Phuket Governor Orders Investigation Over Underwater Painting

Phuket –

The Phuket Governor has ordered an investigation after photos of a diver painting under water in social media caused concern over possible coral and marine damage.

The Phuket Governor Naroong Woonciew told the Phuket Express that photos that went viral on social media are claiming that it happened in Phuket.

Officials from the Phuket Natural and Environment Resources Department are checking where exactly the incident took place.

If the incident was in Phuket, officials will take legal actions against the diving company and the painter.


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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.