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

- Monday, January 16, 2017 | 12:15 PM

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Minor caught shoplifting at Supercheap store

Minor caught shoplifting at Supercheap store

PHUKET: A Phang Nga girl was arrested early this morning in Phuket after she was caught shoplifting from a Supercheap store near the Heroines’ Monument. Capt Suporn Muangkairong of Thalang Police received the report about 4am. “Staff told us that she had entered the store with a bag, but they paid no heed to it. However, the d

- Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | 03:31 PM

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Interpol-wanted Czech pedophile arrested in Phuket

Interpol-wanted Czech pedophile arrested in Phuket

PHUKET: Royal Thai Police last night arrested a Czech Interpol fugitive wanted for allegedly spreading HIV in both Thailand and his home country. Zdenek Pfeifer, 49, was arrested at the Sila apartments in Cherng Talay. He was initially charged with overstaying his visa, but will now be taken to Bangkok for processing of charges

- Yesterday, 12:07PM

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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

- Monday, January 16, 2017 | 05:20 PM

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