Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha met with Phuket News Managing Director Simon Samaan and PR/Marketing Manager Tamakorn Khowpon to discuss the Phuket News' new project, The Phuket Colouring Book on July 18.
The Phuket News participated in the Phuket Provincial press conference on August 1 to officially announce The Phuket Colouring Book.
Gov Tri also made a donation to the Phuket Has Been Good to Us Foundation, the charity supported by The Phuket Colouring Book.
Our partner the Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation
"A new way to support the Foundation is to obtain your own copy of the Phuket Colouring Book.
"Thanks to our partner The Phuket News, there is now a cool colouring book available with 22 island scenes to colour in. And you get free colouring crayons with every copy!
"Every book that gets sold will help the underprivileged children of the Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation."
thephuketinsider.com declares The Phuket Colouring Book 'top idea'
"One of this year's best tourism initiatives is The Phuket News children's colouring book.
"There are 22 island scenes including Phuket town, Wat Chalong, Cape Promthep, and other local sights such as an elephant, street stall and Muay Thai.
"Authored by artist Sophie Crichton, [part of the proceeds go] to the Phuket Has Been Good to Us Foundation.
"My kids love the book and it's a breath of fresh air to see some positive ink about the island." - Bill Barnett
Illustrator Sophie Crichton was interviewed by Live 89.5 radio