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    Phase 3 funds for Phuket’s underground cable project requested

    300 million baht has been requested for a new underground cable project ‘Phase 3’ along Thepkrasattri Road from the Rajabaht Intersection to Saphan Hin which is part of the longer-term project to convert Phuket Town into a ‘living museum’.

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    Police hunting for thieves after break-ins at Phuket shops

    Police are hunting for thieves who broke into three shops in Suan Luang Market in Phuket Town this morning. The Phuket City Police were notified about incidents at the Suan Laung Market on Wirat Hongyok Road in Phuket Town around 8.30am.

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    Phuket Town Gold shop thief arrested within five hours

    Quick work by Phuket Town police in yesterday’s gold shop robbery case.

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    Phuket Town clothes shop blaze – 2 million baht in damages

    A clothes shop ‘Hollywood Studio Store’ located in the ground floor of the Paradise Multiplex, Ocean Shopping Mall in Phuket Town, was on fire last night (April 23) and destroyed about 2 million baht worth of valuables. The team of Phuket authorities including Phuket’s Mayor, Somjai Suwansuppana, rushed to the scene with fire trucks The fire was inside of the shop so the firefighters used an axe to break inside to control and extinguish the fire. However, the exercise was difficult because the clothes were highly flammable and were causing a lot of smoke so they had to use a smoke exhauster before getting in

  • THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, November 21

    THAIGER TODAY Tuesday, November 21

    Stabbings in Thalang and Phuket Town | US 7th Fleet Admiral and Thai PM attend Sail Past in Pattaya | 20 escape from Songkhla detention | ‘Spotlight Phuket’ dumps the dirt on Patong corruption | MRT Blue Line in BKK ditches passenger seats.

  • Phuket Town gambling raids – 4 dens and 30 gamblers

    Phuket Town gambling raids – 4 dens and 30 gamblers

    Last night (Tuesday), police arrested 30 gamblers in 4 football gambling dens in the Phuket Town area. They started with a bistro calleded Lucky on Takuapa Road where police received complaints from locals that there was football gambling going on inside.

  • Saphan Hin green upgrades and Old Phuket Town cabling goes underground

    Saphan Hin green upgrades and Old Phuket Town cabling goes underground

    Phuket’s Mayor plans to make Saphan Hin Park the ‘lungs of Phuket’ and to put all the electric cables for the whole Phuket Old Town area underground. “Saphan Hin Park is a seaside public park that now needs renovation as it has been decayed because of the content exposure to salt water and the sea air damaging the stone retaining wall,” said Phuket Mayor, Somjai Suwansupana. “The walk way along the sea of Saphan Hin is also affected by the erosion and could be possible dangerous to people walking in the area.” After receiving a 166 million Baht budget previously from the Phuket Public Works and Town & Country Planning, Phuket’s Mayor is planning to renovate the dam perimeter and improve approximately 900 metres of landscaping.

  • Phuket Drive Thru: Woman blames car for surging into 7-Eleven

    Phuket Drive Thru: Woman blames car for surging into 7-Eleven

    PHUKET: A woman parking her car outside a 7-Eleven in Phuket Town this afternoon ended up inside the store when the vehicle suddenly surged forward, injuring a 12-year-old girl in the process. Orathai Kaikong, 31, had pulled into a gas station on Phun Pol Road in Phuket Town with her boyfriend to buy snacks. “I was braking while pulling into a parking space, but then the car suddenly raced forward,” she said.

  • It’s raining snakes in Phuket Town

    It’s raining snakes in Phuket Town

    PHUKET: Recent heavy rainfall has led to a jump in large snakes being nabbed in Phuket, with four rounded up in Phuket Town in the last 24 hours. One of the four giant snakes, a three-meter python, made a dramatic entry into a Phuket Town bedroom by tumbling through a vent. “I heard noise that sounded like something had fallen off my roof into my bedroom.

  • Phuket tour bus slams into motorists, shophouse; ‘brake failure’ cited, again

    Phuket tour bus slams into motorists, shophouse; ‘brake failure’ cited, again

    PHUKET: Three people were injured when a Phuket tour bus slammed into traffic waiting at the busy Slaughterhouse Intersection in Phuket Town (map