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Koh Lan Land Dispute Intensifies

Legal action has been taken against businesses in Koh Lan for encroaching on forest land, confirmed by city officials. This is a major issue for the popular tourist destination, with illegal land acquisition causing difficulties for residents and authorities alike. KohLan Tourism IllegalLandAcquisition EnvironmentalProtection SustainableTourism

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Restoring Confidence in Thai Tourism

Thai tourism industry is bouncing back after the Siam Paragon shooting in October 2023, which led to 60,000 Chinese visitors cancelling their trips. Chiang Mai is calling for preventive measures and stricter gun control, but the government has introduced a visa exemption program to attract more tourists from China and Kazakhstan. Thaitourism safetravel ChiangMai guncontrol visafree positivefuture tourismindustry

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Music Therapy Project: A Boon for the Elderly in Maret Subdistrict

“🎶👵🏼🕺 The Maret Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital in Koh Samui District started a Music Therapy Project for the Elderly, using rhythmic music and dancing to enhance physical and mental health. 💪🏼🧠 Supported by the Koh Samui Municipality Health Insurance Fund, the project is training 30 elderly participants in enjoyable exercises to improve their quality of life. musictherapy eldercare healthpromotion kohsamui thailandtourism”

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Panther-Slaying Tycoon Wins Early Release

Construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta, who was imprisoned for hunting wildlife including a rare black panther, has been released from prison early on health grounds due to his diabetes. His family is said to be relieved at the news and he will receive treatment at Bumrungrad Hospital. PremchaiKarnasuta ThungyaiNaresuanWildlifeSanctuary BlackPanther WildlifeConservation BumrungradHospital

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Chiang Mai Airport 24-Hour Proposal Faces Local Opposition

Chiang Mai residents oppose plans for their airport to operate 24/7 over concerns of sleep disruption caused by aircraft noise and vibrations. The airport is considering this extension to accommodate the rise in tourism, but feedback from a recent public hearing attended by local leaders and airport officials will be considered before a final decision is made. ChiangMaiAirport Tourism PublicHearing SleepDisruption NoisePollution Vibrations LocalFeedback

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