Month: September 2015

  • Pattaya News

    Property Watch: Waking up the ever-looming giant

    PHUKET: Technically there is no specific way to jump-start a snoozing behemoth. Sure, a stun gun might do the trick or a slap on the face, but look at poor little Jack who had to scamper down that beanstalk. In Thailand’s current property market there continues to be a strategic emphasis on fishing where the fish are. Look no further…

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  • Thai Life

    Profile: Rendezvous with Ae Peerasak

    PHUKET: There is little doubt that Phuket Town is in the throes of a revolution made manifest by a tidal wave of innovation and reinvention that is re-making it into a trendy, happening destination for the young, hip and cool. Walk down any of the ancient Sino-Portuguese streets of the Old Town that are renowned for confusing and losing the…

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  • Opinion

    First Person: Small hospital with big debt

    Dr Sirichai Silpa-archa has been the director of Patong Hospital since 2013. Prior to becoming hospital director, he worked at Vachira Phuket Hospital for 26 years. He earned his medical degree from Chulalongkorn University, and later a specialist degree in urology from Chiang Mai University. Here he talks about the trials and tribulations of managing a small, local hospital trying…

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  • Phuket News

    ‘Not guilty’ says judge in PhuketWan Computer Crimes Act verdict

    PHUKET: A Phuket judge dismissed the Royal Thai Navy Computer Crimes Act case against Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian, of local news blog PhuketWan, this morning. “We’ve been waiting for two years for today. The judges have done his job,” Ms Chutima told the Phuket Gazette. “It is great to know that Thailand has freedom. This is good for Thai…

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  • World NewsU.S. Supreme Court denies Kentucky clerk request on gay marriage licenses | Thaiger

    U.S. Supreme Court denies Kentucky clerk request on gay marriage licenses

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH – World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community U.S. Supreme Court denies Kentucky clerk request on gay marriage licenses Phuket Gazette / Reuters PHUKET: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down a Kentucky county clerk’s request for anemergency order allowing her to continue to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples while she appeals…

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