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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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Big Catholic Church Set for Opening

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Religious tolerance was put to the test by dancing Christian missionaries in the aftermath of the tsunami. But now, the building of the largest church along the Andaman coast, Our Lady of Grace, marks a new milestone for Catholics especially. More »

New Blood Centre Set To Save Lives

Monday, December 17, 2007

One positive from the 2004 tsunami is the work of the Finnish Red Cross. They have stayed on to create a vital regional blood centre on Phuket and a scheme to save lives at sea. More »

Tsunami Resort to Launch New Brand

Sunday, December 16, 2007

With the third anniversary of the tsunami due, the wreck of the Sofitel in Phang Nga is at long last being replaced by a new resort that will help to drive recovery. More »

The Tsunami: Phuket's Week One Recalled

Sunday, December 16, 2007

What was that first week like after the tsunami? A Phuket resident relates the story of an island suddenly hit by a natural disaster. This article appeared in newspapers around the world, but never in print on Phuket. More »

Water and Fire: A Tsunami Reunion

Sunday, December 16, 2007

The poorest unidentified victims of the tsunami in Thailand are the ones who still have yet to be reunited with relatives. Here from 2007 is a report of one such reunion. More »

Bodywork: Naming the Tsunami Dead

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Tsunami Flashback The work by international police created the greatest forensic detective saga in history. Here is a report from the first 100 days. More »

The Tsunami Toll One Year Later

Sunday, December 16, 2007

The toll of the Indian Ocean tsunami is still misreported because of discrepancies that Phuketwan reporters discovered 12 months after the event. Here's what they wrote in 2005. More »

Complete Guide to Tsunami Day Events

Friday, December 14, 2007

Some have no wish to be reminded about the 2004 tsunami and others can never forget it. December 26 will be a day for Phuket and the region to remember the victims and the heroes. More »

Lucky's Sails Fill With Hope

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Volunteers take to the ocean on a vast adventure that will benefit children at risk, if the right kind of support can be found. More »

Walk With The Elephants in Kata

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Elephants mark a makeover for Kata beach with a walking street now being proposed. Look out for a former Wimbledon tennis star in Patong, too. More »

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