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Chinese Deputy Consul-General assured of tourists’ safety in Phuket

PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Police commander has assured the Deputy Consul-General of the Chinese Consulate-general in Songkhla that everything is being done to keep Chinese tourists safe while holidaying in Phuket.

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By The Phuket News

Monday 11 June 2018, 05:52PM


The assurances came at a meeting held today (June 11) at the Phuket Provincial Police Station, which was presided over by Phuket Provincial Police commander Maj Gen Teeraphol Thipjaroen and attended by Ma Cuihong, who as Deputy Consul-General of the Chinese Consulate-General in Songkhla also heads the Phuket Consular Office of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China, and other relevant government officials.

Gen Teeraphol said, “This meeting is being held to explain measures being taken for Chinese tourists’ safety in Phuket.

Advertising boards, warning signs and guide books will soon have Chinese language included because then tourists will know when and in what areas they need to be careful,” he said.

Gen Teeraphol also repeated safety measures already in place at beaches and that heightened control measures have been put in place against vehicle rental businesses.

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He also explained to Ms Ma Thai traffic laws need to be adhered to and stipulated that helmets must be worn when riding a motorbike.

Meanwhile, at around 4:30pm yesterday (June 10), Rawai EMS rescue workers received a call to assist a Chinese tourists who had slipped and fallen on rocks at Promthep Cape at the southern tip of Phuket.

The woman had sustained injuries to both legs and had to be carried up the rocky peninsular before being transferred to hospital.

 

 

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Kurt | 13 June 2018 - 08:52:23

…."Has assured the Chinese deputy Consul General".
hahaha, Just red about the Van with Chinese tourists on board, destroyed 1 concrete pool, stopped at 2nd pole at 02:30 PM yesterday. Full daylight, dry roads.
So dumd to assure things you can not guarantee. That we call 'lip service'.

Nasa12 | 13 June 2018 - 08:39:11

The same same but different dates and year, they only speaking bla bla bla bla and more bla bla.

BenPendejo | 12 June 2018 - 08:09:00

(Insert snoring face) No lifeguards, no police patrolling streets or highways to enforce law and order, people still free to ride motorbikes on the wrong side of the road, taxis/minivans driving like dangerous fools...etc.  There really isn't anything any different to ensure tourist safety than there was a year or 2 ago.  They should have just told the Chinese, "your people are on their o...

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