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The dolphinarium under construction in Phuket's Chalong district

Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training

Latest Developers of Phuket's dolphinarium have revealed they plan to spend 30 million baht and already have four dolphins in training, a vice governor has been told.

Captive Rohingya children in Thailand, bound for detention

Thailand's Children in Detention Lose Health and Hope, Says Rights Report

Latest An intensely researched report by Human Rights Watch finds that physical and emotional harm is done to children held in detention in Thailand.

Prab Keesin emerges early today to be greeted by family friends

Keesins and Co Bailed to Clamor of Friends About 5am in Phuket Cty

Latest The Keesins and five members of their staff were bailed early today and greeted outside the police station by dozens of their Patong friends.

The Phuket airport director hails the arrival of meter taxis today

Phuket Airport Transformed But Crowded as Meter Taxis Take Over

PHOTO ALBUM Meter cabs now have priority parking and can be picked up with ease as the Phuket International Airport undergoes a dramatic transformation with apparent ease.

Former Mayor Pian Keesin surrenders today with lawyers

List of Payments for Patong Stalls, Vendors, Touts Found With Cash

PHOTO ALBUM A police raid on the home of former Patong mayor Pian Keesin has uncovered a list of vendors in Patong and payments that may have been made to the local council by them.

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Re: Phuket Airport Transformed But Crowded as Meter Taxis Take Over
Retired Roadworker wrote on Monday September 1, 2014 at 15:37

PhuketDisabled, maybe the bobo was disabled too. In Thailand you never know. A couple of month ago at Tesco Lotus car...

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Re: Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training
wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 20:05

We absolutely must do all what we can to prevent this ridiculous "show" to be opened. Shame to Thailand and to the Th...

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Re: Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training
donaldo wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 20:02

We have already enough cheap charly tours chinese and russian more old buses more traffic more black smoke for our...

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Re: Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training
Tbs wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 19:32

Why does it matter if they spend 30mb or 300mb... its still wrong no matter which way you slice it.

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Re: Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training
Dolphin Abusment Park wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 19:27

Captures of dolphins are traumatic and stressful and can result in injury and death of dolphins. The number of dolphi...

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Re: Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training
slickmelb wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 19:04

Perhaps the dolphins can open a russianarium people would be lined up for miles to watch the dolphins throw em a fish...

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Re: Phuket Dolphinarium Backers Spending 30m Baht, Have Four Dolphins in Training
Tyler wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 19:02

What about the tigers??? I agree, keeping dolphins in captivity is wrong, but where were all these protesters when...

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Re: Phuket Airport Transformed But Crowded as Meter Taxis Take Over
jonty wrote on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at 18:57

So the promise of an island wide metered taxi service has resulted in just yet more AIRPORT taxis, which were there b...

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Wednesday September 3, 2014
Seabreeze Cafe & Terrace at Holiday Inn Phuket

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