Norman Jones and Premchit Na Talang have a remarkable relationship and an affinity for the fruits of the forest. An encyclopedic knowledge of ancient Thai recipes and an eye for the heathful ingredients available in the Southern Thai jungles has allowed Chef Prem to create a remarkable culinary adventure for visitors to Phuket.
Phuket Butterfly Release
Tara Sudlow reports from the 6th annual butterfly release at Bang Pae Waterfall, near the Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre. Over 2,000 butterflies and many hundreds of fish were released to make merit, the event also encouraged visitors to plant young trees.The event was organised by Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World and Governor Maitri Inthusut presided over the release.
ITF Thailand Men's Tennis Tournament at Thanyapura
The Chang ITF Thailand Pro Circuit 2012 concluded recently at the Thanyapura Sports & Leisure Complex. Phuket Today was there to see all the action of the Final and meet Men's Champion, Aleander Ward. In the doubles tournament, Ryan Agar of Australia and Sebastian Bader of Austria defeated Antoine Escoffier from France and Great Britain's Ward – 7:6, 2:6 and 10:8 Alexander Ward made a great comeback on the second day of finals when he defeated Mikhail Fufygin of Russia in the Men's Single challenge in a straight set win: 6:3 and 6:1.
This superyacht captain has had a wild life roaming the world aboard a luxury yacht and building himself luxury homes. He is also skippering this year's Asia Superyacht Rendezvous off the west coast of Phuket, which will see the the largest number of multi-million dollar yachts off Bangtao Beach and their multi-millionaire owners partying on the sands, from 16-18 December.