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  • Phuket urged to prepare for ‘Korean wave’

    Phuket urged to prepare for ‘Korean wave’

    PHUKET: As the Andaman Travel Trade 2011 expo continues today at Phuket Rajabhat University, Korean honorary consul Tossaporn Thepabutr has warned local officials to prepare for a huge influx of Korean tourism operators coming to set up shop in Phuket. “More Korean company owners are looking at moving their operations to Phuket because of the floods in Bangkok.

  • Laguna Phuket Triathlon exceeds 1,000

    Laguna Phuket Triathlon exceeds 1,000

    PHUKET: Entries for the Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) tomorrow have raced beyond the 1,000 mark for the first time since the inaugural event in 1994.

  • Aussie tourist found dead at Phuket resort

    Aussie tourist found dead at Phuket resort

    PHUKET: An Australian tourist was found dead at a high-end Phuket hotel last night. Police believe she died after falling from an elevated walkway. Lt Col Sarit Butnongsang of Cherng Talay Police said he received a call from staff at the Amanpuri Resort at Surin Beach at about 11pm.

  • Phuket’s Andaman Travel Trade expo draws thousands

    Phuket’s Andaman Travel Trade expo draws thousands

    PHUKET: Thousands of visitors turned out for the opening day of the Andaman Travel Trade 2011 yesterday.

  • Phuket police nab ‘serial thieves’

    Phuket police nab ‘serial thieves’

    PHUKET: An investigation into a spate of robberies in northern Phuket has led to three arrests, but police believe the break-and-enter gang’s ringleader is still at large.

  • Athletes flock for Laguna Phuket’s 18th international triathlon

    Athletes flock for Laguna Phuket’s 18th international triathlon

    PHUKET: Over 1,000 competitors are descending on the island for the 18th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) which officially begins today with race registration and a press conference at the Dust Thani Laguna Phuket. Registration numbers have smashed all previous records from the 17 year history of this prestigious Southeast Asian athletic event.

  • Phuket gets dedicated ‘rape case’ police officer

    Phuket gets dedicated ‘rape case’ police officer

    PHUKET: Phuket now has a female police officer dedicated to handling rape and sexual assault cases, Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong confirmed yesterday. Speaking at the quarterly meeting of Phuket’s honorary consuls and top officials on the island, Maj Gen Pekad confirmed that the officer is stationed at Phuket City Police Station and is on call to handle cases involving allegations of rape and sexual assault. The news was much welcomed by British honorary consul Martin Carpenter and Australian honorary consul Larry Cunningham, who have both long championed a police ‘sex crime’ unit being established on Phuket.

  • Police confirm handover of 95 Rohingya near Phuket to Thai Army

    Police confirm handover of 95 Rohingya near Phuket to Thai Army

    PHUKET: Police in Kuraburi, Phang Nga province, have confirmed that 95 Rohingya landed on the island of Koh Phra Thong on Thursday morning.

  • Phuket business owners at Karon Beach win reprieve from street clearing

    Phuket business owners at Karon Beach win reprieve from street clearing

    PHUKET: Business owners in the chaotic street of “Soi Centara”, formerly known for years as “Soi Islandia Resort”, in Phuket’s tourist-popular Karon Beach area, have won a reprieve from having structures on their street demolished.

  • Phuket Sports – FC Phuket to battle Warlords in Saraburi on Saturday

    Phuket Sports – FC Phuket to battle Warlords in Saraburi on Saturday

    PHUKET: FC Phuket returns to action tomorrow evening when they meet ninth-placed Saraburi FC.