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Tourist fee angers Koh Chang people

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TRAT – At least 200 local boat operators and villagers in on Koh Chang gathered on Tuesday to demand the removal of the new chief of Koh Chang National Park, saying he was acting against their best interests in imposing new fees on tourists. 

Local boat operators and other local people in Koh Chang district,  an island district in Trat, demand the removal of the new chief of Koh Chang National Park on Tuesday morning. (Photo by Jakkrit Warekraihong)

They said new park chief Veera Khunchaiyarak, who took up the job just over a month ago, has caused troubles by radom enforcement of laws without listening to local opinion.

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