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Phuket Gazette

The leading online English-language newspaper for Phuket, Thailand, with daily news. The current top 10 breaking news stories in Phuket are:

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  • Renting out rooms daily or weekly? You better read this.
    SCREENGRAB: AirBnB website Illegal short-term holiday rentals, advertised and promoted by online portals like Air BnB, are coming under increasing scrutiny from authorities. Although there has been laws preventing short-term property rentals acting as ‘hotels’, the law has been loosely enforced with some condo developments around the country acting as defect […]
  • PHAB 2 raises 4.5 million baht for local scholarships
    The Phuket Hotels Association recently hosted a hugely successful benefit evening and raised a total of 4.5 million baht for young hospitality professionals in Phuket. On April 28 the “Phuket Hotels Association Benefit 2 (PHAB 2) – Glam, Glitz and Glitter” event was held at Latitude Laguna. This marked the second annual edition of the […] The post PHAB 2 rai […]
  • Five years of commitment to keep Phuket’s beaches clean
    Phuket’s Clean the Beach Boot Camp (CBBC) has been cleaning the island’s beaches for five years. Each two weeks, on a Saturday morning, volunteers assemble for a free beach workout from island fitness leader Krix Luther and then, in return, they put on their gloves, grab a big bag and pick up rubbish on the […] The post Five years of commitment to keep Phuke […]
  • The cheapest places in the world to live – Is Thailand on the list?
    PHOTO: Sam Kittner Compared to what you’re paying in the west, in some countries you can have a palatial house, a maid, personal chef, good health care and a driver for the same cost of a struggling life in your home country. Thailand has long been seen as a retirement haven with its low cost […] The post The cheapest places in the world to live – Is Thailan […]
  • Improve your business videos – Social Media Guru Alex Runhaar
    Alex break down one of the best ads he’s seen a long time, why it went viral and how you can use similar elements to improve your business videos dramatically. Alex’s Facebook HERE. Alex’s Instagram HERE. The ad Alex is talking about in his video below…   The post Improve your business videos – Social Media Guru Alex Runhaar appeared first on The Thaiger. […]
  • Trawler captains face fines after catching whale shark
    By Pratch Rudijanarom and Salinee Prab The captains of two trawlers accused of having fished an endangered pregnant whale shark off the coast of Phuket potentially face a heavy fine of up to 3 million baht and confiscation of their vessels, according to authorities. Fisheries Department and Marine and Coastal Resources Department yesterday promised to […] Th […]
  • Maya Bay – let the healing begin
    By Piyaporn Wongruang – The Sunday Nation It was around 10 in the morning. There was peace and tranquility at Maya Bay and its beach with just a few speedboats docking in front of the bay. The crystal clear deep blue turquoise sea water filled the vision of Plianprasop Khaonual, a long-time park ranger and […] The post Maya Bay – let the healing begin appear […]
  • Emerald Development Group addresses accusations of fraud and mismanagement
    CEO of the Emerald Development Group Sawit ‘Mai’ Ketroj held a press conference yesterday (Saturday) at the Dara Hotel to address accusations of fraud and mismanagement. In reports to the Court the amounts involved in the alleged fraud case mount up to more than a billion baht with more than 300 buyers filing complaints with the […] The post Emerald Developm […]
  • Official report filed to police about the whale shark caught by fishermen
    In relation to the video of a whale shark caught up on a fishing boat net just off Koh Racha yesterday, Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong says, “Officials from the Phuket Fisheries Port In-Port Out Control Centre (PiPo) have filed a report to the Phuket City Police. The owner of the fishing boat is being accused […] The post Official report filed to police […]
  • Fly cheap to Oz with AIS on QANTAS
    Use AIS mobile. You could be flying to Australia with a discount. QANTAS is offering AIS mobile phone users in the capital an 8% discount on airfares on all routes from Bangkok to Australia, or New Zealand, until 31 July. The offer is valid on routes Bangkok to Australia (Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Melbourne) and […] The post Fly cheap to Oz with AIS on […]

The local paper with the international audience

Phuket Gazette Contact Details
The Phuket Gazette Co., Ltd.
Address: 79/94 Moo 4, Thepkrasattri Rd. T. Koh Keaw, A. Muang
City: Phuket
Post Code: 83000
Country: Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (0) 7627-3555
Fax Number: +66 (0) 7661-5240