BIS Phuket's Flying Fish win swim invitational
British International School staged another regional swim meet over the weekend, hosted by the school's Flying Fish swim team. Sixteen teams swam in to take part. From around the region teams hailed from Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, China and the Phil...
Phuket Gazette headline news - Monday May 9, 2016
Today's headlines from the Phuket Gazette... Lighthouse Market Selfie-fest... One dead in three-vehicle crash... Beaches get Army's 'All Clear'... Street artist cleans up... UNESCO Education Conference starts today. Read all about it at phuketgazette...
Phuket Criterium lights up the night
The Phuket Criterium took to the roads around Saphan Hin on Saturday evening for another exciting series of cycling races. Featuring street, mountain and fixed wheel races, the organizers also staged a special race for inline skaters. Phuket Today sp...
Thailand Beach Volley Fest finals at Karon Beach this Sunday
There are balls all over the beach at Karon this weekend, as the Thailand Beach Volley Fest ramps up towards the finals this Sunday. 35 teams from around the world have gathered to take part in the event. The semi-finals will be taking place Sunday...
Phuket expat group aids Kusoldham Foundation
The Grumpy Old Men's Society - a group of Phuket expats dedicated to helping the local community - recently donated 21 purpose-made medical bags to the Kusoldham Foundation to assist with their work saving lives around the island.
Sir Nick Faldo opens the BISP Golf Academy
On a flying visit to Phuket last week, golfing legend Sir Nick Faldo dropped by the British International School, Phuket to officially launch the school's new Golf Academy. Phuket Today spoke with head coach Oliver Bates and Sir Nick about the develo...
V/Gov: Phuket ready for Thailand Beach Volley Festival
Preparations for the 2016 Thailand Beach Volley Festival - taking place at Karon Beach, March 23-27 - are in high gear ahead of the international tournament that will gather more than 300 participants from 19 different countries - athletes and organi...
Phuket Lifeguards Club teach kids water safety
The Phuket Lifeguard Club recently staged a fun day of training events at Kamala Beach to give youngsters more confidence in taking to the sea. Phuket Today spoke with Lifeguard Club president, Prathaiyuth Chuayuan, about the fun-filled beach day for...
Saving Phuket - Inside the Kusoldham Rescue Foundation
In an average month, Phuket's Kusoldham Rescue Foundation deals with up to 700 cases. At least a dozen involve serious accidents or road deaths, but there are also hundreds of minor injuries, drunken brawls, dead car batteries and a staggering 2-300 ...
AMCHAM Phuket talks sustainable hospitality
The American Chamber of Commerce Phuket chapter recently hosted a seminar at the new Keemala eco-resort, where hoteliers and local business leaders tuned in to a talk by Grace Kang of the Singapore company, Greenview, on the importance of sustainable...