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  1. Jet ski deathBoyfriend facing Thai jet ski crash verdict - in...Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Yahoo!

    A Thai court is expected to hand down a verdict "within days" on an Australian man facing reckless driving charges from a jet ski collision near Phuket that led to the death of his girlfriend. Thomas Keating, 22, appeared before a Phuket provincial court on Friday to acknowledge the charges arising from the February 5 crash that resulted in the death of 20-year-old Emily Collie.


  2. Istanbul-Phuket en route to openRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Turkish Airlines will use Airbus A330-300 on its new Istanbul-Phuket route, similar to what is being operated on istanbul-Bangkok. Turkish Airlines will make Phuket its second port of call in Thailand with the launch of regular flights starting in July.


  3. Heart For The Ocean: Break Free From PlasticRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    What can an individual do to help our oceans? The question is the inspiration for the "Heart For The Ocean: Break Free From Plastic" exhibition, which will take place at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Pathumwan intersection, from Feb 14-19. Organised by Greenpeace Southeast Asia with the aim to raise awareness of the environmental impact of plastics on the marine environment, the exhibition will display "Blue Ocean", a 3.5m by 5m installation by eco-artist Prasopsuk Lerdviriyapiti, aka Acharn Pom.


  4. Marketing and Communication OfficerRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    British International School, Phuket , is an English medium, co-educational, day and boarding school that was established in 1996 in the heart of Phuket, Thailand. Its purpose-built 44 acre campus includes high quality boarding accommodation and provides world-class facilities that enable students to excel in sports and the expressive arts, as well as in their studies.


  5. Man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend in jetski crashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Boyfriend pleads guilty to causing deadly jetski crash that killed his girlfriend in Thailand - after he handed himself in with her heartbroken family A young Australian man pleaded guilty to recklessly causing the death of his girlfriend in a horror jetski crash in Thailand. Tommy Keating, 22, and Emily Jane Collie, 20, were jet skiing near Kata Beach in Phuket on February 5 when they collided and the young woman was killed.


  6. Phuket jet ski verdict 'within days'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 |

    Thai police say they will charge the boyfriend of an Australian tourist killed in a jet ski accident with causing death due to "carelessness" as they collect further evidence. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.


  7. Thomas Keating pleads guilty over Phuket jet-ski tragedy that killed 'soulmate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

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  8. an Exclusive Showcase of Luxury Properties in South East Asia Awaits to Be Unveil this FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Great Reporter

    Over the years, Singaporeans and especially property investors have been grasping the opportunity to invest in overseas properties. With a high average net worth and a limited local property market opportunity, many are on the hunt abroad for a suitable investment that doubles as a vacation home.


  9. Photos of foot waving foreigner criticized in PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Nation

    PHUKET: A foreigner who stuck his foot out the window of a passenger van has received a lot of criticism on social media after pictures of the incident were posted online. The pictures were taken two weeks ago by a Facebook user, who wishes to remain anonymous, driving behind the van on Thepkrasattri Road near the Bang Koo junction in Koh Kaew.


  10. Shot fired over one man's meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Star Online

    A GUEST at a bar in Thailand was shot after he was allegedly rejected by a prostitute who panicked over the size of his penis. China Press reported that the man, known only as Annop, was with several friends at a karaoke bar in Soi Sermsuk, Phuket, on Monday when he asked to take one of the hostesses to a back room for sex.


  11. Good answer, good heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Manila Bulletin

    Miss Thailand Chalita Suansane did not skip a beat when asked how she would've answered this final question at the Miss Universe: "Name something over the course of your life that you failed at and tell us what you learned from that experience." She replied through an interpreter: "I think everything that happens in life should never be considered a failure but rather as lesson learned and that we should always try to remember this lesson and keep it in mind to help improve or develop ourselves in preparation for the future."


  12. You will soon be able to rent Richard Branson's Necker Island on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Star

    ... Necker Island is listed on Luxury Retreats for 64,000 a night. Other listings include a private island near Phuket, Thailand for 28,000 per night, five villas on the island of Sumba, Indonesia for 114,000 per night and a multitude of other islands ...


  13. Sumontha Urvois has been appointed Executive Assistant Manager at Novotel Phuket Phokeethra, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Hospitality Net

    AccorHotels Immeuble Odyssey, 110 avenue de France Paris, 75013 France Phone: +33 1 45 38 86 00 Fax: +33 1 45 38 85 95 Visit Website Novotel Phuket Phokeethra has appointed Sumontha Urvois in the role of executive assistant manager. Most recently, she held the position of executive assistant manager at Grand Mercure Phuket Patong.


  14. Daniel Steinke has been named Cluster GM at AKARYN Hotel Group (AHG) in Phuket, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Hospitality Net

    AKARYN Hotel Group has appointed Daniel Steinke as cluster general manager for the group's two beachfront properties in Phuket and Phang Nga - the Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa and the akyra Beach Club Phuket. During his 25 years in hotel management, Mr Steinke has held numerous executive positions in Asia, Europe and most recently Russia, opening and managing a cluster of hotels for IHG and as Managing Director of InterContinental Hotel in Prague.


  15. Hotel deals expected to hit record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bangkok Post

    The 10.8-billion-baht sale of Swissotel Nai Lert Park in Bangkok to Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc, Thailand's largest hospital operator, in 2016 will likely be concluded this year after which the landmark hotel will be turned into a luxury healthcare centre. Hotel investments in Thailand will likely set a record this year despite a year-on-year decline in the previous year, according to a property consultant.


  16. Two Centara hotels wins 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers' Top 25 Choice Awards for Hotels in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Nation

    Two Centara hotels have won awards from the TripAdvisor Awards 2017 in the Top 25 Thailand Family Hotels category, Centara Hotels and Resorts announced. Centara Seaview Resort Khao Lak was ranked as No 10 and Centara Kata Resort Phuket as No 21 in the Family Hotels in Thailand awards, the press statement from the hotels group said.


  17. Chukkas for elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Nation

    Back in Bangkok for its 2017 edition from March 9 to 12, the King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament takes place by the Chao Phraya River and features 10 teams of more than 40 players ... Back in Bangkok for its 2017 edition from March 9 to 12, the King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament takes place by the Chao Phraya River and features 10 teams of more than 40 players, including Thai celebrities, supermodels, professional horse polo players and members of the New Zealand All-Blacks rugby team. As ever, the four-day festival will have something for everyone including an impressive Opening Parade, Children's Educational Day, Ladies Day and fun-elephant related activities.


  18. AOT enjoys profit growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Nation

    Airports of Thailand announced its net profit for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 at Bt5.08 billion against Bt4.626 billion in the same period a year before. The company reported the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Tuesday that revenues from sales or services increased by 6.76 per cent as a result of an increase in aeronautical revenue of Bt254.32 million or 3.72 per cent and non-aeronautical revenue of Bt544.45 million or 10.93 per cent because of increasing in number of flights and passengers.


  19. 'Southern link' foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Bangkok Post

    Sirinya Sitdhicchai, secretary of the prime minister's Office of Narcotics Control Board, briefs the media on the drug trafficking network. Thai officials plan to travel to Malaysia to join in the questioning of a suspected major drug dealer with alleged links to a Lao drug kingpin, the chief of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau says.


  20. Soi Dog co-founder Gill Dalley passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Nation

    Gill Dalley, a co-founder of Soi Dog Foundation that has been battling against illegal dog meat trade and working to help abandoned dogs and cats in Thailand has died, the Phuket-based foundation announced. "It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Soi Dog co-founder Gill Dalley, after a short battle with illness.