Hair professionals reveal latest trends

Hair professionals reveal latest trends

PHUKET: Salon owners and hair stylists from all over Thailand gathered together in Phuket for the ‘Essential Looks Spring/Summer 2017 Hair Trends’ conference by Dr Somsak Chalachol, one of the most influential hair professionals in Thailand. The seminar was conducted earlier this week at the Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa and sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. Dr Somsak, Asia Pacific Hair Hero and Thai Regional Ambassador of Schwarzkopf Professional, recently visited Hamburg, Germany where he learned about the latest hair trends. “We are proud to present three new styles, namely opulent, beat icon and colorama

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Young Thai killed in collision with Korean expat

Young Thai killed in collision with Korean expat

PHUKET: A young Thai man was killed last night after smashing into a Korean expat’s pick-up truck in Phuket Town. Maj Nattaya Suwanpong of Phuket City Police received reports of the incident at about 11pm. It had occurred at the Thepkrasattri-Nakhon road junction near Phuket Wittayalai School. “The motorcyclist, Siraphan Sampaorat, 20, was lying in a pool of blood on the road when we arrived. He was rushed to Vachira Phuket Hospital and later pronounced dead. He was not wearing a helmet and sustained severe injuries to his head and legs,” Maj Nattaya told Gazette reporters. Both vehicles were damaged. However,

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Three arrested in Phuket for serial theft, possession of drugs

Three arrested in Phuket for serial theft, possession of drugs

PHUKET: Three men, including an ex-employee of Triple T Broadband Public Company Limited (3BB), were arrested yesterday afternoon for stealing more than 60 batteries from the company’s signal booster boxes in Thalang. Tibet Manubut, 23; Worawut Chusrinun, 20; and Narit Buakhong, 27; were arrested at their rental room in Thalang at about 3pm. They were also found in possession of krathom juice and drug paraphernalia. “We interrogated them, after which they took us to two recycling shops in Thalang where we found 35 of the stolen batteries,” said Thalang Police Superintendent Sompong Thip-apakul. The arrests w

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Meter-long lizard causes scare at Phuket beach

Meter-long lizard causes scare at Phuket beach

PHUKET: Lifeguards caught a ‘massive’ lizard that scared several locals and tourists at Nai Harn Beach yesterday. Pictures of the lizard taking a stroll on the beach and a triumphant lifeguard appeared on a Facebook page named 'Phuket Lifeguard Service' with the caption “Nai Harn has a guest today. We had to take it off the beach.” The lizard was about a meter long and weighed more than seven kilograms. It was removed and released into the forest to avoid any ‘biting’ incidents with beach-goers, who officials feared might have attempted to take selfies with the reptile. “The lizard may have come from the forest, as

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Park officials urge public to stop hornbill trading

Park officials urge public to stop hornbill trading

PHANG NGA: Ao Phang Nga National Park officials this morning issued a statement urging the public to stop hornbill trading after a post by a Koh Yao Noi preservation group went viral on social media. Last week, an unidentified suspect stole three preserved hornbill birds – an adult female and two chicks. The mother was found dead at the scene of the theft, as is the custom of poachers involved in this trade. Koh Yao Preservation representative Sawakon Reungsamut told the Phuket Gazette that hornbills are traded for 3,000-4,000 baht a pair. One of the chicks was anonymously returned to Ao Phang Nga National Park

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 05:35 PM

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Public, media partnerships vital for Phuket, says ISOC chief

Public, media partnerships vital for Phuket, says ISOC chief

PHUKET: Officials from the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) in Bangkok visited Phuket yesterday to talk about building better partnerships between the government and local media organizations. The meeting was led by Col Chan Sittichai of ISOC and held at the Phuket Provincial Operations Center. “I am very happy with the work being done by ISOC in Phuket. Mass media communication are vital to help support and promote national safety. I wish to encourage public officers to be proud of their responsibilities and support their 'motherland',” said Col Chan. The colonel added that he wanted Phuket media organization

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