Fish-feeding Russian tourist jailed in Phuket

Fish-feeding Russian tourist jailed in Phuket

PHUKET: A Russian tourist spent two nights in jail for feeding fish at Koh Racha before paying 100,000 baht bail to be released from a holding cell at Phuket Provincial Court yesterday. Her passport has been held by the court and she is not permitted to leave the country until after her case is tried there. Her initial hearing

- Yesterday, 01:44PM

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Keep It Green: Small initiatives to clean up the environment

Keep It Green: Small initiatives to clean up the environment

PHUKET: In one of his last essays, “Civilization and Its Discontents”, Sigmund Freud, one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century, argued that mankind had a ‘death wish’, a willed capacity for self-destruction. “Civilization’s aim was,” he said, “to combine single human individuals, families, then races, peoples a

- Yesterday, 07:00AM

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German jumps off Phuket highrise and crashes through cafe roof

German jumps off Phuket highrise and crashes through cafe roof

PHUKET: A German tourist survived a jump off a 9th floor hotel roof in Phuket yesterday and smashed through the roof of a cafe below. “We found Bernhard Schartl, 53, lying on the ground of a local noodle house on Soi Sansabai in Patong at about 5:30pm. There was a large hole in the ceiling right above him, which he had fallen t

- Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 04:21 PM

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Property: Market signals in the new year

Property: Market signals in the new year

PHUKET: Last year, Thailand experienced a record number of tourist arrivals – 32.6 million (up 9 per cent year-on-year), generating 1.6 trillion baht in revenue (up 12.6 per cent year-on-year). As we go further into 2017, occupancy rates for rental properties over the high season look good – albeit slightly lower than previous

- Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 02:00 PM

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