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  • Official report filed to police about the whale shark caught by fishermen

    Official report filed to police about the whale shark caught by fishermen

    In relation to the video of a whale shark caught up on a fishing boat net just off Koh Racha yesterday, Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong says, “Officials from the Phuket Fisheries Port In-Port Out Control Centre (PiPo) have filed a report to the Phuket City Police.

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    Phuket’s Governor inspects lifeguards at the northern beaches

    The Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong has had his first inspection of lifeguards at Mai Khao Beach. There are now five lifeguards at Mai Khao Beach, the long stretch of beach along the northern end of Phuket’s west coast. Three more lifeguards will be hired. Governor Norraphat says “Currently there are no beach lights, CCTV camera or tourist service centres at Mai Khao Beach.

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    Phuket-Norway co-operation to promote local use of Electrical Vehicles (EVs)

    A meeting was held yesterday (May 7) at the Phuket Provincial Hall hosted by the Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong and the Thai Ambassador to Norway, Prasittiporn Wetprasit. Joining them were Phuket’s Vice Governor Thawornwat Kongkaew along with a representative from Oslo, Sture Portuik and a representative from private sector, Snorre Sletvold. Mr Prasittiporn says, ”The government are supporting Electric Vehicles (EVs) in order to reduce global warming. The most important factor for global warming is the use of gasoline in vehicles.

  • Phuket’s 233 Year Anniversary launched

    Phuket’s 233 Year Anniversary launched

    The official opening ceremony for Phuket’s 233 year anniversary celebration was launched last night (April 25), chaired by the Phuket Governor, Norapat Plodthong, the President of Phuket Red Cross and the Vice Governors along with local authorities. The opening ceremony brought together a number dignitaries and business people from the local community, tourist industry, foundations, local clubs and associations.

  • Phuket marks Chulalongkorn Day

    Phuket marks Chulalongkorn Day

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut this morning led an assembly of officials in a ceremony to honor Chulalongkorn Day, known in Thai as Wan Piya Maharat.

  • Patong’s flood problem largely solved by 2014, Phuket Governor says

    Patong’s flood problem largely solved by 2014, Phuket Governor says

    PHUKET: Patong’s flood problems will be 85 to 90 per cent solved by the middle of next year, Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut predicted this week. In addition to the 19 million baht gate that will be added to the canal at the south end of Patong, (story

  • Phuket mobile phone operators vent over ‘overzealous’ consumer-protection policing

    Phuket mobile phone operators vent over ‘overzealous’ consumer-protection policing

    PHUKET: Mobile phone operators from Phuket’s major shopping malls protested this morning at Phuket Provincial Hall over what they see as an over-zealous interpretation of consumer protection laws.

  • Phuket protest rails against bridge name, rubber rights

    Phuket protest rails against bridge name, rubber rights

    PHUKET: About 200 villagers rallied at Phuket Provincial Hall on Tuesday to push for a bridge name change that is already on its way and for the right to plant and farm rubber trees on land that is deemed to be within a protected forest. Protest leader Utai Suksirisampan of the Phuket and Phang Nga Co-operative Network handed the villagers’ dual complaint to Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut. Mr Utai called for Phuket’s most recently completed bridge joining the island to the mainland to be formally granted the name Thao Srisoonthorn Bridge – the same name that has always been agreed to for the structure (story

  • Phuket Governor leads sendoff for pilgrims performing Hajj

    Phuket Governor leads sendoff for pilgrims performing Hajj

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut led an ensemble of local government officers on Saturday to wish Muslims from across Southern Thailand a safe journey as they boarded the first flight from Phuket to Saudi Arabia dedicated to pilgrims performing the Hajj. The 301 Muslims gathered at Phuket International Airport had arrived from Songkhla, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat provinces in Thailand’s restive Deep South. The first Hajj flight, an Emirates Airline service departing just after midnight Saturday night, took on board 92 pilgrims.

  • Phuket town hit by flash flood after three-hour downpour

    Phuket town hit by flash flood after three-hour downpour

    PHUKET: Many parts of Phuket Town were briefly underwater yesterday in the wake of a ferocious three-hour morning rainstorm. A number of roads were flooded and the Bang Yai Canal threatened to burst its banks.