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3 hrs ago | The Marion Star
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.
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7 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor
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.
PHUKET: Police launched a murder investigation after the decomposed body of a woman was found yesterday by a medical worker who stopped by the side of the road to urinate.
PHUKET: A fire broke out in a dry field along Thepkrassatri Road yesterday that required firefighters from three stations two hours to put out.
PHUKET: After enduring huge waves and strong winds for several years, residents of a seaside village in the province of Krabi have adapted to the effects of climate change by using bamboo to build temporary barriers to prevent coastal erosion.
PHUKET: Despite a report that the Chalong Police force is understaffed, the region's top cop praised officers there for their work.
PHUKET: A man is standing out in the cold in the snowy town of Karlskoga, his fellow citizens walk briskly past, unaware that within about a month the man will be departing their homeland on an epic cycling journey across half of the world to the shores of paradise - Phuket.
PHUKET: In an effort to compel airport metered taxi drivers to turn on their meters, Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada will send policemen to pose as tourists in a sting operation.
Kwanmuang 'Nuch' Jantapook, 47, and Chaowarit 'Chao' Sukma, 38, were found in possession of 1,318 ya bah pills.