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Phuket governor asks for funds for tourist tracking app


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We’re not sure of the exact date when the Phuket sandbox idea was born, but we’re pretty sure the Thaiger had fewer grey hairs and definitely fewer wrinkles back then. What’s certain is that there has been a lot – a lot – of talk about Phuket’s July 1 re-opening and how exactly it will work. Rules have been introduced, then changed. Other rules have been talked about but are yet to be clarified. And now, with just 3 weeks to go, the governor has put his hand up and said he needs money for a mobile app to track […]

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They want a tracking app for tourists who are already on an island and only need to police all the travel points off the island and leave the tourists alone. Less negativity required 

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It's coming up with these tracking app soundbite notions that gives these governors their kicks, in my view trying to deflect attention and criticism away from today's other Phuket news re the drugs and munitions busts.

Perhaps the governor needs to have a word or two with the island's police commanders and for a few arses to be kicked into shape.

Is he aware, I wonder, that prospective Phuket visitors - across the planet - will read the newspapers and be using this bad news to help persuade them to go elsewhere?

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