Chinese shrines devotees were ready to invite Jade Emperor and Nine Emperor Gods from heavens by raising go teng poles at dusk last night while the priests began to recite incantations. Kathu Mayor, Chai-anan Sutthikul declared Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2011 officially open at Kathu Shrine as it was attending by Culture Ministry Deputy Permanent Secretary [...]
Entries from September 27th, 2011
September 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Travel and Tourism
September 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure
Phuket police on Friday caught 40,000 liters of illegal fuel onboard of fishing boat at Phuket Deep Sea Port. This arrest coupled Marine Police in Phuket and officers from Phuket Provincial Excise office under leadership of regional police special force to expel fuel smuggling.
September 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Events
The winner of 7th Dublin Literary Awards for South Thailand named Popthum Lawtongkum from British International School (BIS), Phuket. This contest introduces creative English language essay writing. Popthum (16) came with theme “One fine day….” for his submission.
September 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Travel and Tourism
Phuket Thailand Open holds final round of FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour as it will take place in Karon Beach from November 1 to 6. Seventeen teams of world’s top 20 rank teams confirmed their participation in this event. This tournament is stunning as largest women beach volleyball in the world while this year [...]
September 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Local Updates
Phuket Public Health Office (PPHO) and pharmacists in this island cooperated to give a free medicine cabinet and first-aid-training in each Phuket school. The project themed ‘Medicine Cabinets Donated to the Community” as its idea comes from PPHO, Phuket Pharmacists Association and Phuket Drug Shop Association.
September 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure, Travel and Tourism
The Phuket Provincial Office is pushing ahead with the construction of a 5.4-million-baht culture center for Urak Lawoi sea gypsies, with the facility set to become the first of its kind in Asia. The center, which is more than 70% complete, will aim to preserve the distinctive way of life and culture of the Urak [...]
September 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure
Phuket authorities yet confirmed whether minimum wage hike will implement or not as it required an increase of 300 baht daily. Seven provinces had listed to be the first to introduce this new policy. If it is approved, Phuket will be the only province which validated this raising far away from Bangkok, said Phuket Provincial [...]
September 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Business and Economy, Development and Infrastructure
Next year Phuket Square, manager of Jungceylon in Phuket plans to launch lifestyle community mall worth 300 million baht on Sukhumvit Soi 20 in Bangkok during first quarter period. This project wants to follow the success of Patong Jungceylon as its first and only other mall project.
September 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Development and Infrastructure
Following the approval of Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha, Phuket prison will soon activate 12 CCTV cameras on its perimeter wall to crash drug delivery to prisoner. “Phuket Governor has approved a budget of 90,000 baht from Provincial Office for CCTV system at Phuket Prison,” said Prison Director Rapin Nichanon at Phuket Security Committee meeting in [...]