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More PR fluff from the authorities... plenty to learn from the ABG so far without dreaming. ...
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Latest Thailand's Tourism and Sports Minister and good feedback indicate that Phuket could possibly double up in about three years as host to the First World Beach Games.
Meeting Coming up is an Amcham/Ibap gathering designed to put Phuket's reviled dolphinarium in perspective and seek answers to the holiday island's relationship to the sea.
Latest Bursts of color in the night sky marked the grand occasion as Phuket and Thailand officially celebrated the beginning of the Asian beach Games 2014.
Resort of the Year 2014 Refreshing and shiny new is the was to describe the Best Western Patong Beach, where faith in the product has resulted in a quick rise to 100 percent occupancy.
Latest Sports of all sorts are part of the Asian Beach Games, beginning on Phuket in less than two weeks. Here's a brief guide to help you plan where to be and when.
By Alan Morison
Tsunami Help UPDATE Bangkok Hospital Phuket, where treatment came for many victims in the aftermath of the December 26 2004 tsunami, is calling for aid for tsunami victims in Japan. More »
By Sert Tongdee
Go Hulks Having Einstein in the forward line may have helped. FC Phuket attacked but could not sink goals against highly regarded Big Bang and had to settle for a 00 draw at home. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian at the ITB Berlin travel fair
Market Phuket The issues of tourism safety and security bubble beneath the surface but there's no denying that Phuket continues to trade, like an ageing supermodel, on its good looks. More »
By Pathomporn Kaenkrachang
Photo Album When Phuket wishes Phuket FantaSea a happy birthday, Phuket people reap the benefit. Six thousand guests will be celebrating stylishly with the Kamala show this week. More »
By Lana Willocks
Latest Everybody who is anybody - except Phuketwan who were as usual too busy working - was at the opening of Brush in trendy north Patong. The brush with shame was further south. More »
Top Value Japanese The Yakiniku Koku finds a new home and is being pursued by fans from other places where its Japanese bbq menu has been tried and enjoyed around Phuket City. More »
New Tourist Attraction Phuket gains a new museum in a quiet part of the island that should attract visitors to see and learn about the extensive history of tin mining on the island. More »
Latest Remarkable things happen when FC Phuket's ''Hulks'' take the field. The team is now lying third in Division One after officials stripped opponents of a draw because they broke the rules. More »
Photo Album FC Phuket looked set to steam to its first Division One win until a surprise score turned the match into a torrid affair that saw plenty of whistleblowing and a goalie downed twice. More »
Two Night of Fun The Phuket International Blues Rock Festival brings together some fine performers as usual for two nights of top value entertainment at the Phuket Hilton Arcadia resort and Spa. More »