• Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:30
    Blacktip reef sharks found outside Phuket seafood restaurant
    There are now two places where you can reliably see blacktip reef sharks – off the shores of Maya Bay, and hanging in front of a restaurant in Karon.
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  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:13
    Latvian mother dies after falling from hotel in Karon
    A young Latvian mother has died after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel in Karon on Tuesday after returning from a New Year party.
    Around Thailand
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Police to open Phuket beach bases
    The Phuket Tourist Police are poised to improve marine and coastal safety by setting up service centres on Phuket beaches, starting with Kamala and Karon beaches.
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  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:30
    Chinese tourists, driver escape serious injury in Karon minivan accident
    Four Chinese tourists and a minivan driver escaped serious injury in an accident in the Karon area of Phuket on Monday morning.
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  • Sun, 22 Jul 2018 16:27
    Going north – elusive Phuket crocodile avoids capture again
    Phuket’s latest elusive crocodile escaped being caught on Sunday off Karon Beach, the latest sighting since being discovered off Yanui and Nai Harn beaches on Wednesday when a fisherman said it tried to chase him.
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  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:56
    'Thief' caught by Karon lifeguard
    A Thai man has apparently been caught red-handed by lifeguards stealing a foreigner’s bag containing cash, a mobile phone and wallet at Karon Beach yesterday.
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  • Wed, 02 May 2018 15:39
    Filthy water flowing on Karon beach
    The Karon municipality is investigating the black water caused by heavy rain from an overflowing canal that needs to be dredged.
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:05
    Truck reverses into ditch at Karon Beach, blocking traffic
    Traffic was closed between Patong and Karon Beach in Phuket yesterday as police and emergency responders tried to clear a nearly-overturned container lorry at the bottom of the hill between the Novotel Karon and Centara Beach resort.
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  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:06
    Check for protected shark meat in Karon restaurant
    Officers from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR), Area 9 Phuket Office, visited a Karon restaurant after a picture of them selling shark meat went viral on social media.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:17
    60-year-old Brit drowns at Karon
    A 60-year-old British tourist drowned in Karon yesterday after swimming in a red-flagged zone.
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  • Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:00
    Russian tourist drowns at Karon red-flagged beach
    Patong Hospital say that the man was sent to hospital after he was swept by strong waves near Karon Circle. He died at the hospital.
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  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:33
    Phuket town and Karon Beach flooded
    In Phuket town, areas along the Bypass Road (in front of Vinich House), in front of the Super Cheap store on the lane towards Koh Kaew, in front of the Muslim Wittaya School in Koh Kaew on the lane towards Phuket Town, Yaowarat Road in Soi Paniang and Dibuk Road, Old Phuket Town – at the beginning of Soi Rommanee – are currently inundated.
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  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:00
    Phuket’s finest viewpoint at the “Big Buddha”
    Phuket’s Big Buddha promises fine views over the island and lots of atmosphere for pilgrims and tourists alike
    Travel log
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:52
    Red light jumper caught with gun, drugs
    PHUKET: A man was arrested after running a red light in Karon yesterday, but later found to be in possession of illegal substances.
    Around Thailand
  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:34
    Centara achieves more gold for green
    Two more Gold Certifications were awarded by EarthCheck to Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld and Centara Karon Resort Phuket in recognition for the hard work and motivation to continue sustainability initiatives. Other Centara properties also retained Silver Certifications.
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