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  • UPDATE – What the new tax increases mean for you

    UPDATE – What the new tax increases mean for you

    Update from The Nation New excise taxes have affected prices across industries ranging from beverages to cars, with the new tax regime causing higher prices for some items but lower prices for others. The Excise Department expects to collect additional tax revenue of 12 billion Bt from the changes. New excise taxes will cause “moderate” rises in the prices of alcoholic beverages, sugary drinks and cigarettes, the director general of the Excise Department, Somchai Poolsavasdi, said yesterday

  • Two students allege being hit by school director

    Two students allege being hit by school director

    Baan Bomuang School Director, Opat Kongpakdee, is to be investigated and possibly sacked from the school after harming 2 students.

  • Phuket vote fraud allegations can’t stop Pian

    Phuket vote fraud allegations can’t stop Pian

    PATONG Mayor Pian Keesin has the right to run for re-election even if he is found guilty of vote fraud and the order to remove him from office is upheld, election officials have confirmed. Action to unseat Mayor Pian began last year when the Office of the Election Commission of Thailand (EC) headquarters in Bangkok, responding to a complaint after the September 2012 election, issued an order to remove him and five other Patong officials from office for electoral fraud. The next step took place in Phuket, when Phuket Election Commission (PEC) Director Kittipong Thiengkunakrit signed that order on July 29 this year (story

  • Phuket hosts single-day CITES program on ivory trade

    Phuket hosts single-day CITES program on ivory trade

    PHUKET: Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) officers, non-governmental organizations and legal wildlife and fauna traders attended a one day meeting in Phuket as part of the 16th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) being held in Thailand. Members of the meeting expressed their gratitude for the honor of holding the event in Thailand, as the Kingdom attempts to buff its tarnished reputation for being an international transit point for dead and live species of protected wildlife.

  • Phuket teacher crisis appeal sparks flood of applicants

    Phuket teacher crisis appeal sparks flood of applicants

    PHUKET: The Director of the Phuket Primary Educational Office has called for all people wanting to apply for positions as English teachers at government schools in Phuket Town to contact the schools directly. Dr Jian Thongnoon announced the news in the wake of the Phuket Gazette posting online its story about the …

  • Hajj 2011: Phuket Airport prepped for pilgrims

    Hajj 2011: Phuket Airport prepped for pilgrims

    PHUKET: Phuket International Airport is making special preparations to help Thai Muslims from the South as they prepare to embark on this years Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Airport Director Duangchai Condee says the Thai pilgrims will leave Phuket for Saudi Arabia aboard four Thai Airways flights, two each on Monday and Tuesday. This year, pilgrims from Haad Yai and Krabi will join brethren from Phuket to partake in the once-in-a-lifetime spiritual journey

  • Phuket prisoners to observe Vegetarian Festival

    Phuket prisoners to observe Vegetarian Festival

    PHUKET: About 200 inmates at Phuket Prison are taking part in this years Phuket Vegetarian Festival by observing a strict diet of ‘vegetarian only’ during the nine-day festival. Prison Director Rapin Nichanon said the effort is part of the facilitys on-going efforts to reform inmates so that they can become law-abiding and productive members of society