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Phuket tourist safety among top concerns: US Ambassador

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PHUKET: Highlighting the role of wardens as her embassy’s “eyes and ears” in Thailand, United States Ambassador Kristie Kenney today affirmed that tourist safety was among the top priorities of her mission.

Amb Kenney’s comments came during a day trip to Phuket, which included a visit to the offices of the Phuket Gazette and a closed-door meeting with the island’s top-ranking police officer, Maj Gen Pekad Tantipong.

Speaking to the press at the Software Park on the outskirts of Phuket Town, Amb Kenney touched on a wide variety of topics, ranging from women in high positions of responsibility and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s responsibility to her voters, to tourist safety in Thailand to Rohingya refugees.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette


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