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I admire Vice Governor Jamleran Tipayapongtada stepping up and saying it as he sees it. And of course he is spot on. But in saying that he knows damn well why nothing has been done - local officials get paid plenty of tea money to keep these illegal business in operation.
Posted by Ciaran on September 5, 2013 11:26
And if, at the end of the week, nothing had been done?
Posted by jimbo on September 5, 2013 11:27
As the first paragraph says: ''You have until the end of this week or the Department of Special Investigation will investigate you.''
Good for him. First time I've seen a VG give a deadline. I hope they stick to it.
Posted by rc on September 5, 2013 11:28
Well done VG Jamleran the whole of the Phuket society need to get behind you!!!!!!! What you do shows you care!
Posted by Anonymous on September 5, 2013 11:41
Posted by Simon Luttrell on September 5, 2013 12:41
Sounds like a truly positive step, but not convinced about the 7 days. I understand a time frame must be set, in doing so perhaps they could list the (possible) reprocussions of missing said deadline?
Posted by Paul on September 5, 2013 16:22
Question:Who decides about the sunchairs, who can put them on the beach, and how many. Who is getting all the Money? A fortune I guess, with minimal investment...
Posted by Swede from Malmo on September 6, 2013 01:00
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