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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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Why Phuket's Record High Season is 'a Disaster'

Friday, February 8, 2008

It's a record high season on Phuket but almost everyone is complaining. What is the cause? The answer, according to Charlie's Theory: insane economics. More »

Trends: New Airport to Spark Tourism Revolution

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Phuket is to face fresh challenges from neighboring Phang Nga with the development of an 800-million baht airport on an island just off the coast. More »

Tsunami Boats Now Attract Tourists

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

The village of Nam Khem, which means salt water, was a sad place during the tsunami but its fortunes have changed now. Tourists are welcome. Go to see the twin trawlers. More »

Trends: Toxic Tourists May Bleach Corals

Thursday, January 31, 2008

The news is not good for Phuket and the region's precious coral. First came the threat of global warming and the Crown of Thorns starfish. Now there's a new and present danger: the toxic tourist. More »

Jai D: Art Finds an Island Home

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

D lightful, D licious, D lovely, it's D art. For the first time, Phuket has a gallery with an international flavor that goes beyond copying and wall decoration. Take in some wonderful artwork at Royal Phuket Marina. More »

Hot News: Heroines May Make Way for Smooth Traffic Flow

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Phuket's most famous monument may be given its marching orders in the island's daily struggle to cope with a growing number of motorcycles, cars, pickups and buses. It's a modern invasion and Phuket needs the sisters' help again. More »

Beaches: Take a Spin to Phuket Paradise

Sunday, January 27, 2008

The island's wonderful coast contains beaches big and small but there are not too many that deserve the name Paradise. This one does. More »

Numbers Grow in 2007 as Vehicles Clog Phuket

Friday, January 25, 2008

Traffic and public transport are listed as the most pressing problem on the island by many officials and tourists, too. In the end, it's all about money and tuk-tuks. More »

Limo Drivers Protest at Phuket Airport

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Phuket's airport carpark is always crowded during the high season. A protest by licenced limo drivers over a new tender deal put everybody in the slow lane today. More »

Trends: Credit Crunch a Numbers Game

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Taking Gold on the travel podium is where Phuket wants to stand; more concerns about air safety; voluntourism is moving more to holiday and help out. More »

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