Artikel tagged “encroachment”

  • Harsher penalties for encroachers and illegal loggers in Thai forestry areas

    Harsher penalties for encroachers and illegal loggers in Thai forestry areas

    Yesterday four marine species were added to the ‘reserved’ list, providing addition legal protections for the animals. Read that story HERE . Now it’s been announced that forest encroachers caught clearing land or burning trees, in any of Thailand’s national parks or gardens, in order to occupy the land, will soon face jail terms of up to 20 years and/or a fine of as much as two million baht

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    Phang Nga hotel ordered to stop holding weddings on the beach

    PHOTOS: Manager Online The Damrongdhama Centre in Phang Nga Office has banned a ‘luxury’ hotel in Phang Nga for arranging a wedding event on Natai Beach after investigations over beach encroachment. After an inspection at Natai Beach in Kokkloi, Phang Nga officials, led by Phang Nga Governor Siripat Pattakun, found that a luxury hotel had put umbrellas and chairs on the beach to arrange a wedding event on a public beach.