Serving up a hot debate | Bangkok Post: news

News >

Serving up a hot debate

Locals opposed a port project by starting their own impacts study

- +

Lunch tables were full of freshly-cooked seafood — from deep fried fish, steamed shrimps with spicy dip, to southern style kaeng luang curry with fish and pineapple. 

Ban Nai Tung villagers in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Tha Sala district sort out fish which are abundant in Tha Sala bay where Chevron planned to build a deep sea port.

“If we allow heavy industries to build here, there will be no fresh and delicious seafood dishes like this,” said a local fisherman of Sa Bua village in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Tha Sala district.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

1 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments