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Bus crash on Patong Hill takes out 12 other vehicles, passengers in bus shaken

PHOTOS: Phuket Traffic Report VIDEO: Provided by Newshawk Phuket The tour bus accident on Patong yesterday afternoon, the third such…

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Chalong Police tracking down a foreigner caught on camera carrying a sea star

Chalong Police are trying to track down a foreign man caught on camera carrying a sea star along Chalong Pier.…

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Thailand Tourism Forum 2019 – Reflections #1

PHOTO: Thailand Tourism Forum 2019 One of the key points made at the recently concluded Thailand Tourism Forum 2019 in…

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Seaweed on Patong Beach – just a seasonal phenomenon

The seasonal mass of seaweed that was washed up onto Patong Beach over the last week is a natural phenomenon.…

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OPINION – One, two, three bad incidents on Patong Hill within 24 hours

The bottom of Patong Hill, on the Patong side, has been the scene of numerous fatalities over the past 20…

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Foreign tourist caught carrying protected sea star at Chalong Pier – VIDEO

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Khanchit Klingklip A foreign man has been caught on camera carrying sea star along Chalong pier yesterday. A Facebook user…

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Truck crash on Patong Hill causes three hour traffic delays – VIDEO

PHOTOS: Kusoldharm Foundation The driver of a truck, blaming failed brakes, has collided with another truck along with cars, pickups…

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African Swine Fever detected in pork products at Phuket Airport

"ASF cannot be transmitted to humans although scientists are wary that the virus is capable of mutating into other strains…

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The 35 billion baht white elephant – Phuket’s light rail

"About the only thing feasible in this rendering is the blue sky." Spending 35 billion baht on infrastructure that few…

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Soi Dog’s mobile clinic continues in Phuket, starting in Rawai

The mobile clinic of Soi Dog Foundation, which provides sterilisation and vaccination free of charge, has begun in the Rawai…

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Some restrictions lifted for superyachts in the region

PHOTO: katarocks.com Thailand is poised to ease rules on bareboat charters as well as introducing new measures to attract more…

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Suspect hands himself in to police, denies charges in Saphan Hin shooting

A suspect has handed himself in to police after an arrest warrant was issued over a Saphan Hin shooting last…

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Legal action taken against people who removed beer cans from beer truck accident scene

PHOTOS / VIDEO:  Thanakrit Asulyakul / Mana Sombat / Kanlaya Singkangrang / Kritsada Mueanhawong Legal action has already been taken…

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Police hunting for driver in hit and run – Patong

WARNING: Extreme graphic content Patong Friday, January 18, 2.06am - Police are trying to locate the driver of this hit…

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UPDATE: Response to Rabies zone in Chalong

‘Following the earlier reported rabies incident in Chalong, the Soi Dog Foundation yesterday (Friday, January 18) teamed up with The…

5 days ago

Police searching for the killer after shooting near Saphan Hin

A Thai man has been shot dead near Saphan Hin in eastern Phuket earlier today. The arrest warrant has already…

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Danish tourist dies in Phuket road accident

A male Danish tourist, driving a motorbike, has died after colliding with a truck in front of a market in…

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Australian woman deported for overstaying visa by over 100 days

PHOTOS: Facebook/Claire Johnson An Australian woman, who was caught overstaying her visa by 111 days, will be released from detention…

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Phuket’s Top 10 Brunches

Brunch has become a weekend staple on the island and its seems everyone has their own take on this beloved…

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Swiss man accused of overstaying visa and theft charges

by Kamthon Kongsombat PHOTO: Security footage from the Phuket jewelry store in December 2018 - Facebook The Immigration Bureau says…

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