Renaissance at Sanaeha
Phuket Town hotspot Sanaeha recently played host to guests from the Renaissance Phuket Resort at the far north of the island. As part of the hotel chain's international Day of Discovery, guests were introduced to the wonders of classic Sino-Portuguese architecture and Phuket hospitality at Sanaeha.
Classical music in Patong
Classical and avantgarde music came to Phuket recently with a concert by percussionist Thierry Miroglio and pianist Ancuza Aprodu at Royal Phawadee Village. The musicians performed both solo and duet pieces by a range of composers including Chopin, Xenakis, Ohana, Mantovani and Bernstein
Krix Luther's Boot Camp Beach Cleanup
Expat personal trainer Krix Luther loves Phuket but was horrified with the trash accumulating on his favourite beach, Naiharn. So Krix came up with a way to give back to the island and encourage others to take an interest in the environment a free workout every Saturday morning for anyone willing to help him clean up the beach afterwards.
Queen Elizabeth II's birthday, Blood Donor Day
Phuket's British expat community and many friends from around the world gathered at Royal Phuket Marina to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Also, the Phuket Red Cross held a jampacked event to promote World Blood Donor Day and wrestlers from across Asia gathered to grapple at Saphin Hin for the Asian Junior Wrestling Championships .
News & Events Luxury cars and Patong tunnel
GB Automobiles' GM Dominic Cheung talks to Phuket Today about bringing luxury brands, Landrover and Jaguar to Phuket. Also in this segment, plans for Patong tunnel come under scrutiny and Phuket Today lists the winners of the Laguna Phuket International Marathon.
Race Day at Laguna Phuket
After weeks of preparation, Team Phuket Today finally make it to the start line for the Laguna Phuket International Marathon. For Isaac and Kiranee that means taking on the 21km half marathon, and for Tara ably supported by Laguna Phuket's Debbie Dionysus the finish line of the 10km run is the goal. How will our heroes get on? Find out here.