Department to delay appeal for ownership claim of Poda island in Krabi sea

Koh Poda island in Krabi

Longtail boat at Koh Poda island in Krabi. Photo: Ioana Maria (Pixabay).

The Department of Wildlife and Plants Conservation is asking the Krabi provincial prosecutor to delay it’s appeal against a recent court’s ruling that allows a private company to remain legal ownership of a 71-rai Poda island it claimed to settle down over 65 years ago.

Ko Poda is an island off the west coast of Thailand, in Krabi Province, about 8 kilometres from Ao Nang. It is part of the Mu Ko Poda, or Poda Group Islands, which are under the administration of Hat Nopharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park.

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By Thai PBS

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