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  • Phuket murder suspect prepared to surrender: police

    Phuket murder suspect prepared to surrender: police

    PHUKET: Police are in telephone negotiations with murder suspect Atsadakorn “Pod” Seedokbuab, a Phuket businessman they believe was the mastermind behind the shocking

  • English teacher reported missing in Phuket

    English teacher reported missing in Phuket

    PHUKET: The mother Mark Robson, a 27-year-old with British and South African nationality, is seeking help to find her son who went missing in Phuket last month. Mr Robson arrived in Thailand from Durban on December 5. After short stays in Bangkok, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui in mid-December, he stayed in Phuket.

  • Aussie woman falls overboard from yacht near Phuket

    Aussie woman falls overboard from yacht near Phuket

    PHUKET: Friends of an Australian woman who fell overboard from a yacht on its way to Phuket last Thursday and who is still missing are puzzled as to how such an accident could have occurred. Michelle Black, a friend of the woman, said Dr Gerald Goeden and his partner Carmel Brookes were sailing from Lankawai Island to Phuket aboard the yacht Moondancer when Ms Carmel fell overboard.

  • Transportation still the number one issue over Phuket airport’s expansion project

    Transportation still the number one issue over Phuket airport’s expansion project

    PHUKET: The tricky subject of transportation overshadowed other matters at a meeting intended to address concerns over Phuket International Airport’s expansion project. The meeting which was held at Kata Beach Resort last Thursday, was well attended by both public and private sector representatives from Phang Nga, Krabi and Phuket.

  • Chinese tourist drowns in Phuket

    Chinese tourist drowns in Phuket

    PHUKET: A woman in Phuket with a Chinese tour group drowned in Rawai on Thursday. The body of 57-year-old Xianmei Wang was found floating off of Koh Hei at about 2pm that day, Chalong Police said.

  • Phuket update: US lifts terror alert

    Phuket update: US lifts terror alert

    PHUKET: Good news for the Phuket tourism industry has come with the US

  • Royalists protest Nitirat group in Phuket

    Royalists protest Nitirat group in Phuket

    PHUKET: A small group of Phuket royalists gathered at Phuket Provincial Hall to show their opposition to efforts by the Nitirat group of scholars in Bangkok to amend Chapter 2 of the Constitution and article 112 of the Criminal Code, which deal with lese majeste. The group of about 20 protesters arrived at 10am with a letter of protest, which was accepted on behalf of Phuket Governor Tri Augaradacha by his deputy Somkiet Sangkaosutthirak.

  • Phuket Bay Regatta 2012 gets a bit of everything for day one of racing

    Phuket Bay Regatta 2012 gets a bit of everything for day one of racing

    PHUKET: The 15th Bay Regatta got underway yesterday with crews’ patience and skills tested by a mixed bag of conditions on the first day of racing. GoYachting’s Richard Valentine remarked on the unusual weather.“The regatta gave us a little bit of everything,” he said.

  • Phuket Business: Dive center targets ‘no niche’

    Phuket Business: Dive center targets ‘no niche’

    PHUKET: THE international appeal of Phuket’s dive industry has seen many dive shops and dive centers on the island honing in on specific niche markets, usually centered around a specific country or nationality. Backed with their well-equipped dive boat and brand new training facilities, Andaman Ocean Safaris’ business model takes niche marketing a step further, by targeting agents, rather than any one market of divers

  • 4 Swedes, 1 Thai dead in horror smash near Phuket

    4 Swedes, 1 Thai dead in horror smash near Phuket

    PHUKET: Two young Swedish couples and their Thai driver were killed instantly yesterday morning when their rented car was hit head-on by a six-wheel refrigerator truck in Takua Thung District, Phang Nga.