Love Aid Phuket concert which will take place this Saturday postponed due to wild weather that struck Phuket and other southern provinces in recent days. The musical event was a fund raising event for Japan’s survivors from the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster.
Entries from March 29th, 2011
March 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Travel and Tourism
March 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Travel and Tourism
Phuket would celebrate the world in emphasizing Earth Hour 2011 when the lights of Royal Paradise Hotel in Patong switched off for one hour on last Saturday(26/3). It started at 8:30PM. People and organizations nationwide would take part in joining one billion people from 131 countries on earth. Some people in Phuket enlightened festivities at [...]
March 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Government and Politic
Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij told people heard in Phuket yesterday if he can “guarantee” the convention center project building further if his Democrat Party dominated in upcoming elections. Mr. Korn spoke in front of the public at The Metropole hotel in Phuket Town that he presented three architectural plans for Phuket International Convention and Exhibition [...]
March 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Environment and Ecology
Japan has been a long time hitting by earthquakes. Fact stated if this country produced from 15 million years of tectonic movement that ripped away from Asia. But even Japanese who had been for a long time struggle with earth could decrease the blow on the island on March 11.
March 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Events
Hungry rugby fanatics will be living by pie later this month when a popular Phuket tavern delivers 8,500 pastries to Hongkong for the celebration of Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Rugby Sevens tournament. A crowd of 120,000 people invited to Hong Kong Park over three days that starts on March 25 to watch the 24 international teams [...]
March 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Government and Politic
Last week the ongoing nationwide Phuket police on drugs generated 82 arrests towards first time offenders. They began a voluntary rehab program as part of their delayed statement. This camp holds for five days by the Phuket Health Office to help first-time offenders crush out their habit before they become drugs addict or get involved [...]
March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Local Updates
New Phuket City Police chief today noticed plans to introduce drug test for police nationwide to make sure the force completely drug free. “Police are the last defense in people’s war on illegal drugs so if police are involved. The game is over,” said Phuket City Police Superintendent Chote Chitchai to the press conference today.
March 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Travel and Tourism
Phuket lifeguards will soon back on the shoreline in greater numbers. They will accompany with new lifesaving equipment as delivered by Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) President Paiboon Upatising to the Phuket Gazette. This confirmation was being feedback of the end of the contract for Phuket Lifeguard Club (PLC) to save the beaches. It left [...]
March 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Travel and Tourism
Phuket Lifeguard Club contract expired on Friday makes the island’s beaches unprotected. The lifeguard staff brought out their utilities from the beaches on Saturday. The contract valued 9.9 million baht to guard the beaches was put out on an annual tender which critics claimed it was too short.