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CEB opens direct flights to Phuket
THE Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific announced it will begin direct flights from Manila to Phuket, Thailand, starting August 16, 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sterilise dogs, end the meat trade
Many of your readers will not be aware of the despicable trade in dog meat from Thailand to neighbouring countries like Vietnam and Laos that has been going on for a number of years.
Phuket Gardening: Running the gamut from A to A
PHUKET: When I hit upon the not so original idea of listing an ABC of tropical plants suitable for Phuket's gardens, I accepted the fact that there would inevitably be some overlap with previous articles.
Wed May 15, 2013
Phuket teens deny attacking Burmese man, motorbike arson
Despite being identified through CCTV footage, the three teenagers denied kicking the Burmese man and threatening him with a knife before setting his motorbike on fire.
Phuket taxi meter cheats under fire
PHUKET: The Phuket Land Transportation Office will seek help from the Highway Police to tackle metered taxi drivers who refuse to use their meters.
New school year means busy Phuket pawnshops
PHUKET: As the new school year started in Phuket yesterday, parents turned to the Phuket City Municipality Pawnshop to cash in items to pay for their children's school supplies.
Tue May 14, 2013
All systems go, Phuket
PHUKET: The Navy League Phuket is pulling out all the stops in preparation for this year's American Independence Day weekend celebrations, with a family picnic, live music and the grandest of air-shows on the cards.
After Phuket, Capt Tan makes record-breaking landing in Malaysia
PHUKET: Captain James Anthony Tan of Malaysia has completed the world's youngest solo flight circumnavigation after departing Phuket at 11am today to land safely in Kuala Lumpur at 4:51pm local time.
Phuket Movies: Star Trek II - Into Kirk-ness
PHUKET MOVIES: The latest Star Trek movie, Into Darkness, the sequel to JJ Abrams reboot of the original TV series.
Phuket real estate used as bait in gambling ring
PHUKET: Five people have been arrested for operating a real estate scam in which they lured potential customers into illegally gambling on a game of 'fan tan'. The scammers used the same ploy as that used by a group arrested in Phuket in February .
Major u-turn for Phuket's roads; life delivered, not taken
PHUKET: Phuket rescue workers, regular crusaders rendering assistance to all those involved in accidents on the island's notorious roads, were called to a very different emergency before dawn this morning: the delivery of a baby girl.
Mon May 13, 2013
Centara Kata Resort Phuket gains ISO environmental management award
Centara Kata Resort Phuket has been awarded ISO 14001:2004 status in recognition of the effectiveness of the resort's environmental management systems.
Thailand tourist safety: Special 'tourist courts' to be set to fast-track crimes
Authorities in Thailand are considering setting up special fast-track 'tourist courts' in an attempt to boost confidence in the country.
Thai developers set to rival foreign interest in Phuket: CBRE
The penetration of local developers into the Phuket residential market, long dominated by foreign buyers, has piqued the interest of Thais, according to CB Richard Ellis .
Icelandic Kr na up 10 Percent
Icelandic women are a rare breed, a limited edition really. So are Icelandic men.
Druggy catches Phuket cop on the can, steals firearm, heads to McDonald's
PHUKET: A Patong Deputy Superintendent was caught with his pants down in Kathu Police Station during the graveyard shift after a meth-fiend robbed his office as he was taking a 20 minute break in the washroom.
British national's extended holiday goes to pot at Phuket 'dope hotel'
PHUKET: Phuket Immigration officers today arrested a British man for drug possession and for overstaying his visa by more than one year.
Not open yet, but Phuket's Chalong Marina already needs repairs
PHUKET: The chief of the Phuket Marine Office has appealed to all boat operators to exercise caution while using the still incomplete Chalong Bay Marina to allow passengers - mostly tourists - to board and disembark vessels.