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  • Eight candidates enter race for Phuket senator, one rejected

    Eight candidates enter race for Phuket senator, one rejected

    PHUKET: Eight candidates have registered to contest Phuket’s sole seat in the Senate in the national election for the upper house to be held on March 30. However, one application to enter the senatorial race was rejected by the Phuket Election Commission (PEC). “The application filed by Siripong Luangchawee was rejected because he resigned as a member of the Pheu Thai Party only last year,” PEC Director Kittipong Thiengkunakrit explained.

  • Phuket Opinion: Changing the way we see with photos

    Phuket Opinion: Changing the way we see with photos

    PHUKET: My friends abroad have been writing to urge me to be careful and take care in light of the anti-government protests. If they thought for a moment, they might remember that Phuket is quite far from Bangkok

  • Patong Mayor Pian guilty of vote fraud, but will run for re-election

    Patong Mayor Pian guilty of vote fraud, but will run for re-election

    PHUKET: Deposed Patong Mayor Pian Keesin yesterday was found guilty of electoral fraud in the September 2012 council election, but is free to run for re-election to head Phuket’s key resort town. Also found guilty for their roles in importing voters specifically to cast votes in the election were Jaroern Khwanyeun, Prasarn Noochet, Prasit Phatkor, Mana Phanchalad and Narong Cheuayuan.

  • Region’s top cop praises understaffed Chalong Police

    Region’s top cop praises understaffed Chalong Police

    PHUKET: Despite a report that the Chalong Police force is understaffed, the region’s top cop praised officers there for their work. “Since I became Region 8 Commander in October last year, I have had no concerns about Chalong.

  • Phuket teacher recovering after blood donations allow for safe surgery

    Phuket teacher recovering after blood donations allow for safe surgery

    PHUKET: Donors answering an urgent call for A-negative blood allowed doctors to perform a four-hour operation to repair the fractured leg of Phuket teacher Dean Jackson last night. Mr Jackson, a teacher from HeadStart International School, was injured when he fell off his motorbike and rushed to the hospital with a broken leg (story

  • Phuket Marine Police help thirsty sea gypsies

    Phuket Marine Police help thirsty sea gypsies

    PHUKET: Koh Sireh sea gypsies received 6,000 liters of water yesterday after they told Phuket Marine Police they had a water shortage.

  • Phuket Police arrest man with counterfeit US$10,000 ‘Nan Francisco’ bank notes

    Phuket Police arrest man with counterfeit US$10,000 ‘Nan Francisco’ bank notes

    PHUKET: Phuket Tourist Police last night arrested a man who tried to exchange counterfeit US$10,000 bank notes that read “Nan Francisco” and totaled more than 157 million baht. Wachirawich Janjaroenchaisin, 40, was arrested during a sting operation after police received a tip-off that someone was trying to exchange US$10,000 bank notes on the island.

  • Breaking News: Swede gets life for stabbing murder

    Breaking News: Swede gets life for stabbing murder

    PHUKET: Swedish national Tommy Soderlund was today sentenced to life imprisonment for the stabbing murder of Maxim Schantz in Phuket two years ago.He was also ordered to pay compensation to the victim’s family.

  • Heroines’ Memorial Festival kicks off in Phuket today

    Heroines’ Memorial Festival kicks off in Phuket today

    PHUKET: The annual Heroines’ Memorial Fair kicked off today in Thalang, and will be running strong with historical and cultural activities to honor Thao Thepkrasattriand Thao Srisoonthorn for the next two weeks. “The Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO), Phuket Culture Office and other local organizations are once again putting on the fair to honor the heroism of Lady Thepkrasattri and Lady Srisoonthorn,” said Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut.

  • Last witnesses for prosecution in Dokset murder trial take the stand

    Last witnesses for prosecution in Dokset murder trial take the stand

    PHUKET: The prosecutor in the Stein Harvard Dokset case concluded his arguments on Wednesday after asking the confessed killer’s girlfriend and the case investigator to take the stand.

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