Special Report

Early last Saturday morning, a female tourist spent 45 minutes trying to contact the police. Repeated calls to the Tourist Police hotline 1155 went unanswered until a man picked up and told her he could not speak English and advised her to call the Thalang Police, who put her on hold.

The Phuket Gazette’s Chutharat Plerin investigates emergency services for tourists on the island.

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