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PHUKET: A host of special ceremonies are being held across Phuket today to honor and celebrate HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 86th birthday, which is also Father's Day in Thailand.
PHUKET: The arrest of one drug user in Patong on Monday morning allowed police to make an appointment with five other druggies later in the day.
Maria Karra first started to make an impact with her charity work in Southeast Asia.
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PHUKET: More than 500,000 marine animals were released in Phuket on Sunday to celebrate the 86th birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej on December 5. Among the animals were over 100 brownbanded bamboo sharks, released as part of an effort to rebuild declining shark numbers in Thai seas.
Dispatch columnist Holly Bennett caught up with the men's and women's professional champions at the Sunday night awards banquet-before the legendary Laguna Phuket after-party kicked into full swing-to hear a bit about each of their race days.
Rescue workers remove the body of Australian Richard Port and his 17-year-old stepson Worraphat Sukkaew.
Ryanair will create 12 new routes from Essex's Stansted in April as well as raising frequencies on 17 existing ones.
PHUKET: Australian real estate agent Richard Port and his 17-year-old step-son were trapped and killed in a house fire that police suspect was intentionally started across the bay from Phuket early this morning, in Ao Nang.
British kickboxer Lee 'The Pitbull' Aldhouse was sentenced to 25 years for the stabbing death of a U.S. Marine.
Natthaporn Kochsiripong, 34, is the Electricity Supply Assistant Manager at the Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority .
PHUKET: Protesters have vowed to keep pressure on the Phuket provincial government until results of the anti-government rallies are seen in Bangkok.
PHUKET: Phuket officials are scrambling to find a location to set up the Patong Eye, a giant Ferris wheel that is hoped to spin out fresh revenue during and after the Patong Carnival starting on December 15. 'The Patong Eye could generate money to compensate for financial losses from Thailand's National Youth Games last year,' said Patong Deputy ... (more)