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15 min ago | The Nation
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.
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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
8 hrs ago | Phuket Gazette
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 .
11 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror
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.
13 hrs ago | Phuket Gazette
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.
PHUKET: Fossilized shells at a beach dating back 75 million years and over 10,000 rai of the country's second-largest seagrass area in Krabi would be destroyed if the coal seaport and coal-fired power-plant project go ahead, an environmental watch agency warned on March 6. Adding to the concerns over the project, the local tourism association in ... (more)
The media is reporting that environmental advocates are voicing concerns about a proposed coal port and power plant in nearby Krabi.
The mother of an Italian falsely listed as a passenger on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight said her son's passport had been lost, presumed stolen, in Phuket in 2013.
PHUKET: Striking Region 8 International Volunteers are back to work after negotiations with police, announced Acting Patong Police Superintendent Sakchai Limcharoen.
Deposed Patong Mayor Pian Keesin will run for re-election in the election to take place within the next 60 days.