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Phuket named 'City of Gastronomy' by Unesco.
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Restaurants of the Years Phuketwan has reviewed some of the best-value eating on the holiday island down the years and we're pleased to say all the top restaurants are still in good shape.
Latest An idea from the Prime Minister will become reality when the Thailand Yacht Show launches with its inaugural display at Ao Po Grand Marina on Phuket in February 2016.
Latest The annual Patong Festival marks the opening of the high season for Phuket. With a budget this year of five million baht and seafood the highlight, fun is to be expected from November 1-3.
Latest Phuket's spectacular vegetarian festival is underway and streets are lined with food stalls. The concept behind the festival requires an understanding of local traditions.
Latest The King's Cup Regatta is coming again in December with the sailors and their families likely to boost tourism yet again while racing takes place off Kata.
By Phuketwan Reporters
PHOTO ALBUM The occasional special walking streets in Old Phuket Town have always been popular and now the LardYai (big market) is on offer every Sunday evening. More »
By Alan Morison and Premkamon Ketsara
PHOTO ALBUM Australian honorary consul Larry Cunningham said so long to Phuket at a party with friends. The taxi and tuk-tuk drivers and jet-ski scammers would have been waving. More »
By Phuketwan Reporter
PHOTO ALBUM The anniversary party at Twinpalms' Catch beach Club is generally reckoned to be the island's best party and nobody who went is disagreeing. More »
PHOTO ALBUM Phuket FC did not get far with its reinvention as the team settled for a no-score draw with Trat, another side for whom hopes of promotion have passed. More »
Latest A bold plan to clean up Phuket gets underway September 20-22 with volunteers invited to join and encouraged to spread the word, not the trash, about a better-looking Phuket. More »
Latest Another defeat for Phuket FC to a club lower on the Division One ladder will make life perilous for the team's Brazilian coach at home next weekend. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian
Latest About 100 vendors who usually sell vegetarian food during the annual Phuket festival are protesting at a move to keep them out of a popular downtown eating street next month. More »
By Sert Tongdee
PHOTO ALBUM The Premier League dream bursts for Phuket FC with a 2-2 draw at home to a lowly club but at least there's another season and another opportunity. More »
Latest Phuket FC have suffered a defeat that probably ends hopes of promotion to Premier League. But fans will be expecting to win at home next Saturday. More »
By Media Release
Latest The Phuket Soi Dogs Foundation is marking its 10th anniversary with a Roaring 20s party at a five-star Phuket resort. Everyone's invited. More »