Tags : Encroachment


39 resorts on Koh Lan island in Chonburi may be

CHON BURI: The Pattaya marine office has vowed to take action against the operators of 39 resorts that encroached into the sea on Koh Lan off Pattaya if the court approves it. Ekkarat Khantharo, director of the Pattaya marine office, said on Saturday that although the island in tambon Na Klue of Bang Lamung district […]Read More


Thanathorn, family accused of forest encroachment in Ratchaburi

The Royal Forest Department on Thursday accused political activist Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, his mother and his younger sister of illegally occupying more than 2,000 rai of forest reserve land in Ratchaburi province. The complaint was filed on behalf of forests director-general Adisorn Nuchdamrong with the Natural Resources and Environmental Crime Suppression Division. Full story: Bangkok Post […]Read More


American’s house in Phetchabun seized for forest encroachment

PHETCHABUN: A senior government official faces forest encroachment charges after the seizure of a house built by American man near Khao Kho national park in Phetchabun. Authorities filed a police complaint following an investigation by a team of 15 forestry officials, soldiers and local officials at the site in tambon Khao Kho on Thursday evening. […]Read More


88 Garmonte, 10 other resorts, to be demolished for forest

Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) officials on Friday posted a notice announcing that the 88 Garmonte Resort in Nakhon Ratchasima was to be demolished within 90 days after it was accused of being illegally built on Thap Lan National Park forestland. Another 10 resorts in this northeastern province will face the […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Two Chiang Mai resorts being demolished for encroaching forest

As land occupants cooperated rather than resisted, officials on Monday demolished two resorts encroaching on Doi Luang Chiang Dao forest in Chiang Mai province as per a court ruling, said Chiang Dao District Office deputy chief for national security Phermkiat Thephassadin Na Ayutthaya. Phermkiat led the combined 50-strong team of administrative and forestry officials, along […]Read More


Suthep’s son acquitted of Koh Samui forest encroachment

The Appeal Court on Tuesday acquitted veteran politician Suthep Thaugsuban’s son and three others of encroaching on a mountainous area of forest on Koh Samui in Surat Thani, ruling there was a doubt that the area was part of a protected reserve. The Criminal Court in Bangkok read the ruling of the Appeal Court for […]Read More


Authorities probe possible encroachment in Tarutao National Park

SATUN, 12th December 2017 (NNT) – The Deputy National Police Commander has led geologists to inspect soil samples on Koh Sarai in Satun province as part of an encroachment probe. Acting Deputy National Police Commander Pol Gen Wirachai Songmetta has taken a search warrant to Tarutao National Park to inspect possible instances of encroachment. He […]Read More