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Leatherback Sea Turtle Lays Eggs on Phang Nga Beach

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Phang Nga- A sea turtle laid eggs on a beach in Takua Thung district. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that this morning (January 28th) a leatherback sea turtle mother...

2023 Top25 Restaurants Awards Winners Revealed in Phuket

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PRESS RELEASE: TOP25Restaurants.com, an organization utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to evaluate dining establishments worldwide, has unveiled its list of the top 25 restaurants in Phuket for 2023. This marks the third edition of the prestigious...

UPDATE: Two Phuket Taxi Drivers Charged after Hitting and Damaging a ‘Mobile Application’ Taxi

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Phuket – Two local taxi drivers have been charged with damage to property and threatening behaviour after they hit and jumped onto a 'mobile application' taxi car while foreign passengers were inside. Our previous story: A local...

Surat Thani Tourism Hits Highest Growth in Thailand

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Surat Thani – Surat Thani tourism which includes Samui, Phangan, and Tao (Turtle) Islands has reached the highest growth in the country with tourism revenue increasing 900 percent from a 600 percent increase of tourists...

Israeli Arrested on Pha Ngan Island for Allegedly Operating a Nursery Without Permission

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Surat Thani – An Israeli woman was arrested on Thursday (March 14th) after she allegedly operated a nursery without legal permission on Koh Pha Ngan in Surat Thani. The Koh Pha Ngan Police Chief Colonel Panya...

Leatherback Sea Turtle Lays Eggs on Phuket Landmark Beach – Video

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Thalang – A leatherback sea turtle mother laid eggs on a beach near the Phuket International Airport on Monday (March 11th). The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that at 6:50...

Phuket’s biggest stories from the last week: Final night of Vegetarian festival, Four Chinese...

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Hello, Phuket Express Readers and Supporters! The following is our weekly feature in which we highlight the top local stories in our area of Phuket, from the past week. The number of stories differs from...

Foreign passengers significantly increase at Phuket International Airport on first day after Test and...

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Phuket — The number of foreign passengers at Phuket International Airport went up significantly on the first day of the Test and Go cancellation, according to airport officials. Yesterday, May 1st, foreign passengers arrived in a...

Russian Man Arrested For Allegedly Operating Illegal Motorbike Rental Business on Koh Pha Ngan

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Surat Thani – A Russian man was arrested on Tuesday (March 12th) after he was allegedly found operating an online motorbike rental business on Koh Pha Ngan in Surat Thani. The Koh Pha Ngan District officials...

UPDATE: Swiss Expat Accused of Allegedly Kicking Thai Doctor Having his Visa Reviewed by...

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Phuket – A legal long-term visa permit for staying in Thailand is to be requested to be revoked for the Swiss expat who allegedly kicked a Thai doctor in a viral incident last month that...
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