2 Nov 2009 – Thailand is the land of smile where people can live together without the boundaries between religions and believes. Likewise, how we were and we are in Phuket. The differences have never been raised to be issue for conflict as you can see it at Soi Taling Chan on which three religious places are dotted. Masjid Jamiyah, Mother of Christ Roman Catholic Church Phuket, and Hock Guan Kong Shrine are a sign of peaceful living in Phuket.
Mother of Christ Roman Catholic Church Phuket
Hok Nguan Kong Shrine
2 Nov 2009 – Cherngtalay Mayor Sunirun Rachatapruk said Cherngtalay municipality joins hand with Laguna Phuket to organise Loy Krathong Festival event on November 2, from 5pm onward, at Y-Junction Laguna Beach Resort. He wants to invite every one to celebrate this colourful event and be part to preserve the local culture.
The activities will include the youth singing contest ages 13-18 for more than 4000 baht prize, the krathong contest for more than 7,000 baht prize, as well as many performances by students from different schools and mini concert from Thai pop singer Ice Saranyu Vinaipanich.
29 October 2009 – Phuket Airport was budgeted about 10.3 million baht to improve the passport checkpoints at the immigration control. 8 passenger lanes will be added to the passport checkpoints for a total of 30 lanes for incoming flights.
The coast in the south of Thailand is a luxurious tropical paradise. Let’s take a look at 5 Must See Destinations Yachting in Andaman Sea.
Rawai City Mayor, Aroon Solos said that Rawai is a potential area to support tourism since it provides many attractions such as Phromthep Cape, Racha island Lohn island, Rawai beach, Naiharn beach, to name a few.
SF joins hand with Thai low-cost airline Nok Air open new service for travellers to book air ticket with special privileges at SF theatre.
Phuket Gateway was initiated by Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation as a tribute to His Majesty on the illustrious occasion of His 80th Birthday.
130 rai paddy field in Moo 4, Maikhao Sub-district, Thalang District is the last area in Phuket where people earn their living with rice plantation.
During the rapidly hotels on this paradise island, which hotel is the first establishment in Phuket ?
The important life-size of two heroines monument at Tha Rua, Thao Thep Kasattri and Thao Sri Soontorn stand side by side on this decorated marble plinth.
22 Oct 2009 – After Samkong Shrine’s procession have been done prefectly yesterday, today, the 5th day of the festival is still exciting with street procession in Phuket town of Tha-rua Shrine. There are many participants joined the procession in which the ritual began around 7 am this early moring.
Today, Kathu Shrine also arrange another procession to Patong area while Naka Shrine will visit people in Vichit area this afternoon.
At night, Bang Niew Shrine will have a propitiation of Seven Stars at 8pm.
The festival is expected to draw more tourists during the long weekend on 23-25 October. Rooms in Phuket town are almost fully booked due to the two big shrines Bang Niew and Jui Tui will have a street procession on Friday and Saturday respectively.
The 4th Andaman Travel Trade 2009 will be held at Phuja Exhibitions Center, Central Festival during November 27 – 29, 2009.