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Phuket's dolphinarium: too warm for dolphins and for the audience

Setback for Phuket Dolphinarium: Venue Ruled Too Warm for Dolphins and Audience

Latest A report on the controversial dolphinarium is understood to have ruled that the venue is too warm for dolphins and the audience. Several other issues may delay an opening date.

Cruise boat Electric Blue, stuck on a rock off Phuket yesterday

Phuket Cruise Boat Hits Rock: Tourist Divers Not Wearing Life Jackets

Latest A Phuket tourist cruise boat struck a rock with 13 tourists on board but none were wearing life jackets, officials said today. Nobody was hurt when the boat hit the rock off Rawai.

People gather to see more than 40 nations listed on the cemetery plaque

World Prepares to Remember Tsunami That Made Phuket a Household Word

Latest The Tsunami Victims Cemetery and memorials north of Phuket become the focus of the world's attention on Friday as people everywhere recall the big wave of 10 years ago.

More holiday patrols by police and volunteers will be seen on Phuket

Extra Phuket Patrols for Holidays and New Year Authorised

Latest Squads of additional officials are on Phuket's streets with powers of arrest during the Christmas-New year period, the National News Bureau of Thailand reports.

Shayla Gibbons enjoys the full moon party on Koh Phangan

My Full Moon Nightmare; Burma Army Guilty of War Crimes; Tsunami Survivors Tell

Phuket Updating Digest My full moon nightmare; British family tries to bring crash victim home; Aussies settle Bali bashing; Burma army 'guilty of war crimes'; Trouble in Pattaya; Phuket events.

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Re: Ministers Back New for Old Deal to Replace Phuket Life Jackets
Tbs wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 19:31

Even though all these companies make millions of baht in profit, the government would rather pay for the jackets than...

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Re: Setback for Phuket Dolphinarium: Venue Ruled Too Warm for Dolphins and Audience
Paul wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 20:38

Treating dolphins so cruelly, forcing them to live in such a small envirenment and to do tricks to entertain the publ...

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Re: Setback for Phuket Dolphinarium: Venue Ruled Too Warm for Dolphins and Audience
Herbert wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 19:55

This is one "setback" I consider a big step into the right direction.

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Re: My Full Moon Nightmare; Burma Army Guilty of War Crimes; Tsunami Survivors Tell
christian wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 19:23

Ed I know, the "he" in my post is the jaded security guy

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Re: Phuket Arrest Warrants Issued for Soldiers in 'Big Misunderstanding' Abduction Case
another steve wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 19:17

good to see the bastion of honesty and integrity that is chalong police station don't give creed to this cult of misu...

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Re: Radical Treatment in Thailand Ends With Death of Aussie Who Wanted to Beat Drugs
slickmelb wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 19:07

deep sleep therapy treatments have a bad history its very possible he had indulged in a last injection before his cur...

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Re: Setback for Phuket Dolphinarium: Venue Ruled Too Warm for Dolphins and Audience
Fiesty Farang wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 18:56

I thought Phuket were trying to attract "high quality" tourists. In many cases "High Quality" tourists would think ...

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Re: Setback for Phuket Dolphinarium: Venue Ruled Too Warm for Dolphins and Audience
slickmelb wrote on Monday December 22, 2014 at 18:54

Glad to hear there's one industry that isn't a Thai exclusive occupation.

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Tuesday December 23, 2014
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket

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