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Today's ruling is expected to clear jet-skis and parasails from  beaches

Jet-Skis Not Allowed to Park on Phuket's Beaches: Royal Thai Navy Declares NCPO Policy

Latest No jet-skis may park on any of Phuket's beaches, the Vice Admiral in charge of the Royal Thai Navy on the Andaman coast declares. Illegal taxis too are on the way out.

Korean parents mourn the needless deaths of their child off Phuket

UPDATE Bodies of Two Korean Tourists Found in Wreckage of Phuket Crash Speedboat

PHOTO ALBUM One of the Korean tourists missing since a speedboat crash at the weekend has been found in the vessel's sunken wreckage. The search continues for a second tourist.

The hill is alive with sights of Phuket City from a new tourist viewpoint

Phuket City From the Air: Island Gains a New Tourist Attraction

PHOTO ALBUM The new viewing platform at Rang Hill in Phuket City presents stunning vistas across the developing parts of the island to green hills and blue seas.

The baby elephant, born days ago on Phuket, and due to leave tonight

More Illegal Elephants to be Trucked Off Phuket, Including New-Born

Latest Four illegal elephants are to be trucked off Phuket in darkness after the removal was suggested by the owner. The elephants were smuggled onto the island.

Joe Blazy is a Phuket police volunteer with an interest in the environment

Phuket Expat Joe Blazy Arrested Over Visa: US Officials Likely to be Called In

Latest A well-known American who is an activist for animal rights and for expats on Phuket has been arrested over a visa discrepancy in yet to be explained circumstances.

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Re: UPDATE Bodies of Two Korean Tourists Found in Wreckage of Phuket Crash Speedboat
Simon Luttrell wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 19:24

[quote] The captain of the speedboat is likely to face a long jail term.... [/quote] Do you really think so? Pe...

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Re: World Stars Turn Out to Support Phuket Team's Campaign to End Dog Meat Trade
christian wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 21:24

Shameless So you now lay down certain groundrules before debating a person on the internet? And those you deem no...

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Re: World Stars Turn Out to Support Phuket Team's Campaign to End Dog Meat Trade
DwayneD wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 20:51

ED..why, oh why are you letting this ongoing verbal diarrhea between sue and all the other related correspondents [ma...

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Re: World Stars Turn Out to Support Phuket Team's Campaign to End Dog Meat Trade
Shameless wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 20:32

@christian, its not worth debating with you, for there to be a debate the other party has to have an intellect, combi...

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Re: UPDATE Bodies of Two Korean Tourists Found in Wreckage of Phuket Crash Speedboat
Feisty Farang wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 20:25

Having lived here for many years and seen many accidents with Thailand being cleaned up it is strange that there are ...

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Re: World Stars Turn Out to Support Phuket Team's Campaign to End Dog Meat Trade
Sue wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 20:18

@Manowar Tomorrow afternoon we will know where we are on this topic with local enforcement . Still managed today ...

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Re: UPDATE Bodies of Two Korean Tourists Found in Wreckage of Phuket Crash Speedboat
Resident wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 19:37

With this very high number of the commercial boats in the area, there is no professional police or rescue diver team...

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Re: World Stars Turn Out to Support Phuket Team's Campaign to End Dog Meat Trade
christian wrote on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 19:14

shameless Your name really suits you. You know zero about me. I'm not interested in eating dog meat. I'm also very...

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Wednesday October 22, 2014
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket

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