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PHUKET: This week’s Andaman Edition of the Phuket Gazette went on sale yesterday and 20,000 copies of our Nationwide Edition were delivered early this morning to all Star Alliance airlines for placement aboard all of their flights serving Thailand.

Both editions contain extensive content not available here in the Gazette Online. However, digital subscribers may click here to download their weekly copy of the full newspaper.


– Phuket lifeguards back on duty in mid-March

– In an exclusive interview, Murder suspect Ron Fanelli speaks out from inside Phuket Prison

– Killer elephant retired from tourism duty

– Lee Aldhouse extradition update

– Land grab in Koh Kaew

– Latest poll results: Phuket is safe

– UK Ambassador visits Phuket governor

…and much, much more.


– Abhisit admits he’s a Brit

– Baby 101: Raid ends surrogate service ring

…and more.


– Weekly editorial: Damn the spam!

– Letters: Slumdog paradise, Rental company passport impasse, Sinking feeling at the beach

– Issues & Answers: Breaking down safety at the go-kart racetrack

– First Person: New Phuket City Police chief to tackle drugs, corruption. Have you heard it before?

– Island View: Dean Noble writes on driving in a downpour


– A first for Thailand? Company launches meters for motorbike taxis

– Toning it down: Cherng Thalay firm InkXpress Asia develops eco-friendly approach to ink supply

– Fortune auction: Lucky license number bidding rakes in Bt23 million.

– Jet-set: MJETS in talks with Airports of Thailand to build private terminal at Phuket Airport


– House of Usher: Lady Pie to supply Hong Kong Rugby 7s.

– Music: Still got the Phuket blues 2011

– Expat gallery: Cathy and Celine Masson

– Environment: Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project (BOBLME) sets up at Ao Makham

– Education: Killer apps for ESL students, by Eric Haeg

– Film review: Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan

– Road tripping: Phuket’s Grumpy Old Men (GOMS) get high in the hills

– Fashion: Rock star style for Bt500; The best of Isarn here in Phuket

– What’s on in Phuket: Plan you week with our comprehensive listings


– Phuket never walks alone: Liverpool legends to play at Surakul Stadium

– Import duty: Rajpracha ruling gives FC Phuket first win

– Thai amateur bags Blue Canyon title

– Holding court: BIS stages tennis competition


– AMCHAM on new zoning laws

– Property watch: Eco-friendly development designs

– Setback for slum dwellers: Government balks on “Community Chanote” deeds

– Gardening: Hardy hydrangeas


– Rent a villa, find a contractor, recruit staff, plan your visa run, sell a Harley… The opportunities are endless in the Gazette classifieds – the ones that work because they’re real.


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