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    Boracay’s closure sparks global travel fallout

    By Bill Barnett of c9hotelworks.com The biggest worldwide tourism story going is that of the trending closure of the iconic resort island of Boracay in the Philippines. In a bold move President Rodrigo Duterte who termed the island a “cesspool” is banning tourist visits from April 26 through October 25

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    Transparent Government. Where does Thailand rank?

    Japan has the most open government system in Asia, according to the recently released World Justice Project. Thailand leads countries like China and Malaysia when it comes to transparent government. Globally, Thailand ranks 68th in the ranking.

  • Phuket’s Rajabhat launches a fun run

    Phuket’s Rajabhat launches a fun run

    Phuket Rajabhat University Alumni has kicked off a fun run to ‘encourage a healthy lifestyle’. More than 2,000 runners registered for the event

  • UPDATE: Fire on Koh Phi Phi

    UPDATE: Fire on Koh Phi Phi

    The fire zone following the blaze on Phi Phi last night is being cleared since early this morning (January 7) while Ao Nang Sub-district Administration Organization (OrBorTor), tourism businesses and Phi Phi Island Protection and Conservation Club have set up a registration list for fire victims. The area where the fire is thought to have started remains limited access, waiting for a full forensic police investigation.

  • Naughty Nuri’s – Bringing a bit of Bali to Patong

    Naughty Nuri’s – Bringing a bit of Bali to Patong

    Sponsored Article Naughty Nuri’s, the renowned Balinese BBQ restaurant & bar, well known especially for its “probably the best ribs in the world” had their Grand Opening of the first outlet in Phuket on Saturday, January 20. This growing chain provided a memorable experience to more than 500 guests during the opening ceremony. The 500 seat outlet is set beautifully in natural surroundings whilst actually being a part of the bustling Rat-U-Thit road scene

  • FRIDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    FRIDAY MORNING NEWS BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

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  • It’s time for “Upcycling the Oceans”

    It’s time for “Upcycling the Oceans”

    On January 27 and 28 2018, the PHA and TAT, in association with resources giant PTT and environmental design studio Ecoalf, will launch a new campaign aimed at collecting ocean waste and transforming it into stylish clothing and accessories.

  • WEDNESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    WEDNESDAY MORNING BRIEFING – All your local news in 3 minutes

    PHUKET FC hangs up its boots Phuket Football Club has hung up its football boots for the last time and announced its dissolution after getting sued by 3 foreign players for a total of 83 million Baht. The President of Phuket FC held a press conference yesterday announcing the club is being forced to disband. The 3 players, including Roland, Alonso and Santos, filed the lawsuit asking for 83 million Baht claiming that their contracts had been revoked unfairly and includes a FIFA fine.

  • More than 100 take part in Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand 2017 @ Thanyapura

    More than 100 take part in Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand 2017 @ Thanyapura

    Over 100 young athletes were greeted with perfect race weather at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort in Phuket on Saturday 25th November, 2017, as they competed in the second edition of the Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand. A total of 140 children took part in the event, which was broken into four age categories; 6-8 years old, 9-10 years old, 11-12 years old and 13-14 years old

  • Blood Donations in Honour of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

    Blood Donations in Honour of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

    More than 200 Phuketians joined a blood donation drive in honour of the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, or King Rama IX. The blood donation booth was set up at the Metropol Hotel in Phuket Town from 9am – 3pm yesterday with an exhibition of the past King working on blood donation projects. The exhibition also provided knowledge about donating and accepting blood and even offered a lucky draw for the donors