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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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Record Flights Spark New Phuket Airport Approval

Friday, April 25, 2008

Extraordinary numbers of aircraft arrivals on Phuket have accelerated the need for speed. A two billion baht terminal is on the way, and an enlarged carpark will arrive even sooner. More »

Fake Rice Crisis Triggers Shortage, Jobs Exodus

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Where has all the rice gone on Phuket? Many people think that there's a shortage as prices rise, so they have reacted by panic buying or even, in extreme cases, quitting their jobs. More »

Dream of Phuket: Hell Trip Survivors Left in Limbo

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Phuketwan journeys north to Ranong to investigate the case of the 54 Burmese who died hidden in a truck on the road to Phuket. The survivors remain confined, their futures still uncertain. More »

Fresh Water, Help Line: New President's Wish List

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Drinkable water from Phuket taps, a recycling centre, free public toilets, a mobile health system, and more beautiful roads. That's just part of the plan for the new OrBorJor President, Paiboon Upatising. More »

Exile Island Plan: Two Hundred Burmese in Jail

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Two islands along the Andaman tourist coast are on the Navy shortlist for a detention centre to hold Burmese Muslims. The refugees would be held for long periods to deter others from coming. More »

Observation Tower To Give Phuket 'Competition'

Friday, April 18, 2008

In an exclusive interview, the Governor of Phang Nga reveals his plans for a tall observation tower and a new administration centre to make his province more competitive with Phuket. More »

'Pattaya Mafia' Alarm over Russian Suspect

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Phuket's Immigration chief has discovered a man on Phuket who has strong links to the Pattaya ''mafia.'' Now there is concern to make sure the island does not have the same problems as Pattaya. More »

Fishing Ban to Replenish Phang Nga Bay Stocks

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

A conservation measure aimed at renewing the fishing industry that sustains thousands of families in Phang Nga Bay came into action from April 15. More »

Wages Inflation Checking in Soon on Phuket?

Monday, April 14, 2008

Patong's newest five star opening highlights the pressures now apparent at all Phuket resorts. Can salaries be contained? Are costs about to get out of hand? Read on. More »

Cash Boost, One Way Push as Phuket Traffic Booms

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Phuket's prosperity is bringing growing numbers of vehicles and slower travel. A quick fix of 300 million baht and an increase in one way systems is coming soon. More »

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