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Demolition of Illegally Constructed Beach Villa on Koh Tao

A beach villa on Koh Tao in Koh Phangan district, owned by Cape Shark Villas, has been deemed illegal and is set to be demolished. The villa’s construction was brought to light after it was featured on the provincial anticorruption Facebook page “STRONG.” An inspection revealed that the villa was built without proper permissions and could potentially harm the environment.

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Koh Samui’s Plans for Developing its Marine Tourism Infrastructure

On June 23, 2023, notable figures from different sectors gathered at Samui Marine Station Command, Sattahip Naval Base, Royal Thai Navy Region 2 in Surat Thani Province. The attendees included Mr. Pakorn Ganjan Ophas, Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui Municipality, and Ms. Toranat Inthasombat, District Secretary, Head of Administration Group. Other participants were representatives from the Port Authority of Thailand Koh Samui Branch, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Koh Samui Office, and various local officials.

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CEA Collaborates with Partners to Strengthen Thailand’s Creative Economy

The Creative Economy Agency (CEA) has joined forces with 15 public and private partners to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for creative business cooperation. The aim of this collaboration is to boost Thailand’s creative economy, expand business opportunities, improve Thai Soft Power, increase economic value, and establish a comprehensive strategic direction for the nation’s creative industries in the future.

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