Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. BANGKOK: Thailand postpone Christmas Day tsunami drillRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Asia News Network

    Thailand's Phuket officials have postponed a full-scale tsunami drill that was planned for Christmas Day, following a number of complaints from victims' families who are preparing for the 10th anniversary of the tragedy on Boxing Day. "We have cancelled plans to hold the full-scale drill on Christmas Day after receiving feedback from the victims' families, who feel that the drill will bring back bad memories," said Santhawat Riwleung, chief of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phuket office.

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  2. Jailed drugs gang Broadstairs man Gareth Harnett had fundraising help after holiday heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Kent Online

    A member of the gang jailed last week after a 5million cocaine haul was at the centre of a fundraising campaign last year when he collapsed from a heart attack while on holiday in Thailand. Friends and family of Gareth Harnett, who was jailed for five years and four months last Friday, raised thousands of pounds for the Broadstairs man after he travelled to Phuket in January 2013 without insurance and then needed to pay for life-saving medical treatment.

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  3. Frenchman nabbed for bike chop shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangkok Post

    A Frenchman who allegedly stole a motorbike, disassembled it and then built a new bike from the parts and those of another bike - and sold the "new" bike over Facebook - was arrested Tuesday. Police are now searching for a Thai woman seen on CCTV footage helping him to steal the motorbike, the Phuket News reported .

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  4. 'Twas a good year for PH bets: GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ABS-CBN News

    ... jiu-jitsu fighters, Annie Ramirez and Maybelline Masuda, won gold medals in the fourth Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand. "I'm happy to announce that as we close the year we are still winning medals overseas. Even before the year ends our ...

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  5. Ultimate holiday book gift guide: 16 Books you should gift this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | She Knows

    ... Gregory spent 28 years playing by the rules. She took a leap and moved from her small Indiana town to Phuket, Thailand. But her newfound routine is overturned with the arrival of Grant Flynn, who is sailing around the world and, like her, is trying ...

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  6. Thai hospitality sector draws attention of Mid-East investorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Nation

    Investors from the Middle East are eyeing the hospitality sector in Thailand, and low-cost airlines and hotels in particular, in light of the Asean Economic Community coming into effect next year. Investors are looking for opportunities in the Kingdom, said a representative of Middle East investors, mainly from the United Arab Emirates.

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  7. Experience the Pearl of the South in style with Marriott's Phuket beach ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PR Log

    Escape the daily hustle and bustle of life and jet of to the exciting island Paradise of Phuket. Known as the "Pearl of the South" or the "Pearl of the Andaman" this vibrant vacation destination is sure to please.

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  8. 10 years after the Indian Ocean tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... walks by the devastation at a hotel December 27, 2004 along Patong Beach, one of the worst hit provinces of Phuket, Thailand. PATONG, THAILAND-DECEMBER 27: A Thai maid looks over the devastation of the destroyed the Victoria restaurant December 27, ...

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  9. Sea test no problem for new tenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Echo

    Fareham -based Wahoo RIBS Ltd trialled the first of its new LX600 designs, which it says has better efficiency than previous models. The A 200,000 vessels are used to journey to and from superyachts worth up to A 40m and the first will be shipped to Phuket in Thailand.

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  10. Give it your best GoPro shot to win a seven-day trip for two to ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Examiner.com

    ... and the top three winners will be announced on January 16, 2015. Seven night stay for two at Angsana Laguna Phuket, Thailand Including return airport transfers, daily breakfast for two, complimentary WIFI, complimentary non-motorized water sport ...

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  11. Super yacht tender passes its sea testRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Echo

    Fareham -based Wahoo RIBS Ltd trialled the first of its new LX600 designs, which it says has better efficiency than previous models. The A 200,000 vessels are used to journey to and from superyachts worth up to A 40m and the first will be shipped to Phuket in Thailand.

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  12. Reinventing Phuket A Necessary But Daunting TaskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Thephuketinsider.com

    Want to know what is next for Phuket. The following is an article I penned in the Bankgok Post on December 10th which is published with permission.

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  13. Bus accident injures 11 Chinese in ThailandRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Xinhuanet

    A total of 11 Chinese tourists were injured after a tour bus overturned in south Thailand's Phang Nga province on Sunday, China's consular office in Phuket said.

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  14. Don't say a wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Bangkok Post

    Young victims of sexual violence are pressured by the community to keep silent and find little help in the justice system Every 15 minutes, a woman or child becomes a victim of violence in Thailand. And more often than not, the violence involves sexual assault.

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  15. Thailand tsunami victim remembered by sister 10 years after wedding celebrations turned to tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Mirror.co.uk

    It is now a full decade since Nicola Massey had the wedding of her dreams at an idyllic beach resort. Last week she and husband Stephen reached a milestone wedding anniversary that should have been filled with nothing but joyful A recollections of their big day in Thailand all those years ago.

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  16. Vietnam trawlers, 30 crew seizedRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Bangkok Post

    The HMS Phuket intercepted the trawlers 15 nautical miles off Kra island in Pak Phanang district in Nakhon Si Thammarat and forced them to anchor at the navy base in Songkhla, said Navy Region 2 commander Naris Prathumsuwan. The fishing boats had journeyed from Ca Mau and Kieng Giang in southern Vietnam to fish illegally fish in Thailand, said Vice Adm Naris.

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  17. Uber's global ambitions hit roadblocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    The most recent came on Friday. After being sued by taxi companies in France, a court allowed Uber to operate, but rivals are saying the company's legal battles haven't ended.

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  18. Thailand's secrets: Blissfully quiet beaches, traditional villages and architectural wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Independent

    Forget full moon parties and brash tourist resorts. There is so much more to see and do if you know where to look, says China Williams Thailand is a master in the delicate balance of being both exotic and accessible: it delivers a chilli-spiked dose of South-east Asia with all the modern comforts.

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  19. New life not always smoothRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Southland Times

    ... the horizon. Zana is an enrolled nurse and is busy studying to be a registered nurse. They were married in Phuket, Thailand, in April and have two children, 4-year-old Indi and 10-year-old Kayla and live in the suburb of Varsity Lakes. That's about ...

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  20. Passenger assaults flight attendant by throwing hot water at her during rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Independent.ie

    A flight from Thailand to China returned to Bangkok after a passenger assaulted a flight attendant by throwing hot water at her, airline officials said. A statement from Thai AirAsia said the Chinese passenger on a flight to Nanjing berated the crew member before scalding her with the water.

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