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  • Man survives jump off Phukets Thepkasattri Bridge

    Man survives jump off Phukets Thepkasattri Bridge

    PHUKET: A man is in hospital recovering today after being plucked from the fast-flowing waters under Phukets Thepkrasattri Bridge.

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    Phuket News: Phuket Magazin Mobil startet

    Phuket Magazin Mobil geht an den Start Das mobile Internet gewinnt aufgrund der zahlreichen Smartphones stetig an Bedeutung. Gerade auf Phuket sorgen die Touristen mit ihren iPhone oder iPad für einen Boom und für eine Welle neuer Leser, die von überall und zu jeder Zeit Zugriff auf das Internet haben. Ob nun aus Recherche-Gründen am [...]

  • Complaints mount against British fraud suspect in Phuket

    Complaints mount against British fraud suspect in Phuket

    PHUKET: Fugitive British fraud suspect Paul Ridden has been charged with a three-month immigration overstay and faces additional charges for working without a work permit, Phuket Police told the Phuket Gazette this morning.

  • Patong Hill closed to traffic today

    Patong Hill closed to traffic today

    PHUKET: The road over Patong Hill, the only direct route from Phuket Town to Patong, will be closed today (Tuesday) from 9am to midday. The road closure is to allow electrical workers to cut down trees interfering with power lines, Surasak Jantharuek of Patong Municipalitys Engineering Division told the Phuket Gazette.

  • Envoy warns of EU advisory against tourists using Phuket tuk-tuks

    Envoy warns of EU advisory against tourists using Phuket tuk-tuks

    PHUKET: The continued failure of local authorities to address problems of tuk-tuk drivers with foreign tourists could force European Union (EU) member states to issue a joint travel advisory warning against using tuk-tuks while in Phuket, the Austrian Ambassador to Thailand has warned. Austrian Ambassador to Thailand Johannes Peterlik issued the warning to local officials during the third meeting between honorary consuls and Phuket officials at Phuket Provincial Hall on Wednesday. Dr Johannes, who grew up in Thailand from 1976 to 1981 and has served as ambassador to the country for two years, said he and fellow EU diplomats in Bangkok had been monitoring the situation closely, but had seen little progress.

  • Phuket Police nab teenage murder gang

    Phuket Police nab teenage murder gang

    PHUKET: Phuket Police took just a few hours to track down and arrest three teenagers wanted for the … Full story

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    Phuket News: Phuket’s Tuk Tuk Fahrer schlagen wieder zu

    Phuket’s Tuk Tuk Fahrer prügeln Deutschen fast zu Tode Wieder haben die Tuk-Tuk-Fahrer zugeschlagen. Diesmal traf es einen deutschen Touristen, der seit der Auseinandersetzung mit einem Taxi Fahrer am 25. August 2011 auf der Intensivstation des Phuket Krankenhauses liegt. Streitwert: 100 Baht (ca. 2,50 Euro). Seit dem 25. August liegt ein 53jähriger deutscher Tourist auf [...]

  • Phuket Poll: Is the 80-meter building regulation being enforced?

    Phuket Poll: Is the 80-meter building regulation being enforced?

    PHUKET: In order to minimize deforestation, the government in 1996 put a ban on the construction of all permanent structures above 80 meters in Phuket. How effective have local governments been in enforcing this controversial rule, which greatly limits the value of properties above the specified height

  • Tropical depression: two suicides in Phuket in one day

    Tropical depression: two suicides in Phuket in one day

    PHUKET: A sick and destitute Burmese worker was the second man to take his life by hanging in Phukets Srisoonthorn sub-district yesterday.

  • After the floods, Phuket mops up

    After the floods, Phuket mops up

    PHUKET: Emergency response crews across Phuket continued their clean-up operations as the flood waters subsided and breaks in the rain came late this afternoon. Today, there are no major flood waters left standing in the Patong area

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