Phuket News May 2012


now I understand why a neighbour had them all removed from outside his property, I was told that they made too much noise!?


Phuket underpass plans unveiled
and the road to Patong collapse in the rain?
the photo looks very similar to road broken in October 2011
is it the same piece?


Karon Beach war between the Thai and the Cambodians peddling...
Why? - surely they need a work permit if they are foreign?


Bangla touts - hands off at Bangla Road
not sure that this will work... 


Cape Panwa Hotel is going to take care of Phuket Raceweek   


Cat's eyes (reflective road studs)
Street Lamps
are a good idea to prevent accident in Phuket roads
nuff said




An earthquake drill to calm fears
- were there any people who thought that it was real


The sea at Kata / Karon has had a drowning of a tourist


A new twist on drug taking - Rehabilitation camps
hope it is a step in the right direction


Will an underpass outside Central Festival really be a good idea?
What do you think?
What about flooding?


Soi Bangla void of lewd behaviourno nude shows / no ping-pong shows
shhhh - don't tell the tourist.


Hurrah - the lifeguards are back :-)
but don't go swimming before 9am!


English Language Skills of people in the Tourism Industry?
What do you think?


Gem Heist thieves are International Felons
with all that Immigration paperwork?


More scams over the Internet!
this was quite a shock but then I don't buy things that I haven't seen
 from persons I don't know.


A motorbike death...


Historically significant beads are found and the villagers hope for recognition regarding their significance.
"Archeological site to be saved for Eco-Tourism"
Why eco-tourism and not simply historical?


A sea gypsy cultural centre to be completed.
I would visit it :-)


Tour bus plummets backwards off Patong Hill
but no casualties so nothing extra to the map


so when do we get the message that if you are a teacher over 30 there's no tablet.

Police confirm that the DNA reporting implicating the Norwegian in the Dosket case is "just a formality"
What is a 'just a formality' in a murder case involving a farang in Thailand?


I did not know you could exchange recyclable trash for eggs!
Where in Phuket?

A quarrel in Thai Parliment leads to a Hitler Salute by the politician.


American fugitive in Phuket faces deportation to US.
With all my paperwork to enter how did this happen?
Only faces deportation - is there a way out?




A motorbike accident near Wat Kata - leading to deaths.
but then I read that Burmese had a curfew?


48,000 Baht from an exchange booth stolen - not just the skimmers!
use a bank!!




50% discount for schooling at British International School
IF you buy a condo!!!!!
am I just cynical?