• Sun, 03 Feb 2019 19:30
    Chinese tourists flock back to Phuket in big numbers
    Chinese tourists are returning to Phuket for the Chinese New Year after a six-month hiatus following last year’s Phoenix boat tragedy.
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  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 16:30
    AMLO plans to sell tragic boat
    The Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized the Phoenix, which sank in July, and it will now be sold at auction.
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  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:00
    Foreign experts deem Phoenix's assembly ‘substandard’
    Experts from China and Germany who inspected the retrieved twin-decked cruise boat, the Phoenix, which capsized in a storm off Phuket on July 5, resulting in the deaths of 47 Chinese tourists, have given opinions that the vessel was substandard, Immigration Bureau chief Maj-General Surachate Hakparn said on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:30
    Ceremony for the 47 Phoenix victims held today
    The Phoenix is expected to be brought up onto dry land at Rattanachai Shipyard in the next two days, after forensic police inspect the vessel.
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  • Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:11
    Tight security for Phoenix amid probe into boat tragedy
    The government has made the highest security measures for the just-salvaged “Phoenix” boat, which sank off Phuket province in July, taking with it the lives of 47 Chinese tourists.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:00
    Chinese tourists still No.1 visitors to Phuket
    The number of Chinese tourists visiting Phuket in tour groups has continued to fall since the Phoenix sinking on July 5, this year, Montri Manator, the deputy director of the Phuket Tourism Authority of Thailand, said.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:45
    Phoenix salvage operation ready: police chief
    Last week it was reported that the sunken Phoenix would be raised to the surface last weekend but the crane did not arrive until on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:00
    Singapore barge and crane arrive for raising of the Phoenix
    Phuket Governor Pakkapong Tawipat on Tuesday said that the barge which had been making its way from Singapore with a 1,200-tonne crane on board this week, had arrived and was ready to help with the recovery of the “Phoenix”.
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  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:13
    New salvage team tries crane to raise 'Phoenix'
    A new salvage team has started work to bring the ill-fated “Phoenix” back to the surface with a 1,000-tonne crane from Singapore.
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  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    That’s quite a necklace!
    Siamgems Heritage celebrates its success in suitably grand style with an exhibition that includes a Bt39m phoenix bauble
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 20:25
    Phoenix fails to rise
    Attempts to recover the capsized Phoenix tour boat have failed again due to "uncontrollable circumstances".
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 18:00
    More arrests in Phoenix boat tragedy
    More nominees, involved in the company that ‘owned’ the Phoenix, have been arrested and charged.
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:43
    Sunken Phoenix set to be raised today
    Attempts to salvage the Phoenix have been a struggle with the recent strong winds and waves, but it is hoped that the boat will be raised by the end of Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 18:30
    Phoenix owner to be sued for salvage costs
    The owner of the Phoenix has failed to recover the company’s boat, which sank on July 6 killing 47 Chinese tourists.
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  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 14:45
    Boxing and food feature at Thai Festival opening in Mumbai
    Muay Thai boxing and Thai foods kicked off the two-day Thai Festival 2018 on Saturday in India’s high-energy entrepreneurial city. The Royal Thai Consulate-General launched the festival at the Phoenix Market City Mall in the city’s centre.
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