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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 Air Crisis: China, Taiwan Tours Turned Away

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Phuket resorts now face the nightmare of having group bookings that cannot be confirmed because no seats are available on flights to the island. Visitors from China, Taiwan and Singapore are going elsewhere because of the air crisis. More »

Phuket Air Crisis: We Test Plane Versus Bus

Monday, August 4, 2008

What's better value, plane or bus from Phuket to Bangkok and back? With air closures and fuel costs pushing up prices, the road may be a winner. Take our trip. More »

Phuket Inflation Growing, Flights Hard to Find

Monday, August 4, 2008

Low season usually means a relaxed time for island residents. With tourists unable to gain quick flight bookings and supermarket prices going through the roof, this one is a horror story. Which brings us to Zimbabwe. More »

Phuket Set for Miss France Charter Flight

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Flights to Phuket from Bangkok are now more expensive and harder to book. But by November, when a party of beautiful Miss France contestants is due to visit, it's hoped the current aviation mess will be sorted. More »

Tourism's Biggest Lies: The Weasels in Wordplay

Friday, August 1, 2008

The travel industry has spawned phrases and words that are as confusing as 'friendly fire' is to warfare or 'leader' is to politics. Today we take aim at a couple of popular lies in tourism. More »

Phuket Speedboat Stirs Island Independence

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Should communities on islands off Phuket benefit from tourism? Certainly they should, say the people of Koh Yao Yai, where change is coming fast; One Two Go, When When When?; Aussies brawl again. More »

Fingerprinting Urged For All International Arrivals

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Giving Thai officials the finger on arrival on Phuket and elsewhere will become customary if Cabinet approves a proposal from Thai Immigration officials; Korean honeymooners now have a new honorary consul. More »

Crisis Meeting Will Decide Future of Phuket Diving

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

If marine biologists tell us that the Andaman coral reefs are in danger, we listen. And that's what the diving and fishing industries need to do at a crisis meeting this week; Nokking on Heaven's door by bus to Phuket; A wedding and an unwanted guest. More »

'New Tech' Phuket Immigration HQ Set to Open

Monday, July 28, 2008

Tuesday brings the formal opening of Phuket's new Immigration HQ, and the first test for a range of new approaches to visa applications. There's also a new holding cell for near misses. More »

Patong Hill Tunnel Likely After Poll Sweep

Monday, July 28, 2008

The advocates of the Patong Hill underpass are now in charge after Sunday's sweeping change at the polls in Patong; Laguna's ESPN sportsfest rescues a school; Chalong sailing regatta win for Aussies. More »

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