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Local news for Phuket, Thailand continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Three foreigners die in Phuket heat

A Russian man, Kiselev Igor, 59, was sent to hospital for medical treatment after he passed out at Karon beach.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Thailand Press-Four Seasons luxury hotel operator looks for property in Phuket - The Nation

Four Seasons Hotels Ltd, a Canadian-based management operator of luxury hotels, is looking to penetrate the Phuket market to tap Thailand's growing tourism industry better.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

Phuketwan journalists to face court over Rohingya trafficking report

A criminal defamation case against two journalists in Thailand is set to proceed this week, despite calls from the United Nations and prominent rights groups for the charges to be dropped amid concerns over press freedom there.

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Broward-Palm Beach

The Thai New Year Is All About Water and Chang Beer

Songkran, the Thai traditional New Year--better known as the Water Festival--is all about getting blasted with water and beer and this year it landed on Sunday, April 13. You missed out on celebrating the festivities in Chiang Mai or Phuket with the hundreds of thousands who gathered there, but it's not too late to do a little Thai-style ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Call to protect Koh Tachai from...

The increasing popularity of Koh Tachai, situated between the Similan and Surin islands in the Andaman Sea, as a tourist destination has prompted the tourism sector to ask the authorities to ensure it is not spoiled and polluted.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Futuristic Beach Houses - The Iniala Beach House in Phuket Exudes a Shell-Shape

The Iniala Beach House is located in Phuket, Thailand, and looks like something out of a sci-fi movie.

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Bangkok Post

Accused Brit killer still on lam

Michael Taylor, 50, was arrested in Phuket in 2005 for allegedly stabbing Jantra Weangta to death.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Bangkok - like much of Thailand - has something for everyone

Buzzing Bangkok takes your breath away from the very first moment. The chaotic roads, charming people, exotic smells and hustle and bustle overwhelm the senses.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bangkok Post

Songkran boosts demand for air travel

Some 1.86 million people are expected to take flights through the country's six major airports between tomorrow and next Thursday, up by 4.2% from last year's water festival.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian blasts claims she had six hour spa treatments in...

'I'd rather spend time with North... and take selfies': Kim Kardashian insists she didn't have six hour spa treatments in Thailand... as she defends THAT Google beach image 'The hotel was gorgeous and had amazing service, but not once did I get a massage,' the 33-year-old wrote about the luxury Iniala Beach House resort in Phuket, Thailand.

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Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian's pre-wedding pamper party at Thai spa

EXCLUSIVE: The brat is back! Spoiled cheerleader Rachel Canning pictured partying weeks after moving back home - with the very boyfriend her parents banned her from seeing British businessman, 27, flew to Maine and filmed three-day sordid encounter in motel with 13-year-old US girl he had befriended on Harry Potter web chat room while she was sick ... (more)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Thephuketinsider.com

Phuket Bike Week Coming Up

A column featuring environmental issues and conservation around the island. Click here for more Green Reports check out the latest story from the leading experts: As part of worldwide international chain Hilton's carbon offset program, one of the benefactors is located here in Thailand.

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Daily Mail

Kris Jenner comes over all military in a green jumpsuit on Thai break

It's Kommander Kris! Momager Jenner comes over all military in a green jumpsuit as she directs her daughters on Thai break And fittingly for her role as family Kommander, Kris Jenner donned a military-style green jumpsuit on a Thailand break with her family.

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Bangkok Post

Passenger caught with 2kg 'ya ice'

A Thai woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle crystal methamphetamine, or "ice", worth seven million baht into Thailand from Hong Kong.

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Washington Times

Years of 'corpse meditation' now serving monks well

The grim task of cremating thousands of tsunami victims has fallen to Thailand's saffron-robed monks, whose training requires them to stare at photos of decomposing bodies to better understand the transitory nature of life.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Thephuketinsider.com

Phuket Entrepreneur Launches Book

On Tuesday April 8th Don is returning to the island from Chiang Mai for a talk about his life and a recently released book.

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Mirror.co.uk

Kim Kardashian checks out her AMAZING reflection in teeny weeny two-piece bikini

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star couldn't help but gaze adoringly at her ample derriere and washboard abs Kim Kardashian is so hot even the reality goddess herself can't help but sneak a peak at THAT famous derriere.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

E! Online

Kim Kardashian's Tiny Black Bikini Can Barely Contain Her Killer...

We know that Kim Kardashian did more than model bikinis in Thailand - but even if that had been all she was up to, it would have been a trip put to good use.

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The Jackson Sun

Lawmaker wants better passport scrutiny overseas

Some of you know that I've sold my share of chainsaws, but for the first time, I met an artist who... Italian Luigi Maraldi, whose stolen passport was used by a passenger boarding a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, shows his passport March 12 as he speaks to a reporter at Phuket police station in Thailand.

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Sun-Star

Bautista: PH in PHuket

IT WAS on August 16, 2013 when for the first time in Philippine aviation history a direct flight from Manila to Phuket was taken.

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