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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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Tsunami Warning Test: How Safe Are We?

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Warning drills for a tsunami are easy in sunshine. But the unpredictable arrival of a big wave in the middle of the night, when telephones and television are switched off, leaves us asking: How safe are we? More »

Phuket Tourist Numbers Drop: Downturn Feared

Friday, July 4, 2008

With the year half over, newly released TAT figures for the 2008 high season reflect a drop in numbers that indicates leaner times ahead. Resorts and the Phuket economy are likely to suffer as the price of oil pushes up the cost of flying. More »

Secrets of The Sarojin, an Andaman Superstar

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Not many Thai resorts win awards that define them as world class. When an Andaman coast resort wins the largest and most important award three years in a row, a standing ovation is in order. Take a bow, The Sarojin. More »

Krabi Bridge Plan Sparks Enviro Debate

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The natural beauty of Krabi is attracting more tourists and bans on beach loungers and vendors provide some safeguards. But debate is growing between those who want development and those who fear it. More »

Trends: Direct Flights From Japan Boost Phuket

Monday, June 30, 2008

Direct flights from Japan to Phuket are resuming, with the bonus of a media contingent to promote the island; Kamala officials pounce on two suspected cases of 80 metre limit cheats; Down at the beach, stallholders are ordered out. More »

Entry Quotas on Similans and Surin National Parks

Monday, June 30, 2008

The top 10 national parks in Thailand are now subject to a quota system on visitor numbers. Along the Andaman coast, the Similan and Surin islands are affected. Book early to ensure your spot. More »

Courtyard by Marriott Has Come to Play on Phuket

Monday, June 30, 2008

The first of the Courtyards on Phuket has opened and a tour demonstrates the strengths of the Marriott brand as it broadens from five star to four star on the island. Kidsworld, anyone? More »

Phuket Wants to Have Its Cape and Eat It, Too

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Piecemeal planning is carving up Phuket's precious green spaces, threatening the remaining charm of an island that once enjoyed the reputation of being one of the world's most beautiful destinations. More »

China Quake Shakes Tourism Outlook

Thursday, June 26, 2008

While the tourism outlook seems rosy from some perspectives, a natural disaster and world's largest sporting event are likely to affect numbers coming from China to Phuket this green season. More »

Andaman Resorts Predict Good Times: Survey

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Resorts questioned in a broad-ranging survey in Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi all said 2008 was shaping up as a better year than 2007, even those that had just opened. More »

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