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Polie and rescue workers at the scene of today's alleged Phuket murder

Phuket SuperCheap Manager Killed by Sacked Staffer, Say Police

Latest A SuperCheap convenience store manager is stabbed to death with a sharpened iron bar for sacking a worker who refused to be transferred to Patong.

Emergency workers clear crashed cars from Phuket's underpass last night

Cars Crash in Phuket Underpass: Tunnel Blocked for Over Two Hours

PHOTO ALBUM Phuket's underpass suffered its first underground smash when two cars shunted - blocking the tunnel for more than two hours. Officers are likely to question the drivers to try to improve safety.

The rust bucket that did a runner from Sea Shepherd at anchor off Phuket

Phuket Pursued Poacher Ship Could Sail With New Captain Any Time

Latest Barriers to prevent the poaching ship Taishan sailing have disappeared and the vessel could reload its illicit cargo of Antarctic toothfish and sail under a new captain at any time.

Amber Pangborn says she gave birth in the wilds, and started a bushfire

Pilot's Fatal Flub; Robot Kills Man; Plea for Samui Attack Witnesses; Police Make Trafficking Arrests

Phuket Updating Digest Phuket authorities aim to protect the environment; An Aussie attacked on Samui needs the witnesses to come forward; Concern at fishing setbacks; Britain sizzles.

Chutima and Morison on the day their Phuket trial began last year

Thailand to Try Journalists in Attempt to Stifle Reporting on Rohingya, says PEN

Latest A group of writers in American with worldwide branches and support has called on the Thai government to cease its ''brazen attempt to stifle investigative reporting'' of the Rohingya boatpeople abuses.

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Re: Cars Crash in Phuket Underpass: Tunnel Blocked for Over Two Hours
Discover Thainess wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 07:43

It was only a matter of time, I am surprised it took so long. Driving standards in Phuket and Thailand as a whole are...

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Re: Phuket SuperCheap Manager Killed by Sacked Staffer, Say Police
yoki wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 21:15

Hmm Yes remember the HR Manager from Hilton, she was shot on the way home in her car. I wonder if they ever caught...

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Re: Phuket SuperCheap Manager Killed by Sacked Staffer, Say Police
Lena wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 20:26

The wait for the sentencing. This ain't be funny for the murderer.

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Re: Phuket SuperCheap Manager Killed by Sacked Staffer, Say Police
Kurt wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 19:37

Horrible, to see what a human life means to some people. How did they grow up to just murder about being sacked. Spe...

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Re: Cars Crash in Phuket Underpass: Tunnel Blocked for Over Two Hours
Herbert wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 19:36

@ I am pretty far from ok If everyone always "just left", we'd all still be living in caves. You can consider y...

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Re: Phuket SuperCheap Manager Killed by Sacked Staffer, Say Police
Tbs wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 19:29

@Lena, a guy who killed 2 people was put in prison for 2 years. That is hardly a life sentence. The boat captain...

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Re: Phuket SuperCheap Manager Killed by Sacked Staffer, Say Police
Herbert wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 19:27

This is not the first SuperCheap manager to be killed for the very same reason. A few years back a female manager ...

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Re: Phuket Pursued Poacher Ship Could Sail With New Captain Any Time
Michael wrote on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 19:09

I hope Thailand loses the Euro rights obviously doesn't respect any regulations. That will hurt them in the pocket th...

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Thursday July 2, 2015
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket

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