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  • Road Rage: Teen shoots at truck in Phuket Town

    Road Rage: Teen shoots at truck in Phuket Town

    PHUKET: A teenage motorcyclist was arrested on Saturday evening for shooting at a 6-wheel truck in Phuket Town. The 18-year old reportedly shot at one of the truck’s wheels in anger after it nearly ran him over.

  • New Phuket Air Terminal: Transport Minister acknowledges barrage of angry complaints

    New Phuket Air Terminal: Transport Minister acknowledges barrage of angry complaints

    PHUKET: A stream of harsh complaints about the new terminal at Phuket International Airport prompted a visit by Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith on Saturday. Long lines, delays, the lack of essential equipment, insufficient and confused personnel, and angry passengers have all marred the opening days of the new facility (story here ).

  • Phuket public health system goes digital

    Phuket public health system goes digital

    PHUKET: With the aim of utilizing IT and innovation to improve the healthcare sector, and public healthcare services in particular, the Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA) linked hands with the National Electronic and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) to develop the Personal Health Record (PHR) system. The system has initially been launched at government hospitals in five provinces, including Phuket, Nakhon Nayok, Kanchanaburi, Phetchabun and Roi Et.

  • New bridge to Koh Lanta approved

    New bridge to Koh Lanta approved

    KRABI: Construction of a bridge linking Koh Lanta with the mainland in Krabi has been approved by the central government, it was announced last week.

  • New British Ambassador makes first visit to Phuket

    New British Ambassador makes first visit to Phuket

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  • Australian schools to lure Phuket students

    Australian schools to lure Phuket students

    Read the original: Australian schools to lure Phuket students

  • Boat operator rescued after fierce waves capsize longtail

    Boat operator rescued after fierce waves capsize longtail

    PHANG NGA: A longtail boat operator was pulled from Phang Nga Bay yesterday after his longtail boat capsized in the heavy surf. Sawek Wansadee, 32, left the pier at Hat Noppharat Thara, Phi Phi National Park, at about 9am.

  • Profile: Dr Passaratep Anurukpaiboon – Raising the standard of skin care

    Profile: Dr Passaratep Anurukpaiboon – Raising the standard of skin care

    PHUKET: Dr Passaratep Anuruk-paiboon MD, Dsc (or Dr Pat, as he is better known), is the director of dermatology and chief dermatologist at Phuket International Dermatology Institute (PDI) at Phuket International Hospital. He is originally from Bangkok, but was raised in Samui for about five years.

  • Indulge your Italian cravings

    Indulge your Italian cravings

    PHUKET: My tastebuds had been tingling for some authentic Italian food for a few weeks, so I feel fortunate to have discovered Leonardo DaVinci restaurant located in Kata Hills.

  • Sansiri brings new homes at Saransiri Koh Kaew

    Sansiri brings new homes at Saransiri Koh Kaew

    PHUKET: Residential property developer Sansiri recently launched the second phase of their latest Phuket development, Saransiri Koh Kaew. It follows the sale of all units in the first phase of the project. Located on 50 rai in Koh Kaew next to the British International School, the new neighborhood features a total of 202 two-storey detached houses, ranging in sizes of 140-151 square meters, with a clubhouse and swimming pool exclusively for residents.