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PHUKET: The latest edition of the Phuket Gazette is on sale now.

Pick up a copy of Phuket’s most popular local newspaper for lots of interesting articles not available online, including:

NEWS

– Upcoming MICE event to be largest ever held on the island.

– Efforts to secure UN World Heritage status for Phuket Town buildings.

– Sea gypsies fight for their rights.

– Update on the female fruit vendor brutally beaten at Surin Beach

– Update on baby Tuptim’s fight for his life.

– Business: Dive tourism struggling.

QUEER NEWS

Kraseu! An apparition spooks the good people of Chachoengsao.

OPINION / EDITORIAL

– ‘First Person’: Wiraphong Kongbun, president of the Jungceylon tuk-tuk stand, speaks out against black-plate taxis in Patong.

– Weekly editorial: Government policy on sea gypsies.

– Island View: Concerned reader warns of the possible dangers of polio vaccinations.

– Issues & Answers: Kamala residents want road repairs.

LIFESTYLE

– A Buddhist pilgrimage to India.

– Briton James Mason sheds 50 kilos training at Tiger Muay Thai.

– History: A look back at the Burmese invasion of Thalang.

– ‘Expat Gallery’: Michael Hosking.

– Book review: The Black Nile.

PROPERTY

– Property Watch: The lowdown on property swapping.

– Property Legal: Defining the difference between a condo and an apartment.

GARDENING

– Going for gold with Allamanda.

SPORTS

– Teen golf sensation Pariwat Pinsawat looks ahead to new season.

– Aussie mountain bike champ trains in Phuket.

– FC Phuket: Off-season changes as squad is bolstered.

– Phang Nga Bay Regatta is re-branded.

Plan your weekend out on the town with our ‘What’s On’ and Events Calendar highlights, and seek out the best deals in our 10 pages of classifieds – then go and relax at the beach with our puzzle page.

All this and much, much more in the January 15 edition of the Phuket Gazette, on sale now!

And remember, if you don’t want to go out of the house or leave your hotel, simply download the Digital Gazette (full newspaper) here.

 

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