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    Delayed Phuket provincial hall construction expected to resume soon

    Phuket Governor Pakkapong Tawipat yesterday visited the new Phuket provincial city hall, still under construction following numerous delays and contract failures, but now expected to be finished by June 2020. Governor Pakkapong says, “The budget for the new provincial city hall was 450 million baht. The previous construction contract has been cancelled and the construction stopped.

  • Krabi Airport’s runway damaged

    Krabi Airport’s runway damaged

    A passenger using Facebook account, Atipoj Srisukhon, posted a picture of a cracked runway at Krabi International Airport, expressing the concern about the safety today (March 2). The damage is several metres wide but is limited to the extreme ends of the runway at both ends

  • Chalong ‘Carpark’ to finish April next year

    Chalong ‘Carpark’ to finish April next year

    Phuket Highway Office Chief, Somwang Lohanut, has updated the progress of Chalong Circle underpass, saying that the construction is expected to be finished around April next year – at least 14 months of more pain for southern local drivers. The office has already installed signs at the construction site suggesting detours via Kata, Karon, Chalong and Phuket Town to avoid traffic congestion, following the order of Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong. The 2 countdown signs showing the finish date have already been installed as well, while the contractor has increased the number of workers and working hours during the night to push forward with the construction process

  • Patong resort moves to stave off ‘boulder rain’

    Patong resort moves to stave off ‘boulder rain’

    PHUKET: After waiting months for steps to be taken to prevent boulders from tumbling from the Guanyin construction site into their resort, management at L’Orchidee Residences in Patong have hired their own contractor. Jean-Claude Guillet, the retired developer and the owners’ representative of the resort, explained to the Phuket Gazette that the move follows months of failed attempts to get the contractor to abide by his promise to take full responsibility for the damage caused by the tumbling boulders and to ensure no other boulders roll into the resort.