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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.
Resort of the Year 2014 Give a designer a cape, and it will be whirled and twirled in magician's style to produce a surprise. That is what Paola Navone has done with Point Yamu by Como.
Latest A large Phuket hospital is planning a two-day seminar designed to rekindle interest in being vigilant and prepared for a possible second tsunami. But 10th anniversary plans remain clouded.
Latest A floating market in Phuket City is a new idea for attracting tourists that is likely to be part of the budget spend by the Tourism and Sport Ministry.
Latest The people at Patong Rotary are extending an invitation to enjoy a night of Blisss and at the same time aid children in the region with a blast of live music and fun.
By Alan Morison
Heroines Photo Album We came across this dossier designed to let senior politicians from 26 countries know about the real Phuket. (OK, ok . . . Phuketwan actually wrote it) More »
By Phuketwan Reporters
News Digest Experts call for closures to curb ''unstoppable'' flu; 10,000 soldiers for Phuket; Ford and Mazda launch new plant; Thai resorts for sale; Burma plans amnesty. More »
News Digest Update Three more flu fatalities; storm sinks a ferry off Phuket; British boy dies at a Pattaya water park; Indonesia moves on Asean human rights. More »
Island Dining: Photo Album Authentic Thai seafood can still be found in a few places on and around Phuket. This small family business is one of the real treasures, at affordable prices still. More »
Photo Special Patong, scene of at least one drowning in June, hosted a mini surf lifesaving carnival on Saturday and will hold a larger event on Sunday. The beach was also cleaned. More »
News Digest Asean leaders meeting on Phuket will have H1N1 checks; demonstrations banned on Phuket; protests over Kasit; airline wants standing room; Japanese best tourists. More »
News Digest Disclosure of Thaksin's Fiji flight will cause ructions; H1N1 internet cafe closure call; Hillary's Asean plans; Gap going Thai; Thailand good for investment; GM staying. More »
News Digest Thailand tries for nuclear talks on Phuket with North Korea; Michael Jackson in one glove farewell; Thai PAD FM will not quit; new WHO tack on swine flu, H1N1. More »
News Digest The Phuket Asean security clamp begins on July 9, say reports; All set for Jackson's thriller; Jobless vote in Indonesia; viet war architect dies; Jetstar at war. More »
News Digest Thailand's Foreign Minister pressured over PAD protest and Asean summit on Phuket; North Korea vessel due home; Federer wins Wimbledon; Burma unmoved; black box found. More »