Hello, Phuket Express Readers and Supporters!
The following is our weekly feature in which we highlight the top local stories in our area of Phuket from the past week. The number of stories differs from week to week.
These are chosen and curated by our editorial team and are designed for our readers to get a quick “catch-up” of important stories they may have missed. We publish many stories daily and it is easy to lose track of important events or changes in our area. We do national recaps in a separate article, this is only the top local stories in the Phuket province.
They are in no particular order of importance but roughly in order of publishing. These are from Monday, December 4th to Sunday December 10, 2023.
- Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin arrived in Patong over the past weekend and inspected safety drills.
Consuls and honorary consuls based in Phuket from eight countries which are the Netherlands, Mexico, Mongolia, Russia, China, England, France, and Finland joined in the event.
At the time, there were many foreign customers who were eating food but luckily they managed to escape from the restaurant without any injuries.
Her Royal Majesty Queen Suthida took part in practice racing in the IRC Zero class on the keelboat THA72.
Staffers at the barber shop told officers that the picture that they received online was an old photo. There was a foreigner working at the barber shop before, they admitted.
The annual Patong Carnival is aimed to boost tourism and economy for both Thai and foreign tourists.
That’s it for this week, take care and be safe!