• Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:40
    Puppets descend on Phuket
    Thailand’s Harmony World Puppet Festival is this year switching from Bangkok to Phuket’s Patong Beach and Thalang Road. All the fun takes place between November 1 and 5.
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:00
    Cocaine and heroin seized in Patong
    Cocaine has been confiscated in Patong while heroin was seized in a major crackdown on “hard" drugs. 
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  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:30
    Vegetarian festival ends in Phuket
    The final night of the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket Town is one of the most exciting, out-of-control, intense and noisy public events in the world. It is also very dangerous.
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  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:45
    Two held in Patong fake-goods bust
    Fake goods in Phuket are getting more difficult to find as the “intellectual property" crackdown continues. Officers raided another market in Patong and seized more than 4,000 counterfeit goods valued at around Bt1.3 million.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:16
    Phuket Immigration affirms commitment to ‘Operation X-ray Outlaw Foreigner’ crackdown
    Phuket immigration officers say they are committed to the national crackdown called “Operation X-ray Outlaw Foreigner”, especially on visa overstayers.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:21
    Promoting sustainable tourism one resort at a time
    Picture an idyllic, pristine beach with the sound of waves crashing amid the last rays of sunlight, and you’ve got an image of Phuket Island’s majestic shores.
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:15
    Street art gallery in the ruins of Phuket's Ban Roeng Chit
    An interesting part of Phuket town’s street-art culture is that it tackles taboo social topics.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:13
     Ouch! Thailand's cheek-piercing vegetarian festival
    Phuket, Thailand - As burning incense fills the air, devotees in trances force skewers and swords through their cheeks in ritualistic acts underpinning southern Thailand's colourful -- and seemingly painful -- vegetarian festival.
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 19:15
    Phuket boat checks being enforced
    Thailand’s Marine Department says it has assigned more officers to check boats at every port on Phuket.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:15
    Counterfeit goods destroyed in Phuket
    About 3,000 counterfeit items, valued at more than Bt1 million, including prohibited imported goods, have been torched at the incinerator in Phuket Town on Thursday, led by Phuket Customs Office chief Kanjana Suwachino.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thonglor Pet Hospital enters Phuket market through purchase of majority stake in facility
    THONGLOR Pet Hospital yesterday announced that it has bought a majority stake in a Phuket facility, marking the company’s expansion into the South.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:00
    Phuket vegetarian festival kicks off
    The famous Phuket vegetarian street processions have started with Thais and visitors watching during Wednesday morning’s rain in Phuket Town.
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  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 18:40
    Triathlon for the fittest
    The 25th edition of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon returns to the Pearl of the Andaman next month and this year comprises the LPT Charity Fun Run “Run for Fun, Run for Kids” on November 17 and the triathlon and inaugural “25 For 25 Sprint” sprint-distance triathlon on November 18.
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:00
    Unidentified body found in Phuket condo
    Police are trying to identify a man who was found dead in a condominium in the Wichit area of Phuket.
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  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 03:00
    Faulty warning system worries Phuket locals
    SINCE THE DEADLY tsunami struck Phuket in 2004, local people have trained their ears to listen to any alerts from the local warning towers only to learn that the system does not work properly.
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