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The waterspout over Patong bay off Phuket today

Towering Phuket Waterspout Hovers Over Patong

Latest A waterspout appeared above the sea off Patong and triggered plenty of upward glances as it moved across the water.

The scene of the shooting in Phuket City today, with a manhunt underway

Motorcycle Taxi Rider Shot Dead in Phuket's Main Street by Road Rage Killer: Police in Manhunt

Latest A motorcycle taxi rider was shot dead in Phuket's main road today in an apparent act of road rage. Police across the island are engaged in a manhunt for the killer.

How road rage turned to slaughter on a Phuket street today

VIDEO Shows Cold-Blooded Phuket Killing of Father in Front of Son by Road Rage Rider

PHOTO ALBUM Graphic footage from a Phuket security camera shows the cold-blooded slaughter of a motorcycle taxi rider in front of his 10-year-old son at a major Phuket intersection.

Mauling victim Paul Goudie with son Jake in hospital last week

Tiger Kingdom Reopens Big Cat Cage: We Haven't Given Permission, Say Officials

Latest Authorities say the Big Cat cage where an Australian tourist was mauled last week has been reopened at Phuket's Tiger Kingdom without permission.

Andy Hall protesters staged demonstrations in four cities in Europe, US

RAF Intercepts Plane; 100 Feared Buried Alive; Brits Back Koh Tao Case; Phuket Events

Phuket Updating Digest Koh Tao probe satisfies British, says PM; Sri Lanka disaster leaves scores buried; Andy Hall in court again today; Ebola may be retreating; Man City walloped.

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Re: Rumors of a Return of Phuket Sunbeds Are Scotched By Beach Authorities
wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 15:52

I went to surin beach tuesday for lunch it was a stunning day and the beach was full of tourists enjoying themselves ...

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Re: Phuket Bans Beach Surfboard Hire
surfersam wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 21:40

Unbelievable. I am fortunately one who frequently visits and has my own surfboard to use, but not to promote a health...

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Re: Phuket Police Chief Likely to Wipe Guns, Knives Off Holiday Island's Streets
madmitch wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 21:33

What about disarming the police as well. Too many incidents involving off-duty police and firearms.

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Re: Rumors of a Return of Phuket Sunbeds Are Scotched By Beach Authorities
Kas wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 18:51

Eight years ago there were already many chairs on the beach. I'm afraid that there is something wrong with your memor...

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Re: Is This 62-Year-Old Phuket's Road Rage Killer?
Feisty Farang wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 17:32

A lot of people on here say bad things about the Police but whether this is him or not for the Police to apprehend an...

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Re: Tiger Kingdom Reopens Big Cat Cage: We Haven't Given Permission, Say Officials
Sue wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 17:18

@Duncan B It could be not a middle finger but amulet

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Re: Tiger Kingdom Reopens Big Cat Cage: We Haven't Given Permission, Say Officials
ThailandFan wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 16:15

I have been there myself and yes also in the big cats cage before i got in i had to sign some sort of a contract that...

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Re: Victims Left in Thailand Traffickers' Jungle Camp as Raiders Carry Out Others
Sue wrote on Friday October 31, 2014 at 15:21

It doesn't sound that rescuers were getting a support from appropriate state agencies here ...?

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Saturday November 1, 2014
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket

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