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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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TAT Backs Cruise Ships and Natural Harmony

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Large cruise liners are bringing thousands of passengers to Phuket now. They don't have to negotiate an airport Customs queue. But going ashore on the island remains far from easy. More »

Phuket's Person of the Year for 2007

Monday, January 21, 2008

Phuket's Person of the Year for 2007 is a dreamer and a schemer. He is driven to help people achieve a higher standard of performance across all aspects of island life. More »

Trends: Room Rates May Hit The Roof in 2008

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Will the high price of oil put international travel beyond reach of many and hurt Phuket this year? Not according to one US report, which forecasts resort rate rises. More »

Beaches: Karon, Squeaky Clean and Spacious

Saturday, January 19, 2008

In the first of a new Phuketwan series on Phuket's beaches, we open with Karon. South of Patong, Karon is a family beach with appeal to all nationalities. More »

Air Crash Questions Go Unanswered

Friday, January 18, 2008

The fatality-free crash-landing of a BA jetliner at London's Heathrow revives memories of the 2007 air disaster on Phuket. Questions about that disaster still have not been answered. More »

Cape Panwa Does Nothing Well

Friday, January 18, 2008

Phuket is bustling with high-season action. Some big resort brands have announced their expansion plans. Others, we know, will do so shortly. But there's more to style than size alone. More »

Trends: Children Are Coming, Mugabe Going

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Did the Zimbabwean dictator dare to take a holiday in Phuket? Perhaps he did. And the next interesting invasion is likely to be by the children. More »

Thailand's Reputation Murdered by Statistics

Monday, January 14, 2008

An author says that all British travellers should be warned about the high rate of killings in Thailand. But he fails to prove the case to the satisfaction of any jury. More »

Seventeen Deaths But Swedish Consulate to Close

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Sweden's Consulate on Phuket is closing, emphasising the vital role that Acting Consul Christina Palm and other diplomats play in dealing with death, poverty and even madness. More »

Photo Exhibition Cuts to Heart of Troubles

Sunday, January 13, 2008

National Children's Day brought a sign of hope to Phuket that the deadly troubles plaguing Thailand's southernmost provinces can be reversed by a generation who respect each other's values. More »

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