Artikel tagged “Phuket”

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    Hmong workers victims of human trafficking – Intercepted in Prachuap Khiri Khan

    27 Hmong workers have been intercepted who appear to have been smuggled over the border near the Singkhorn crossing (a pass across the Tenasserim Hills on the border between Thailand and Myanmar in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province). Ban Muang is reporting that police, military, immigration and Prachuap Khiri Khan authorities intercepted four pick up trucks yesterday. The workers had paid 700 baht each to the person who organised the transport across the Myanmar/Thai border and were due to have been taken to Chumpon where a middle man was to transport them on to Malaysia to work.

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    Laotian woman arrested with drugs

    Police have arrested a Laotian woman with methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine.

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    Darasamuth underpass to close for maintenance

    The Phuket PR Office has announced that the Darasamuth Underpass (adjacent to Central Festival) will close from 9am to 3pm tomorrow (Thursday, June 7) while workers repair light bulbs.

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    Two rangers injured in grenade attack – Yala

    Two para-military rangers in Yala have been injured after two M79 grenades, launched by suspected militants, exploded in their barracks.

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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 film festival honours the late King Rama 9

    Phuket is honouring the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej by presenting nine Thai movies made during his reign for an exhibition being held at SFX Cinema Central Festival Phuket from June 4-6. It’s part of a national film exhibition, selecting films produced during King Rama 9’s reign and showing them around the country

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    Phuket taxi driver disappears after Thalang road accident

    A taxi has had a collision with a power pole in Thalang this morning but when police arrived there was no one in the car. Thalang Police were notified of an accident this morning (June 4) at 6.30am on Don Jom Tao Road in Thalang.

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    Southern monsoon has arrived – rain predicted around the country

    All parts of Thailand are likely to see heavy rains this week with the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) ordering its offices to prepare accordingly. During June 4-7, according to the Thai Meteorological website, the southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea, the South and the Gulf of Thailand.

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    Two race finale wraps up successful 2018 Samui Regatta

    PHOTO: Java Yachting The sun teased and the wind held steady on the final day of the 2018 Samui Regatta. Race Officer Ross Chisholm set two windward/ leewards for the keelboat and multihulls classes while it was a three-race showdown for the Hydrofoil Kites off Mae Nam Beach.

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    From tropical paradise to busy urban island – Phuket

    By Bill Barnett Phuket’s tourists, expats and property buyers are finding new reasons to head to the Pearl of the Andaman. They’re now spending more time and money seeking out alternative activities in areas other than the famed west-coast beaches. A report says that the island is transforming into a more well-rounded destination as visitors and new residents takes advantage of the Thai island’s expanding air transport infrastructure.