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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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Hot Story? It's a Courtyard Fire Sale for Some

Friday, March 28, 2008

People in Patong looked up on Friday afternoon to see a new resort construction site ablaze. But the truth was a lot less sensational than it seemed. More »

'Deathship' Burmese Muslims Forced Back to Border

Friday, March 28, 2008

Amid fears that increasing numbers of hungry Burmese are likely to be fleeing to Thailand, a group of Muslims are arrested and trucked into exile after a perilous sea voyage in search of hope. More »

Karon's Bouncing Beach Restaurants on the Move

Friday, March 28, 2008

First you see them, now you don't. Karon's amazing seaside restaurants have a history of moving so fast, it's hard for tourists to keep up. More »

US Calls for Tsunami ID Work to Continue

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

A US grant to Thailand of up to $1.5 million to assist in restoring names to victims of the Asian Tsunami expires on March 31. But a scandal continues to obscure the future of the identification process. More »

Similana Sold as Phang Nga Moves Upmarket

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Sleepy Thai Muang is set for a large resort-marina complex. And further north, one traditional resort has been sold in readiness for a relaunch. Phang Nga is alive and well. More »

Trends: A Crowded Beach and One Lonely Death

Saturday, March 22, 2008

There may be safety in numbers. But individual travellers will continue to seek solitude on Phuket and in other beautiful natural spots. It's just becoming harder in a crowded world. More »

Billboards or Beauty: TAT Chief Calls for Summit Masterplan

Thursday, March 20, 2008

The director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand for the Andaman provinces has called for a summit meeting and a masterplan in the hope that a co-ordinated approach can solve the region's developing problems. More »

Rapes, Drugs, Jet-ski Wipeouts: Harrowing Life for Diplomats

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Rape attacks on tourists on Phuket are probably much more common than is acknowledged. A local diplomat's role can be demanding, even harrowing, when tourists are in trouble. And the outcomes are not always just. More »

Choafas Ride Skywards in Colorful Wat Ceremony

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Spectacular scenes marked the lifting of ornate rooftop decorations at a new wat building on the south of the island. A former Prime Minister and current parliamentary representatives were among hundreds at the gathering. More »

Trends: At 20 Baht, Tourist Toilets are Hit and Miss

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Some people can tell the state of the economy from the price of rice. But true inklings of island inflation can be found in much bigger bowls. And let's not get sucked into this whirlpool. More »

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