Hotel speedboat communication goes dark after dropping anchor

Hotel speedboat communication goes dark after dropping anchor

KRABI: A speedboat 'disappeared into thin air’ after being anchored off Krabi last night. The speedboat, that belonged to Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort, was reported as 'missing' by hotel staff at about 10am today to Somsak Tepbhud, village chief of Baan Koh Kwang. “The staff told us that they had been in contac

- Friday, January 20, 2017 | 05:42 PM

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Opinion: Re-evaluating beach safety in Phuket

Opinion: Re-evaluating beach safety in Phuket

PHUKET: IT IS reassuring to know that lifeguard services will continue uninterrupted at popular Phuket beaches this year (story here), but we still need to do a better job of publicizing beach safety risks. The pending contract agreement between the Phuket Lifeguard Club (PLC) and the Phuket Provincial Administration O

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BREAKING NEWS: One seriously injured after explosion on yacht

BREAKING NEWS: One seriously injured after explosion on yacht

PHUKET: Two men were injured after a fire extinguisher exploded inside a yacht at the Boat Lagoon at about 2pm today. The yacht, named Serenity, is on the hardstand at the marina for repairs. Both men, who are employees of Marine Engineering Co, were taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital where one is reported to be in critical condit

- Friday, January 20, 2017 | 02:53 PM

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Elephant ‘sees red’ during blood test, rams into pick-up

Elephant ‘sees red’ during blood test, rams into pick-up

PHUKET: Visitors and officers watched in horror yesterday as an elephant became agitated during a blood test at a camp in the Nakkerd Hill, damaging a pick-up truck parked nearby. The 15-year-old elephant, named ‘Plai Kong Thong’ was undergoing a general health and DNA check by officers from the Department of National Parks,

- Friday, January 20, 2017 | 02:19 PM

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