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Army Region 4 Task Force inspects Krabi hostels

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Army Region 4 is looking into reports of sub-standard hostels operating in Krabi province.

Army Region 4 Task Force inspects Krabi hostels | News by Samui TimesDeputy Governor of Krabi Acting Sub Lt Apinan Puakpong and Commander of the 43rd Military Circle Maj Gen Tawee Kerdsomboon ths week led an Army Region 4 Task Force headed by Col Tawachai Tuptimsanguan on an inspection of hostels in the Ao Nang area following reports many were operating without a license, had undertaken unauthorized expansions and were offering unlicensed tours.

Utilizing Article 44 of the constitution, the task force arrested the operators of 10 hostels found not to have proper licensing and authorization for their businesses, expansions and guide services. Some had also failed to report the arrivals and departures of their foreign guests, violating the immigration act.

The deputy governor took the opportunity to remind other hospitality businesses in the area to make sure they install fire escapes to avert disaster.

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