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  • Blackout in Koh Kaew on November 20

    Blackout in Koh Kaew on November 20

    PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority (PPEA) has announced a scheduled blackout that will affect areas in Koh Kaew, north of Phuket Town, on Tuesday, November 20. The blackout will be from 9am to 5pm to allow PPEA staff to carry out maintenance work on high-voltage power lines. The blackout will affect Soi Harn Farang and Soi Koh Kaew 33, and may affect adjoining areas that are supplied electricity from power cables along these two streets.

  • Taxi operators launch drive to boost fleet at Phuket Airport

    Taxi operators launch drive to boost fleet at Phuket Airport

    PHUKET: Three main taxi operators in Phuket have appealed to the provincial transportation committee to allow more vehicles to serve Phuket International Airport.

  • Love lost Russian drinks himself to death in Phuket seaside guesthouse

    Love lost Russian drinks himself to death in Phuket seaside guesthouse

    PHUKET: A broken-hearted Russian man who drank himself to death was found in his rented accommodation in Patong yesterday. Patong Police inspector Maj Patapee Srichai was informed of the incident shortly after 2pm by Areeya Koksadon, 40, the manager of the Amara Guesthouse

  • Aunt, niece die in Phuket tour bus ‘hit-and-run’

    Aunt, niece die in Phuket tour bus ‘hit-and-run’

    PHUKET: A tour bus driver fled the scene after the bus he was driving struck two women riding a motorbike in the northbound lane of Thepkrasattri Road yesterday afternoon. The two women who died in the accident were identified by Thalang Police as Jaroonrat Waree, 35, and Nadlada Waree, 17. “The motorbike rider and passenger were dragged by the bus at least 500 meters before it came to a stop north of Mud Dok Khao junction [the main turnoff toward Nai Yang Beach],” said Sub Lt Chatree Chuwichian.

  • Aussie balcony plunge survivor on the road to recovery

    Aussie balcony plunge survivor on the road to recovery

    PHUKET: The Australian man who

  • More Bangla raids to come, vows Chairat

    More Bangla raids to come, vows Chairat

    PHUKET: Complaints from tourists have prompted Patong Municipality to launch a campaign to rid Soi Bangla of touts who charge tourists for having their photos taken with slow lorises, a protected species.

  • Phuket Governor called on to curb ‘out of control’ corruption

    Phuket Governor called on to curb ‘out of control’ corruption

    PHUKET: Patong Deputy Mayor Chairat Sukban and Patong Entertainment Business Association President Weerawit Kurasombat today called on the Phuket Governor to investigate rampant extortion by government officers. Deputy Mayor Chairat and Mr Weerawit met Governor Maitri Inthusut at Provincial Hall this morning

  • Phuket officials order airport taxi touts to: ‘Stop harassing tourists’

    Phuket officials order airport taxi touts to: ‘Stop harassing tourists’

    PHUKET: Taxi touts at Phuket International Airport have been told to stop following and harassing tourists arriving at the airport, and to stay at their own counters. The news came at a meeting at the airport administrative office yesterday morning, called by Phuket Airport Director Prathuang Sornkham. Present to oversee the proceedings was Phuket Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada, who called for taxi touts to stop following tourists through the terminal.

  • Phuket officials order airport taxi touts: ‘Stop harassing tourists’

    Phuket officials order airport taxi touts: ‘Stop harassing tourists’

    PHUKET: Taxi touts at Phuket International Airport have been told to stop following and harassing tourists arriving at the airport, and to stay at their own counters.

  • Phuket Police promise progress in child rape case

    Phuket Police promise progress in child rape case

    PHUKET: Police expect to receive test results within the next two weeks confirming the rape of a 9-year-old girl, case investigator Lt Col Rassada Kluengwong of the Tah Chat Chai Police told the Phuket Gazette today. The move is expected to clear the way for legal proceedings to be taken against the alleged perpetrator, a local shopkeeper in the north of Phuket. “Police are still waiting for the test results to be forwarded from Thalang Hospital [which conducted the initial examination].