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Freelance writer living in Phuket, Thailand. Blogs at Travelfish.org.
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Phuket’s post-coup beach cleanup, part two
Published 9:12 am, 22 Jul 2014
Since the May 2014 coup in Bangkok, Phuket’s beaches have been undergoing an army-led cleanup effort, which started with Surin and Kamala beaches. The clearouts have continued, and over the past few weeks vendors along Phuket’s entire coastline have been served eviction notices, including the island’s three most popular beaches: Kata, Karon and Patong. Here’s ... read the full post
Phuket’s post-coup beach cleanup
Published 9:33 pm, 28 Jun 2014
You’ve heard about the Thai coup right? While news of the country’s political wranglings has largely focused on events in Bangkok, changes are also underway in Phuket with its beaches becoming ground zero in a military-led cleanup effort. Encroachment and private profiteering on the beach have been targetted. So what can those travelling to Phuket expect ... read the full post