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    Top 10 things NOT to do in Phuket

    Brought to you by Hotels Combined … NB. There is a general tone of supporting western attitudes towards animal welfare throughout this article

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    The new-Boracay opens with a whole new set of rules

    It’s open again. Boracay Island, forced to close after being described by Philippine President Duterte as a’cesspool’, has undergone a major makeover of infrastructure and opens with new rules to help control tourist growth in the future. Tourists flooded back onto the island today as the island re-opened

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    Top 10 things to know about Phuket for beginners

    1. Welcome to Phuket Phuket is an island and a province.

  • New Phuket governors and a bad case of deja vu

    New Phuket governors and a bad case of deja vu

    OPINION “Andrea Kotas Tammathin, who is to be officially appointed as Switzerland’s honorary consul for Phuket on Friday… Mrs Tammathin will be joining a group of honorary consuls from Europe who have asked questions for the past two years about scams among jet-ski operators on Patong beach and the continuing high fares demanded by Phuket tuk-tuk and taxi drivers.” – Phuket Wan, May 2012 “Governor Chamroen said.

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    Dead sperm whale found off Phuket under investigation

    Officials at the Phuket Marine Endangered Species Unit are investigating yet another mammal washed up on our beaches, this time aa dead sperm whale which was washed up on a beach at Coconut Island on Saturday (June 9). Officials at the Phuket Marine Endangered Species Unit were notified on Saturday afternoon that the dead whale has been washed onto the beach. Officials say the sperm whale was 8-10 years of age, weighed 80 kilograms and 2.35 metres long.

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    Phuket celebrates ‘World Ocean Day’

    Phuket celebrated World Ocean Day today. A ceremony was held this morning (June 8) at Loma Park in Patong host by Phuket’s Vice Governor Snith Sriwihok, the director of the Phuket Marine and Coastal Management Division of the Phuket Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Watcharin Thinthalang and Patong’s Mayor Chalermluck Kebsub.

  • More wastewater outlets flowing into sea at Krabi

    More wastewater outlets flowing into sea at Krabi

    Can we allow this wastewater to keep flowing into our beaches? Krabi video footage from Karl Vandenhove. Krabi Wastewater MORE WASTEWATER OUTLETS SPOTTED IN KRABICan we allow this wastewater to keep flowing into our beaches?

  • 23 tourists stung by ‘Bluebottles’ in Songkhla

    23 tourists stung by ‘Bluebottles’ in Songkhla

    PHOTO: National Geographic Twenty-three tourists have been stung by bluebottle jellyfish, properly referred to as the Portuguese man o’ war (Physalis physalis), at two popular beaches in Songkhla during the past three days, a senior public health official reported today. Doctor Uthitsak Hariratanakul, chief Songkhla public health officer, said the 23 swimmers were injured by the jellyfish at the Chalathat and Samila beaches between Saturday and Monday.

  • Top ten things NOT to do in Phuket

    Top ten things NOT to do in Phuket

    NB. There is a general tone of supporting western attitudes towards animal welfare throughout this article. Phuket Gazette/The Thaiger does not condone the use of captive wild animals for the purpose of amusing tourists for profit but recognises that it is widely practiced in Thailand and other other Asian countries and is not against the law in those domains

  • Authorities check the smoking ban along Patong Beach

    Authorities check the smoking ban along Patong Beach

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Director General, Chatuporn Burutpat, along with his team, visited Patong Beach to follow up on the cigarette prohibition now in force on the famous tourist beach. 26 smoking spots were set up along the 3 kilometre stretch of beach by Patong Municipality last week.