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Phuket: Thailand police charge local with murder of Swiss tourist near waterfall

Thai police have charged a 27-year-old man in connection with the death of a Swiss woman who was found dead near a waterfall on the resort island of Phuket last week. The woman, 57, was identified as Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf. Police found her face down in the water covered by a black sheet. Theerawut Tortip told reporters […]

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Swiss woman found dead near waterfall in Thailand’s resort island of Phuket

A Swiss woman was found dead near a waterfall in Thailand on the resort island of Phuket. Local officials have identified the victim as 57-year-old Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf, and launched an investigation. Police found her face down in the water covered by a black sheet. It is unclear what happened to the Swiss national. Results of […]

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Thailand’s Phuket residents jump ahead of Covid-19 vaccination queue to boost tourism sector

Thailand’s tourism sector has jumped to the head of the COVID-19 vaccination line, with the country’s most popular resort island embarking on a mass inoculation programme two months ahead of the rest of the country. The island of Phuket aims to deliver shots to at least 460,000 people – most of its population – as […]