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The young killer being questioned by police on Phuket yesterday

Phuket School Lunchtime Shooting: Second Teen Dies

Latest A second boy shot in the school lunchtime gunplay in Phuket City has died. Calls are likely to follow the tragedy for parents and police to more closely supervise teens.

Michelle Hawryluk, Australia's new honorary consul

Australia's Honorary Consul for Phuket Finally Confirmed

Latest A Canadian lawyer has been confirmed as Australia's new honorary consul for Phuket. She is lawyer Michelle Hawryluk. Ms Hawryluk joins about 20 other envoys on the holiday island.

Stein Havard Dokset on his way to court at an earlier hearing on Phuket

Phuket Body in Bin Killer Sentenced to Nine Years

Latest The Norwegian man who admitted to accidentally killing his former lover has been sentenced to nine years in jail. Having served three years, he will be free in 20121.

The body of the boy outside Phuket Vocational College this afternoon

UPDATE Phuket School Shooting at Lunchtime: One Student Dead, Two Wounded

PHOTO ALBUM One student is dead and two wounded after a lunchtime shooting outside a Phuket City school. Three youths have surrendered but the gunman is still being hunted by police.

Details of the Phuket parkland encroachment are highlighted yesterday

Army's Isoc Offers Help With Phuket Sirinath Park Encroachment Probe

Latest The Army's powerful Internal Security Operations Command has promised to raise encroachment of parklands on Phuket with the Prime Minister and provide staff to boost the investigation.

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Re: Meet Australia's New Honorary Consul
Michele Courtney wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 13:34

Helpful is an understatement. She is brilliant. My daughter was involved in a serious accident in Phuket, Thailand. S...

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Re: Families Express Fury at MH370 Loss Being Declared an 'Accident'
Josh wrote on Saturday January 31, 2015 at 00:32

Does it really matter how it happened? It happened, move on.

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Re: Families Express Fury at MH370 Loss Being Declared an 'Accident'
Mister Ree wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 21:18

What do these people expect after a year- their relatives are unfortunately dead. Its about time they accepted closur...

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Re: No More Sunbeds on Phuket But Governor's Action Plan Allows Beach Umbrella Zones
wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 19:40

Visited Phuket on holiday many times this will be my last Tourists want sun beds and umbrellas. Those who live in c...

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Re: Young Swedish Expat Seriously Injured North of Phuket as Truck Driver Sleeps
frog wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 18:37

so if i send u 15000 bath a month i have my own reporter doing all research i want? i will consider that Mr Morrison....

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Re: Young Swedish Expat Seriously Injured North of Phuket as Truck Driver Sleeps
Feisty Farang wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 17:42

I must point out that your reply is factually inaccurate - there is not one reader but two, myself and Phuketfriendly...

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Re: Young Swedish Expat Seriously Injured North of Phuket as Truck Driver Sleeps
Feisty Farang wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 17:16

Normally the injured could sue the driver for loss of earnings, stress, etc....hold on is that correct now the ladies...

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Re: Young Swedish Expat Seriously Injured North of Phuket as Truck Driver Sleeps
Feisty Farang wrote on Friday January 30, 2015 at 17:13

Why don't you adjust your time accordingly and prioritise on what most readers want. This will not cost you any more ...

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Saturday January 31, 2015
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket

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