12 hrs ago
Back home, to help the homeless
Maria Karra first started to make an impact with her charity work in Southeast Asia.
20 hrs ago
Phuket Police tracking Vietnamese ATM thieves
PHUKET: Police have been issued arrest warrants for a pair of Vietnamese ATM thieves who are believed to have fled to their home country after making off with 1.6 million baht from a Phuket ATM last month.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Running for a cause
The competition features a full marathon , a half marathon , a mini marathon and fun run .
An incandescent talent - Phuket Books
PHUKET: Since the death of Walker Percy in 1990, Robert Stone has been the Big Kahuna of American literature.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Phuket marine life honored to celebrate HM King's birthday
PHUKET: More than 500,000 marine animals were released in Phuket on Sunday to celebrate the 86th birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej on December 5. Among the animals were over 100 brownbanded bamboo sharks, released as part of an effort to rebuild declining shark numbers in Thai seas.
Dispatch: The Champions Of Challenge Laguna Phuket
Dispatch columnist Holly Bennett caught up with the men's and women's professional champions at the Sunday night awards banquet-before the legendary Laguna Phuket after-party kicked into full swing-to hear a bit about each of their race days.
Australian real estate agent in arson murder-suicide over internet usage
Rescue workers remove the body of Australian Richard Port and his 17-year-old stepson Worraphat Sukkaew.
Phuket protesters promise not to target airport, bus station
PHUKET: Protesters in Phuket have vowed not to attempt to close Phuket International Airport or bus stations on the island as they continue their campaign to garner support from government officers.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Thailand unrest fails to deter Australian tourists
Australian traveller Shane Pearce with his son, Finn, in Khao San road, Bangkok, a popular location for tourists.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Ryanair will create 12 new routes from Essex Stanstead in April - including Basel
Ryanair will create 12 new routes from Essex's Stansted in April as well as raising frequencies on 17 existing ones.
Alleged Phuket ghost rider in motorbike crash with foreigners
PHUKET: A pair of injured foreigners reported to police that a ghost rider slammed into them in the southbound lane of Thepkrasattri Road near the Kor En 'death bend' early this morning.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Australian real estate agent, step-son killed in suspected arson attack
PHUKET: Australian real estate agent Richard Port and his 17-year-old step-son were trapped and killed in a house fire that police suspect was intentionally started across the bay from Phuket early this morning, in Ao Nang.
New York Daily News
Kickboxer sentenced to 25 years for killing Marine
British kickboxer Lee 'The Pitbull' Aldhouse was sentenced to 25 years for the stabbing death of a U.S. Marine.
Phuket Opinion: Tackling power woes needs input from all
Natthaporn Kochsiripong, 34, is the Electricity Supply Assistant Manager at the Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority .
Anti-Yingluck protesters in Phuket pledge to not back down
PHUKET: Protesters have vowed to keep pressure on the Phuket provincial government until results of the anti-government rallies are seen in Bangkok.
Patong eyes giant Ferris wheel to get Phuket high season rolling
PHUKET: Phuket officials are scrambling to find a location to set up the Patong Eye, a giant Ferris wheel that is hoped to spin out fresh revenue during and after the Patong Carnival starting on December 15. 'The Patong Eye could generate money to compensate for financial losses from Thailand's National Youth Games last year,' said Patong Deputy ... (more)
DSI puts violent Phuket taxi driver rank in cross hairs
Lt Col Somboon expects to have the violent taxi rank on his 'special investigation list' by Monday.
Doctor: American snorkeller fatality in Similans a heart attack, not a drowning
PHUKET: A 78-year-old American snorkeler died from a heart attack in the Similan Island National Park on Tuesday, a doctor at Thai Muang Hospital confirmed to the Phuket Gazette yesterday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Phuket throat slasher arrested in Patong
PHUKET: Police have arrested one man for the murder of Phuket construction worker Than Zaw, 24, a Myanmar national whose body was found dumped in a pond near the Patong Municipality offices on Sunday.
Stoney Monday founder faces trial in Phuket for B80mn fraud
PHUKET: The Australian who formerly ran the Stoney Monday Oasis Hotel in Patong has been arrested in Krabi and brought back to Phuket to face trial for embezzlement and six counts of fraud.