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  • Groundbreaking movement on Phuket Bus Terminal impasse

    Groundbreaking movement on Phuket Bus Terminal impasse

    PHUKET: Construction workers this morning began work to remove the median strip in front of Phuket Bus Terminal 2 on Thepkrasattri Road in Rassada, raising hopes the long-dormant facility might go into operation soon. Workers were at the site at 8am, putting up warning signs to alert motorists of the work, which will close two lanes to traffic during work hours.

  • Fire forces evacuation of Phuket Town theater complex

    Fire forces evacuation of Phuket Town theater complex

    PHUKET: An electrical fire caused a panicked evacuation from a cinema complex in the heart of Phuket Town last night, but no injuries were reported. Staff at the Coliseum Paradise Mutliplex cinemas at Ocean Shopping Mall noticed smoke billowing from two electrical transformers on a fourth-floor control room at about 7pm.

  • Pregnant Swede still in Phuket hospital after chlorine gas exposure

    Pregnant Swede still in Phuket hospital after chlorine gas exposure

    PHUKET: A pregnant Swedish woman

  • Royal Thai Navy intercepts 27 Phuket-bound Burmese

    Royal Thai Navy intercepts 27 Phuket-bound Burmese

    PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command arrested 27 Burmese en route to Phuket aboard a fishing boat off the coast of Ranong on February 10. The group were charged with entering the country illegally and were taken ashore to be prepared for deportation. The arrest was made by the staff of HTMS Chonburi under the supervision of Lt Commander Warawut Seejarak.

  • Jetstar flights to Phuket to airlift stranded Aussies home

    Jetstar flights to Phuket to airlift stranded Aussies home

    Suggested Heading: PHUKET: Jetstar has scheduled an additional ad-hoc service from Phuket to Australia on Sunday in order to assist travellers stranded by the

  • Phuket tour buses: Two hurt in yet another crash

    Phuket tour buses: Two hurt in yet another crash

    PHUKET: Another Phuket tour bus, this time carrying a group of Chinese tourists, crashed at the base of Patong Hill last night, injuring two people and causing extensive property damage.

  • Bob Brindley passes away in Phuket

    Bob Brindley passes away in Phuket

    PHUKET: Friends and family of Bob Brindley are mourning his passing in Phuket on Sunday. Grenville Fordham, commodore of the Ao Chalong Yacht Club (ACYC), informed members of the club of Mr Brindley’s passing with the following announcement: “It is with great regret that I have to inform you that one of ACYC’s staunchest supporters and valued members, Bob Brindley, passed away on Sunday evening.” “According to his son, Steve, Bob knew it was time and had contacted all his family and friends to say goodbye.

  • 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.

  • Readers’ Poll: Phuket fairs and festivals

    Readers’ Poll: Phuket fairs and festivals

    PHUKET: As recent weeks have confirmed, there is no shortage of annual public festivals and fairs here in Phuket.

  • PHUKET VIOLENCE: Three ways to knock it back

    PHUKET VIOLENCE: Three ways to knock it back

    PHUKET: Security issues and their effect on Phuket’s all-important tourism industry have come into sharp focus in recent weeks following two high-profile incidents of violence.