Beach Vendors Caught With 49 Floating Lanterns in Phuket

Phuket –

Four beach vendors were caught with 49 floating lanterns on Bang Tao Beach in Thalang.

The Thalang District Chief Mr. Bancha Tanooin told the Phuket Express that District officers were patrolling on the Bang Tao Beach in Cherng Talay last night, January 9th.

Four beach vendors were found with 49 floating lanterns at the beach. They were taken to the Thalang District Office with 49 floating lanterns seized.

Mr. Bancha told the Phuket Express all four vendors signed an agreement to promise not to sell floating lanterns again.

If they were found selling floating lanterns again, legal action will be taken against them.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.