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The Phuket News Poll
Should Thailand build the Kra Canal?
Yes – the time is now, start building it.
The Phuket News
36%
Yes – but only if approved via a full feasibility study and a full Environmental Impact Assessment, including public approval and feedback meetings, is conducted by a respected independent organisation.
The Phuket News
37%
Not yet – growth in global shipping dictates that the Kra Canal will be needed sometime in the future, but not just yet.
The Phuket News
3%
No – the entire project is a waste of taxpayer’s money and endangers the environment and tourism to the Andaman region.
The Phuket News
25%

Check out the results of our previous polls below:
  • Do you think the environmental damage from tourism is too high?
  • Do you think the cost of living in Phuket is too high?
  • What should be done with the current dedication of traffic flow through the Chalong Underpass in order to make it safer?
  • Is Thailand ready for elections?
  • Should marijuana be made legal?
  • How should Phuket's lifeguards be provided?
  • Should Thailand build the Kra Canal?
  • Do you believe in Bitcoin?
  • Should tourists driver’s licences be recognised as legal?
  • How serious should the beach smoking ban be?
  • Where should Phuket croc ‘Leypang’ go?
  • “What should Phuket do about the deadly Patong Hill road?
  • Should travel insurance be made compulsory for visitors to Thailand?
  • Do the current penalties deter people from breaking the traffic laws?
  • Should tour guides or tourists be charged for coral damage?
  • Should Patong night venues stay open later?
  • Do you support Gov Chockchai’s plan to clear Phuket’s beaches of all vendors?
  • Is the Thai lottery worth playing?
  • Is Pokemon Go a boon or curse for Thailand?
  • Is the Thai work permit necessary?
  • Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?
  • What do you think is the best way to prevent drownings at Phuket beaches during the southwest monsoon?
  • Should Phuket street art stay?
  • Should Songkran water play zones be regulated?
  • How harsh should the immigration overstay re-entry ban be?

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