Popular Post webfact 167160 Posted March 21 Popular Post Share Posted March 21 Picture: Thai Rath Thai Rath reported that there was a drama playing out online after a post by whistleblower site "Patibatgarn Maa Fao Ban" (Guard dog action) published pictures of scupltures on a beach in southern Thailand. There's a giant squid, prawn on shells, seahorses, a crab and a marlin. Picture: Thai Rath They cost 4,868,500 baht and were supposed to resist rusting from exposure to sea water as they were zinc alloy covered in brass. But two of them had to be moved temporarily after suffering damage. Picture: Thai Rath The artwork is at the popular Panare Beach in Pattani. The local mayor said that he was not worried by the furor. The office of the National Anti Corruption Commission investigated twice a couple of years ago. Picture: Thai Rath All this happened before he took office, said Hassan Doloh. This story has shades of "lamppostgate" about it. This is the scandal in many places in Thailand where local officials allegedly creamed money off the top after fancy lampposts adorned with expensive figures were installed on streets. -- © Copyright ASEAN NOW 2023-03-21 - Cigna offers a range of visa-compliant plans that meet the minimum requirement of medical treatment, including COVID-19, up to THB 3m. For more information on all expat health insurance plans click here. The most versatile and flexible rental investment and holiday home solution in Thailand - click for more information. Get your business in front of millions of customers who read ASEAN NOW with an interest in Thailand every month - email [email protected] for more information 4 Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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