Podcast: Murder in media, Krabi coal eco destruction

It’s been quite a while since I’ve paid any attention to this blog. I find myself so overwhelmingly occupied with my day-to-day, night-to-night responsibilities, that opportunities, energy and motivation to update the blog have become increasingly rare. Nonetheless, I decided to update today with a series of pod-casts,total run-time not including breakes = 69 minutes.

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Jammin on June 1 – Your Cheatin’ Heart and Rhythm of the Rain

Every now and then, it’s good to grab the guitar – if not the ukulele or guitalele – and practice a classi  or two. Startin off June 1, here’s a few good tunes: Just right for the weather, here’s an mp3 with jammin Rhythm of the Rain and Your Cheatin’ Heart… Chords are also included in the mini-podcast. Enjoy!



If for whatever reason, the song is not playing, download the mp3 here (right click and save as)

Gallery: Phuket FC down Surat Thani 6 nil

Phuket FC are surely bloated with confidence after their latest triumph, slaughtering a second-string Thai Southern Division 2 team, Surat Thani FC by a score of 6-0 in a pre-season friendly match last night in Phuket city.

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Scoring for Phuket was Ney Fabiano (two goals), Henrique “Eber” De Bessa (two goals), Cristian Alex and Rattapon Auttawong.

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Gallery: Phuket Superstars Soccer 2014 match

The “Phuket Superstars Soccer Championship 2014” football match was held on February 15 at

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Photo © Siamerican.com

Surakul Stadium in Phuket Town. It was contested between a VIP Phuket All Star squad and Manport Lorkloen – a team made up of a number of famous Thai celebrities and TV personalities.The match was broadcast live nationally on NBT (Thai Channel 11) Following is a photo gallery of the match. All photos © Siamerican.com, Fair use permitted with attribution. Continue reading

Gallery: Phuket United ready for 2014 FTPL Season

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Copyright © Siamerican.com 2014

Phuket United on February 9, 2014, held a press conference to announce their readiness to compete in the 2014 Futsal Thailand Premier League, which kicks of on February 15 and 16.

The club formally revealed its players, staff and sponsors for the 2014 season.

Prior to the press conference, the club’s president Preechawut “Prap” Keesin revealed that the club’s budget for the entire season is at around 7 million baht.

Phuket United’s first match will be on Sunday, February 16. To kickoff at 7pm, the match will be played at Phuket’s 4,000 seat Indoor Gymnasium in Saphan Hin.

Following are a few photos from the press conference, which was held at The Senses resort overlooking Patong. Photography: Steven Layne © Copyright Siamerican.com 2014, fair use permitted with attribution. Continue reading

Gallery: Phuket Youth Cup 3rd Place match 2014

PHUKET: On the late afternoon of Sunday, February 9, 2014, Chalermprakiet School played Cherng Thalay Wittaya School in the Phuket Youth Cup third-place match at Surakul Stadium in Phuket City.

Chalermprakiet School won the match thanks to two goals by Piyasak Nitetsanapakul. Following is a photo gallery from the match. Photography: Steven W. Layne. © Siamerican.com, fair use permitted with attribution.