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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-Shinawatra protests spread to Thai provinces, Phuket

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:56pm by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok and Danny Lee Anti-government demonstrators rally outside at least a dozen provincial halls as crisis deepens Protests spread to the provinces ... rallied outside at least a dozen provincial halls mainly in the opposition's southern heartlands- including on the tourist island of Phuket. More than a thousand Hong Kong tour group visitors ...

  2. Mainlanders fuel Phuket growth

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phuket's tourist portfolio has tracked significant changes in recent years, attracting Russian and mainland travellers to the Thai resort in ever-growing numbers, and shifting away from its traditional pool of Europeans. According to Phuket-based consultancy C9 Hotelworks's latest market research report, new direct and charter flights, particularly from the mainland ...

  3. Picking the perfect spot to say 'I do'

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... white-on-white wedding, Laguna Phuket Resort features the stunning Chapel-on-the-Lagoon. Built on stilts, the non-denominational chapel, amid lush gardens, has 360-degree views overlooking the lagoon. ... Phuket (www.lagunaphuketweddings.com). Ideal for small occasions of up to 50 guests, the contemporary building floods with natural light as its sliding glass walls can open for an alfresco ...

  4. Luxury by the sea in Phuket

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Peter Hill

    ... Peter Hill The third phase of a luxury marina development is soon to be launched on the resort island of Phuket. A Royal Phuket Marina spokesman says it will comprise a luxury hotel ... have landscaped gardens and jacuzzis, steam rooms and rooftop cabanas. They are priced at US$4 million. Royal Phuket Marina's most lavish property, a Grand Villa of 2,869 square metres, ...

  5. Thai biologists track deadly box jellyfish

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Alan Morison

    ... Alan Morison in Phuket Thai biologists are seeking help from their Australian counterparts after the presence of the deadly box jellyfish in Thai waters was recently confirmed for the first time. An investigation was launched after Australian Lewis Jones, 6, was stung by a suspected box jellyfish in Trat province on the Gulf of Thailand in December. The boy's heart ...

  6. Sun, surf, sand... but deadly jellyfish cast shadow on Phuket

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Alan Morison

    ... with the creatures. Phuket's holiday heaven is at an end. That's the nightmare scenario triggered by the discovery of the fearsome box jellyfish on the island's east coast and the death ... that researchers check, immature box jellyfish are being found near an east coast mangrove forest at Nam Bor Bay, about 4km from the island's capital, Phuket City. On Wednesday last week, three were ...

  7. Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Nicholas Walton Haven on Earth Sala Resort in Phuket has opened an indulgent day retreat, Sala Spa. The haven brings to Phuket respected spa products, including Jurlique and Pevonia Botanica. Featuring more than 1,200 square metres of space, the spa sits in the centre of a Chinese water garden and was designed by award-winning Thai architect Pakorn Mahapant. Choose from five ...

  8. Phuket project targets Asia's gay couples

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Taylor reports A resort development on Phuket is aiming to tap the 'pink dollar' by offering added elegance to attract same-sex couples. The Lotus Gardens project is the first of its ... and the Mediterranean, and many tour operators are looking for a site in Southeast Asia for holidays for the gay-friendly market,' he said. Located on Northern Phuket's Bangtao Bay, Lotus Gardens ...

  9. Expats who dream of beach villas yield to Phuket's charms

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Showcased luxury properties range from $1m to $10m Those who dream of owning a beachfront villa should be thinking Phuket, Thailand, where properties are being sold at affordable prices. Luxury villas ranging from $1 million to more than $10 million were on offer at the Phuket and Samui Property Exhibition, held on Friday and the weekend at the Hong Kong Convention ...

  10. Helplines

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... agency hotlines Hong Tai 2108 8444, Wing On 2283 5283, Sunflower 2723 2888 On the Web The Phuket Gazette (www.phuketgazette.com) has set up a message board for people who are trying to find ...




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