The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is proceeding to re-organize commercial beachside areas in coastal provinces and to return public land to its people.
In addition to launching a crackdown on illegal airport taxi operations and street vendors on crowded sidewalks, the NCPO has been making changes to Phuket’s beach landscape. Over 100 local businesses previously operating along the beachfront in Phuket have been cleared out.
The administration has also set their eyes on re-organizing popular areas of Pattaya Beach in Chonburi. Ongoing issues of unfair usage of public space and the local influential mafia groups will be addressed.
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