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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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Opinion: A Concrete Threat to Phuket's Future

Sunday, May 25, 2008

One person's overdevelopment may well be another person's infrastructure. But when Phuket reaches that perfect balance between concrete and greenery, who calls a halt? More »

Arun and Ayurveda: A Medium with a Massage

Friday, May 23, 2008

Winding down? Absorbing an age-old Indian philosophy for healthy living is all part of a novel spa massage approach that mixes indulgence with intellect. More »

Money No Answer for Rawai Road Stayput

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The right of an individual to thumb her nose at authority is on display on the road to Rawai despite calls for action because ''five or six million people'' are being inconvenienced. Just follow that arrow. More »

Big Buddha Gains a Gold Finger for Happiness

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Every day brings progress as Phuket's enormous Big Buddha continues to grow. The Visakha Bucha holiday brought a special ceremony and one more step towards completion. More »

Double Tragedy as Hell Trip Survivors Head Home

Monday, May 19, 2008

Most survivors of the Burmese container truck tragedy were taken back to Burma on May 19. They had been kept in detention without knowing whether their families and friends survived Cylone Nargis. More »

Inspectors Chase Food Price Cheats

Friday, May 16, 2008

Phuket imports virtually everything and is vulnerable to inflation and false pricing. Local inspectors are making a series of visits to stores and supermarkets to find the cheats. More »

Police Probe Suspicious 30 Million Baht Blaze

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The heat is on to find the cause of the fourth mysterious blaze this year in shops along Patong's beach road. Police think Wednesday's 30 million baht fire may be the work of an arsonist. More »

From Hero to Zero: How Phuket Lost China

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Masses of Chinese now mostly avoid Phuket because they don't like being taken for a ride. The problem: a predatory marketing strategy known as the Zero Tour Fare option. More »

School of Hard Knocks on Pawn-it Phuket

Monday, May 12, 2008

Phuket may seem to be thriving but one key economic indicator is the local pawn shop. Record amounts are being handed over for hocked items as parents pay for children going back to school. More »

Aussie Brawl Sparks Concern About Package Travel

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Binge drinking and brawling by Australians creates an atmosphere of menace that scares other tourists and points to a growing problem associated with cheap package visitors. More »

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