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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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Crackdown on Burmese as Arrest Numbers Grow

Friday, April 11, 2008

Immigration police warn of a crackdown on illegal Burmese after Songkran as the number of arrests so far this year approaches the figure for the whole of last year. More »

Horror of Human Trade: 54 Die in Phuket Bound Container

Thursday, April 10, 2008

The horror of 54 deaths in a sea container of more than 100 smuggled Burmese headed for Phuket highlights a human tragedy that was bound to happen. More »

Sky Dive Reef Cheered on Road to Phuket

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Phuket's new Sky Dive Reef has arrived on the island in pieces. Scores of interested onlookers watched it pass, on its way to the bottom of the sea off Bang Tao More »

Rice Price Rise: Some Stores Sold Out on Phuket

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Concerns about supplies of rice have led to stocks disappearing from the shelves at one large Phuket supermarket and being rationed elsewhere. Others say there is no shortage. More »

Giant $2m Balloon Planned for Laguna Phuket

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Laguna Phuket reveals an innovative proposal to offer its own tourist attractions and tours, including a 35 metre tall tethered balloon that can fly as high as 300 metres. Official approval is expected before next high season. More »

Kata Group Plans New Resorts in Phuket 'Civil War'

Sunday, April 6, 2008

A good high season leaves competition still intense on Phuket between North and South. But one established family concern thinks it's time to unite to deal with the island's real rivals. More »

Trends: Sala Phuket Leads Resort Pack at Mai Khao

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Sala Phuket sets new standards as a brace of new resorts rise up to end the loneliness of the Marriott at Mai Khao beach. This resort showcases an outstanding design. It will take some beating. More »

Nightmare Exposed: Children for Sale on Phuket

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Underage sex has finally become a topic that can be talked about on Phuket with the national government and the governor taking action. How widespread is child sex on Phuket? We asked an expert. More »

Andaman Island Sites Readied for Boat People

Monday, March 31, 2008

Islands along the Andaman Coast have already been selected as potential sites for a detention centre for Burmese boat people, a move that could cause alarm among human rights activists and Muslims. More »

Burmese 'Detention Island' Idea Cause for Concern

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Boat people are coming south from Burma along the Andaman coast in numbers that have prompted the suggestion of an island detention centre. But where? And would that solve the real problem? More »

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