Artikel tagged “Phuket Magazine News”

  • Night vision: No more faulty infrared sensors for Phuket speed cameras

    Night vision: No more faulty infrared sensors for Phuket speed cameras

    PHUKET: Speed cameras which had faulty infrared sensors are now in full working order on the bypass road in Phuket. “After installing cameras to monitor speeds on several major roads on the island, we found that the cameras on the bypass road were not reading speed levels at night,” Lt Col Rungrit Rattanapagdee of the Phuket City Traffic Police told the Phuket Gazette

  • Phuket protest underway, thousands expected to join

    Phuket protest underway, thousands expected to join

    PHUKET: Organizers expect over 3,000 people to gather in central Phuket Town today in support of the anti-government “shutdown” now going on in Bangkok. One group is already assembled on the grounds of Provincial Hall (map

  • Phuket braces for Monday shutdown

    Phuket braces for Monday shutdown

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut today assured that the island’s authorities were well prepared to peacefully deal with a large protest planned for Monday in front of Provincial Hall. The protest will be held at Sanam Chai field (map

  • National politics dry-docks PIMEX Coastal Waters Safety Summit

    National politics dry-docks PIMEX Coastal Waters Safety Summit

    PHUKET: Political turmoil has forced Safer Phuket organizers to postpone the Coastal Waters Safety Summit, scheduled to be held at this year’s PIMEX boat show (story

  • Taxi, tuk-tuk drivers save the day for forgetful tourists

    Taxi, tuk-tuk drivers save the day for forgetful tourists

    PHUKET: A taxi driver and a tuk-tuk driver yesterday made two tourists very happy by returning over half a million baht and other belongings that had been left behind in their vehicles.

  • Phuket Opinion: A reality check born of resolutions

    Phuket Opinion: A reality check born of resolutions

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  • Special Report: A year in review

    Special Report: A year in review

    SPECIAL REPORT PHUKET: With 2014 having drawn to a close, Phuket’s top-ranking officials and leading tourism industry figures appear to have avoided a year of stagnant growth, which was almost brought on by the ongoing anti-government protests (click here for our special report) and a slew of other issues that continue to plague the island.

  • Family rescued from burning bedroom fire in Phuket Town

    Family rescued from burning bedroom fire in Phuket Town

    PHUKET: A family of three were rescued from a burning building after being trapped by an electrical fire in their bedroom above the family shop in Phuket Town late last night. Police and firefighters, along with three fire trucks, were called to the Modern PVC plumbing supplies store on Mae Luan Road at about 11:40pm. “When we arrived, we could see flames and smoke pouring out of the building,” said Lt Col Chaliao Thaihoo of the Phuket City Police.

  • Election candidate blockade remains steadfast in Phuket

    Election candidate blockade remains steadfast in Phuket

    PHUKET: The Phuket blockade preventing any further candidates from registering to enter the February 2 national election held strong today, the last day for potential candidates to enter the election. “We couldn’t even get inside the building this morning to open the center as the protesters blocked our way,” Kittipong Thiengkunakrit, Director of the Phuket office of the Election Commission, told the Phuket Gazette

  • Government floats idea of MP registration in Phuket at military bases, police stations

    Government floats idea of MP registration in Phuket at military bases, police stations

    PHUKET: The government has suggested registering election candidates for constituencies in Phuket and elsewhere in the South at local military bases or police stations if the process continues to be disrupted by anti-government protesters (story