Phuket got unbelievable growth of retail sector over these two decades but there is no real improvement in customer service especially in knowing product and mastering foreign language. Any improvements in these subjects are needed if this island wants to perform as regional retail hub in 2015 when ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) charter takes effect.
Entries from August 29th, 2011
August 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Travel and Tourism
August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Local Updates
An anti-drug squad in Thalang District, which covers most of the north of Phuket, last night nabbed four people for drugs, culminating with the arrest of an alleged dealer with more than 5,000 pills early this morning. An anti-drug squad in Thalang District last night succeeded to arrest four people for drugs and an alleged [...]
August 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Local Updates
About 700 Scrabble players celebrating 5th anniversary of CyberDict Crossword competition as it holding Scrabble competition this weekend in the southern regional Phuket. This competition categorized into three age groups: primary, lower secondary, and upper secondary. The students are struggling for national final round in Bangkok in the end of this year.
August 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Travel and Tourism
Online check-in system has been waiting for a long time as it will launch on upcoming September 1st. It will valid for yachts arrival in Phuket as delivered by Vice Governor Weerawat Janpen today at Provincial Hall at a meeting to discuss final details for the new service. The project coupled Software Industry Promotion Agency [...]
August 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Last night a Thai women caught bring 3,2 kilogram of ya ice (crystal methamphetamine) into Thailand at Phuket International Airport. The illegal drugs valued 10,5 million baht as it recorded as the biggest meth bust in airport’s record. The suspect aged 39 named Ratchanee Chidnaporn, from Khon Kaen Province in Northeast Thailand (Isarn) while she [...]
August 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Government and Politic
Phuket City Municipality witnessing smoke from fresh market on Ranong Road this morning as it was not signing alarm, soon officials held their first fire drill since the market opened on September last year. Up 150 market vendors and others took part in this drill at about 10:30 AM for mass evacuation. Fire came from [...]
August 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Local Updates
MV Logos Hope regarding to 132 meter ship while it is home of world’s largest library on the water. It canceled to stop in Phuket as it dropped anchor at Phuket Deep Sea Port from August 17 to 28. Now it will depart its current port of Visakhapatnam, India, on August 13 then it will [...]
August 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Events, Government and Politic, Travel and Tourism
Today Phuket is celebrating an official launch at Jungceylon in Patong through Phuket Seafood Fiesta. This festival will hold from today until August 31 as it tempting guests through its 10 to 20% discount for seafood dishes. It is valid at more than 60 restaurants on this island said Bangonrat Shinaprayoon, director of the Tourism [...]
August 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Environment and Ecology
Rainy season in Phuket brought higher awareness of people about landslide. Just nine days after new ‘health and safety’ work rules, the trench collapsed on Monday and killed Burmese laborer Min Hla Thein. The rule encouraging companies not to follow safety requirements as it laid down by law and company policy.