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Phuket an idyllic isle
Richard Pennick enjoys the sunshine, beaches, food, history and culture of this Thai island.
Ex-Harvey Hawk to fly high overseas
Harvey youngster Rhys Landwehr heads to Phuket today with the State regional under 15 soccer team to compete in the 2014 Phuket Cup, an international competition against teams from Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Thailand meet discusses ways to tackle tsunami aftermath
Phuket (Thailand), Dec 11 (IANS) Ways to deal with future occurrences of tsunami and other natural disasters were discussed here Thursday at a symposium which offered Asean nations an opportunity to build a network at regional and international levels for sharing knowledge on public health.
After tsunami, fishermen struggle against tide of tourism in Thailand
By Alisa Tang THUNG WA, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After the tsunami pounded Thailands Andaman Sea coast a decade ago, the ethnic Moklen fishing communities that have lived here for generations buried their dead, fought off land grabs to rebuild their homes, and - surprisingly - sighed in relief. The tsunami had destroyed sprawling seafront luxury resorts that had blocked public ...
2014 is still a good one, says Garcia
Despite producing just one gold medal in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has remained firm in the belief that 2014 is a big year with memorable stints in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Asian Beach Games in Phuket. Ritchie GarciaGarcia said he was disappointed and not mad over the one-gold medal performance during the Asian Games, where he ...
2004 tsunami: Horror of -:39:colorful mess-:39: revealed
Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa-:39:s east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered the disaster, and as the 10th anniversary approached, the AP asked 10 of them to describe the images that have stuck with them the most. This is the third of ...
Top 10 things to do in Thailand
Need an excuse to escape to Thailand? From the rolling tea plantations of Chiang Mai up north to the jutting limestone cliffs of Phang Nga Bay, Thailand is a treasure chest of culture, beauty and adventure for any avid traveller. Here are the things you just cant miss.
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