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Keeping hopes alive – Feeding the people of Phuket | VIDEO

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To make contact with Shaun or his team, go to their Facebook page, follow the progress of the project and contact them if you can help.

https://www.facebook.com/5StarMarinePhuket

After a year of zero foreign tourism, the Thai island of Phuket is now at a critical juncture. There are hundreds of thousands of people, previously employed or sustained from the tourist industry, in urgent need of help. And it isn’t coming from the government.

Sean Stenning from 5 Star Marine, his family and employees, are now at the forefront of a major program to keep the hope alive for thousands of families waiting out the restrictions and border closures that have destroyed their livelihood and chance to feed their families.

The Thaiger sincerely thanks all the people working with Shaun and the One Phuket project.

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Tim Newton has lived in Thailand since 2012. An Australian, he has worked in the media, principally radio and TV, for 41 years. He has won the Deutsche Welle Award for best radio talk program (public radio Australia), presented over 11,000 radio news bulletins, 3,900 in Thailand alone, hosted 950 daily TV news programs and produced 2,100 videos, TV commercials and documentaries. He also reported for CNN, Deutsche Welle TV, CBC, Australia's ABC TV and Australian radio during the 2018 Cave Rescue and other major stories in Thailand. As founder of The Thaiger in 2016, Tim is the current CEO for company, based in Bangkok.

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