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14 hrs ago | Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: Customs officers at Phuket International Airport on Tuesday arrested a drug mule attempting to smuggle 7 million baht of ya ice from China into Phuket.
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15 hrs ago | The Japan Times
The captain of a missing Malaysian jetliner is said to be an engineering buff who assembled his own flight simulator, and friends of the co-pilot are defending his reputation after one report portrayed him as a cockpit Casanova.
PHUKET: Patong Police Superintendent Chiraphat Pochanaphan, ousted by the tuk-tuk blockade of Patong last week, is back and considering using ball sports, namely a football match, to unite competing factions in the busy resort town.
Malaysian authorities said on Thursday there was no evidence that a jetliner missing for almost six days flew for hours after losing contact with air traffic controllers and continued to transmit technical data.
WAM DUBAI, 13th March, 2014 -- Emirates will expand its European network with a new daily flight to Oslo, Norway, from 2nd September 2014 marking its third Scandinavian gateway.
The woman in Grand Horizon, a travel agency in Phuket, raised her hand and said "No, no, no" as I walked in.
PHUKET: British murder fugitive Michael John Taylor, better known in Phuket as 'Mick The Pom', has been arrested in the Philippines.
PHUKET: The island's grass-roots water safety initiative Safer Phuket recently announced its plan to certify Nai Harn Beach under an International Organization for Standardization standard.
PHUKET: The annual Battle of Thalang festival begins at Victory Memorial Field tonight, marking Phuket's stand against Burmese invaders at the site 229 years ago.
PHUKET: The Red Cross Society in Phuket has announced its upcoming mobile donation clinic schedule for the month of March in hopes of restoring essential blood stocks.
Search planes were flying on Thursday to an area where a Chinese satellite has seen objects that could be debris from the Malaysian airliner missing for almost six days, but those waters had been checked before and nothing found, officials said.
A woman writes a message of support and hope for the passengers of the missing flight on a banner at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Political demonstrations in Bangkok have reached their fifth month and look set to continue, as do the incidents of violence that have occurred at protest sites and during marches.
Dave Brown's letter is spot-on. Scams and corruption have been part of Phuket for too long, and those who run the scams call the shots and make a mockery of the system and the law.
PHUKET: The human remains found in a Chalong pine forest last December are those of missing 7-year-old Nong Dear, police confirmed today.
Mr. Robinson was previously General Manager of Centara Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, Centara Boutique Collection and Centara Pattaya Resort.