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A puffer fish, one of several suspect biters that are more likely than a shark

Phuket Swimmer's Wound Probably Not Shark Bite, Say Local Experts

Latest Swimmers are advised to go for a dip between lifeguard safe swim flags after an Australian tourist suffers a deep wound while in the water at Patong's Karon beach.

Police have been told suspects bribed officials to enter or leave Thailand

Bribes Probe on Border Crossing as Thailand Nabs Man Accused of Being Bangkok Bomber

Latest Thai police are questioning a second foreigner accused of being the key person in the Bangkok bombing as authorities investigate accusations that bribes have allowed the killers into and out of Thailand.

Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison at Phuket Provincial Court

Phuketwan Case: What the Judge Ruled in the Phuket 'Trial of the Century'

Latest This is a version of the ruling in the Phuketwan criminal defamation and Computer Crimes Act case as transcribed by lawyers, with the official transcription still in preparation.

Phuketwan, family  and supporters mark the court verdict on September 1

International Journalists' Organisations Call on Governments to Repeal Bad Laws

Latest In the wake of the decision to dismiss the charges against two Phuketwan journalists, international journalism bodies call for repressive laws in the region to be overturned.

Lifeguards treat the woman at Karon beach today after the 'bite'

Woman 'Bitten by Shark' at Phuket Beach Suffers Foot Wound

latest There's no confirmation on what kind of creature inflicted bite woulds in the foot of an Australian woman at a Phuket beach but there's speculation it could have been a small shark.

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PHUKETWAN'S READER FORUM: Have Your Say

Re: Journalist Alan Morison And Colleague Acquitted of Defaming Thai Navy
MJ wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 20:24

Congratulations Alan and Chutima, I am extremely Happy for this outcome. It will result in a big change between the M...

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Re: Acquittal of Two Phuket Reporters a Positive Step for Media Freedom
Khun Philippe wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 22:58

Justice for freedom of press and speech,a step forward for Thailand, congrats to Alan and his colleague

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Re: Phuketwan Case: What the Judge Ruled in the Phuket 'Trial of the Century'
Ian Yarwood wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 22:41

Dear Ed I am very grateful to your lawyers for all the tremendous dedication they showed in defending the charges ...

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Re: Woman 'Bitten by Shark' at Phuket Beach Suffers Foot Wound
Anadaman wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 20:05

A terrible painful wound, but I would suggest, the high tides of the last few days, may have uncovered a recently bro...

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Re: UPDATE Bankok Police Arrest Turkish Man Who Looks Similar to Wanted Bomber Poster
kenny wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 17:09

im a bit concerned about the police giving them selves the reward for doing there job also wasnt the reward for findi...

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Re: Journalist Alan Morison And Colleague Acquitted of Defaming Thai Navy
herbert wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 16:31

Congratulations! A win for you two and a big win for Phuketwan-readers! Keep up your great work!

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Re: Woman 'Bitten by Shark' at Phuket Beach Suffers Foot Wound
herbert wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 16:29

Always thought the sharks are around the Beach road or further back...

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Re: Journalist Alan Morison And Colleague Acquitted of Defaming Thai Navy
Mister ree wrote on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at 16:05

Whilst the verdict will be a welcome one for you both maybe it is better to accept victory and not poke a stick at th...

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