Phuket officials request hotels, vendors to curb flow of wastewater

Phuket officials request hotels, vendors to curb flow of wastewater

PHUKET: Cherng Talay officials have asked hotels and vendors to stop the discharge of wastewater onto Surin Beach. The request was issued after locals voiced concern on Sunday over stinking, trash-bearing wastewater flowing from a large sewage pipe near the beach. “We have had this problem for at least a year now, but now it ha

- Yesterday, 12:15PM

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British couple say they were 'raped and robbed' in Phuket

British couple say they were 'raped and robbed' in Phuket

PHUKET: A British couple have alleged that they were robbed and raped while visiting Phuket during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The couple, who were named by Belfast Live as Gerald Drumgoole and Michael Burnett, said they were attacked and robbed of 400 pounds and their iPhones after their drinks were spiked

- Saturday, January 14, 2017 | 10:38 AM

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Another taxi driver kills another motorcyclist in Phuket

Another taxi driver kills another motorcyclist in Phuket

PHUKET: A motorcyclist was killed late last night in a head-on collision with a taxi in Cherng Talay. Lt Col Rassada Kluengwong of Cherng Talay Police received reports of the incident at about 1:50am. “We arrived to find the body of 43-year-old Sarayuth Duangjan lying face down on the asphalt in the middle of the road,” said C

- Yesterday, 03:18PM

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Lifeguard chief says budget cut will not impact service quality

Lifeguard chief says budget cut will not impact service quality

PHUKET: The quality and number of lifeguards in Phuket will remain unaffected in the new contract despite a 10 percent cut in the budget, the president of the Phuket Lifeguard Club (PLC) told the Phuket Gazette today. Public concern about the budget cut for Phuket’s lifeguards has been voiced by both the local and in

- Yesterday, 05:20PM

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