PHUKET: Organizers of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2016 today confirmed that the annual international race is to go ahead as planned on Sunday, November 20. The Laguna Phuket Triathlon Race Office tentatively announced on Thursday that the race would be cancelled due to the country being in a period of mourning.
PHUKET: A ladyboy was arrested today for the murder of his friend in a Patong apartment, after the two had a falling out about money earlier in the morning.
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PHUKET: A proposal to raise the minimum wage in Phuket by 10 baht a day is to be presented to the Cabinet by the Central Wage Committee of the Ministry of Labor. During a committee meeting held yesterday, an overall increase of 5-10 baht was proposed for 69 of the country’s 76 provinces, whereas the remaining provinces, including Nakhon Sri Thammarat, Trang and Yala, would stay at the current nationwide level of 300 baht a day.
PHUKET: The Baan Morn community of Patong, along with the mayor and several monks, prayed to bless His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and mourn his passing in a ceremony held Monday evening. Patong Police Superintendent Chaiwat Auikam also joined the mourners.
PHUKET: Kathu Police found the body of a man stabbed to death in a sand lot on Saturday afternoon. Nares Komkam, 42, was a truck driver at Phuket Sirintorn Co Ltd who had reportedly argued with his wife that morning.
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