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3 hrs ago | Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: Lifeguards stationed at the Karon Rescue Center, on Phuket's west coast, recovered an unidentified body near Yanui Beach this afternoon.
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3 hrs ago | Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command has confirmed to the Phuket Gazette that it will continue its search-and-rescue mission for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the Malacca Strait.
4 hrs ago | CNN
A member of the Vietnamese air force checks a map during continued search operations for a Malaysia Airlines jet near Phu Quoc Island off the coast of Vietnam on Tuesday, March 11. Contact with the Boeing 777-200 was lost as it flew over the South China Sea early Saturday after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing.
PHUKET: Phuket officials yesterday suggested threatening hotels in Karon with having their licenses revoked if they failed to adequately treat wastewater before releasing it.
The sexy Hercules star showed off some impressive acrobatic skills and his flawless physique while Flyboarding over the weekend in Phuket, Thailand, to celebrate the opening of the new Nikki Beach club and restaurant.
As though Thailand hasn't taken enough battering of its tourism reputation lately it has taken a further knock with the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
Investigators from nine countries are struggling to solve the mystery of a missing Malaysian jet, as Vietnamese forces today failed to find the airplane debris they had spotted yesterday off the country's southern coast.
PHUKET: Eight candidates have registered to contest Phuket's sole seat in the Senate in the national election for the upper house to be held on March 30. However, one application to enter the senatorial race was rejected by the Phuket Election Commission .
Etihad Airways will expand its network in South East Asia with the launch of a non-stop daily service between Abu Dhabi and Phuket in October.
PHUKET: Island tour boat operators met in Phuket on Friday to discuss forming a club to help combat what they say is customer-poaching by illegally operated, foreign-owned companies.
I've been thinking about it, and I think it all started back when I was 5 or 6 years and Dad built... Italian Luigi Maraldi, whose stolen passport was used by a passenger boarding a missing Malaysian airliner, shows his passport as he reports to Thai police Sunday at Phuket police station in Phuket province, southern Thailand.
It's the end of week two of our Thailand holiday. Lynn and me are packed up ready to go with just one night left to sample a final bit of Bangkok - what a great adventure it has been.
PHUKET: My friends abroad have been writing to urge me to be careful and take care in light of the anti-government protests.
If we want safer roads, there are three things we need to change, says Thanapong Jinvong, Director of the Academy of Road Safety.