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Latest With excitement at the start line and a triple collision, Phuket Raceweek delivered drama as well as doldrums. Every competitor had a final day fighting chance.
Latest There are days when forecasts get it right and days when forecasts get it wrong and sailors who would like to know which way the wind blows. Regattas sometimes party early.
Latest Day 2 of Phuket Raceweek produces even more action and adventure than the start with Sirius joining and Foxy Lady living up to her title near the rocks.
Latest More than 400 sailors are breezing through the Phuket Raceweek Regatta off Cape Panwa with intense competition and parties continuing through until Sunday.
Latest Two boat shows, perhaps just a few weeks apart. That's the prospect as the organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show announce the Phuket Yacht Show, a likely rival to the Pimex boat show.
Latest Phuket may be among the most expensive places in Thailand but fortunately nobody has told the person setting the prices at The Yellow Door. It's a beautiful blend of nature and good value. More »
By Alan Morison
Tsunami Help UPDATE Bangkok Hospital Phuket, where treatment came for many victims in the aftermath of the December 26 2004 tsunami, is calling for aid for tsunami victims in Japan. More »
By Sert Tongdee
Go Hulks Having Einstein in the forward line may have helped. FC Phuket attacked but could not sink goals against highly regarded Big Bang and had to settle for a 00 draw at home. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian at the ITB Berlin travel fair
Market Phuket The issues of tourism safety and security bubble beneath the surface but there's no denying that Phuket continues to trade, like an ageing supermodel, on its good looks. More »
By Pathomporn Kaenkrachang
Photo Album When Phuket wishes Phuket FantaSea a happy birthday, Phuket people reap the benefit. Six thousand guests will be celebrating stylishly with the Kamala show this week. More »
By Lana Willocks
Latest Everybody who is anybody - except Phuketwan who were as usual too busy working - was at the opening of Brush in trendy north Patong. The brush with shame was further south. More »
Top Value Japanese The Yakiniku Koku finds a new home and is being pursued by fans from other places where its Japanese bbq menu has been tried and enjoyed around Phuket City. More »
New Tourist Attraction Phuket gains a new museum in a quiet part of the island that should attract visitors to see and learn about the extensive history of tin mining on the island. More »
Latest Remarkable things happen when FC Phuket's ''Hulks'' take the field. The team is now lying third in Division One after officials stripped opponents of a draw because they broke the rules. More »
Photo Album FC Phuket looked set to steam to its first Division One win until a surprise score turned the match into a torrid affair that saw plenty of whistleblowing and a goalie downed twice. More »