We complained here is enough to not welcome this initiative: Patong beach in Phuket was cleaned yesterday its sun loungers and parasols. A unceremoniously household that wants final. It remains to help those earning an honest living with this activity.
The method is by cons, a little rough because it is about 350 sunbed providers who have lost their jobs in one day. A team of 200 men including military officers, volunteers from homeland defense and municipal staff headed by Colonel Somchai Ponathong, withdrew lounge chairs, umbrellas and tents as part of a reorganization of the landscape of the beach recently launched by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).
Colonel Somchai said the providers were ordered to remove their structures of Patong Beach but were allowed to continue their activities provided they do not infringe on the beach. When cleaning the beach, a large group of suppliers concerned reportedly surrounded the authorities and told them they would be left without jobs and income.
The Mayor of Patong, Chalermluck Kebsab, said that sellers have registered their names with provincial officials that would later discuss measures on how to help them. 350 people including 60 registered and sunbed operators, masseuses 190 and 100 boat operators and jet skis.
The junta in Thailand who wants to go fast and solve problems that tarnish the country’s image to restore the confidence of tourists. It remains to do the same in Pattaya with perhaps a little more consultation before …