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43 min ago | Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: A man is standing out in the cold in the snowy town of Karlskoga, his fellow citizens walk briskly past, unaware that within about a month the man will be departing their homeland on an epic cycling journey across half of the world to the shores of paradise - Phuket.
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PHUKET: In an effort to compel airport metered taxi drivers to turn on their meters, Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada will send policemen to pose as tourists in a sting operation.
Kwanmuang 'Nuch' Jantapook, 47, and Chaowarit 'Chao' Sukma, 38, were found in possession of 1,318 ya bah pills.
Bangkok: An unprecedented defamation lawsuit against Australian journalist Alan Morison that is seen as a threat to media freedom in Thailand has been raised at the Pentagon, as a group of his supporters plan to protest in Melbourne next Tuesday.
Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group recently announced a number of hotel openings in evolving markets including; Bangladesh, China and Sri Lanka, as well as product developments and innovations across the brand portfolio.
Small cars are big business. As other industries gnash their teeth over sales declines and predict the end of the world, the automotive players, those with B-segment contenders in particular, are doing rather well.
PHUKET: At least five long-term Phuket expats who have spent years assisting police as volunteers in Patong have resigned over allegations that police officers have extorted money from tourists.
Free WiFi will be available in all corners of six major airport terminals from April, Airports of Thailand Plc said on Wednesday.
PHUKET: Koh Sireh sea gypsies received 6,000 liters of water yesterday after they told Phuket Marine Police they had a water shortage.
PHUKET: A Phuket vendor who saw his only source of livelihood - a mini-crepe cart - go up in smoke was able to avoid going to loan sharks to replace it because of help from an unlikely source, a New Zealander who has been to the province only twice.
Dean Jackson, the physical education teacher at HeadStart International School, is in need of A-negative blood.
Until the end of this month, THAI is offering a special fare promotion to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Khon Kaen, Udon Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, Phuket, Krabi, Surat Thani, Hat Yai and Chiang Mai-Phuket with all inclusive fares starting at Bt1,350 one way.
Urging the seven-member BIMSTEC grouping to fast-track trade and economic cooperation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday called for "early conclusion" of the BIMSTEC Free Trade Agreement and said it should be extended to investment and services.
PHUKET: Rescue workers saved a Phuket woman from the wrath of an angry mob in Pa Khlok early yesterday evening after her car struck a local man and dragged him to his death.
Provincial Hall was not allowed to re-open yesterday, despite the closure of nearly all Bangkok rally sites.