Opinion: False killer whales come to Phuket

Opinion: False killer whales come to Phuket

PHUKET: The sighting of false killer whales by a group of lucky marine tourists in Phuket last week should serve as a reminder that despite mankind’s demonstrated ability to shape our environment, there is still a lot going on around us that we understand poorly – or not at all. The ‘aliens among us’ theme has served as a f

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Ministry of Farang Affairs: Nobody sees your actions

Ministry of Farang Affairs: Nobody sees your actions

PHUKET: The Ministry of Farang Affairs is a one-stop shop where foreigners in Thailand can learn all they need to know about living here. No, we’re not talking about work permits, visas or taxes. We’re talking about day-to-day life in the Land of Endless Shocks and Riddles, of Blur, Befuddlement and the Bizarre. Stay tuned for

- Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 11:00 AM

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Ministry of Farang Affairs: Walking to business meetings

Ministry of Farang Affairs: Walking to business meetings

PHUKET: The Ministry of Farang Affairs is a one-stop shop where foreigners in Thailand can learn all they need to know about living here. No, we’re not talking about work permits, visas or taxes. We’re talking about day-to-day life in the Land of Endless Shocks and Riddles, of Blur, Befuddlement and the Bizarre. Stay tuned for

- Sunday, March 12, 2017 | 11:00 AM

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Opinion: Need timely decisions on tourist matters

Opinion: Need timely decisions on tourist matters

PHUKET: The decision to allow beach beds and umbrellas back on island beaches was inevitable, but it is regrettable that it took so long for reason to prevail, now that the high season for tourism is behind us. Tourists need and expect certain amenities during visits to the island. As pointed out in this space in the past, Phuke

- Sunday, March 12, 2017 | 07:00 AM

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