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Russian Man Survives Death Defying Plunge in Car from Phuket Clifftop Lookout

PHOTO ALBUM A Russian man has survived a death-defying plunge from one of Phuket's highest seaside lookouts into the sea 250 metres below. Rescuers plucked him from rocks in darkness.

Patong Man Strangles Girlfriend Over Expat Affair, Phuket Police Believe in Murder Suicide Probe

Latest A Patong taxi driver strangled his girlfriend then hanged himself after discovering the woman had an expat boyfriend, Phuket police believe as they investigate a murder-suicide.

No More Sunbeds on Phuket But Governor's Action Plan Allows Beach Umbrella Zones

Beach Summit Umbrellas are ok, sunbeds are not ok. And after 4.30pm, workers on Phuket's beaches clean them. The island's governor has a bold action plan to save tourism's future.

Put Phuket's Beaches Back Among World's Best, Governor Tells Council Mayors

Beach Summit Phuket's beaches can be back among the best in the world if the holiday island's councils establish special new departments to maintain and protect them, the governor says.

Phuket Beach Summit Underway: Governor Aims to Clarify Rules

Latest A Phuket beach summit was underway at which the governor hopes to achieve clarity so that all authorities understand what can and cannot be done on the island's most appealing tourist attractions.

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Phuket Jet-Skis Face Three Strike Rule: Patong Beach Zoning Doomed to Fail

Friday, December 19, 2014

Latest Jet-ski operators face a ban after three strikes, according to Phuket's governor as he attempts to impose new zoning rules on the holiday island's swimming beaches. More »

Russian Man Survives Death Defying Plunge in Car from Phuket Clifftop Lookout

Friday, December 19, 2014

PHOTO ALBUM A Russian man has survived a death-defying plunge from one of Phuket's highest seaside lookouts into the sea 250 metres below. Rescuers plucked him from rocks in darkness. More »

PhuketWATCH Eight Children Stabbed to Death; Koh Tao Witnesses 'Too Scared'; iPhone 'Uses Indon Children'; Pattaya Loses Russians

Friday, December 19, 2014

Phuket Updating Digest Thailand acknowledges Detention Site Green; iPhones may use children in Indonesia; Drig centre of SE Asia is Thailand; Koh Tao witnesses ''too afraid''; Phuket events. More »

Patong Man Strangles Girlfriend Over Expat Affair, Phuket Police Believe in Murder Suicide Probe

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Latest A Patong taxi driver strangled his girlfriend then hanged himself after discovering the woman had an expat boyfriend, Phuket police believe as they investigate a murder-suicide. More »

No More Sunbeds on Phuket But Governor's Action Plan Allows Beach Umbrella Zones

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Beach Summit Umbrellas are ok, sunbeds are not ok. And after 4.30pm, workers on Phuket's beaches clean them. The island's governor has a bold action plan to save tourism's future. More »

Put Phuket's Beaches Back Among World's Best, Governor Tells Council Mayors

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Beach Summit Phuket's beaches can be back among the best in the world if the holiday island's councils establish special new departments to maintain and protect them, the governor says. More »

Phuket Beach Summit Underway: Governor Aims to Clarify Rules

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Latest A Phuket beach summit was underway at which the governor hopes to achieve clarity so that all authorities understand what can and cannot be done on the island's most appealing tourist attractions. More »

Python Me, I've Just Dropped By for a Feed: Giant Lands in Phuket Yard

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Latest One of the largest pythons seen in Phuket fell into a yard where the owner called for help. Now the python has a home of its own in jungle in a quieter part of Chalong. More »

Phuket Live-Aboard Skipper Arrested With Drugs, Handgun, Say Police

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Latest The captain of a live-aboard dive boat on Phuket has been arrested and charged over illegal possession of drugs and a handgun after a tip-off to police. More »

Give Thailand Inclusive Human Rights, Says British Ambassador

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Latest The British Ambassdor to Thailand, Mark Kent, calls for more inclusive rights to sustain national dialogue in Thailand and promote real accountability. More »

Friday December 19, 2014
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