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Island Hopping Property Title Sparks Ownership Dispute off Phuket's Coast

Latest Island-hopping can be the preference of tourists but an island-hopping property title has provoked a dispute involving the DSI off Phuket's coast.

Facebook Poster Arrested for Offering Phuket Condo Cheap

Latest A Russian woman who advertised a Phuket condo for sale on Facebook at a price lower than what the owner was asking found herself arrested for having no work permit.

Tear Down Private Walls Around Valuable Public Phuket Beach Strip, Says Vice Governor

Latest Concrete walls and ''Private Property'' signs around an extremely valuable five-star Phuket beachfront strip should be torn down, a vice governor tells a meeting.

Resort Takeovers Likely to Cost Green Space on Phuket, Penang, Samui and Phi Phi

News Analysis The takeover of Starwood by Marriott creates the world's biggest resorts and hotels group and that is likely to mean quickening development on tourist island destinations.

Ikea to Open Asia's First Pickup and Order Point on Phuket Soon

Latest The Swedish furniture and household goods brand Ikea is opening Asia's first Pickup and Order Point on Phuket later this month, according to reports.

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Patong Hill Underpass Ruled Over the Top on Costs

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Grand plans to end the wild and winding ascent and descent of Patong Hill by building an underpass have received a serious blow with local authorities rejecting the cost of a feasibility study. More »

Trends: Phuket Property Primed for Price Cuts

Monday, May 12, 2008

The real estate market on Phuket has been insulated against the troubles of the real world. But that is changing as sub-prime creeps over the Andaman. Hang on for a rocky ride. More »

Phuket Bid to Make 20,000 Extra Burmese Legal

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Amid the aftermath of the Burma cyclone comes something positive: a serious attempt by the Employment and Immigration departments to find jobs for an extra 20,000 Burmese. More »

Sala Phuket Makes Hot List (as We Predicted)

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Independently, Phuketwan toured and reviewed the new Sala Phuket resort. We rated it excellent. Now it has won a place on the Conde Nast 'Traveller' Hot List for 2008. Here's what we wrote on April 5. More »

Cruising Club Offers Smarter Way to Own a Boat

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Time share's modern counterpart, the holiday club, has a growing fan base because it offers luxury at good value. Phuket now has a novel alternative at sea. Step on board here. More »

Quality Villas Spill Downhill: Rawai Moves Upmarket

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Rawai is getting a makeover from thatch and timber to concrete and tiles. After 40 years of bungalows, the Vichitt family is moving upscale with a large five star villa resort development on Phuket's east coast. More »

Phuket, the Shining Straw Hut That Others Envy

Thursday, April 3, 2008

The latest and most important trend in property is to resort and villa development. And it has more than just a silver lining, says guru Bill Barnett. It makes Phuket's future more secure. More »

Cape Sienna Adds Class on Millionaire's Mile

Friday, March 28, 2008

Not every new resort being developed on Phuket is a big international brand. The latest surprise on Kamala Bay is a product of local knowledge married to Scandanavian design. More »

Russia's Andaman Leaders Set for a Rouble Rush

Monday, March 24, 2008

Russia, world's largest country, is focussing its attention on Phuket, Thailand's largest island, and the Andaman generally. The reason: it's warm and beautiful here. Look out for the rouble rush. More »

Laguna Phuket Rolls Out Lucky Seven for Vietnam

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Coming off its best year ever in 2007, Laguna Phuket is untroubled by looming competition and has big plans to grow the island's leading brand in property and tourism. It is also exporting the Laguna concept to Vietnam. More »

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