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  1. The New PhuketFita Active Cleanse Program Receives Rave Reviews OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | LivePressWorld

    The success and the benefits of the program are praised by hundreds of international tourists round the world through positive reviews. The PhuketFit Resort, the famous Thai resort for re-energizing the mind and body of tourists round the globe for years have introduced a revolutionary "all-in-one" program for those who are in search for a fine physical and mental stimulation program.

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  2. Hotel Occupancy in the Asia Pacific Region Drops 0.2% to 66.2% for June 2015Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    ... decrease in occupancy to 61.6%, but ADR was up 3.4% to PHP5,709.49, and RevPAR rose 0.5% to PHP3,514.71. Phuket, Thailand, posted double-digit increases in occupancy (+20.4% to 58.2%) and RevPAR (+14.1% to THB1,606.08). ADR in the market declined ...

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  3. Fighting defamation in ThailandRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Phuket based Australian journalist Alan Morison, faces up to seven years jail in Thailand for publishing an online article about the Rohingya refugees. But now to a story where what you say in the media comes at a much higher cost.

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  4. Today in Photos, July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    A boy rides on his father's shoulders through a field of sunflowers during a threeday festival in Japan, a bus carrying Chinese tourists lies overturned on a road in the popular resort island of Phuket, Thailand, and more ... Walking on sunshine - A boy rides on his father's shoulders through a field of sunflowers during a threeday festival in the town of Nogi, Tochigi prefecture, some 70km north of Japan's capital Tokyo. A total of about 200,000 sunflowers were on display for the summer festival.

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  5. Confusion reigns over Thai junta's latest booze banRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    On the face of it, the Thai junta's attempts to limit the sale of alcohol around schools and universities is laudable. The reality, however, could see hundreds of bars and restaurants being put out of business in the coming weeks if authorities refuse to backtrack on new laws introduced last week.

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  6. TCEB promotes its Thailand MICE Mart campaign in PhuketRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    PHUKET, 27 July 2015, The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has revealed its plan to promote the southern island province of Phuket as the best location in the region of the Andaman Sea, for Meetings, Incentive events, Conferences, and Exhibitions . TCEB Vice President Supawan Teerarat, announced the strategy, as the province launched the 2nd Thailand MICE Mart last week.

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  7. Private Jet Terminal For Phuket AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thephuketinsider.com

    According to The Nation , a subsidiary of the Charoen Pokphand conglomerate Siam Land Flying Company has obtained approval from the Airports of Thailand for the facility.

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  8. Phuket firms face DSI probe over alleged use of nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    Four Phuket companies will soon face an in-depth probe by the Department of Special Investigation for possibly circumventing the Foreign Business Act by letting Thai nominees hold a majority stake. Pongpun Gearaviriyapun, director-general of the ministry's Business Development Department, said last week that three companies were found operating in tourism and one in real estate.

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  9. Thailand's Navy needs to get ship-shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    JUST IMAGINE these two scenarios: an aircraft falling from the sky into the Gulf of Thailand, or a large liner sinking in the Andaman Sea. What would be the response from the Royal Thai Navy? The answer is clear: nothing.

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  10. Journalists charged by Thai navyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Testimony began July 14 in a criminal defamation lawsuit filed by Thailand's navy against a small news website over a report it posted saying naval forces accepted money to assist or turn a blind eye to the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar by sea. The navy also accused two journalists from the Phuketwan website with violating Thailand's Computer Crime Act by publishing the article online.

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  11. NewsfeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Nation

    Laguna Phuket has opened Seedlings Phuket, the resort's first social-enterprise restaurant, nine months after the launch of the initiative that provided training and job opportunities for marginalised local youth. Seedlings Phuket's opening marks a significant success of the initiative, comprising 18 months of training in food and beverage skills and a restaurant career mentorship programme.

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  12. Example on whether he was to blame for the One Direction splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    When Example invited the One Direction lads to one of his gigs in Thailand back in March, little did he know it would be the band's last night out as fivesome. After Zayn Malik was snapped in Phuket's Seduction nightclub holding hands with someone who wasn't his fiancee Perrie Edwards, he flew back to England then quit the band.

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  13. Thai PM halts coal plant sited near scenic beachesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Utility Products

    Activists applauded the Thai prime minister's order that tentatively halts a planned coal-fired power plant and seaport near popular tourist beaches in southern Thailand 's Andaman Sea coast. The decision Thursday by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to suspend the project put an end to demonstrations and a hunger strike that began on July 10. A representative of the prime minister met Friday with officials from the Energy Ministry and members of the protesting Save Andaman from Coal Network to make plans for a joint committee to explore renewable energy options.

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  14. NRC green lights mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangkok Post

    A man takes a photo of Prasat Phra Debidorn palace in the Grand Palace complex in Bangkok. CNN in April said the Grand Palace ranked as the third most visited palace in the world with 8 million visitors a year.a The National Reform Council on thursday approved the integration of five tourism-related organisations under the national tourism policy committee.

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  15. Pink chicks outrage animal activist on Koh LantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Nation

    PHUKET: A group of brightly colored baby chickens tied up in a plastic bag has outraged foreigners visiting Koh Lanta, south of Phuket. Tourist Gina Jones, 33, and her husband were strolling down a beach on Koh Lanta when the bright colored fowl being sold as kids toys caught their attention, reported The Daily Mail on Monday.

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  16. Book Flights Online With THAI And Be In To Win Free Round Trip Air FaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | LivePressWorld

    1888 PressRelease - Fantastic prizes of round trip air fares to Europe and within Thailand are up for grabs when you book flights online with Thai Airways International using your Visa card. Every THAI ticket purchased online with Visa throughout the month of July is eligible for the chance to win from among 60 prizes of THAI tickets.

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  17. 5 BISP Phuket High School Swimmers Headed to FINA World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Fresh off claiming nine medals at the recent South East Asian Games, five members of the BISP JSA Swim Academy, based at the British International School, Phuket , will be racing in nine individual events at the 16th FINA World Championships, being held in Kazan, Russia from 24 July to 9 August 2015. The five high school student-athletes are Felicity Passon representing the Seychelles, Lushano Lamprecht , Phiangkwan "Eing" Pawapotako , Fukang Wong and Roxanne Yu .

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  18. Prayut considers deploying mediator to end the stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Nation

    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-ocha is considering the option of finding a neutral figure to mediate in the conflict over the project to set up a coal-fired power plant in Krabi province. The project, planned by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand , has attracted both strong support and opposition.

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  19. Ash cloud cancels more Bali flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Mercury

    JETSTAR has cancelled all flights in and out of Bali tonight but is hopeful of resuming services in the morning. The low fares carrier had earlier delayed scheduled services in the hope the ash cloud over Denpasar might clear but it is yet to oblige.

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  20. Get a kick out of PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Iol.co.za

    The enormity of what I'm about to do hits me as I lumber up the rickety iron steps and into the ring. Bemused-looking holidaymakers have taken a break from their combat training and are craning their necks, curious as to why there is a cameraman trailing me across the canvas.

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