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Phuket FC downed by Thailand U23s

Phuket FC downed by Thailand U23s

As part of their three pre-Asian Games warm-up games, Thailand’s National U23s Team took on Phuket FC on Wednesday night, 3rd September 2014. The game, the second of three warm-up games, saw a far lesser turnout of fans than on Sunday when...
Phuket Opinion: Thailand’s Curfew – Who does it affect in Phuket

Phuket Opinion: Thailand’s Curfew – Who does it affect in Phuket

There’s no doubt that one of the biggest questions being asked by those who are travelling to Phuket in the very near future is whether it is safe for them to do so. The answer to that question is a simple yes. However, that question is now...
Phuket Ronins KO’d by Ancient Warriors

Phuket Ronins KO’d by Ancient Warriors

I have witnessed a ten man football team win a game before, but I cannot remember ever seeing a ten man side score 3 goals to win a game. But that’s what was witnessed by just over 1,000 frustrated Phuket FC fans last night as they took on...
Thai National Reporter's Day

Thai National Reporter’s Day

In Thailand, March 5th of every year is National Reporter’s Day. Phuketindex.com is the part of Phuket’s local media, and we are continuously striving to convey information & news that is beneficial to quality
Phuket Opinion: Preah Vihear Case

Phuket Opinion: Preah Vihear Case

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday afternoon unanimously confirmed Phnom Penh’s sovereignty over the entire disputed promontory bearing the Preah Vihear temple on the Thai-Cambodia border. The United Nations’ highest...
Phuket Opinion: Speed Cameras – For What Purpose?

Phuket Opinion: Speed Cameras – For What Purpose?

It has recently been announced that Phuket will soon see the introduction of the island’s very first speed cameras, albeit only four. I don’t think anybody can dispute that speed cameras are required here, and that there are hundreds of...
Phuket Opinion: Learn from others mistakes

Phuket Opinion: Learn from other’s mistakes

It was 35 years ago that I first visited a small seaside city on the Costa Blanca in south-eastern Spain called Torrevieja. At that time it was pretty much unknown to European travellers but it was and still is a popular destination for Spanish...
Opinion: Smartphones – How long can you leave yours?

Opinion: Smartphones – How long can you leave yours?

I for one am someone who appreciates advances in technology when and where it is needed. However, there is one advance in technology that is really starting to bug me, not because of its design, not because of its purpose, but simply how much...
Opinion: Phuket’s Drownings – All should take responsibility

Opinion: Phuket’s Drownings – All should take responsibility

Unfortunately, at this time of year in Phuket one of the main tourist related problems is drownings or near drownings. Recently, within the space of just a few days there were 4 drownings reported on beaches along the island’s most popular...
Opinion: ASEAN – What does the future hold for Phuket’s Tourism Industry?

Opinion: ASEAN – What does the future hold for Phuket’s Tourism Industry?

Coming from the UK, I am fully aware of what the results can be of free movement of people within integrated areas such as the EU, and in the not so distant future ASEAN or AEC. Unfortunately for the UK, things weren’t thought out well enough...
5 Tips for a trouble-free holiday in Phuket

5 Tips for a trouble-free holiday in Phuket

Phuket is one of the most interesting and easy going places in the world which is one of the main reasons it makes it such a popular tourist resort. Phuket is a fascinating island with plenty to see and do, the people are some of the friendliest...
Phuket Provincial Hospital – Where everybody is treated like family

Phuket Provincial Hospital – Where everybody is treated like family

Having recently had to take my partner to hospital for what at the time appeared to be quite a serious illness I’m glad to be able to advise you that there is a great alternative option for those who are not in a position to pay for one of...
 


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