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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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Patong Resort Cancels Villas For Height Breach

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

The piling went in but the Patong resort management discovered the classy new villas were above the 80 metre height limit. What to do? Three die in Patong landslip; Detox spa for Patong. More »

Temple Ceremonies Deserve An Audience

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Phuket's hilltop Big Buddha is already attracting a steady stream of tourists and many Buddhist temples warrant visits, too; Patong tailors strike back with a honeymoon treat. More »

Phuket TAT Director Bound for Europe

Monday, July 14, 2008

So it's Goodbye, Khun Suwalai. As Phuket tourism faces a new crisis, the TAT director who led the recovery after the tsunami heads for Europe and a new role. Her replacement is coming from New York. More »

Phuket Air Crash: Law Suits Fly As Experts Dither

Saturday, July 12, 2008

The crash of One Two Go Flight 269 disturbed a peaceful Phuket Sunday in 2007, just as the tsunami had done a few years previously. Now the tragedy seems destined for extensive international court action in search of justice and the truth. More »

Kata Killing: Merlin Skipper Ready to Sail

Friday, July 11, 2008

Six months of waiting is over for the sailor at the centre of a strange night on board the Merlin that led to the death of a frogman; pawn shops record highlights economic downturn; minister quits after protests. More »

Recycling Deal Brings Hope for Phuket Trash

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Phuket's local authorities agree on a rubbish recycling plan; Treasury backs an island conference centre; Dubai resorts in tourism numbers crunch; New Phang Nga park planned; Burma cyclone latest. More »

Big Brand Pulls Out of Khao Lak Deal

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

First you see them, now you don't. One big brand is no longer going ahead with a large Phang Nga resort deal; twice daily tsunami warnings; Penang roadshow; Philippines gamble. More »

Phuket Suffers: Tourists Down, Inflation Up

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

This green season on Phuket will be an old fashioned low season because of inflation and falling visitor numbers. Yet new brands continue to arrive and existing resorts are expanding. More »

Motorcycle Mugging: Police Ignore Father's Plea

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Riding home on Phuket from a late night celebration, a young expat couple are mugged, then severely injured when their motorcycle hits a stone wall. Is this a crime? No, say Patong police. More »

Governor Criticises Tsunami Warning Test

Monday, July 7, 2008

The annual tsunami practice drill along the Andaman coast on July 7 sparked criticism in two provinces. The disaster took place in 2004. How much longer before there is a warning system that works? More »

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