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  • Police arrest six in another big krathom drug bust

    Police arrest six in another big krathom drug bust

    PHANG NGA: Police arrested six members of an alleged krathom drug distribution network on Monday.

  • Four electrocuted in hotel water treatment pond

    Four electrocuted in hotel water treatment pond

    SAMUI: One man was killed and three others were hospitalized on Saturday night after they were electrocuted while working in a wastewater retention pond at a hotel on Koh Samui. The men were using a pump to drain water from the pond at a hotel in Baan Cherng Mon, Bo Phut, when the pump became submerged in the water, electrocuting them.

  • Phuket Vegetarian Festival dates announced

    Phuket Vegetarian Festival dates announced

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  • Island-wide security center for foreign nationals promised

    Island-wide security center for foreign nationals promised

    PHUKET: The Royal Thai Police announced yesterday morning that new safety measures will be taken by Provincial Police to boost tourist “confidence” in light of the August 12 bombings. At a meeting of local officials and consular representatives, the police responded positively to the requests of 15 consuls to assign officers to a contact and information center in case of emergency situations on the island.

  • Phuket Town bars raided, managers charged

    Phuket Town bars raided, managers charged

    PHUKET: Proprietors of two bars in Phuket Town were charged yesterday morning for selling alcohol after-hours in raids conducted by police and public health officials. At 12:30am, the officers paid a visit to the venue Harem, located on Phang Nga Road in Talad Yai, where they found alcohol still being served to customers.

  • Phuket’s top cop issues Pokemon Go warning

    Phuket’s top cop issues Pokemon Go warning

    PHUKET: Phuket’s top cop is warning islanders to play Pokemon Go with caution. Phuket Provincial Police Commander Teeraphol Thipjaroen expressed his concerns earlier this month, addressing both players and game developers.

  • Three rescued after boat sinks off Phuket, 6 still missing

    Three rescued after boat sinks off Phuket, 6 still missing

    PHUKET: A Royal Thai Navy search and rescue team last night plucked four men from stormy seas after their fishing boat sank about two nautical miles off Promthep Cape. One of the men was pronounced dead on arrival. Six other crew members are still missing.

  • Island View: Burmese border visa run by car

    Island View: Burmese border visa run by car

    PHUKET: Being relatively close to Phuket (about 350km), the Burmese border is a destination of choice for visa runs and can be done by car in a day. When you drive yourself, you can stop and snack or stretch out whenever you want, or even spend some time at one of the many beaches along the coast as you pass through Phang Nga and Khao Lak.

  • Light rail plans approved for submission to ministry

    Light rail plans approved for submission to ministry

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada met with private and public sector officials at Phuket Provincial Hall today, where the multi-billion-baht light rail project plans were finally agreed upon. The news comes in the wake of a push by Governor Chamroen earlier this month, when he called on the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) in Bangkok to sort things out or dismiss the project entirely (story here ).

  • TMD issues storm warning for Andaman region

    TMD issues storm warning for Andaman region

    PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) this morning issued a storm warning for the Andaman region as monsoon rains continue to batter the southern provinces and the Gulf of Thailand. All ships should proceed with caution and small boats stay ashore until August 18, as strong wind whips up 2-3 meter high waves in the Andaman Sea and the upper Gulf of Thailand, the TMD advised.