Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Darasamuth underpass closed today for maintenance

    Darasamuth underpass closed today for maintenance

    The Phuket PR Office says the Darasamuth Underpass (adjacent to Central Festival) is closed from 9am to 3pm today (Thursday, June 7) while workers repair light bulbs. This announcement from the Phuket Highways Chief Somwang Lohanut. Mr Somwang says, “both the northbound and southbound lanes through the underpass will be temporary closed.

  • Ban on political activity to stay, for now

    Ban on political activity to stay, for now

    Despite the roadway being cleared by the Constitutional Court on Monday, putting the February 2019 election back on track, the Thai PM is still being cagey about forthcoming meetings between the NCPO and political parties and scrapping of the ban on political gatherings. The PM said yesterday that bans on political activities will remain in place despite all the legislation crucial for the election having already been approved by the Constitutional Court

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    Phuket Governor visits Kamala locals after torrential rains

    Heavy rains across Phuket yesterday (June 5) caused peak hour road flooding, congestion, landslides and mayhem. Read more about yesterday morning’s downpour  HERE. Officials led by Phuket’s Governor Norraphat Plodthong inspected flooded areas in Kamala

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    Paraquat and other farm pesticides to be phased out – PM assures protesters

    The Thaig government is promising to phase out the use of Paraquat as an farm chemical. The PM was responding to a ramping up of protests outside Government house and in social media where opposition was growing following a decision not to ban the use of Paraquat and two other agri-chemicals

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    Governor warns of dengue fever this rainy season – Phuket

    Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong is warning residents and tourists about the high potential for Dengue Fever this wet season.

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    Phuket thunderstorms bring floods and a landslide

    Heavy rains across Phuket this morning (June 5) have caused peak hour road flooding, congestion and landslides. Just south of the Heroines Monument, Thepkrasattri Road was flooded in front of the Muslim Wittaya Phuket School in Koh Kaew

  • Bangkok Airline and Lao Airline sign codeshare

    Bangkok Airline and Lao Airline sign codeshare

    Bangkok Airways and Lao Airlines have now agreed on a code shares for flights between Laos and Thailand.

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    “Don’t arrest us. We just work here.” Activists call for ban on sting operations targeting sex trade

    By Pratch Rujivanarom Stings and raids staged to crack down on human trafficking in the sex industry violate human rights, and lead to stigmatisation and discrimination against women who are working as sex workers of their own volition, an activist organisation said yesterday. Empower Foundation yesterday exposed the problems of discrimination and rights violations faced by women working in the sex industry from sting operations targeting human trafficking. The foundation says that in order to rescue 10 victims of enforced or underage sex workers, on average some 100 innocent women are also arrested.

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    Dara Hotel control room fire – Phuket

    There’s been a fire at the Dara Hotel in Phuket Town.

  • Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 – on now.

    Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 – on now.

    The Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 is on now and celebrating its 19th year. It’s taking place at Sra Bua, Laem Samila, Songkhla until June 9, 2018.