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    Two motorbike taxi drivers arrested in public transport drug crackdown

    A team of officials led by the Provincial Police Region 8 Police have conducted drug and alcohol tests in a campaign at the new Phuket Bus terminal in Rassada yesterday (June 21). The campaign ran from 3-5pm. Sarawut Pakdee, a law enforcement officer of the Provincial Police Region 8 says, “Phuket’s Governor Norraphat Plodthong is very concerned about public transport safety and its impact on road accidents on the island.” “We conducted drugs tests on 80 drivers including bus drivers and taxi motorbike drivers at the Bus Terminal.

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    Nine arrested in Phuket drunk-driving campaign

    Nine people have been arrested during random checks last night (June 21)around Phuket Town. A team from the Phuket City Police set up a checkpoint from 8.30pm to 11.30pm on Pa Lean Road in Phuket Town to enforce traffic rules and conduct random alcohol breath tests

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    Pretties, 500 World Cup punters and ‘influencers’ arrested over illegal betting

    It was only a matter of time before we’d have some arrests related to illegal betting during the World Cup. Among 500 suspects being rounded up, police are also summoning 20 ‘influencers’ who have been posting on Facebook about the ‘Net Idol’ betting page and attempting to persuade youth to engage in soccer betting

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    Phuket to hold Digital Innovation Summit 2018: Big Data

    Digital Innovation Summit 2018. The event will be held on June 29-30 from 10am to 6pm at Central Festival Phuket East (Home Works ground floor) The main purposes of the event is to build awareness and to drive more understanding about the digital economy and smart city projects in Phuket and nearby. The keynote speaker is Dr

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    Clear the streets! Bangkok Airways Phuket Half Marathon – August 5.

    The streets are cleared, the roadways barren of traffic, all is ready. The Bangkok Airways Phuket Half Marathon 2018 coming up on August 5 is more than just a race. It is a chance to observe the local way of life and appreciate the area’s landmarks and Sino-Portuguese architecture from a different perspective in busy Phuket town –  from the streets themselves which will be cleared of traffic along the race route

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    Executed 26 year old had grilled chicken and rice for final meal

    In the wake of Thailand’s first execution in nine years, a few more details have emerged about the prisoner’s last moments and of his family. According to witnesses, the first man to be executed in Thailand in nine years was calm during the last few moments of his life. Identified only as Thirasak by authorities, the 26 year old remained expressionless as he walked to a room for the fatal injection on Monday

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    mu Space wants to send your name to space

    Space and satellite company mu Space is sending its first experimental payload beyond the Earth’s atmosphere and it wants to include a list of space fans’ names on it.

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    2.8 million tourists visit Thailand in May

    Tourist arrivals in Thailand gained 6.3% to 2.8 million in May 2018.

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    Krabi bridge washed away in heavy rain

    Officers from the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Krabi Office brought in machinery to Tupprik Sub-District yesterday (June 19) to fix the Huay To Bridge after it was damaged by flash flooding yesterday. The damage of the bridge blocked a local community of 30 houses near Khao Panom Benja National Park as well as officers at the national park. Cars couldn’t pass as the bridge was completely damaged and totally unserviceable. Head of DDMP Krabi Paisan Kunsri says, “we are repairing the bridge while making a temporary bridge as quickly as possible to help locals cope in the meantime

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    Measures to control the use of herbicides being developed

    The Biotechnology Alliance Association (BAA) recently held a meeting to develop measures to control the use of certain herbicides before proposing them to the Department of Agriculture (DOA).