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  • Island View: Pollution in Paradise

    Island View: Pollution in Paradise

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  • Video Report: Officials hunt boat caught anchoring on corals

    Video Report: Officials hunt boat caught anchoring on corals

    PHUKET: Officials are hunting down the company that owns a boat that was caught on video anchoring in fragile corals off Koh Racha Yai. The video shows the anchor biting into a coral bommie with the metal chain laying across a few species of corals.

  • Lucky Strike! Cigarette vendor wins B6mn in lottery

    Lucky Strike! Cigarette vendor wins B6mn in lottery

    PHUKET: It was a ‘lucky strike’ this week for a cigarette vendor in Patong when she won a 6-million-baht prize in the national lottery. Puangpetch Boonpetch, 40, yesterday arrived at Patong Police Station with her partner to file a police record about her winning lottery ticket number 356364. She is set to fly to Bangkok to claim the money today.

  • Two more suspected IUU fishing boats seized south of Phuket

    Two more suspected IUU fishing boats seized south of Phuket

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  • Opinion: Directing ships of cash to Phuket

    Opinion: Directing ships of cash to Phuket

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  • Visas, taxes tangle up superyacht charter licence

    Visas, taxes tangle up superyacht charter licence

    PHUKET: There will be further delays in Thailand rolling out the highly-anticipated foreign-flagged superyacht charter licence, industry representatives were told at at Thailand Yacht Show forum on Wednesday. Though the regulations and rules with regards to the actual superyacht charter licence were hammered out on August 10, a number of related issues remain as hurdles for superyacht owners, explained Somchai Sumanuskajonkul, a deputy director-general for the Thailand Marine Department.

  • British Embassy to host seminar on sensitive handling of sexual assault victims

    British Embassy to host seminar on sensitive handling of sexual assault victims

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  • Massive granite slab kills one, critically injures another

    Massive granite slab kills one, critically injures another

    PHUKET: One Myanmar national was killed and another seriously injured last night after an enormous slab of granite that they were delivering fell on them. Mong Mia, 23, was part of a four-man crew unloading the slabs in a warehouse in Kathu, when they lost control of a piece they were carrying, estimated to weigh between 300 to 500 kilograms.

  • Superyachts arrive: Thailand to be Asean marine hub

    Superyachts arrive: Thailand to be Asean marine hub

    PHUKET: Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn opened the inaugural Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) in Phuket on Thursday, as the country positions itself to directly, and indirectly, benefit from superyachts and their ultra-wealthy owners. TYS, currently underway at Ao Po Grand Marina, will run until February 14, with about 40 yachts and at least 14 superyachts on display.

  • Property Watch: Foreigners: beware of condo laws

    Property Watch: Foreigners: beware of condo laws

    PHUKET: Every year I learn a host of new rules and regulations which impact property investors in Thailand, sometimes positively but often detrimentally. This year I learned something new, which either by chance or good fortune, my clients over 13 plus years here have never experienced. Unfortunately, I view the situation as being severely detrimental and anti-foreign investment in nature.

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