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Look for the final Phuket 2015 sunset and party LIVE tonight

EXCLUSIVE Phuket New Year Party Coming LIVE as Holiday Island Welcomes 2016

Latest Phuketwan welcomes 2016 with a burst of innovation by bringing viewers the Countdown to New Year from Phuket's Cape Promthep LIVE. Enjoy the last moments of 2015.

Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison: the Phuketwan case continues

Phuket Prosecutor Seeks Extra 30 Days in Phuketwan Case: Judge to Decide

Latest An extra 30 days is being sought by the Phuket Prosecutor in which to consider an appeal in the controversial Phuketwan case. A judge will reveal the decision early next week.

Work underway at the Tesco-Lotus Samkong intersection

Phuket Underpasses Make 2016 the Holiday Island's Year of Traffic

Latest The New Year and beyond will bring continuing work on Phuket's underpasses with one just starting, a second ahead of schedule and a third well behind schedule. The first is complete and a fifth yet to begin.

Phuket resorts are suffering from illegal apartments and condos

Illegal Phuket Resorts Face Crackdown as Scofflaw List is Delivered to Authorities

Latest A crackdown on illegal accommodation on Phuket is expected soon as industry leaders deliver a list of lawbreakers they blame for a 15-20 percent drop in revenue.


PHUKETWAN closed on December 31, 2015. The criminal defamation case against journalists Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison, dismissed by a judge on September 1, 2015, concluded on January 15, 2016, with the passing of the final deadline for an appeal.


Re: Box Jellyfish Deaths: Thailand Must Act
Danielle wrote on Thursday July 28, 2016 at 22:24

Hi I am visiting Koh Samui with my husband and 2 young sons in December 2016 and am quite scared of my kids swimmi...

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Re: Octopus Restaurant Flattened at Phuket's Nai Yang Beach
Gail wrote on Wednesday July 13, 2016 at 09:32

Have heard that OCTOPUS has reopened in the Talang District, does anyone know where?

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Re: Phuket Tourists Up, Patong Struggling wrote on Sunday June 5, 2016 at 14:04

Worse, the Chinese are so hopelessly ignorant. I was asked to vacate/move from my table at a restaurant in Patong to ...

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Re: Four Phi Phi Deaths Will Not be Forgotten
wrote on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 17:51

As anonymous stated above, all of these deaths are very likely to be phosphine gas poisonings generated by aluminium ...

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Re: Thailand's Tiger Temple Abbot Out of ICU
Mrs J Thompson wrote on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 14:05

Tigers do not belong in captivity, full stop! I question why monks are running such a place when they supposedly devo...

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Re: Phuket, World's Best of the Best for Expat Living
wrote on Tuesday April 26, 2016 at 02:00

How is the weather in Phuket? When is the wet season and when is the dry season? I am planning a move to Thailand nex...

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Re: Rolly Tasker, Master of World's Seas
DeAtosh wrote on Monday April 25, 2016 at 07:01

I do have several Cup Yacht drawings, signed by Rolly Tasker, and I would like to learn more about these drawings... ...

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Re: Guest Drowns in Pool at Five Star Phuket Resort: Facebook Friendship Proves Fatal
Altamash Mir wrote on Thursday April 14, 2016 at 18:39

This was indeed an unbelievable life changer...Shumyla will be missed...

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Friday August 26, 2016
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket


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