Happy Songkran Phuket
Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut has announced the designated water-play zones for 2014's Songkran celebrations. We detail where you can get wet and what you cannot do while getting wet. Full story here - http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-news/-Phuket-officials-prepare-Songkran-alcoholfree-play
Phuket FC stars put Rawai kids through their paces
Phuket FC soccer stars headed to the south of the island recently to teach a few tips and tricks to the kids of Rawai at Palm House International School. Students at Palm House and from the Rawai temple school, Wat Sawang Arom attended the ball skills workshop. The training day was organized by Phu...
Naiharn lifeguards train for a Safer Phuket
Lifeguards on Naiharn Beach are leading the way to a "Safer Phuket" following a course of intensive first aid and CPR training with medical staff from Bangkok Hospital Phuket. The training is a “Safer Phuket” initiative designed to allow Phuket lifeguards to legally operate Automatic External Defibr...
Bikers help Phang Nga orphans
Motorcycle clubs from Phuket and Phang Nga came together in Khao Lak recently to stage the Ride-4-Kids charity run to the Duang Prateep Foundation "Hands Across the Water" orphanage in Takua Pa, where they donated 1.2 tonnes of rice, snacks and toys and almost 200,000 baht to help support the orphan...
Phuket's Police Special Operations Unit train at TMT
The Special Operations Unit of the Phuket Provincial Police has started regular refresher training with Black Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Professor Fernando Maccachero at the Tiger Muay Thai Gym in Chalong. TMT's Will Elliott talks about what the SOU will be learning.
Island6 art gallery opens at RPM
The new Island6 art gallery brings to Phuket a different perspective on the creation of original works. The art collective creates original works that combine traditional techniques with modern methods, such as digitally enhancing each piece with music and/or LED video. Phuket Today attended the ope...
Palm Oil and Llama Milk in Krabi and Phang Nga
A recent Phuket media fam trip to Krabi was held to bring a better understanding of the palm oil industry, but - while palm oil production is an integral part of the country's economic success - it was the rest stop at Phang Nga's Dairy Hut Farm that really made the day - Llama Milk Gelato, anyone?
Tara plays the tables at Surin Beach's Bimi and Bongo
Twinpalms Phuket's Catch Beach Club is justifiably the best known beach front party venue on Phuket. Working on the basis that you can never have too much of a good thing, Twinpalms has now opened two adjacent beach clubs - Bimi and the Bongo Rum Bar.
TMT celebrates a decade of hard training
The Tiger Muay Thai & MMA Training Center in Chalong will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this Saturday. Beginning at 1pm, this month's BBQ Beatdown will feature a packed program of activities, including martial art demonstrations smoker fights, Muay Thai matchups, VIP guests and much, much mo...
Young Phuket artists stage first exhibition - opens 24 March
British International School art students Inthu-on Lueangworaphan, Nathanon Khanijow and Jooyeon Shon talk about their new works on display at the school as part of their International Baccalaureate courses. The IB Year 13 Visual Arts Exhibition opens Monday 24 March at 2.45pm and runs until 28 ...