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EXCLUSIVE Phuket New Year Party Coming LIVE as Holiday Island Welcomes 2016

Latest Phuketwan welcomes 2016 with a burst of innovation by bringing viewers the Countdown to New Year from Phuket's Cape Promthep LIVE. Enjoy the last moments of 2015.

Navy Rescues Seven From Sea After Ship Sinks Off Phuket Coast

Latest A Royal Thai nNavy warship has succeeded in rescuing seven crew who survived the sinking of a cargo ship in rough seas about 118 nautical miles off Phuket.

Phuket Prosecutor Seeks Extra 30 Days in Phuketwan Case: Judge to Decide

Latest An extra 30 days is being sought by the Phuket Prosecutor in which to consider an appeal in the controversial Phuketwan case. A judge will reveal the decision early next week.

UPDATE Phuket Paparazzi Focus on Angelina and Brad at the Amanpuri

Latest With a jet-ski crash part of the Hollywood gossip mix about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the Amanpuri is said to be the Phuket resort where the stars are staying with their children.

Phuket Underpasses Make 2016 the Holiday Island's Year of Traffic

Latest The New Year and beyond will bring continuing work on Phuket's underpasses with one just starting, a second ahead of schedule and a third well behind schedule. The first is complete and a fifth yet to begin.

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Phuket's Turtles Are Coming Back At Last

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The only turtles seen at Patong recently have been the fake ones in the beachfront park. But that could be changing. The Royal Thai Navy reports the remarkable revival of the region's turtle population. More »

Phuket Summit on Checkpoint Security After Killing

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

As an island province, Phuket has the advantage of security being easier to maintain. But if known assassins slip through, then the system is not working. And that appears to be the case. More »

Tax the Tourists, Bangkok Advisor Tells Phuket

Monday, August 11, 2008

Impose a surcharge on retail items or tax the tourists, a government advisor suggests on a visit to Phuket. Will the Governor take this sage advice? And what will be the reaction from the tourism industry? Watch this space. More »

Budget Cuts Hurt New Andaman Destination

Monday, August 11, 2008

Funding for tourism in Thailand is more about take than give, a promising new Andaman destination discovers; Thaksin leaves spare seats for lucky tourists; Firefly soars on turbo; a motto for the masses. More »

Stingray Attacks Woman on Phuket Holiday

Sunday, August 10, 2008

In a holiday drama, a Phuket doctor is called on to treat a woman, the victim of stingray attack. He uses video and voice contact with a nurse on a more remote island. Stingrays are more prevalent this year but attacks are rare. More »

Racha Summit May Lead to Saving Phuket's Beauty

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Can community action save Phuket's beaches and coral reefs from destruction through greed and ignorance? If the experience of Racha island is a true guide, the answer has changed from No to Yes. More »

Racha Summit Brings Artificial Reef, Ban on Jetskis

Friday, August 8, 2008

A meeting on Racha saves the island's coral, delivering an eight million baht artificial reef, a zoning system to keep divers and fishing trawlers apart, bans aimed at protecting the natural environment, and hope for other endangered reefs and islands.. More »

Phuket Inflation Rate Flies to 11.5 percent

Thursday, August 7, 2008

New figures confirm what many suspect: that Phuket is rapidly becoming a more expensive place to live than most other regions in Thailand.There is some good news, too, but not for Phang Nga. More »

Phuket Relies on Jetstar Hoppers, Not Nokkers

Thursday, August 7, 2008

More Australians than ever are heading overseas, latest statistics reveal. And that's great for Phuket right now; Nok Air returns but Thai budget lines do it tough; Buffalo festival this weekend. More »

Money Dispute Brings Loose Change At Chalong

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

A row about income from fees at Chalong Pier has led to action by the Phuket authority in charge; Coming soon, yet another luxury five-star for Phuket; Guess how many homes are empty in the US? More »

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