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PM steps in to save teak trees

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has put the brakes on a plan to cut down 2,000 teak trees in Chiang Mai for the construction of the new parliament building, following opposition from residents.

The decision was revealed Tuesday by acting Royal Forest Department chief Pralong Dumrongthai.

Full story: Bangkok Post

APINYA WIPATAYOTIN, ACHARA ASHAYAGACHAT & MONGKOL BANGPRAPA

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