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Fishing in troubled water - Phuket News
Fishing in troubled water10 hours ago
CROATIA: For two decades Diego Makovac has made a trouble-free living fishing for sole in Piran Bay. But he now faces a flurry of Croatian and Slovenian patrol boats as the two countries fight over the water.
Are businesses in Phuket national parks legal? - Phuket News
Are businesses in Phuket national parks legal? 12 hours ago
We read about crackdown after crackdown on private businesses set up within national parks in Phuket and elsewhere in Thailand, but there are businesses openly operating in plain sight within the same parks. Are these businesses legal? Read on to find out
Durian-themed cafe smells winning combination - Phuket News
Durian-themed cafe smells winning combination 12 hours ago
SINGAPORE: A Singapore eatery centred around the pungent tropical fruit durian has caught a whiff of success as patrons flock to the cafe in droves for a bite of its exotic offerings.
Tourism generates almost 200 billion baht revenue in first month of 2018 - Phuket News
Tourism generates almost 200 billion baht revenue in first month of 2018 13 hours ago
Thailand’s tourism industry continues to shine this year with tourism revenue generated from foreign tourists visiting the country in the first month of 2018 surging to almost 200 billion baht. Over 3.54 million international tourists visited the country
Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call country’s leader ‘liar’ - Phuket News
Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call country’s leader ‘liar’ 13 hours ago
Hundreds of pro-democracy activists in Thailand wore cartoon masks portraying the country’s leader with a long nose on Saturday (Feb 24), calling him a “liar” for delaying a general election promised this year. The government has promise

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Couple arrested for murder of Filipino maid - Phuket News
Couple arrested for murder of Filipino maid 13 hours ago
The employers of a Filipino maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait were both arrested in the Syrian capital Damascus, Lebanese and Philippine officials said on Saturday (Feb 24). Syrian authorities surrendered Nader Essam Assaf to Beirut on Friday because
Brit jailed in Thailand for ‘abducting’ son - Phuket News
Brit jailed in Thailand for ‘abducting’ son 14 hours ago
British dad jailed in Thailand for ‘abducting’ son who ‘asked to be taken away’ Jodie Smith last week tried to recover nine-year-old Joleon, allegedly snatched by his Thai-born mum, but was detained at Bangkok airport. A British da
Brits partner with Thailand over driving licenses for foreigners - Phuket News
Brits partner with Thailand over driving licenses for foreigners 14 hours ago
The Department of Land Transport has partnered with British Embassy Bangkok to improve driving license procedures for foreign nationals across Thailand. The improvements will focus on guidelines for obtaining a license, how to prepare for the driving test
Pattaya’s receding shoreline to receive extra sand - Phuket News
Pattaya’s receding shoreline to receive extra sand 14 hours ago
A beach nourishment project along a 3km stretch in Pattaya is expected to begin next month after a delay of almost 18 months, according to a senior marine official. Ekkarat Khantharo, director of the 6th Marine Region Office, Pattaya, said the 429-million
Two fishermen die after eating puffer fish eggs - Phuket News
Two fishermen die after eating puffer fish eggs 14 hours ago
Two seamen from Myanmar have died and another is in hospital after eating fried puffer fish eggs. The two men, identified only as Shwe and Tal, consumed the eggs of the freshly caught fish on board the trawler Kra Saesin 31, skipper Wirat Sriwirat trawler
Formula 1 street race in Hanoi looks likely - Phuket News
Formula 1 street race in Hanoi looks likely 14 hours ago
The government is willing to pay a lot for a grand prix in Hanoi to promote Vietnam, said F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.  A Formula One race in Vietnam could be on the calendar by 2020, according to the sport’s former commercial supremo Bernie Eccles
Vietnamese banker flees overseas after stealing $10m from customer - Phuket News
Vietnamese banker flees overseas after stealing $10m from customer 14 hours ago
Eximbank says it cannot reimburse the customer until a court orders it to do so. An Eximbank exec has fled overseas after appropriating VND245 billion ($10.8 million) from a customer using forged documents, the bank said on Thursday. Bank representatives
Gallery: Thailand crowns ‘Miss Jumbo’ - Phuket News
Gallery: Thailand crowns ‘Miss Jumbo’ 14 hours ago
Strutting their gut on the FAT-walk: More than 100 plus-size women battle it out to be crowned Miss Jumbo in Thai beauty pageant An annual beauty pageant in Thailand compares plus sized woman to elephants. Pictures from the Jumbo Queen Beauty Pageant in N

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Alain Georges Robert Recon - Phuket News
Alain Georges Robert Recon 4 hours ago
Five days after his death, the body of a 54-year-old French dance instructor was found in his apartment in Pattaya. Police ruled out foul play. Officers of Mueang Pattaya Provincial Police Station found the naked body of Alain-Georges-Robert Recon after b
Residents protest against Fine Arts Department’s takeover of their land - Phuket News
Residents protest against Fine Arts Department’s takeover of their land 4 hours ago
About 400 residents from households in Tambon Pimai municipality have challenged a recent announcement by the Fine Arts Department declaring 2,400 rai of land in the municipal area an archaeological site. The residents claimed that they have been living i
Toon hands over 1,300 million baht donations to 11 hospitals - Phuket News
Toon hands over 1,300 million baht donations to 11 hospitals 5 hours ago
Famous rocker Arthivara Kongmalai who is better known as Toon Bodyslam on Sunday presented 1.3 billion baht of public donations raised from the charity marathon run late last year to 11 hospitals to be used in the acquisition of necessary medical equipmen
Jessica Korda of the US wins the Honda LPGA Thailand title - Phuket News
Jessica Korda of the US wins the Honda LPGA Thailand title 5 hours ago
American golfer Jessica Korda won the Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya on Sunday with total scores 25-under 263 while Thailand’s Moriya Jutanugarn tied second place with Alexie Thomson from the US with total scores of 21-under 267. The winner walked away wi
Work is under way to include wildlife under the protection of cruelty against animals law - Phuket News
Work is under way to include wildlife under the protection of cruelty against animals law 6 hours ago
The Livestock Department is speeding up the inclusion of wildlife into so that wild animals will be protected under this law. The law is intended to protect animals which are kept as pet, raised for work or for shows against cruelty or mistreatment by the
Over 58 percent of respondents disagree with new party supporting PM Prayut: Suan Dusit Poll - Phuket News
Over 58 percent of respondents disagree with new party supporting PM Prayut: Suan Dusit Poll 7 hours ago
More than half of the respondents to the Suan Dusit Poll disagreed with the idea of setting up of a political party to support General Prayut Chan-o-cha as the next prime minister. 58.95 percent of 1,185 respondents opposed the idea, saying that political
Srisaket successfully defends title - Phuket News
Srisaket successfully defends title 9 hours ago
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his World Boxing Council super-flyweight title by beating his Mexican challenger Francisco Estrada by a majority decision at the Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday morning. The judges gave scores of 115-113, 117-111 and 114-114
Retired police general Salang Bunnag plunges to his death - Phuket News
Retired police general Salang Bunnag plunges to his death 9 hours ago
Former deputy national police chief Pol Gen Salang Bunnag plunged to his death from the seventh floor of a shopping mall in Chaengwattana area on Sunday in what was believed to be a suicide. Police said they found a hand-written note in the 81-year retire
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Naiya Buree Boutique Resort - Phuket News
Naiya Buree Boutique Resort

Property Location
With a stay at Naiya Buree Boutique Resort in Rawai, you'll be close to Seaview Elephant Camp and Big Buddha. This hotel is within close proximity of Kok Chang Safari Elephant Trekking and Kata View Point.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 22 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Rooms have private balconies. LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.

Dining
Satisfy your appetite at a coffee shop/café serving guests of Naiya Buree Boutique Resort.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.

Marriott's Mai Khao Beach - Phuket - Phuket News
Marriott's Mai Khao Beach - Phuket

Property Location
When you stay at Marriott's Mai Khao Beach - Phuket in Mai Khao, you'll be near the airport and convenient to Turtle Village and Mai Khao Beach. This 4-star aparthotel is within the vicinity of Wanandara Spa and Splash Jungle Water Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 133 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities
Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a waterslide and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this aparthotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary babysitting/childcare, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining
Grab a bite at one of the aparthotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. While enjoying a refreshing dip in the aparthotel pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Sleep at Phuket - Phuket News
Sleep at Phuket

Property Location
Sleep at Phuket is in the heart of Phuket, walking distance from Phuket Monkey School and Robinson Ocean Phuket. This hotel is within close proximity of Robinson Department Store and Thai Hua Museum.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 24 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities
Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.

Dining
Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Continental breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift).

Kalima Resort & Spa, Phuket - Phuket News
Kalima Resort & Spa, Phuket

Property Location
With a stay at Kalima Resort & Spa, Phuket in Patong, you'll be connected to a shopping center and convenient to Kalim Beach and Patong Beach. This 5-star resort is within close proximity of Kalim Bay and Bangla Night Street.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 190 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters, and all rooms are furnished with single sofa beds. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Satellite programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.

Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, 4 spa tubs, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride to the beach or shopping on the complimentary shuttle.

Dining
Grab a bite to eat at the resort's restaurant, which features a bar and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a beach bar, or a poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.

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Galeon 460 Flybridge - for charter - Phuket News
Galeon 460 Flybridge - for charter
an automatic bow settee area that swiftly morphs into a sundeck, a generous covered flybridge, its revolutionary cockpit roti-seat and everyone’s favourite feature – the Beach Mode.
SpeedBoat AXOPAR 28 for charter - Phuket News
SpeedBoat AXOPAR 28 for charter
The private speedboat Phuket is a brand new Axopar 28, which has won many awards at European boat shows. This is a very comfortable boat and has a cabin with an opening roof and sides which will give you protection from sun wind and rain if you need it. Seating for 5 on the soft leather seats in the cabin, so 4 passengers plus the Captain.
78 Hardtop for sale - Phuket News
78 Hardtop for sale
The 78 Hardtop offers a “first class” boating experience that comes with comfort and speed combined. In the living area, an open bar provides a perfect place to relax with guests. In this area, a smartly hidden TV can extends to provide entertainment when you need it, whilst enjoying sea views when you don’t.
700 RAPTOR for sale - Phuket News
700 RAPTOR for sale
700 RAPTOR offers the equivelent to a “first class” boating experience that comes with comfort and speed coupled. It is perfect for contemporary style that comes with the design that will keeping you to enjoy with uninterrupted natural light throughout.
305 HTS - Phuket News
305 HTS
305 HTS is perfect sport cruiser for those sunny summer days with enjoy perfect visibility from the helm thanks to broad windows all around. 305 HTS comes with generous aft sundeck that doubles as extra storage or find respite in one of two lounge areas available on the main deck and the manually operated sunroof bathes the interior in natural light.
New Fountaine Pajot 47 - Phuket News
New Fountaine Pajot 47
Fountaine Pajot continues to celebrate its 40 years in production with the announcement of an exciting new 47-foot sailing catamaran.
300 FLY for sale - Phuket News
300 FLY for sale
The 30 FLY is designed to offer great handling and stability in all weather conditions despite its compact frame. Both the hull and deck of 30 FLY have been made using the infusion technology which helps in minimizing the weight, enhancing the craft’s performance and improving fuel consumption.
Lagoon 440 - For Sale - Phuket News
Lagoon 440 - For Sale
The Lagoon 440 catamaran is made for ease of sailing and peace of mind. It has three large outdoor areas that will make it difficult not to relax.

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Event Marketing School [Virtual Summit] - Phuket News
Event Marketing School [Virtual Summit]
The ultimate playbook to triple your revenue, create lifetime customers and dominate your market in 90 days or less. There’s no denying that events drive massive business deals. This summit brings the top 30 event producers and growth marketers to
TILOG – LOGISTIX 2018 - Phuket News
TILOG – LOGISTIX 2018
The Most Comprehensive Exhibition on Logistics Service Providers & Intralogistics Technologies and Solutions for ASEAN+6 International Exhibition on Intralogistics Technologies, Equipment, Systems, and Services for Food & Beverage, Personal Care Pro
PCB Expo Thailand 2018 - Phuket News
PCB Expo Thailand 2018
PCB Expo Thailand, ASEAN’s only exhibition on printed circuit board manufacturing and electronic assemblies, is organised to bring together the PCB community (manufacturers, buyers, sellers and professionals etc.) on a single platform in Thailand a
Garment Manufacturers Sourcing Expo 2019 - Phuket News
Garment Manufacturers Sourcing Expo 2019
ASEAN's Only Exhibition on Materials, Accessories and Equipment for Garment and Textile Manufacturing - 6th Edition Setting garment and textile products apart from competitors can be very easy with help of creative designs and functionality that the
NEPCON Thailand 2018 - Phuket News
NEPCON Thailand 2018
ASEAN's #1 Exhibition on Assembly, Measurement and Testing Technologies for Electronics Manufacturing -18th Edition NEPCON Thailand, one of the internationally acclaimed NEPCON series is ready to present Thailand’s only event for SMT and electroni
Automotive Manufacturing 2018 - Phuket News
Automotive Manufacturing 2018
ASEAN’s Most Comprehensive Exhibition on Automotive Parts Manufacturing Technology – 15th Edition Strategically located at the heart of the regional automotive hub - Thailand, the 2018 edition will be the annual community platform with rich conte
Thailand International Latin Festival ( TIFf-2) - Phuket News
Thailand International Latin Festival ( TIFf-2)
Thailand International Latin Festival ( TILF-2) is bringing together International Latin Artists, Djs and people to create a learning experience spiced with a lot of fun.

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VOA Interview: Sam Nunn says 'Carrots and Sticks' Needed with N. Korea - Phuket News
VOA Interview: Sam Nunn says 'Carrots and Sticks' Needed with N. Korea 52 minutes ago
Concerned about a “war by blunder,” Sam Nunn, the former U.S. senator from Georgia who chaired the Senate Armed Services Committee, says he favors “tightening the screws in sanctions” on North Korea, but the U.S. needs to communicate with the country at t
 Olympics pulled back the veil on North-South Korea relations: Reporter's notebook - Phuket News
Olympics pulled back the veil on North-South Korea relations: Reporter's notebook 55 minutes ago
The Olympics revealed striking details about North-South Korea relations.
 'No interaction' between Ivanka Trump and N. Koreans at Olympic ceremony: WH - Phuket News
'No interaction' between Ivanka Trump and N. Koreans at Olympic ceremony: WH 55 minutes ago
"No interaction" between Ivanka Trump and North Korean delegation at the Olympic ceremony: White House official.
VOA Interview: Sam Nunn says 'Carrots and Sticks' Needed with N. Korea - Phuket News
VOA Interview: Sam Nunn says 'Carrots and Sticks' Needed with N. Korea 2 hours ago
Concerned about a “war by blunder,” Sam Nunn, the former U.S. senator from Georgia who chaired the Senate Armed Services Committee, says he favors “tightening the screws in sanctions” on North Korea, but the U.S. needs to communicate with the country at t
 EU Commission chief urges Macedonia to resolve name dispute - Phuket News
EU Commission chief urges Macedonia to resolve name dispute 2 hours ago
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged Macedonia to resolve a long-standing naming dispute with neighboring Greece so the country can open membership talks with the European Union
Trinity Western Chamber Choir ~ 2018 Goodwill China Tour – Day 2 - Phuket News
Trinity Western Chamber Choir ~ 2018 Goodwill China Tour – Day 2 3 hours ago
Day two is here and we’re on the road again, traveling on a 6 hour bus ride from Tainjin to Caofeidian. Where we are schedule to perform a concert at Caofeidian University of Technology but not before the Chamber Choir got the privilege of attending a sig
Trinity Western Chamber Choir ~ 2018 Goodwill China Tour – Day 3 - Phuket News
Trinity Western Chamber Choir ~ 2018 Goodwill China Tour – Day 3 3 hours ago
If you ever wonder what the most heart-warming thing that exist on the planet it’s a little boy named Even singing for a university choir as we sit drinking tea in his home. I’ll explain how we got here. It began with typically taking advantage of the tou
 Egyptian mediators in Gaza press Palestinians to reconcile - Phuket News
Egyptian mediators in Gaza press Palestinians to reconcile 3 hours ago
A team of Egyptian officials is in the Gaza Strip to renew efforts to push for reconciliation between the rival Fatah and Gaza factions