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The 'Hi 5' Villa where the body was found at a Phuket resort today

Phuket Murder Hunt Underway: French Tourist Battered to Death in Resort Villa

Latest Police are hunting a killer or killers after the body of a French tourist was found battered to death in a resort in the south of Phuket. His computer is missing.

The crash scene on Phuket's Patong Hill last night

Phuket Tour Bus Crashes on Patong Hill: Five Injured as Seven Days End

Latest A tour bus crashes on Patong Hill, with five Chinese injured and requiring treatment at Patong Hospital as the seven Days of Danger comes to a close.

Phuketwan journalists outside Phuket Provincial Court today

Phuket Reporters Held in Cells for Five Hours Over Reuters Pulitzer Paragraph

Latest Two Phuketwan reporters are charged with criminal defamation and held is cells with other prisoners for five hours over a paragraph from Reuters' Pulitzer-winning coverage.

The mystery families held in Thailand fear brutality if sent to China

China Claims Families; World Watches Phuket Navy Case; Hunt for Lost Ferry Hundreds

World News Digest China claims mystery families in Thailand; Massive coverage of Royal Thai Navy military v media case; Hunt for hundreds on capsized ferry; Phuket events.

Time For Reuters to Speak Up on Media Freedom, Says Phuket Journalist Facing Jail

Latest Reuters has won a Pulitzer for its coverage on the Rohingya but said little about the issue of media freedom and the charges against two Phuketwan reporters.

PLAY OF THE DAY

PHUKETWAN journalists Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian are back at work after being charged and spending five hours in holding cells at Phuket Provincial Court in a criminal defamation suit over a paragraph from Reuters' Pulitzer-winning coverage.

PHUKETWAN'S READER FORUM: Have Your Say

Re: Reuters, Pulitzer and Rohingya: Phuket Editor Answers Questions
Treelover wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 18:41

My bafflement at the lack of a real response by Reuters has now turned to anger, but there is still time for them to ...

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Re: Phuket Reporters Held in Cells for Five Hours Over Reuters Pulitzer Paragraph
Manowar wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 16:48

Let's hope A and C don't have to spend the same time behind bars as Mandela. Mandela was only the figurehead of the i...

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Re: Reuters, Pulitzer and Rohingya: Phuket Editor Answers Questions
Pete wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 16:21

In view of the UN, nearly all human rights groups, journalist associations and organizations crying out in defence of...

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Re: Reuters, Pulitzer and Rohingya: Phuket Editor Answers Questions
Laurie Howells wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 15:53

What I now find alarming is that the Royal Thai Navy and the Public Prosecutor are now digging themselves a very big ...

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Re: Phuket Reporters Held in Cells for Five Hours Over Reuters Pulitzer Paragraph
Jake wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 15:35

Be strong, truth and justice always prevails in the end... even if it takes years. I'm reminded of Nelson Mandela.

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Re: Reuters, Pulitzer and Rohingya: Phuket Editor Answers Questions
Pete wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 13:44

I see that you spoke with Reuters: "I still feel defiled in my professional capacity as a journalist by the whole thi...

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Re: Phuket Reporters Held in Cells for Five Hours Over Reuters Pulitzer Paragraph
Martin wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 12:25

Apparently this does need to be explained. I apologize in advance for the length. I also apologize for any embarras...

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Re: Phuket Water Tanker Crashes, Flips: Tuk-Tuk Driver Trapped
slickmelb wrote on Friday April 18, 2014 at 11:00

@ laurie thanks for the support @ beerchang I think attacking my use of grammer has nothing to do with the subject of...

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