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Foreigners slammed for lopping tree

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A group of about five foreigners have been caught on camera lopping a large branch off a tree on Phangan island and have been heavily criticised by Thai netizens, many of whom demanded that the authorities arrest them. 

Photographs of the foreigners cutting off the tree branch on the popular tourist island in Surat Thani were posted on Sept 15 on, a popular internet forum, by a person who went by the name of vuddiken. The link is

Foreign tourists sunbath on Phangan island of Surat Thani province. (Photo by Supaphong Chaolan)

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