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Prayut arrives in Phuket

PHUKET: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha arrived in Phuket this morning to begin his inspection of the island’s preparedness for receiving vaccinated foriegn tourists under the Phuket Sandbox scheme, which begins today (July 1).

By The Phuket News

Thursday 1 July 2021, 12:55PM

PM Prayut inspected the procedures to be followed at the airport in checking tourists to make sure they are to be permitted to enter Phuket under the scheme.

According to his official schedule, after his visit at the airport, PM Prayut will inspect Phuket Check Point in Tha Chatchai, the site of the only bridge onto the island, before inspecting the ’EOC Command Center’ at Phuket Provincial Police Station in Phuket Town.

He will then meet with Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew and other Phuket officials at the Royal Phuket City Hotel, where he will have lunch.

At 1:45pm, he will preside over what is described as the opening ceremony of “Hug Thai Hug Phuket” campaign, to be hosted by the Thai Chamber of Commerce at the Central Phuket shopping mall.

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Christy Sweet | 02 July 2021 - 19:42:50

Please tell us which university offers degrees, or even courses on  extrapolating psychological profiles from comments made on one of the most foolish actions a government has ever undertaken.  Is it called....Sexpat University?  

maverick | 02 July 2021 - 12:21:28

Ematt@ it’s the curse of all these comment forums majority of comments are cynical and  slagging off the country we live in or subjects of same or efforts being made to return country to normality - if any country was perfect we would all be living there - let’s make the most of what we have which frankly for those in Phuket is better than many folks around the world right now

ematt | 02 July 2021 - 10:34:05

I'm serious Christy, not trolling! Try to be more positive - you will feel better and enjoy life more!

Christy Sweet | 02 July 2021 - 00:11:40

Ematt,  my comments are on events of the day- not blatant passive-aggressive trolling to entertain one's self - behavior far  sadder than any opinion I've expressed.  

ematt | 01 July 2021 - 18:07:03

Christy don’t be so negative. You will enjoy life more if you try to be a bit more positive about things.  

Christy Sweet | 01 July 2021 - 15:27:58

It was Prayut's insistence of  relaxing rules for Songkran that led to the epidemic we are in now.  Meanwhile-"Hug Thai Hug" ?  Yes, let's all hug  while most have had one dose of a 58% efficacy vaccine that requires 2 injections -and will offer no protection against rising variants.


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