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 differ 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 Phuket province.
They are in no particular order of importance but roughly in order of publishing. These are from Monday, June 26th, 2023, to Sunday, July 2nd, 2023.
Let’s get started and see what the top local stories were!
1. UPDATE: Five Year Closure Ordered For Two Nightclubs in Kathu After Raid
Authorities slapped a five-year closure order on two nightclubs in Kathu following a raid that uncovered that the venues had stayed open past legal hours and allowed access to minors.
2. DMCR warns of venomous jelly fish in Krabi
Stay vigilant of venomous jelly fish if you want to swim in Krabi waters.
3. Phuket Police Search for Gunman who Fired Gunshots at Lottery Shop in Broad Daylight
The search is ongoing.
4. Two Chinese Nationals Arrested at Phuket Airport for Illegally Working
It was not clear what job they were working.