Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 3)

Phuket, Thailand Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Phuket, Thailand. (Page 3)

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  1. Chinese tourists take a selfie at Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Bangkok Post

    More than 12 million international travellers visited Thailand in the first five months of 2015, up 24.7% from same period last year when pre-coup protests at were at their height. According to the latest figures from the Department of Tourism, 12.4 million tourists arrived from January through May, putting the country on track to beat its estimate of 28 million visitors for the entire year.

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  2. Giant python has to be freed after getting head stuck in hole in Thailand streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    'Take it down': Rallying cry of anti-Confederate flag demonstrators demanding South Carolina legislators to remove it from the State House grounds A fork tongue in the road: Giant python has to be freed after getting its head stuck in a hole in a street in Thailand Motorists raised the alarm after spotting the unfortunate snake trapped in the middle of the busy road, and fearing that someone might run it over. The three-metre long python had somehow managed to wriggle half of its body through a hole in the drain cover, on the island of Phuket.

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  3. A master plan set to enhance MICE venuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Nation

    The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has announced a five-year master plan for the standardisation of venues as part of developing the Kingdom's capabilities in the hosting of meetings, incentive tourism, conventions and exhibitions . Nichapa Yoswee, director of the TCEB's MICE capabilities department, said that after initiating the Thailand MICE Venue Standard scheme in 2013, the bureau was now formulating the MICE Venue Standard Model Scheme and shaping its mission based on six strategies.

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  4. The moment sleepwalking Scott Mackay falls 6 FLOORS after climbing onto hotel roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    Is this the world's luckiest man? The horrifying moment a sleepwalker falls SIX FLOORS after climbing onto the roof of his hotel while on holidaya and survives Scott Mackay has always been a sleep-walker, but it was during a recent holiday in Thailand that the unusual habit got out of control The 25-year-old from Perth jumped from the top of his hotel building after taking an elevator to the sixth floor, all while in a deep slumber. A surveillance camera captured the moment his sleepy figure repeatedly tried to get one leg over the ledge of the roof before finally balancing on the edge and slipping straight off.

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  5. Radar fault delays dozens of passengers at Nelson AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Nelson Mail

    ... was already on the plane for her flight to Auckland to meet her daughter, who she was travelling with to Phuket, Thailand, on Tuesday night, but was forced to disembark because of the radar fault. "The plane was warming up and then they said, ...

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  6. Kiwis left flightless as radar outage grounds aircraft in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Nelson woman Sue Leov was on a flight to Auckland to meet her daughter, who she was travelling with to Phuket, Thailand, when she was forced to disembark because of the radar fault. "The plane was warming up and then they said, 'Sorry, you're going ...

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  7. Phuket, my Andaman heaven on earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | CNN

    ... it is age? I really don't know. I do know I crave being close to nature now. So I have called the island of Phuket, Thailand my new home. A culturally and naturally rich enclave, JungCeylong (former name) is like a sexy exotic lady. Bright and sunny ...

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  8. Tripping.com Allows Travelers to Experience Opulent Comfort with...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | PR.com

    Tripping.com, the world's largest vacation rental search engine, has announced the addition of its newest partner, luxury rental accommodation platform Luxury Retreats. Luxury Retreats will be the 25th partner to syndicate its listings with Tripping.com and joins the company's list of top rental partners including Homeaway, VRBO, FlipKey, Roomorama, Booking.com and more.

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  9. Raped, beaten, killed and buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | NEWS.com.au

    LESS than 500km from partying tourists in Phuket, a group of people were raped, beaten, killed and buried. It's a secret many want to stay hidden.

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  10. Thai Airways Fortunes Remain DowncastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Thephuketinsider.com

    A clear sign of Thai International Airways stress is that Phuket passengers now flying to Bangkok on the first flight of the day are welcomed by a single body retrofitted Thai Smile plane, which has only economy service. Business class is not available for well-heeled customers.

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  11. Montara Hospitality Group eyes young, wealthy Chinese visiting PhuketRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | The Nation

    Montara Hospitality Group, owner and operator of Thailand's ultra-luxury resort brand Trisara is set to increase its presence on Phuket in a bid to capture emerging markets while also expanding locally and abroad for the first time. "More private villa hotels and luxury residences have been opened on Phuket island and that has brought even tougher competition.

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  12. Extended family bonding on large group holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | The Straits Times

    Forty-five relatives showed up for the third big family trip for the Teo family this year. They went to Phuket island in Thailand and took part in activities such as tug-of-war .

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  13. Aussie fighting for justice in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | NEWS.com.au

    THE two young Americans who smashed the face of Melbourne man Jack Hansen-Bartel in Thailand have changed their pleas to not guilty despite admitting their actions. A SECURITY guard who allegedly punched a detective 20 times in the head on Oxford St before hitting another officer had downed numerous shots of alcohol and was 'out of control'.

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  14. Six nabbed with 20,000 meth pills, 200kg ganjaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Bangkok Post

    The Narcotics Suppression Bureau said on Sunday six suspects in two separate actions had been arrested and 90,000 methamphetamine pills 200 kilogrammes of dried marijuana seized. Pol Lt Gen Rewat Klinkesorn, the NSC chief, said on Friday, police followed up on a tip-off and arrested Vacharapong Srisawat, 23, and Nat Mongkol, 23, while they were taking two boxes in a car to S.D. Express, a delivery company in Bangkok.

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  15. Why Tony Fernandes is bullish on PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | ABS-CBN News

    "This is an amazing country. Every time I go there, I love it even more. In ASEAN, Philippines is probably the best economy right now.

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  16. A tale of two new noodle shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Pnompenh Post

    Siem Reap has long lacked good noodle shops of the sort that are ubiquitous in cities across Thailand and Vietnam. While there are plenty of market stands, street corner stalls and rustic eateries offering Cambodia's quintessential breakfast rice noodles, kuy teav and num banh chok, they're not the sort of spots that hold diners for much longer than it takes to finish the bowl.

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  17. Is A Casino On Phuket's Horizon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Thephuketinsider.com

    Making news over the past few weeks has been a growing groundswell in Thailand's public and private sector over the possibility of allowing gaming into the country. Perhaps the most rationale stance to date has been that of the country's national police chief who has been positive on the possible allowance of casinos His argument is that Thai's love to game and the reality is it's a better option to legalize activity versus seeing the proliferation and policing of illegal venues.

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  18. Samsung seeks bigger footprint in commercial air-conditioning segmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Nation

    SAMSUNG plans to make a bigger mark in the commercial air-conditioning industry with its new Super DVM S system. The company says the Super DVM S can reduce enterprises' operating costs as the system features groundbreaking innovations.

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  19. First Thai MERS Case Makes HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Thephuketinsider.com

    Flying back to Phuket today, the headline on the cover of Singapore's Straits Times screams out that Thailand has its first MERS patient. South Korea remains at the epicenter of the region's health crisis, and remains a key feeder of traveler's to Phuket.

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  20. Luxury just what the doctor ordered at Phuket hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Yahoo!

    The day was hot and I was weary after recovering from one of the worst bouts of feverish flu I'd ever experienced. I was bound for Phuket, Thailand, with a heavy bag of camera gear and a heavier head.

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