The champions of 2010 Laguna Phuket Triathlon took their winner yesterday. They are Massimo Cigana from Italy and Belinda Granger from Australia. Each of them cross the finish line well and beat others including a host of top professional athletes and more than 800 amateurs from 33 countries.
Entries from November 30th, 2010
November 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Local Updates
November 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Local Updates
This week a police officer was sniff out thousands of ya bah (methamphetamine) pills that were being smuggled onto the island in a car at Tah Chat Thai police checkpoint. The raising question was why the detection dogs were not on their permanent duty here.
November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Travel and Tourism
Korean ambassador had met Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha on Friday to ask him to give more chance for Korean tour guides to work on this island. Ambassador Chung Hae-moon requested on Phuket Provincial Hall meeting if this meeting should attended by Korean Honorary Consul and Phuket MP Tossaporn Thepabutr and Korn Suwanasai, head of Phuket [...]
November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Environment and Ecology, Local Updates
Phuket City Municipality had designed four temples in their effort to prevent the spread of dengue fever. Phuket Town Mayor Somjai Suwansupapana told MCOT news agency had been confirmed 693 cases of dengue in this city. Monsoon season, flooding and clogged drains created many stagnant pools where mosquitoes as its disease source multiplied, she said. [...]
November 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Local Updates
Most successful Ironman athlete is an Australian named Craig Alexander who will compete in Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship at Laguna Phuket on December 5. Alexander is the newest edition to a famous front line of elite professional triathletes.
November 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Events
Phuket established to host fourth Asian Beach Games in upcoming year 2014 when Thai officials dealt with Olympic Council of Asia on November 13th. Thiland was the only country which made an offer said Olympic Committee of Thailand president Yutthasak Sasiprabha.
November 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Travel and Tourism
Krabi Chamber of Commerce (KCC) wished this annual festival will result about 500 million baht for local people while this festival will start Friday. KCC President Phuvadit Preechanont told if the festival targeted more than 10,000 tourists to join Krabi – Andaman Festival 2010-2011 which will offer some activities related to the Krabi tourist destinations, [...]
November 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Local Updates
Hundreds people dropped their donation for flood victims on the Phuket Merlin Hotel in Phuket Town yesterday. Meeting room of this hotel filled with people who handled donations while more than hundred donor organizations placed their stockpiles in the parking lot.
November 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure
Kamala officer had proposed planning of a new road that linked West Coast town with Kathu town through Patong. This five-kilometer road over the hills behind Phuket FantaSea and joint pathway at Kathu waterfall. This new road had beed approved that costs more than 17.4 million baht for the 2.6 kilometers road in Kamala. The [...]
November 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Travel and Tourism
Many tourists are willing to visit the first mahout training school in this country after the Tourism Authority of Thailand introduced its contribution to eco-travel with an award. This school lies in Thai Elephant Conservation Centre in Lampang’s Hang Chat district that becomes the first institute in Thailand which train amateur mahout both Thais and [...]