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  • Police pounce on pot peddler in Phuket

    Police pounce on pot peddler in Phuket

    PHUKET: Police arrested a Myanmar national yesterday morning for selling marijuana at the Phuket Fishing Port in Koh Sirey. Min Min, 38, was caught with 295 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and 980 baht in cash by officers from the Region 8 Police Crime Suppression Division.

  • Governor paves way for congestion free Phuket

    Governor paves way for congestion free Phuket

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut led a survey yesterday of two road projects that should ease traffic congestion on the island.

  • Phuket Police attempt to identify dumped body

    Phuket Police attempt to identify dumped body

    PHUKET: The body of a man who had been violently assaulted was retrieved from the water near Chokpanuchit fish processing plant in Rassada yesterday afternoon. “We think he was attacked about 24 hours earlier and then dumped from a fishing vessel,” said Lt Col Chaleaw Taihoo of the Phuket City Police.

  • Phuket Town shop fire doused

    Phuket Town shop fire doused

    PHUKET: Police presume an electrical short circuit started a fire that broke out in a small ceramics store in Phuket Town late last night. No one was injured in the blaze, which caused an estimated 50,000 baht in damage.

  • Night vision: No more faulty infrared sensors for Phuket speed cameras

    Night vision: No more faulty infrared sensors for Phuket speed cameras

    PHUKET: Speed cameras which had faulty infrared sensors are now in full working order on the bypass road in Phuket. “After installing cameras to monitor speeds on several major roads on the island, we found that the cameras on the bypass road were not reading speed levels at night,” Lt Col Rungrit Rattanapagdee of the Phuket City Traffic Police told the Phuket Gazette

  • Phuket bus drivers test positive for ya bah

    Phuket bus drivers test positive for ya bah

    PHUKET: Two Phuket bus drivers tested positive for ya bah (methamphetamine) yesterday afternoon during an anti-drug blitz led by Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut. “We tested 33 bus drivers from two companies: Je-Siam Holiday Phuket and MKR Transportation,” Muang District Chief Administrative Officer (palad) Suthee Sirianan said. “Natthapong Chimree and Udon Sainate, both from MKR Transportation, tested positive for ya bah.

  • Yingluck pushes for elections, Phuket prepares for booze ban

    Yingluck pushes for elections, Phuket prepares for booze ban

    PHUKET: Phuket will face an alcohol ban starting on February 1 as caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pushes ahead with the February 2 national elections (story

  • Phuket Airport Terminal X on target to open in February

    Phuket Airport Terminal X on target to open in February

    PHUKET: The new terminal at Phuket International Airport is on track to open on February 5, boosting the capacity of the island’s critical tourism portal by 4,000 people per hour.

  • Phuket resort raided over beach beautification project

    Phuket resort raided over beach beautification project

    PHUKET: National park officers yesterday raided the Anantara luxury resort in Phuket and filed a police complaint for alleged encroachment on park land. The Mai Khao resort stands accused of clearing swathes of sea morning glory from the beach and planting palm trees as part of a beach beautification project. Sirinath Marine National Park Chief Cheewapap Cheewatham, who led the raid, was accompanied by officers from the Cherng Talay Police.

  • Phuket Vice Governor, other officials, join anti-government protesters [Video Report]

    Phuket Vice Governor, other officials, join anti-government protesters [Video Report]

    PHUKET: Phuket Vice Governor Sommai Prijasilpa, along with three mayors and one district chief, joined the crowd of protesters gathered in front of Phuket Provincial Hall yesterday evening. The protesters vowed to provide their full support should the officials face criticism later.