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  • Phuket Opinion: Extending a helping hand at the hospital

    Phuket Opinion: Extending a helping hand at the hospital

    Chananan Sutsadang, 51, is a native of Bangkok. She has a BA in Business Administration from Loma Linda University and lived in the United States for 20 years before moving back to Thailand.

  • Phuket Opinion: Deputizing the masses

    Phuket Opinion: Deputizing the masses

    PHUKET: Everyone should get behind two recent appeals for public participation in protecting our marine and coastal resources. Earlier this month, the Phuket Marine Office encouraged the public to provide photographic evidence to bring to justice people so ignorant that they actually still dump used petrochemicals directly into the sea surrounding our resort island. The entreaty came with the promise of a tidy, 10,000 baht reward if all of the conditions were met (story

  • Phuket woman found dead in room did not have TB, says Health Office

    Phuket woman found dead in room did not have TB, says Health Office

    PHUKET: The woman found dead in her Patong room on Monday did not have tuberculosis (TB), said officials at the Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) this week, despite news reports alleging otherwise.

  • Former Diamond Beach Club DJ dies in Phuket motorbike crash

    Former Diamond Beach Club DJ dies in Phuket motorbike crash

    PHUKET: A former resident DJ at Diamond Beach Club was killed in a motorbike accident after an encounter on a curve with a Phuket tour bus this morning on Srisoonthorn Road. The 42-year-old American, Josh Christian Ezell, announced on his Facebook page earlier that day that he would be retiring from his career as a disc jokey. Mr Ezell’s body was recovered next to a motorbike about three kilometers away from Heroines’ Monument, near the Valley Village, by Thalang Police and Kusoldharm rescue workers.

  • Last witnesses for prosecution in Dokset murder trial take the stand

    Last witnesses for prosecution in Dokset murder trial take the stand

    PHUKET: The prosecutor in the Stein Harvard Dokset case concluded his arguments on Wednesday after asking the confessed killer’s girlfriend and the case investigator to take the stand.

  • Gardening for layabouts

    Gardening for layabouts

    PHUKET: I’m sure you have heard the expression, beloved by florists the world over, “Say it with flowers”. Here’s an interesting slant on the expression. An elderly couple employed a “nice” German prisoner of war to tend their garden during the Second World War.

  • Safer Phuket initiative saves a life at Nai Harn Beach

    Safer Phuket initiative saves a life at Nai Harn Beach

    PHUKET: Large swells and changing seas at Nai Harn Beach have led to a recent spate of rescues, said Prathaiyut Chuayuan of the Phuket Lifeguards.

  • Phuket vehicle rental operators warned of passport scam

    Phuket vehicle rental operators warned of passport scam

    PHUKET: Patong Police warned vehicle operators in Phuket to carefully scrutinize renters’ passports following a report from Samui that a rented bike had been stolen.

  • Creeping Phuket python shows up for breakfast

    Creeping Phuket python shows up for breakfast

    PHUKET: A Phuket restaurant owner heard a two-meter python noisily working its way over the roof of his establishment as he was preparing to open yesterday morning.

  • Aussie helps disabled Phuket cigarette vendor get a leg to stand on

    Aussie helps disabled Phuket cigarette vendor get a leg to stand on

    PHUKET: A Phuket cigarette vendor who was born with a deformed leg and no hands is on her way to getting a new prosthetic limb, thanks to an Australian visitor and an aluminum recycling project. Wilaiwan “Wan” Damnui, 33, has been selling cigarettes and chewing gum on Bangla Road for 17 years.

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