Central Festival Phuket unveils new plans
Central Festival Phuket has re branded its HomeWorks mall, on the southbound side of Chalermprakiat Road as Central Festival East, including family oriented brands such as Toys R Us, and is planning a new luxury mall on the site of the okld Thai Naan restaurant.
Phuket Expat George Dufresne
Phuket Today meets restaurateur George Dufresne, owner of Le Versace in Patong, to find out why he chose Phuket to establish his high-end fine-dining restaurant. Meanwhile Kristi is in the kitchen learning how to make one of Le Versace's signature desserts with chef Alain Carre.
3 Weeks of Madness
Phuket Today catches up with Russell Distance Russell who is training to compete in three big events – the Bangkok Marathon, the Laguna Phuket Challenge TriFest's two triathlon. Russell is taking on his 3 Weeks of Madness challenge to raise money to help a friend who requires stem cell treatment.
PIWC scholarships awarded
The Phuket International Women's Club came together at Satree School in Phuket Town to distribute over 200 scholarships to new and existing students. Phuket Today talked to PIWC President Carol Dux. Past President Wipa Tanmanatragul and one of the lucky recipients of a previous PIWC scholarship, Dr Apiwit Anukunpaiboon, who now works at Wachira Hospital.