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Phuket Parasail Speedboat Slices Tourist Swimmer at Beach

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Latest A parasailing speedboat sliced a Russian tourist's leg with its propeller as he swam off a Phuket beach this week, Phuketwan has confirmed. More »

Phuket Tourist's Nightmare Began With Palpitations in Departure Lounge

Friday, December 23, 2011

Latest Travel insurers usually cover tourists for treatment at all Phuket hospitals but one Russian brand is causing concern because it specifies an overworked public hospital. More »

Injured Phuket Tourist Home, Errant Speedboat Driver Roars On

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Latest A Russian couple whose holiday was destroyed by a wayward speedboat will not be compensated - unlike a victim in a more caring destination who was paid three million baht. More »

Phuket Speedboat Victims Head Home: Blind Authorities Leave a Mess to be Fixed

Sunday, December 11, 2011

News Analysis A Russian couple who were victims of a wayward speedboat ploughing into swimmers at a Phuket beach have flown home, leaving compensation issues unanswered. More »

Phuket Must Show It Cares About All Tourists Not Just Some, Some of the Time

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

News Analysis Two incidents, two tourists seriously injured, two different reactions. Should one be ignored, but not the other? Not if Phuket wants to show it cares about tourists. More »

Thank You Phuket! Motorcycle Crash Victim Goes In for Surgery

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

UPDATE A Phuket hospital is making an urgent call for blood of a rare type for a Russian man who was seriously hurt in a crash that he can't remember happening. More »

Phuket Speedboat Swim Horror Leaves Island's Reputation in Ruins

Monday, December 5, 2011

Latest A tourist who was run over by a wayward speedboat is fortunate that he escaped more serious injury - but the shame is that Phuket takes no responsibility. More »

Phuket Speedboat Cuts Swimming Tourist's Foot, Doctors Operating

Friday, December 2, 2011

Latest The foot of a tourist swimming at a Phuket beach was badly slashed today by a parasail speedboat, with doctors fighting to stem his bleeding and repair the limb. More »

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