins ‘In the Air Tonight’, Michael McDonald’s ‘Keep Forgetting’, Bill Withers ‘Just the Two of Us’, The Spinners ‘I’ll Be Around’ and Will Smith’s ‘Miami’, creating a whole new group of Miami Vice aficionados in Phuket

  • Writers and artists night – Boathouse Restaurant, July 21

    Boathouse Resort and Restaurant is hosting an exciting evening of creativity, gourmet cuisine, fine beverages and abundant fun and conviviality on Saturday, July 21 starting at 6:30 pm.