PHUKET: On the first morning of enrollment for candidates for the position of Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (OrBorJor) president, former president Paiboon Upatising was the first and so far only candidate to show his hand today.

All other potential candidates have until Friday to register.

Mr Paiboon, running for his second term as Phuket’s highest-ranking elected government official, arrived at Phuket Community Hall at 8:30am to register his candidacy with the Phuket Election Commission.